Articles Tagged 'Chiwetel Ejiofor'

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WATCH: Chiwetel Ejiofor in ‘Secret in their Eyes’ Trailer

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s latest movie is a tense, hard-boiled affair, a three-handed crime and revenge story that puts him alongside Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman in a tale of bitter injustice and moral uncertainty. Secret in their Eyes is the story of a close-knit team of FBI investigators whose professional detachment and seen-it-all demeanor is shattered […]

Cumberbatch, Ejiofor, Redmayne Honored in Queen’s Birthday List

The Queen’s birthday honours list has been announced amid intense speculation (and the odd tabloid leak), and some of our favorite people have been given the royal seal of approval. Benedict Cumberbatch is awarded a C.B.E. (Commander of the British Empire, one order of honor below a knighthood) for services to drama. These include Sherlock, […]

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Chiwetel Ejiofor joins Benedict and Tilda in ‘Doctor Strange’

Or Doctor Strangely British, based on the casting thus far. Deadline is reporting that Chiwetel Ejiofor, star of 12 Years a Slave, is lined up to play a villainous role opposite Benedict Cumberbatch (also a star of 12 Years a Slave) in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. His role will be that of Baron Mordo, the Doctor’s mortal […]

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WATCH: First Trailer for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

Despite the somewhat mixed reaction that 2012’s Prometheus received, there’s still a pretty high level of excitement whenever Sir Ridley Scott turns his hand to science fiction. So the sense of buzz around his upcoming film The Martian is palpable and has been heightened only further by the release of the very first trailer today: Based on the […]

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WATCH: Chiwetel Ejiofor Survives Apocalypse in ‘Z for Zachariah’ Trailer

Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) is the last man on earth, or so he thinks, in the film adaptation of American author Robert C. Obrien‘s 1974 novel Z for Zachariah. Ejiofor portrays a man named Loomis who has survived a worldwide disaster and has been traveling solo in a hazmat suit. He discovers a patch of land that appears to be […]

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12 British Actors Reading Shakespeare for Shakespeare Day

British actors have a particularly strong relationship with the works of Shakespeare, as they’ll have studied his plays when honing their stagecraft and possibly discovered some of their best thespian tricks while working out how to tackle Polonius or Caliban at a tender age. So, as it’s Shakespeare Day and we love actors who love […]

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BBCA’s ‘Broadchurch’ Scores Big With British Broadcasting Press

Last night, Broadchurch proved once again to have been the biggest new British drama of the past year when it picked up three of the most prestigious trophies at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards, voted by hard-bitten, cynical and impossible-to-please TV and radio journalists. Their nominations saw to it that the detective drama’s creator, Chris Chibnall, […]

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WATCH: All Of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies In One Clip

We’re now only a few days away from the 86th Academy Awards, and as usual, there’s a startling array of dazzling movies, directors, actors and actresses all jostling for position on that podium. In fact, there are so many nominations it would take a skilled video editor about a month to pull together a decent […]

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Idris Elba Cradles Julia Roberts on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover

If there was any doubt that Idris Elba was the man, Vanity Fair demolished it with the cover of their annual Hollywood issue, shot as usual by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Elba, a Golden Globe winner for BBC AMERICA’s Luther and star of this season’s Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, holds court on the glossy […]

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