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  • Lee Daniels Not Feeling ‘PG-13’ Rating for ‘The Butler’

    Jan 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Director Lee Daniels is feeling a bit “muzzled” while making his first PG-13 film. “It’s very un-‘Precious’ and un-‘Paperboy,’” he tells The Hollywood Reporter of “The Butler,” about a White House staffer (Forest Whitaker) employed through eight presidential administrations. “I can’t go into my bag of tricks on this one: no urination, no baby falling […]

  • David Oyelowo Signs with WME Ahead of Sugar Ray Robinson Biopic

    Dec 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A sure sign that his career is taking off, David Oyelowo has just signed with high-powered talent agency WME, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The British actor of Nigerian descent, who will be seen opposite Tom Cruise in “Jack Reacher” beginning Friday, remains with management firm Inphenate and U.K. agency Hamilton-Hodell. Oyelowo is an Indie Spirit Award […]

  • Denzel, Cheadle, ‘Django’ Among 2013 Golden Globe Nominees

    Dec 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Denzel Washington’s performance in “Flight,” Don Cheadle of Showtime’s “House of Lies” and the upcoming Jamie Foxx film “Django Unchained” were among the nominees announced this morning for the Golden Globe Awards, handed out annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press. The Civil War epic “Lincoln” leads the nominees with seven, among them best drama, best […]

  • Oprah Helps Push ‘Middle of Nowhere’ to Biggest Per Screen Opening

    Oct 15, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *“Middle of Nowhere” was a big hit, averaging $13,000 per screen over the weekend. The drama, about a woman coping with her jailed husband, opened on six screens and raked in $78,000, the best of any film in theaters. Compared to its larger counterparts, that’s pretty good. But not good enough. So media mogul, Oprah […]

  • Weinstein Co. to Distribute Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ in U.S.

    Sep 25, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Moviegoers in the States will get a chance to see Lee Daniels’ upcoming film “The Butler” courtesy of The Weinstein Co., which just picked up U.S. distribution rights. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Written by Daniels and Danny Strong, who earned an Emmy on Sunday for his “Game Change,” the story is inspired by Wil […]

  • Macy Gray Lauds Lee Daniels for Expanding her ‘Paperboy’ Role

    Jun 6, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Macy Gray makes her first big screen appearance since 2010’s “For Colored Girls” in the forthcoming Lee Daniels’ film “The Paperboy.” The movie follows reporter Ward James (Matthew McConaughey) and his younger brother Jack James (Zac Efron) as they travel to the deep south to investigate events that may have sent the wrong man to […]