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  • David Oyelowo to Play James Bond – on Audiobook

    Aug 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *David Oyelowo will at last get to retain his native British accent on a project. The English star of “Selma” has been tapped to read the James Bond character in the audiobook version of “Trigger Mortis,” which was written by Anthony Horowitz and commissioned by the Ian Fleming estate, the Guardian reported Thursday. Oyelowo will play […]

  • Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Queen Latifah Nominated for Emmys

    Jul 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Cookie Lyon is headed to the Emmys! Taraji P. Henson received a nomination this morning for her breakout role on Fox’s “Empire,” joining fellow nominee Viola Davis for ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder” in the Lead Actress in a Drama category. Other top nominees included Queen Latifah for her role as Bessie Smith […]

  • Kevin Hart, F. Gary Gray, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Invited to Join Academy

    Jun 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued invitations to 322 new members to join the Oscar-granting organization — among them actors Kevin Hart, David Oyelowo and Gugu Mbatha-Raw; directors F. Gary Gray, Stan Lathan and Malcolm D. Lee, “Dope” writer Rick Famuyiwa and casting director Aisha Coley (“Selma,” “Beyond the Lights”). The […]

  • HBO Home Entertainment® Proudly Presents ‘Nightingale’ Starring David Oyelowo [Watch the Trailer]

    Jun 17, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *New York, N.Y. –  HBO Home Entertainment® proudly presents “Nightingale,” the single character drama starring Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo (Selma).  The film is a stirring examination of the deterioration of a man’s mental health after an unspeakable tragedy. “David Oyelowo is nothing less than amazing” – The New York Times  On Oyelowo’s performance, Newsday […]

  • David Oyelowo Doesn’t Want to Play Black Best Friend

    Jun 6, 15 by Ny MaGee 1 Comment

    *After starring as Martin Luther King Jr. in Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed movie “Selma,” David Oyelowo said in a recent interview with NPR, “I won’t do roles that I deem to be stereotypical.” The 39-year-old British actor also shared his thoughts on acting and passing on roles that are racial stereotypes. “Don’t send me your […]

  • Amma Asante Directing ‘A United Kingdom’ Starring David Oyelowo

    May 29, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment

    *Amma Asante (“Belle”) has signed on to direct “A United Kingdom,” a racial drama that has David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike in negotiations to star, according to THR. The script tells the true story of Seretse Khama, a member of the royal family in the country of Bechuanaland, a former English colony and southern African […]