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  • HBO Films Nabs David Oyelowo’s One-Man Film ‘Nightingale’

    Mar 18, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *HBO Films has picked up the Plan B-produced drama “Nightingale” starring “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, which is set to premiere May 29, reports Variety. The film features Oyelowo as the sole character, a war veteran whose life begins to unravel as he lives in isolation. Elliott Lester directed from a screenplay by Frederick Mensch. “Nightingale” played […]

  • Lupita Nyong’o, Brad Pitt to Reteam for ‘Americanah’

    Jun 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Lupita Nyong’o is set to reteam with Brad Pitt’s Plan B production company on the drama “Americanah.” Plan B, which produced “12 Years a Slave,” has acquired film rights to the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-penned novel and will produce alongside D2 Prods. and Potboiler Prods., according to The Hollywood Reporter. Nyong’o will produce and star. “Americanah” […]

  • Common, Andre Holland Join Cast of Oprah-Produced MLK Pic ‘Selma’

    May 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Common is near a deal to play prominent civil rights activist James Bevel and Andre Holland is set to play Andrew Young in “Selma,” the Ava DuVernay-directed drama that has Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt’s Plan B producing at Paramount, reports Deadline.com. David Oyelowo will star as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bevel, leader of […]

  • Omar Epps to Face Bigots in Thriller ‘One Small Mistake’

    Dec 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Omar Epps has been tapped to lead “One Small Mistake,” described as a neo-noir thriller about a man searching for truth and justice in a bigoted small town. British Emmy-nominated Alexander Harvey is directing a script adapted by Guy Bennett from French author Jean Francois Coatmeur’s La Bavure, according to Deadline.com. Epps made his debut […]

  • Michael Kenneth Williams Joins ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ Cast

    Jun 25, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Michael Kenneth Williams has joined the cast of “Twelve Years a Slave,” an adaptation of Solomon Northup’s 1853 book about a free black man who is drugged and dragged to the South to be sold into slavery. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The actor joins Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Brad Pitt in the Steve […]

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor Attached to Brad Pitt’s ‘Twelve Years a Slave’

    Aug 17, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has signed on to topline an adaptation of “Twelve Years a Slave,” an autobiography written in 1853 by Solomon Northup, a free black man who became enslaved. Brad Pitt and his Plan B banner are producing, while Steve McQueen, who co-wrote the script with John Ridley, is directing the adaptation. Ejiofor […]