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Belle Leads Britain's National Film Awards Nominations

12th January 2015

Gugu Mbatha-Raw's period drama Belle looks set to lead Britain's National Film Awards (Nfas) after landing six nominations.The film, about the illegitimate daughter of a Royal Navy Captain, has won nods in the Best Drama...

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Jack O'connell And Margot Robbie Up For Ee Bafta Rising Star Award

7th January 2015

Jack O'Connell and Margot Robbie have been nominated for this year's EE BAFTA Rising Star Award.The two stars are among the five short-listed actors announced today (07.01.14) to be up for the prestigious prize.Margot and...

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Fascinating Fact: 4523314

7th January 2015

British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been cast as Matthew Mcconaughey's onscreen love interest in upcoming U.S. Civil War film Free State of Jones. The movie tells the true story of a soldier and his...

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Pride Wins Big At British Independent Film Awards

8th December 2014

'Pride' was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards taking home three prizes.The movie, which is about an alliance formed between gay rights campaigners and pit workers during the 1984 miners' strike, was...

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Beyond The Lights Director Hired Photographers To Help Actors Authenticate Movie Scene

14th November 2014

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nate Parker were left shocked while shooting new film Beyond The Lights after director Gina Prince-Bythewood secretly hired fake photographers in a bid to help the actors authenticate a dating scene in...

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Gugu Mbatha-raw To Star With Will Smith In Nfl Drama

10th September 2014

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is to star alongside Will Smith in the untitled NFL concussion drama.The 'Beyond the Lights' actress has signed on to take on a lead role alongside the 'I Am Legend' actor in the...

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Keanu Reeves Replaces Daniel Craig In Courtroom Drama 'The Whole Truth'

By Sophie Miskiw | 16th June 2014

Deadline are reporting that Keanu Reeves has replaced Daniel Craig in the courtroom drama The Whole Truth. Craig had been cast as a defence attorney fighting to acquit a teenager standing accused of murdering his...

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'Belle' Reviews Are In, Critics Generally Won Over

By Sophie Miskiw | 13th June 2014

Amma Asante’s second directorial project, Belle, has been received positively by critics. Released June 13, the film already holds an 81% fresh rating on review aggregator site, Rotten Tomatoes. Gugu Mbatha-Raw places the eponymous character...

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Tom Wilkinson's 'Belle' Is The Best Movie Out This Week (Probably)

By Michael West | 12th June 2014

UK cinemagoers! Stuck for something to see at the cinema this weekend? Look no further than Tom Wilkinson's new movie Belle - inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race...

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Gugu Mbatha-raw Was Destined To Play Belle

16th May 2014

British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw is convinced she was destined to play Dido Elizabeth Belle in director Amma Asante's new period movie Belle because she grew up in the English town where much of the film...

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The Things They Say: 4197695

16th May 2014

"Oprah's been so supportive; she tweeted on Saturday and then we got an invitation to go and have lunch at her house in Santa Barbara with the cast and the director... It was amazing. It's...

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The Things They Say: 4165541

23rd April 2014

"They took a bit of getting used to. Usually the first 20 minutes I felt a bit sick while all the organs rearranged themselves." Rising British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw struggled with her corsets for period...

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Tom Felton To Star In Belle

7th September 2012

Tom Felton is to star in 'Belle'.The 'Harry Potter' actor's role in Amma Asante's 18th century romance has not been revealed, but he has joined the cast as have Penelope Wilton, James Norton and Sam...

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