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  • Angela Bassett Set for BBC2 Series ‘Close to the Enemy’

    Mar 31, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Angela Bassett joins Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore and Charlotte Riley in Stephen Poliakoff’s television miniseries “Close to the Enemy,” the BBC announced. The six-part drama for BBC2, will follow the attempts of an army intelligence officer (Sturgess), to persuade a captured German scientist (August Diehl) to share his nation’s secrets about the development of the […]

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor Set to Star in ‘Marching Powder’ Film Adaptation

    Feb 21, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Chiwetel Ejiofor has been tapped to star in the film adaptation of the nonfiction Rusty Young and Thomas McFadden book “Marching Powder.” Deadline.com reports the page-turner was acquired by New Regency as a star vehicle for the Oscar nominee. The feature will be based on the book “Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, […]

  • Lack of Black Oscar Nominees = Lack of Black Viewers: Nielsen Research

    Feb 19, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *The Oscars are this Sunday (Feb. 22) and will air on ABC. While many tune in to see who’s wearing what and what films and entertainers will walk away with the major awards, the bigger question may be what happened to the black viewers. The inquiry comes amid criticism leveled at the Academy of Motion […]

  • Marvel Wants Chiwetel Ejiofor for Role in ‘Doctor Strange’

    Jan 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Chiwetel Ejiofor could soon find himself in the Marvel business. The studio is reportedly courting the actor to play an unspecified role in its upcoming “Doctor Strange,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. He would join Benedict Cumberbatch, who is starring as the surgeon turned sorcerer supreme Stephen Strange, aka Doctor Strange. Talks are said to […]

  • 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 […]