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They’re facing the end of the world, but Margot Robbie, Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor take a bit of a moment to relax and have some fun in the first clip released from Sundance drama “Z for Zachariah.” Craig Zobel directed the film, which follows Robbie’s character, who thinks she’s the last survivor on Earth after an apocalyptic event. Her world is turned upside down when two fellow survivors (Ejiofor and Pine) show up on her farm out of nowhere. The three are clearly enjoying not being totally alone anymore,Read More
The first photo from apocalyptic thriller “Z for Zachariah” has been released, showing stars Chris Pine, Margot Robbie and Chiwetel Ejiofor looking appropriately end-of-the-world level disheveled. Craig Zobel directed the film following a young woman (Robbie) who thinks she’s the last person on earth after a nuclear holocaust, living on a farm in the only valley with breathable oxygen left in the region. Her world is turned upside down when a campfire alerts her to the presence of two men who have also seemingly survived. Variety released the first photoRead More
Since his breakout, Oscar-nominated role in their “12 Years a Slave,” New Regency is eager to stay in business with Chiwetel Ejiofor, with Deadline reporting that the production company has picked up the rights to non-fiction book “Marching Powder” for big screen adaptation and for Ejiofor to star in. Based on Rusty Young and Thomas McFadden’s book “Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America’s Strangest Jail,” Ejifor will play McFadden, a convicted British drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia’s San Pedro prison. He teamed upRead More
British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, 36, is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Billy Ray‘s remake of Juan Jose Campanella’s 2009 thriller “The Secret in Their Eyes,” reports Screen Daily. The original Argentinian film, which won the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2010 Academy Awards, centers on a retired MI-5 agent (played by Ricardo Darín) working on a novel about the unresolved past case of the brutal rape and murder of Liliana Coloto. In the process, he attempts to resolve the case by finding out the identity of theRead More
Chiwetel Ejiofor could be following up his first Oscar nomination with a major role in an iconic franchise, with The Wrap reporting the “12 Years a Slave” star has emerged as the frontrunner to play the main villain in the next James Bond film – “Bond 24” for now – opposite Daniel Craig’s 007. There’s no word yet on who he may play. Ejiofor does not have an official offer and no negotiations have begun yet, but wouldn’t it be great if this ends up happening? Sam Mendes is returningRead More
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Anthony Mackie is in negations to join the ever-growing cast of John Hillcoat‘s police drama “Triple Nine,” according to a report by Variety. If the 35-year-old actor signs on, he would star alongside a cast that already includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot, and Teresa Palmer. “Triple Nine” follows a group of corrupt police officers (led by Ejiofor) as they plan to murder an LAPD cop (played by Affleck) in order to divert attention from a heist they’re being blackmailed into by the Russian mob.Read More
John Hillcoat’s already awesome cast for gritty police drama “Triple Nine” just got even cooler. Deadline reports Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Teresa Palmer, Michael Pena and Gal Gadot have now joined the cast previously comprised of Michael B. Jordan, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Casey Affleck. The story follows a group of corrupt cops who plot to murder one of their own, a young LAPD officer, in order to divert attention away from a daring heist they are blackmailed into performing by the Russian mob. Affleck will be the targeted cop, whileRead More
Ever year, Vanity Fair spotlights some of the hottest rising actors and actresses of the moment by putting them on the cover of their Hollywood issue, and this year they’ve done it again, featuring iconic movie stars Julia Roberts and George Clooney flanked by a plethora of some of our favorite rising stars, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Jared Leto, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Naomie Harris, Brie Larson, Chadwick Boseman, Margot Robbie and Lea Seydoux. This year’s cover features three first time Oscar nominees. Ejofor is nominated for BestRead More
February 11th UPDATE: Robbie is officially our Jane, as “Tarzan” enters pre-production, the studio has announced. It has also set a July 1, 2016 release date. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: She was the front-runner, and now “The Wolf of Wall Street” breakout star Margot Robbie is one step closer to becoming Jane in David Yates’ new adaptation of “Tarzan,” according to The Wrap. She’s now in negotiations to take that role opposite Alexander Skarsgard, and has also closed a deal to join Chris Pine in zombie apocalyptic thriller “Z for Zachariah,” replacingRead More
Best Picture: “American Hustle” “Captain Phillips” “Dallas Buyers Club” “Gravity” “Her” “Nebraska” “Philomena” “12 Years a Slave” “The Wolf of Wall Street”Read More