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Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play Baron Mordo In 'Doctor Strange'

Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor will play the sorcerous nobleman Baron Mordo in Marvel's Doctor Strange. The 37-year-old will line up against Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor, while Tilda Swinton is reportedly in talks to play the Ancient...

Tinie Tempah Wants To Star In Movies

Tinie Tempah has his sights set on acting in films.The 26-year-old rapper - whose last single 'Lover Not A Fighter' failed to reach the UK Top 10 - has revealed that he's keen to train...

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...

A Week In Movies: Berlin Wraps Up, Dames Judi And Maggie Hit The Red Carpet, Julia Roberts Films In L.a. And There Are New Trailers For Age Of Adaline, Big Game And Crimson Peak

The Berlin Film Festival wrapped up last weekend after the premiere for Disney's new live-action version of Cinderella, and stars Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Lily James and Richard Madden, plus director Kenneth Branagh were...

A Week In Movies: Selma Premieres In London, Mission: Impossible 5 Shifts Its Release, New Trailers Drop For True Story, Child 44, Fantastic Four And Ted 2

David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay were on hand in London for the European premiere of Selma this week. They were joined on the red carpet by costar Colman Domingo and singer Nicole Scherzinger. Up for...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Talks About His Character Exploration For 'Z For Zachariah'

Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star in a chilling adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's apocalyptic novel 'Z for Zachariah', and while he is highly respected for his versatility in acting roles, he admits he found...

Is Chiwetel Ejiofor Starring In 'Doctor Strange'?

Chiwetel Ejiofor, the Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years a Slave, is in early talks to star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel's Doctor Strange. Sources tell Variety that negotiations are at a very early stage but...

Non-white Ethnic Groups Dangerously Under/misepresented In Hollywood

A study has found that non-white ethnic groups were severely underrepresented in Hollywood in 2013, indicating deep-seated issues regarding inclusion and equality at the heart of the movie industry.'12 Years a Slave' - an Oscar...

Half Of A Yellow Sun Scores Nigerian Release

Producers behind Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton's new film Half Of A Yellow Sun have been granted an August (14) release date in Nigeria following a dispute with the nation's censorship officials.The movie, based on...

Jessica Chastain And Chiwetel Ejiofor Feted At Italian Film Festival

Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor will be named actress and actor of the year at a film festival on the Italian island of Ischia.The Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, which is held in July...

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...

'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,...

The Hunger Games Wins Big At The Empire Cinemas Alternative Movie Awards

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' triumphed at The Empire Cinemas Alternative Movie Awards.Jennifer Lawrence won Sexiest Actress and Best Film Hero for her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in the second installment of the adaptation...

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...

Next Bond Villain Chiwetel Ejiofor: His Career So Far

12 Years a Slave may have finally brought Chiwetel Ejiofor the worldwide recognition he deserved, but now the actor is reported to be taking on another massive role, as James Bond's new nemesis in the...

'12 Years A Slave' Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Set For Bond Villain Role

The Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is likely to become the next James Bond villain, according to Variety. The trade magazine says the British star is the top name on producers'...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?

Chiwetel Ejiofor is being considered for a part in the upcoming James Bond movie as the villain. The 12 Years A Slave actor is not in official talks with the studios behind the 2015 film...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Considered For Bond Villain Role - Report

12 Years A Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor has reportedly become a frontrunner to play the Bond villain in the next 007 blockbuster.Sources tell trade paper Variety that Mgm and Sony executives are considering casting the...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Targeted To Play Next James Bond Villain Character

Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor might be taking on agent 007 in the near future.The Wrap reports, the 36 year-old Brit is being targeted to play opposite Daniel Craig as James Bond's nemesis in the 24th...

Odds Suggest 'Star Wars Episode 7' Cast Is Fisher, Ford, Hamill, Oldman, Driver

The Star Wars Episode 7 cast will be nearing completion behind closed doors, but fans are still none the wiser as to who will be starring in one of the biggest movies of the past...

Chris Pine Slapped With Six Month Driving Ban After Pleading Guilty To Dui

Chris Pine has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge after having being caught drunk driving in New Zealand. The 33 year-old Star Trek actor was handed a six month suspension of his New Zealand driving...

Chris Pine Charged With Dui After 'Z For Zachariah' Wrap Party Arrest

Chris Pine has fallen foul of the law in New Zealand where he was arrested for drunk driving as he headed home from a Z For Zachariah wrap party. Canterbury police said that a 33-year-old...

New York Times Amends '12 Years A Slave' Article, 161 Years After It Was Written [Trailer]

The New York Times has chosen to amend a detail from an article written 161 years ago about the memoir of Solomon Northup, the free African-American man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. Steve...

Brad Pitt: I Never Thought I'd Win An Oscar

Brad Pitt never thought he'd win an Oscar. The actor, who picked up the award as a producer for Best Picture winner '12 Years a Slave' on Sunday night (02.03.14), insists he never dreamed of...

"12 Years A Slave" To Hit 1,000 More Theaters Thanks To Oscar Buzz

A Best Picture Oscar definitely brings a lot of cache to a film. Now that 12 Years a Slave has won the big one, Fox Searchlight is planning a major expansion in US theaters. The...

Ellen Degeneres Ordered Pizzas At Oscars

Ellen DeGeneres had pizzas delivered to the Oscars ceremony on Sunday (02.03.14).The 'Ellen' host - who presided over the four-hour awards service - didn't want any of the celebrity guests to have to go without...

Leonardo Dicaprio Misses Out On Another Oscar, And The People Are Rioting

The Academy members have been known to be an unpredictable bunch when it comes to the bigger awards – Best Actor, Actress, Director, Picture. The winner this year didn’t exactly come out of left field,...

12 Years A Slave Wins Best Picture Oscar

'12 Years a Slave' was named Best Picture at the Oscars. The film - based on the real life account by Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery in 1841 - took...

Lupita Nyong'o Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Lupita Nyong'o has been named Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars. The Kenyan star took home the award for her first major film role, as cotton field worker Patsey in '12 Years a Slave'.Accepting her...

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