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  • Kerry Washington, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Don Cheadle Earn Emmy Nods

    Jul 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Scandal” star Kerry Washington, “House of Lies’ actor Don Cheadle and the shows “Orange is the New Black” and “Luther” are among the nominees announced Thursday morning for the 66th prime-time Emmy Awards. “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series. Other top nominees included FX […]

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow to Lead ‘The Secret in Their Eyes’

    May 13, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Best Actor Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in “The Secret in Their Eyes,” from writer/director Billy Ray. According to Deadline.com, Ejiofor will play a former MI-5 agent who returns to Boston on a joint task force with the FBI, still obsessed by the unsolved murder that continues to haunt […]

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor Could Play James Bond’s Next Movie Villain

    Apr 8, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *This could be a nice switch up for Chiwetel Ejiofor after “12 Years a Slave” acclaim. Ejiofor is the frontrunner to play the next villain in “Bond 24.” No word yet from his reps or MGM on the strong possibility, but at least, it’s a strong possibility.

  • Anthony Mackie in Talks to Join Chiwetel Ejiofor in ‘Triple Nine’

    Mar 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Anthony Mackie is in negotiations to join Open Road’s cop drama “Triple Nine,” reports Variety. “Triple Nine” revolves around a group of corrupt cops who plan a major heist. The term is a police code for when an officer needs immediate assistance. Mackie would work opposite Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Gal […]

  • John Ridley, Steve McQueen (Separately) Talk Sales Bump for ’12 Years a Slave’ Book

    Mar 4, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *The 19th-century memoir by ex-slave Solomon Northup that birthed the Oscar winning film “12 Years a Slave” jumped from No. 326 on Amazon.com before Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony to No. 19 by Monday afternoon. The book and the movie tell of how the free-born Solomon Northup was kidnapped and sold into slavery. After receiving his Oscar for […]

  • Steven Ivory: Slaves, Still

    Feb 25, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


      *I finally saw “12 Years A Slave.” I purposely put off watching director Steve McQueen’s epic based on the 1853  autobiography by Solomon Northup,  which  tells his  story of being born a  free black man who is kidnapped in 1841 and sold into slavery, working on Louisiana plantations  for twelve years before being released.