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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...

David Oyelowo And Ava Duvernay To Make Hurricane Katrina Film

David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay are to reunite for a film set during Hurricane Katrina.The movie will mark the third time Oyelowo and the director have worked together, having previously collaborated on 'Middle of Nowhere'...

After Oscars Snub, Ava Duvernay And David Oyelowo Announce 'Katrina'

Despite being snubbed in the Oscar categories for Best Actor and Best Director, Selma's David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay are re-teaming to develop a feature set during Hurricane Katrina.David Oyelowo is close to signing on...

David Oyelowo And Ava Duvernay Reteaming For Hurricane Katrina Movie

British actor David Oyelowo is preparing to reunite with his Selma filmmaker Ava Duvernay for a new movie set during Hurricane Katrina.DuVernay will write, produce and direct the drama, which will revolve around a love...

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Addresses The Lack Of Diversity In This Year's Oscar Nominations

When this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced on Thursday morning one thing which stuck out for many observers was the lack of diversity amongt the nominees. All 20 of this year's acting contenders are...

Critic's Choice Awards Honour Oscar-snubbed Movies [Photos]

While the Academy Award nominations may have angered quite a few people, the Critic's Choice Awards took place on the same day (15th January 2015) at the Hollywood Palladium. Hosted by Michael Strahan, this year's...

Oscars 2015 Line-up: Notice Anything Missing?

The Oscars and white nominees go together like cheese and white bread – but in both cases, that doesn’t mean they’re good for you. With the kickoff of awards season 2015 came the inevitable backlash...

Oscar Nominations Court Controversy

The reaction to this week's Oscar nominations was a loud one, because Academy voters played it so safe in a year when films expanded to explore a diverse array of themes. Throughout 2014, actors and...

Bafta 2015 Nominations Reveal Secrets Of Awards Season

Friday morning's British Academy Film Awards nominations show the predicted Bafta love for home-grown movies like 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything', but were even more notable for who was missing from the...

Oprah Winfrey Reflects On Her 'Selma' Character Annie Lee Cooper

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s story of his 1965 march through Alabama is told in all its harrowing detail in Ava DuVernay's forthcoming biopic 'Selma', a movie in which Oprah Winfrey spent no time at...

Palm Springs Film Festival Winners List Spells Success For "Selma", "Gone Girl"

Heads up, cinephiles: Saturday marked the start of the Palm Springs Film festival and with it, an entire seasons of festivals, award shows and other industry-related goodness. The first event of the season was attended...

Paramount To Screen 'Selma' For Free In Selma, Alabama

Paramount has announced that it will screen the Oscar-tipped movie Selma for free, for citizens of the city Selma, Alabama, beginning on January 9. The Selma Walton Theater will welcome movie fans to celebrate the...

David Oyelowo Underwent Physical Transformation To Master King Portrayal

Actor David Oyelowo worked with a dialect coach and underwent a physical change to portray late U.S. civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in acclaimed new movie Selma.The Lee Daniels' The Butler star...

David Oyelowo: Being British Helped With Selma

David Oyelowo thinks being British helped his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr.The 38-year-old actor plays the civil rights activist in 'Selma' and thinks having more of a distance from the freedom fighter than a...

David Oyelowo Credits Oprah With Bringing 'Selma' To Fruition

David Oyelowo became involved with Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma' seven years ago; a project which saw many pitfalls along the way - from financing to director selection - but is now here to tell...

'Star Wars Episode Vii' Rumours - Will "Jedi-hunters" Be The Villains?

The plot of Star Wars is already being widely discussed despite the producers' attempts to keep the story line under wraps. Rumours are flying amuck about the possible plot and some of them are originating...

And The First Actor Cast In Star Wars Episode Vii Is...The Guy From Spooks?

David Oyelowo, the British actor best known for the BBC series Spooks, is reportedly the first actor to be signed up for Star Wars Episode VII.The actor has been rumored heavily as of late, though...

David Oyelowo Joins Interstellar

Christopher Nolan has cast David Oyelowo and David Gyasi in 'Interstellar'.'The Dark Knight Rises' director's eagerly anticipated sci-fi movie has added two new actors to its already star-studded cast led by Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain...

Forest Whitaker As 'The Butler' Could Be A Recipe For Success [Trailer]

The first trailer for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler starring Forest Whitaker has rolled out online. It has always been assumed that Harvey Weinstein believes the film is one of his better...

Jurassic Park 4 On Hold

'Jurassic Park 4' has been delayed indefinitely.The fourth installment in the dinosaur adventure series - which is being directed by Colin Trevorrow and produced by Steven Spielberg - had been scheduled for release in June...

Forest Whitaker's 'The Butler' Clearly Has Oscar Glory In Its Sights [Trailer]

The first trailer for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler starring Forest Whitaker has rolled out online and Harvey Weinstein's ambitions of taking this film all the way to the Oscars couldn't be...

Zoe Saldana Will Blow Away Critics As Nina Simone, Says Co-star

Actor David Oyelowo has heaped praise on Zoe Saldana's portrayal of singer Nina Simone in a new biopic, insisting his co-star will blow away critics with her vocals.Cynthia Mort, the director of the upcoming film...

Nicole Kidman Refuses To Utter 'N-word' On Paperboy Set

Nicole Kidman refused to utter the 'N- word' when shooting new film The Paperboy, according to her co-star David Oyelowo.Following the recent release of Quentin Tarantino film Django Unchained, the use of the 'N-word' has...

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