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George Clooney And Don Cheadle Unveil Sudanese War Crimes Report

The report, which is titled War Crimes Shouldn't Pay, is the culmination of a two year collaborative investigation involving staff at Clooney's humanitarian organisation The Sentry, and the Not On Our Watch Project,...

Don Cheadle Blasts Donald Trump Over Dwyane Wade Comments

On Friday (26Aug16), basketball player Dwyane Wade revealed his cousin Nykea Aldridge had been fatally wounded while pushing a baby stroller down the street.In a grief-stricken tweet, the NBA athlete, who is married to actress...

Don Cheadle And Marlee Matlin Pay Tribute To Fyvush Finkel

Finkel passed away at his home in New York aged 93 on Sunday (14Aug16). He had been suffering heart problems for the past few months, his son Ian told The New York Times....

Olivia Wilde Shares Her Sadness After Four Police Officers Are Assassinated

The officers were working at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas, Texas, which was being held following the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police earlier this week. The initially peaceful protest...

Don Cheadle Got Obama's Approval For Filming In Cuba

The American actor plays fast-talking management consultant Marty Kaan in the Showtime comedy TV series and thought it would be interesting to shoot one of the episodes of its fifth and final season in Havana,...

Don Cheadle Tv Comedy Axed

The show enjoyed a five-season run and the finale, which was shot in Cuba, will air in America on 13 June (16). Announcing the news on Tuesday (17May16), Showtime president and CEO...

Robert Downey Jr.: 'Don Cheadle Is The Man'

The two actors star in the upcoming Marvel flick Captain America: Civil War, with Robert back as his much loved alter ego Tony Stark/Iron Man, and Don returning as Colonel James Rhodes/War MAChine. The...

Don Cheadle Refuses To Travel Without His Trumpet

The Hotel Rwanda star directed Miles Ahead from his own script and plays jazz legend Davis in the new biopic, and he admits the famous trumpeter's spirit rubbed off on him and now...

Don Cheadle Backtracks On Miles Ahead Casting Comments

The actor, who stars as the jazz legend in Miles Ahead, a film he also directed, previously said the white British star's role as a fictional journalist in the movie helped him secure...

Don Cheadle Was Determined To Learn Trumpet For Role

Miles Ahead is based on the life of late jazz musician, widely considered to be one of the most influential and innovative American musicians of the 20th century. While the 51-year-old actor stars in, co-wrote...

Miles Ahead Was A Lifelong Project For Don Cheadle

But Cheadle went further, also directing and cowriting Miles Ahead. "From a very young age I was into Miles Davis' music," he says. "His was the music that I grew up listening to, that my...

Don Cheadle Took Over Davis Family's Converted Church For Miles Biopic

The movie star, who plays the late trumpeter in the film, was searching for locations in Cleveland for Miles Ahead when he discovered the musician's wife Frances was converting an old building in...

Don Cheadle Thanks Ewan Mcgregor For Miles Davis Biopic

The Hotel Rwanda star admits the project, in which he portrays the jazz great and directs, would never have made it as a movie if the Scottish actor hadn't signed on to play...

How Don Cheadle Channelled Miles Davis To Direct And Star In 'Miles Ahead'

Miles Davis has been an inspiration to actor Don Cheadle since he was 10 years old. To Cheadle, the jazz legend was a ‘symbol of creative energy and power’ and someone who was never afraid...

Don Cheadle: 'I'm Too Dull For Tabloids'

The Hotel Rwanda star admits he was a tabloid target for a minute after becoming part of George Clooney's Ocean's Eleven cast, but photographers quickly moved away from outside his home when they...

Don Cheadle: 'I Wanted To Tackle Will Smith's Concussion'

The Hotel Rwanda star wanted to develop the film independently long before Will Smith became attached and the budget soared, but he couldn't finance the project. "We didn't have a studio behind...

Ewan Mcgregor Almost Missed Don Cheadle Meeting

The Star Wars star portrays Rolling Stone journalist David Brill in Miles Ahead, which focuses on the life of the late American jazz musician, played on the big screen by Cheadle. However,...

Reese Witherspoon: 'Lack Of Oscars Diversity Is Disappointing'

The US actress is the latest star to add her name to the growing list of Hollywood heavyweights aggrieved by the lack of diversity on the 2016 Academy Awards shortlist. Taking to her Facebook, Reese...

Don Cheadle Adopted Miles Davis' Whisper Throughout Filming Biopic

The Hotel Rwanda star plays Davis in the film, which he also directs, and co-star Ewan MCGregor admits it was often tough to understand the man behind - and in front of -...

David Letterman Joins Climate Change Show

David Letterman's first TV role following his 'Late Show' departure has been announced.The 68-year-old presenter will join the second series of climate change documentary show, 'Years of Living Dangerously' as a reporter, where he will...

Terrence Howard: Robert Downey Jr Cost Me Millions

Terrence Howard thinks Robert Downey Jr cost him ''$100 million''.The 46-year-old star played the original Rhodey in 2008's 'Iron Ma'n, before he was replaced by Don Cheadle following a contract dispute, and has revealed the...

Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Biopic To Debut At New York Film Festival

Organisers at the annual event announced on Wednesday (22Jul15) that Miles Ahead, the actor's directorial debut, has been selected to screen as the closing night film in October (15). Cheadle, who stars...

Tom Holland To Star In Captain America: Civil War

Spider-Man is set to star in 'Captain America: Civil War'.The role of the iconic comic book character was recently handed to Tom Holland, and the 19-year-old British actor is to feature alongside the likes of...

'Captain America: Civil War': Marvel Announces Cast & Plot Synopsis

Marvel has announced the cast of Captain America: Civil War and it looks like pretty much everyone from the Avengers world will return alongside Chris Evans as Steve Rogers. The news was announced by Marvel...

Don Cheadle's Surprise Miles Davis Casting Led To Movie Involvement

Actor Don Cheadle had no idea he had been tapped to play Miles Davis in a planned biopic when the jazz legend's nephew first broke the news in 2006.The Ocean's Eleven star reveals he had...

Don Cheadle Was Shouted At By Snappers At First Academy Awards

Actor Don Cheadle received a rude welcome at his first Academy Awards in the 1990s when he was shouted at by photographers to make room on the red carpet for Cher and Jack Nicholson.The Hotel...

George Clooney Slams Red Carpet Pressure For Women

George Clooney thinks awards shows are ''not fair'' to women.The 'Monuments Men' actor wore the tuxedo he donned for his September wedding to wife Amal at last night's (11.01.15) Golden Globe Awards and says it...

'The Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Trailer To Be Released During 'Agents Of S.h.i.e.l.d.'

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' is currently flying through it second season, amassing between 4 and 5 million viewers per episode. That number is about to explode, however, with the recent announcement that the sixth episode,...

Don Cheadle Succeeds With Miles Davis Fundraising Campaign

Don Cheadle's online campaign to fund his Miles Davis biopic has been hailed a success after reaching its goal by the deadline on Thursday (10Jul14).The Iron Man 2 actor launched the campaign on crowd-funding site...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play Real-life British Drug Trafficker Thomas Mcfadden

Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has stepped in to replace Don Cheadle in a new film about a real-life British drug trafficker who spent years imprisoned in Bolivia.The 12 Years A Slave star will portray Thomas MCFadden...

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