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David Oyelowo's Acting Experience Helped Him To Direct

David Oyelowo feels his acting experience helped him to be become a director.The 44-year-old film star directs and stars in 'The Water Man', and he thinks his acting background helped to smooth transition to working...

David Oyelowo Educating Next Generation To Fight Racism

David Oyelowo wants to educate the next generation to fight racism.The 'Selma' star is curating a special podcast, titled STOR14S, where he will narrate children's stories in a bit to inspire and educate the younger...

David Oyelowo Had Movie Calling

David Oyelowo felt ''called by God'' to portray Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.The 44-year-old actor played the civil rights activist in 2014's 'Selma' and he relied on his faith throughout the long process of bringing...

David Oyelowo's 'Emasculating' Cop Talk With Sons

David Oyelowo found it ''emasculating'' having to warn his sons they wouldn't be treated fairly by police.The 'Selma' actor - who has two sons and two daughters with wife Jessica - admitted he has spent...

David Oyelowo Prays For Sons' Futures As He Discusses Racism

David Oyelowo has begged for his sons' futures not to be like his father's past, as he opened up about the racism his family has endured.The 'Selma' star spoke out to share his own experiences...

Julia Roberts Surrenders Social Media Accounts For Passthemic Campaign

Julia Roberts has surrendered control of her social media accounts for the #PassTheMic campaign.The 52-year-old actress and a host of other big-name stars - including Hugh Jackman, David Oyelowo, Shailene Woodley, and Penelope Cruz -...

David Oyelowo Reckons Opportunities For Black Actors To Break Through Early Are Improving

David Oyelowo has spoken about the growing opportunities for young black actors in the film industry, in the wake of the box office success of Black Panther this year.“I’m really, really proud, because they are...

David Oyelowo Traversed His UK And African Heritage

Even though it was a global news story in the 1940s when Seretse Khama, the crown prince of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), married white Englishwoman Ruth Williams, causing a political crisis both in London where he...

David Oyelowo Urges Greater Diversity In The British Film Industry

British actor David Oyelowo, star of prestigious movies like Selma and the newly-released A United Kingdom, has called on the British film industry to expand its efforts for increased diversity, claiming that he moved to...

Rosamund Pike And David Oyelowo Make History At Bfi Film Festival With 'A United Kingdom'

The BFI London Film Festival made history on Wednesday by opening with Amma Asante’s biopic A United Kingdom, starring Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo.The film is the first directed by a black woman to open...

Hollywood Stars Aim To End Modern Slavery

Actors Robin Wright, David Oyelowo and Wagner Moura opened the 50 for Freedom project by starring in videos in which they read out testimonials from adults and children around the world who have...

Daniel Craig To Join David Oyelowo For Off-broadway Production Of 'Othello'

Daniel Craig is set to join David Oyelowo in an off-Broadway production of Shakespeare tragedy Othello in New York next fall. The play will be staged at the prestigious New York Theatre Workshop and will...

David Oyelowo: 'Britain Is Failing Minority Actors'

The British actor made an appearance at an event held at the BFI Southbank in London on Monday (28Sep15) to launch a study by the Creative Industry Foundation and Mobo, which suggests ethnic...

David Oyelowo's Wife Loved His Buff Captive Physique

The Brit spent weeks getting in top shape for his role as real-life thug Brian Nichols in the Jerry Jameson film and his wife of 17 years was more than pleased with the...

Chiwetel Ejiofor And David Oyelowo To Be Honoured For Charity Work

The two stars, who both have Nigerian roots, are to be handed a Global Promise Award by bosses of The GEANCO Foundation, a non-profit organisation which helps provide healthcare and education to women...

Pierce Brosnan Reckons The Time Is Right For A Black Or Gay James Bond

There’s been much talk about Idris Elba being cast as the next James Bond, potentially becoming the first black man to portray 007 on the big screen. However, Pierce Brosnan has said that he could...

David Oyelowo Voices James Bond In New Audiobook

The Selma star is the first black actor to portray the secret agent, seeing off competition from fellow Brit Idris Elba, who is considered the favourite to become the next movie Bond when...

David Oyelowo To Play James Bond... In Audiobook

English actor David Oyelowo has been selected to play James Bond – in an audiobook version of a brand new 007 novel penned by Anthony Horowitz. The book, titled ‘Trigger Mortis’, has been commissioned by...

David Oyelowo Voices James Bond Audiobook

David Oyelowo will voice James Bond in forthcoming thriller 'Trigger Mortis'. The Shakespearian actor will be the first black actor to play 007 and while it is for the audiobook rather than on-screen, it's a...

David Oyelowo Is A Real Life African Prince

The Selma star was born in Britain, but his grandfather was king of an area in the African country and the actor spent much of his childhood there. However, Oyelowo insists life...

Steven Spielberg Wants David Oyelowo To Play Dr. King Again

Oyelowo played the civil rights icon in the the Oscar-winning movie, but failed to land an Academy Award nomination for his performance, and he has now revealed his turn as King won him...

David Oyelowo To Portray Exiled Botswana President In New Film

A United Kingdom will chronicle the real-life story of Khama's romance with Englishwoman Ruth Williams in 1948, which led to the couple's exile in 1951. Oyelowo will serve as a producer,...

Oprah Winfrey And David Oyelowo Not Bitter About Oscar Snubs

Selma stars Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo have shrugged off their disappointment after the film lost out on the prestigious Best Picture prize at the Oscars on Sunday (22Feb15), insisting the movie will live on...

Ava Duvernay 'Hurt' By David Oyelowo's Oscar Snub

Ava DuVernay is ''hurt'' David Oyelowo has not been nominated for an Oscar.The 38-year-old Brit stars as civil rights leader Martin Luther King in the DuVernay-directed hit 'Selma', but his performance - which has been...

'Selma' Honoured At Naacp Image Awards After Oscars Snub

Civil rights drama Selma has been named ‘outstanding film of 2014’, at this year’s NAACP Image Awards, held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The film. which chronicles the journey of Martin Luther King Jr. in...

'Selma': David Oyelowo's Oscars Snub Gets More Bizarre By The Day

Though civil-rights drama Selma is nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars later this month, there's a palpable sense of injustice concerning Paramount's movie - which, for a short while, was considered a serious contender...

David Oyelowo Says Barack Obama Is A Fan Of Selma

David Oyelowo has revealed US President Barack Obama is a fan of 'Selma'.The British actor stars as Martin Luther King in the movie about the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and has confirmed that...

David Oyelowo Says Black Actors Only Get Recognition For Being "Subservient"

Many critics couldn't believe that the Academy Awards didn't nominate David Oyelowo for his portrayal of Martin Luther King in the critically acclaimed movie 'Selma,' and now the British actor isn't holding back when talking...

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...

David Oyelowo Slams Benedict Cumberbatch Criticism As "Silly"

David Oyelowo, the British actor and star of Ava DuVernay's Oscar nominated civil rights drama Selma, has defended Benedict Cumberbatch in the wake of his U.S television interview during which he referred to black actors...

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