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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 34-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
Best Film: 12 Years a Slave American Hustle Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Outstanding British Film: Gravity Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Philomena Rush Saving Mr Banks The Selfish GiantRead More
Hello, new favorite movie. John Hillcoat’s cop drama “Triple Nine” has lost Shia LaBeouf but just gained an even more impressive trio in Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck and Michael B. Jordan, according to The Wrap. Christoph Waltz and Cate Blanchett are also expected to round out the cast. Affleck is in talks for the lead role, apparently taking over for Charlie Hunnam. The story follows a group of thieves who plot to murder a young LAPD officer in order to divert attention away from a daring heist. Affleck will beRead More
The last high profile precursor before the Oscars themselves have announced and the Golden Globe nominations confirm: it’s “12 Years a Slave” vs “American Hustle” in this year’s race. Both films picked up seven nominations each, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and a slew of acting nominations. Lupita Nynog’o and Jennifer Lawrence continue to be the strongest acting nominations representing their respective movies, hitting just about every precursor so far and both showing up in Best Supporting Actress here. The Best Supporting Actor category is also full ofRead More
THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Bruce Dern – Nebraska (Paramount Pictures) Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips (Columbia Pictures) Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features) Forest Whitaker – Lee Daniel’s The Butler (The Weinstein Company) Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine (Sony Pictures Classics) Sandra Bullock – Gravity (Warner Bros. Pictures) Judi Dench – Philomena (The Weinstein Company) Meryl Streep – August:Read More