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Riz Ahmed: I've Challenged Lazy Stereotypes

Riz Ahmed is proud to have challenged ''lazy stereotypes'' during his career.The 34-year-old actor, who starred as a wannabe jihadist in the 2010 comedy movie 'Four Lions', has revealed he made a conscious decision to...

Nicole Kidman Triumphs At The 2017 Emmy Awards

Nicole Kidman won the Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie prize at the Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (17.09.17).The 50-year-old star won the coveted award on account of her...

Riz Ahmed Reportedly In Talks With Sony For 'Venom' Role

Riz Ahmed’s career looks like it’s continuing to go from strength to strength, with reports that the British star is in talks with Sony to star in the Spider-Man spin-off movie Venom, alongside fellow Brit...

Riz Ahmed In Talks For Venom

Riz Ahmed is in talks to star in 'Venom'. The 34-year-old actor looks set to star alongside Tom Hardy in the hotly-anticipated Sony motion picture, a spin-off of the Spider-Man franchise. Sources told Variety that...

Guy Ritchie Struggling To Find Actor For Aladdin

Guy Ritchie has still not found an actor to lead his live action reboot of 'Aladdin'.The British director is working on bringing Disney's classic 1992 animation back to the big screen along with Sean Bailey...

John Legend Makes Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People List

John Legend and Viola Davis are among the names featured on Time magazine's 100 most influential people list.The American publication has published its annual Time 100 issue which compiles 100 of the most influential people...

James Corden Dropped The Mic With Riz Ahmed... And Lost

There was certainly a lot of beef in the room when James Corden and Riz Ahmed went against each other for the exciting 'Drop The Mic' segment of 'The Late Late Show' this week. It's...

Riz Ahmed Will Dedicate April To 'Music Time'

Riz Ahmed has vowed to dedicate the entire month of April to ''music time''. The 34-year-old actor and rapper - who is also known as Riz MC - has revealed he is putting his acting...

Riz Ahmed Was Told By Teachers To Become A Lawyer

Riz Ahmed was told to become a lawyer when he was at school because he was a ''loud mouth''.The 34-year-old actor excelled academically at school and after winning a scholarship to public school Merchant Taylors...

Riz Ahmed Gives Lecture On Diversity In Parliament

The Star Wars: Rogue One actor, who is British Pakistani, gave a speech as part of TV network Channel 4's Annual Diversity Lecture in which he said the country had failed to fairly...

Riz Ahmed: 'Working With Lena Dunham Is A Crazy Experience'

In the premiere of its sixth and final season of Lena's hit U.S. TV comedy on Sunday (12Feb17) her character Hannah goes to the Hamptons to write about a surf camp for women where she...

Emma Watson Named Woman Of The Year At The Elle Style Awards

Emma Watson was named Woman of the Year at the ELLE Style Awards in London on Monday night (13.02.17).The 26-year-old actress received the accolade in recognition of her on-screen talents as well as her campaigning...

Burberry Bosses Apologise For Riz Ahmed/dev Patel Mix-up

The luxury brand's Twitter representative wanted to congratulate Lion star Dev for his Best Supporting Actor win at the London ceremony, while also highlighting the custom tuxedo he had worn to accept the...

Burberry Slammed After Confusing Dev Patel With Riz Ahmed

Twitter users have reacted with shock and anger after Burberry's official account posted a photo of Riz Ahmed and mistakenly named him as BAFTA winner Dev Patel. The mistake has since been corrected, but not...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Leads Empire Award Nominations

The Star Wars spin-off was nominated for Best Film, Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Best Visual Effects, Best Actress for Felicity Jones, Best Male Newcomer for Riz Ahmed, and Best Director for Gareth Edwards, plus a...

Rogue One Leads Empire Award Nominations

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' leads the nominations at the Three Empire Awards with nine nods.The sci-fi spin-off is up for the coveted Best Film accolade but faces competition from 'Arrival', 'Hunt For the...

Dax Shepard Told Riz Ahmed He Was The Object Of His Wife's Crush At The Golden Globes

Shepard decided to play 'matchmaker' for his wife when he spotted the British Pakistani actor and star of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story across the room from the couple, and ran up...

Riz Ahmed Is Back With Brit Thriller 'City Of Tiny Lights' After One Stellar Year

Riz Ahmed returns after perhaps the most incredible year of his career with a brand new mystery thriller entitled 'City of Tiny Lights'. True to form, it sees him back in his home city of...

Riz Ahmed And Emmy Rossum Lead Tributes To Om Puri

The Indian actor, best known for his role in 1999 comedy East is East, passed away at the age of 66 on Friday (06Jan17) after suffering a heart attack at his home in...

Forest Whitaker: 'Star Wars Costume Made Casting Seem Real'

The Oscar-winning actor plays rebel leader Saw Gerrera in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, opposite an all-star cast including Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed. It’s Forest’s debut in the franchise, and he only really...

Mads Mikkelsen Handed His Role In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Danish actor plays Galen Erso, the father to Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso, in the latest film in the beloved sci-fi franchise. Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna and Forest Whitaker are also part of the all-star...

Riz Ahmed: 'My Mum Cared More About Food Than My Star Wars Role!'

The 34-year-old actor plays rebel pilot Bodhi Rook in the new spin-off flick, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but was sworn to secrecy after landing the part. Unable to keep it to himself, Riz...

Riz Ahmed Reveals His Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Casting Fears

Riz Ahmed feared he had blown his chance of appearing in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' after behaving like a ''psychopath''.The London-born actor sent a dozen recordings of auditions to director Gareth Edwards, but...

Star Wars Involvement Still So 'Surreal' For Rogue One Actors

The stars joined Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, and Ben Mendelsohn for the highly-anticipated Star Wars spin-off, which serves as a prequel to the very first instalment of the blockbuster series, 1977's...

Riz Ahmed Has To Fight For Film Roles

The London-born star has been acting for over a decade, but 2016 proved to be his break out year thanks to his star turn in hit U.S. TV show The Night Of and being cast...

Felicity Jones' 'Strange' Star Wars Creatures

Felicity Jones loved working with ''strange creatures'' on 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'. The 32-year-old actress stars as heroine Jyn Erso in the forthcoming film and admitted she thoroughly enjoyed her time on set...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Is A Tale Of 'Friendship'

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' is a tale of ''friendship'' rather than romance, according to Felicity Jones.The 32-year-old-star has been cast as Jyn Erso in the spin-off movie and revealed the plot will centre...

Riz Ahmed Pens Essay On Racial Profiling In Hollywood

‘The Night Of’ and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actor Riz Ahmed has penned a heartfelt essay about breaking down racial stereotypes in Hollywood and the wider world, published by The Guardian this week.The...

Riz Ahmed Compares Hollywood Typecasting To Airport Stereotyping

The Night Of star recounts his experiences for upcoming anthology book, The Good Immigrant, featuring works by British writers from various ethnic backgrounds, and in an excerpt published in The Guardian newspaper, Ahmed...

Matt Damon Teases 5th Bourne Movie

Matt Damon has teased there will be a fifth 'Bourne' movie.The 45-year-old actor has returned to the role of the special agent for a fourth time for 'Jason Bourne' following a nine-year break, and is...

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