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Angelina Jolie Pulls Out Of Come Away

Angelina Jolie has reportedly pulled out of the 'Peter Pan' prequel. The 43-year-old actress was meant to start filming for the movie 'Come away' - which is a mash-up between the fantasy adventure flick and...

Angelina Jolie To Star In Come Away

Angelina Jolie is set to star in the new adventure film 'Come Away'.The 42-year-old actress has signed up to play a mother alongside David Oyelowo, who will portray her husband, in Brenda Chapman's live-action debut...

Charlize Theron Wet Herself With Laughter

Charlize Theron wet herself when she met David Oyelowo for the first time.The 42-year-old actress was forced to flee a restaurant to change her clothes because her 'Gringo' co-star made her laugh so much, she...

David Oyelowo Reckons Opportunities For Black Actors To Break Through Early Are Improving

David Oyelowo has spoken about the growing opportunities for young black actors in the film industry, in the wake of the box office success of Black Panther this year.“I’m really, really proud, because they are...

David Oyelowo: White Actors Had More Opportunities

David Oyelowo thinks the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Gosling were afforded more opportunities than black actors of his generation.The 41-year-old star feels really ''proud'' of the younger generation of black British actors, but...

Charlize Theron Swears Like A Sailor

Charlize Theron has the ''mouth of a sailor''.The 42-year-old actress shocked her 'Gringo' co-star David Oyelowo with her ''foul-mouthed'' use of language because he thought she seemed ''debonair and elegant'', but he enjoyed the fact...

David Oyelowo Doesn't Know If A Black James Bond Will Ever Happen

David Oyelowo doesn't know whether there will ever be a black James Bond.The 43-year-old actor, who is best known for his role as Martin Luther King Jr. in 'Selma', admitted he isn't sure whether the...

David Oyelowo To Star In Disney Musical

David Oyelowo is set to star in a new Disney musical movie. The 'Selma' star will join forces with Moonlight's Academy Award-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney who will pen a script for the upcoming project,...

David Oyelowo Committed To Movie Diversity For Kids

David Oyelowo is committed to pushing for more diversity in films so his kids will no longer be shocked to see people the same colour as them in lead roles.The 41-year-old British star - whose...

Russell Crowe And David Oyelowo To Star In Arc Of Justice

Russell Crowe and David Oyelowo will star in 'Arc of Justice'.The two actors have been cast in the new courtroom drama based on Kevin Boyle's 'Arc of Justice: A Sage of Race, Civil Rights and...

Paris Jackson To Make Film Debut

Paris Jackson will be making her film debut in an Amazon Studios' untitled movie.The 19-year-old model-and-actress - who is the daughter of the late Michael Jackson - will portray ''an edgy 20 year old'' named...

David Oyelowo Signs On For Only You

David Oyelowo is to star in 'Only You'.The 41-year-old actor has signed up to appear in the upcoming time-travel thriller in an unknown role, and will also serve as executive producer on the project, Deadline...

David Oyelowo Accidentally Kissed Barber During Fumbled Handshake

The British Nigerian actor has risen to prominence in Hollywood in recent years, having gained critical acclaim for his portrayal of Louis Gaines in 2013's The Butler and Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014...

David Oyelowo Traversed His UK And African Heritage

Even though it was a global news story in the 1940s when Seretse Khama, the crown prince of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), married white Englishwoman Ruth Williams, causing a political crisis both in London where he...

David Oyelowo Visited By Botswana President During Film Shoot

In the movie, the Selma star portrays Prince Seretse Khama, who courted controversy in the late 1940s after marrying white British woman Ruth Williams, played by Rosamund Pike. The romance led to...

David Oyelowo's Kids Don't Approve Of Kissing Scenes

David Oyelowo's children don't like watching their father kiss other women.The 'Selma' star - who has four children with his wife Jessica Oyelowo - lets his kids tune into some of his films and watch...

David Oyelowo: There Should Be More Women Directors

David Oyelowo wants more female directors in the film industry.The 'A United Kingdom' star is keen to see more women take the helm of movies and admits one of the ''biggest challenges'' of modern day...

David Oyelowo: 'My Kids Don't Like To See Me Kiss Other Actresses'

The Selma star's kids have seen some of the movies and plays in which he has featured, but David reveals he has to sit his children in a far away section while he...

David Oyelowo's Wife Was Not Happy About His Romance In A United Kingdom

In the biographical movie, the Selma star portrays Seretse Khama, a real-life prince from Botswana, who courts controversy after marrying a white British woman, played by Rosamund, in the late 1940s. A...

Under The Shadow Leads National Film Awards Nominations

Iranian horror 'Under the Shadow' leads the nominations at the National Film Awards UK with eight nods.The 1980s-set Persian-language tale has earned firsttime filmmaker Babak Anvari nods for Best Director and Best Screenplay, while...

David Oyelowo: Daniel Craig Is An 'Obsessive Workaholic Nutter'

Daniel Craig is an ''obsessive workaholic nutter'', according to David Oyelowo.The 'Selma' actor has likened himself to his 'Othello' co-star as they both seek out perfection in their work.He told Entertainment Tonight: ''I don't mean...

Rosamund Pike Happy Being 'No 2'

Rosamund Pike is happy playing ''No. 2''. The 37-year-old actress - who shot to fame as psychopath Amy Dunne opposite Ben Affleck's Nick Dunne in 'Gone Girl' - admitted she has no qualms playing second...

David Oyelowo Says He Is Reluctant To Talk About Diversity

David Oyelowo is a reluctant ''spokesperson for diversity''.The 40-year-old actor has been openly critical about the lack of diversity in the British movie business, but David has admitted he wishes he did not have to...

Rosamund Pike Is As Brave As Her Character

Rosamund Pike thinks she is as ''brave'' as her 'A United Kingdom' character.The 37-year-old actress - who has sons Solo, four, and Atom, 23 months, with partner Robie Uniacke - had a home birth because...

David Oyelowo Wants Boxing Movie Role

David Oyelowo has ''very real ambitions'' to star in a boxing movie.The 40-year-old actor currently has a movie about fighter Sugar Ray Robinson in development, and though it is a role he'd love, he's still...

Lupita Nyong'o: Superhero Film Was On My Bucket List

Lupita Nyong'o was beyond thrilled to be cast in 'Black Panther' as a superhero film was on her ''bucket list''.The 33-year-old actress recently nabbed the part of Wakandan special forces warrior Nakia, a member of...

David Oyelowo Criticises Game Of Thrones Over Lack Of Diversity In Storylines

The Selma star is dismayed actors of colour only have secondary roles in the show, and he thinks the show's writers and directors can and should do better. "The fact that they...

Rod Stewart Receives Knighthood From Prince William

The 71-year-old musician was invited to Buckingham Palace in London where he was honoured for his services to the music industry and charity work. The Maggie May singer arrived for the investiture...

David Oyelowo Urges Greater Diversity In The British Film Industry

British actor David Oyelowo, star of prestigious movies like Selma and the newly-released A United Kingdom, has called on the British film industry to expand its efforts for increased diversity, claiming that he moved to...

David Oyelowo Calls For More Diversity In UK Film Industry

David Oyelowo believes there is a lack of opportunities for black actors in the UK.The 40-year-old actor has called for greater diversity in the movie business, after a report by the British Film Institute revealed...

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