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Lupita Nyong'o Leads Fight Against Elephant Poaching

Lupita Nyong'o is leading a campaign against elephant poaching.The Oscar-winning actress has returned to Kenya to become a global elephant ambassador for international conservation organisation WildAid, advocating against the slaughter of elephants for their valuable...

Channing Tatum Gave His Father A Cameo In One Of His Films

The Magic Mike star's parents are very supportive of his career, but his dad has an annoying knack of reminding his son he'll never be movie legend Steve MCQueen. He says, "(He'd...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Admits He's A Loner

Chiwetel Ejiofor thinks he's a loner.The Oscar-nominated actor, who starred in Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave', says he's become more ''self-reliant'' as he's got older.And asked if he considers himself to be a loner,...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Admits He's Confused By Fame

Chiwetel Ejiofor struggles to understand fame.The 37-year-old actor, who's best known for his starring role in the Steve McQueen-directed '12 Years a Slave', says he's conscious that his profile has risen markedly since appearing in...

Lupita Nyong'o Expected Return To Normality After Oscars Win

Lupita Nyong'o expected her life to return to normality after winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2014.The 32-year-old actress, who starred as Patsey in the Steve McQueen-directed '12 Years a Slave', has revealed...

Steve Mcqueen Tried To Persuade Eastwood To Take Apocalypse Now Role

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Eastwood revealed MCQueen tried to convince him to take the lead role in the Francis Ford Coppola film, but the Dirty Harry star didn't fancy...

Kanye West Staging Four-night Paris Residency Filmed By Steve Mcqueen

Rapper Kanye West has recruited Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave director Steve Mcqueen to film his newly-announced four-night residency in Paris, France.The Stronger hitmaker revealed on Friday (06Mar15) that he plans to hit the stage...

Sigourney Weaver Says Jennifer Lawrence Is 'Brilliant'

Sigourney Weaver thinks Jennifer Lawrence is ''brilliant''.The 65-year-old actress, who stars in new sci-fi film 'Chappie', has expressed her admiration for young film stars of today, many of whom live their lives under constant scrutiny....

Chris Pratt For Magnificent Seven?

Chris Pratt is in talks to star in 'Magnificent Seven'.The 35-year-old actor is in early talks with MGM about taking on a leading role in the upcoming Antoine Fuqua remake of the 1960 western directed...

Steve Mcqueen To Develop Widows Big Screen Adaptation

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen is developing a big screen adaptation of cult British mini-series Widows.The 12 Years a Slave director will begin pre-production on the project by the end of the year (14), according to The...

Robert Downey, Jr. Developing Lost Steve Mcqueen Movie

Robert Downey, Jr. is developing a film based on a project late movie icon Steve Mcqueen wrote in the 1960s.A 1,700-page template for a movie titled Yucatan was discovered after MCQueen's death in 1980, and...

Steve Mcqueen To Make Paul Robeson Biopic - But Who Is Paul Robeson?

Steve McQueen, the Oscar-winning director of Hunger, Shame and 12 Years a Slave, has confirmed that his next project will be a biopic of the American actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson.Steve McQueen is to...

Steve Mcqueen Teaming With Harry Belafonte On Paul Robeson Biopic

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen is teaming up with Harry Belafonte to produce a biopic about singer/actor Paul Robeson.The 12 Years a Slave director has dreamed of honouring the American Civil Rights activist with a big screen...

Steve Mcqueen Making Paul Robeson Biopic

Steve McQueen is working on a biopic about Paul Robeson.The American star rose to fame in the 1920s as a singer and actor, and soon became involved in the US Civil Rights movement and director...

Twiggy Rejected Steve Mcqueen

Twiggy turned down Steve McQueen.The 65-year-old former model - real name Lesley Hornby - recalled how she rejected the 'Great Escape' legend when he asked her to dance at a party held at the pop...

Michael Jackson Tops High Earning Dead Star List

Michael Jackson has topped a list of highest-earning dead celebrities for the second year in a row.The late 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - brought in an estimated...

Steve Mcqueen Tips Unknown Actor For Success In New Tv Drama

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen has tipped an unknown actor for success after casting him as the lead in his new Tv drama Codes Of Conduct.American-born Devon Terrell, who was raised in Australia, will make his screen...

Steve Mcqueen, Harry Belafonte And Oprah Winfrey Honoured At Harvard University

Director Steve Mcqueen, veteran musician Harry Belafonte and Tv titan Oprah Winfrey were among those honoured at Harvard University for their contributions to African-American culture.Belafonte, Winfrey and 12 Years A Slave director MCQueen were feted...

Steve Mcqueen To Be Honoured By European Film Academy

British moviemaker Steve Mcqueen is to be honoured for his career achievements at the 2014 European Film Awards.The 12 Years A Slave director will receive the prestigious European Achievement in World Cinema prize at the...

Steve Mcqueen Downplays Significance Of Oscar Win

Steve McQueen says becoming the first black director to win a Best Picture Oscar was ''of no consequence'' to him.The '12 Years a Slave' director made the admission in an interview with BBC's 'Desert Island...

Steve Mcqueen's Great Escape Named Best Motorcycle Movie Moment

Steve Mcqueen's thrilling chase sequence in The Great Escape has been voted the best motorbike scene in movie history.The Hollywood star's character is chased by Nazis in the 1963 war film, stealing a motocycle and...

Angus Lennie Has Died Aged 84

'The Great Escape' actor Angus Lennie has died. The 84-year-old star passed away at a nursing home in Acton, west London last night (14.09.14), the Daily Record newspaper reports. The Glasgow-born actor was best known...

Steve Mcqueen's Grandson Chasing Soccer Dream

The grandson of movie icon Steve Mcqueen has moved to Britain to pursue his dream of becoming a soccer star.Chase MCQueen, 19, has left his native California to take up a place with lower-level English...

Steve Mcqueen's Ferrari Fetches $10 Million

A vintage sports car bought by Hollywood icon Steve Mcqueen while shooting classic cop movie Bullitt has sold for $10 million (£5.8 million), almost $2 million (£1.1 million) less than experts hoped.The red, 1967 Ferrari...

Jennifer Lopez Kneed David Gandy In The Crotch

Jennifer Lopez accidentally kneed David Gandy in the ''crown jewels''.The 34-year-old model - who Jennifer recently admitted was her celebrity crush - thinks the 'On The Floor' hitmaker just fancied him out of pity following...

Tributes Flood In For James Garner

Kaley Cuoco and John Stamos have led tributes to James Garner, who passed away yesterday (19.07.14).The 'Big Bang Theory' actress starred alongside the veteran actor in TV series '8 Simple Rules' for five years and...

Steve Mcqueen's Son To Return To Le Mans Circuit For Documentary

Movie icon Steve Mcqueen's son is to return to the site of his father's Le Mans movie this weekend (06Jul14) for the classic car race, 44 years after his first trip to the track.Chad MCQueen...

'Mandela's' Lack Of Awards Down To '12 Years' Guilt Hoover, Suggests Screenwriter

‘12 Years a Slave’ was, rightfully, the recipient of huge praise and numerous awards. The remarkable story of Solomon Northrup - portrayed by Chiwitel Ejiofor - was masterfully directed by Steve McQueen. But that success,...

Kanye West Practiced Wedding Vows In The Mirror

Kanye West practiced his wedding vows in front of the mirror.The 36-year-old rapper - who married his fiancee Kim Kardashian at a star-studded ceremony at Forte di Belvedere in Florence on May 24 - was...

Sainsbury's Criticised For Ragged Mannequin Next To '12 Years A Slave' Dvd Promo

As one of the biggest, most critically acclaimed and most decorated films of 2013, 12 Years a Slave was always going to be a big DVD release, but someone working for the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s...

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