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  1. Love Actually 2: the plotlines we secretly want to see in the new rebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    We've all been sent into a flurry of excitement about the fact that some key members of the Love Actually cast are reuniting for a sequel - okay, a 10 minute-long sketch - for Comic Relief. Plot details for the skit are currently under wraps but below, we've imagined, with a fair amount of artistic license, what may have happened next to Hugh Grant's Prime Minister and his tea lady Natalie, Bill Nighy's aging rocker Billy Mack and Jamie and Aurelia and the rest.


  2. Sebastian Shakespeare: 'Don't ask about kids', says NaomieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Daily Mail

    ... who had her at 18 and split up with the father before Naomie was born. Naomie, who previously dated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, says: 'My mum has always said, "Have children when you're ready, if you're ready and only then," and I've never had any ...


  3. UK & US Actors Rate Others AccentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Dark Horizons News

    ... leading parts in blockbuster films that grossed over $100 million. American Actors awarded British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor the best score (4.5/5) for his work in "12 Years a Slave". Also scoring above a four were Christian Bale for "The Dark Knight" ...


  4. Kinky Boots hits Calgary stage in step with the timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 |

    ... came the movie version in 2005, which added the iconic figure of drag diva and ex-boxer Lola, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who steers new factory owner Charlie Price (Joel Edgerton) towards the catwalks of Milan, as well as towards a less parochial ...


  5. Compelling exploration of immigrant experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... illegal immigrants who do the dirty jobs that no one else wants. The lead character is a Nigerian doctor (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who works double-shifts as a taxi driver and hotel porter and rents a couch in a Turkish maid's (Audrey Tatou) couch on a ...


  6. 'Dirty Pretty Things' and the Dark Side of the American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Film School Rejects

    ... stories we tell. It's time for movies like Dirty Pretty Things Released in 2002, Dirty Pretty Things stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Audrey Tautou and offers an unflinching look at the London underground. While the film rests on the skeleton of a modern ...


  7. Meryl Streep slammed mixed martial arts; she doesn't know what she's missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... pass along a copy of "Redbelt," David Mamet's 2008 drama about a Brazilian jiujitsu instructor played by Chiwetel Ejiofor . As with all Mamet productions, the plot is filled with twists and turns but, thematically speaking, is very much centered on ...


  8. Martin Sheen to Play Oral Roberts in Netflix Film 'Come Sunday'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    The feature, based on a 2005 This American Life segment titled "Heretics," will star Chiwetel Ejiofor as a minister in Tulsa, Oklahoma, who loses his congregation of thousands following the revelation that he no longer believes in hell. In 2010, the feature was originally set up as a directing vehicle for World War Z helmer Marc Forster, but the directing reins have since been handed over to Marston.


  9. Joni Bovill Joins Netflix Film "Come Sunday" with Chiwetel EjioforRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 |

    Joni Bovill has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix film Come Sunday the true story of Carlton Pearson's downfall as the leader of a Christian megachurch with his controversial preachings on the doctrine of universal salvation and the lack of existence of a traditional Hell. Chiwetel Ojiofar has been slated to play Carlton Pearson.


  10. Chiwetel Ejiofor's Netflix drama "Come Sunday" adds castRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Condola Rashad has joined Chiwetel Ejiofor in Netflix's religious drama "Come Sunday" , with Joshua Marston directing, Variety reports. Ejiofor stars as Carlton Pearson, a popular evangelical minister of the Higher Dimensions Family Church in Tulsa, Okla., whose services drew as many as 5,000 people.


  11. Condola Rashad Joins Netflix's 'Come Sunday' With Chiwetel EjioforRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: Condola Rashad has joined the cast of Netflix 's Come Sunday , the film that stars Chiwetel Ejiofor in the true story of a renowned evangelical minister in Tulsa, OK, who stirs up controversy with his revelation that there is no hell. Joshua Marston is directing the pic, which was penned by Marcus Hinchey based on a 2005 This American Life radio episode.


  12. Children of Menat Alamo Drafthouse LakelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    Rated R, 109 min. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron., Starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston and Peter Mullan.


  13. Doctor Strange (12A) ReviewedRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2016 | Croydon Guardian

    ... in Kathmandu. Strange sets off for Nepal to track down the temple and meets one of the teachers Mordo ( Chiwetel Ejiofor ) who takes him to see The Ancient One ( Tilda Swinton ) to teach him the ways of the Mystical Arts. Horror director Scott ...


  14. Doctor Strange could have looked to comics to avoid its inherent racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Polygon

    ... - but Benedict Wong as Wong (a horrible stereotype when done wrong, a great character when done right) and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Mordo (a version of the character stressed to be more complex than the mustache-twirling stereotype of the comics version) ...


  15. A Strange new worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 |

    ... grow into his new found abilities is exciting and touching. There is solid casting all around with actors Chiwetel Ejiofor as Mordo (12 Years a Slave) and Benedict Wong as Wong (The Martian) for team Strange and Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, TV) as ...


  16. 'Doctor Strange': Marvel's hero of mind-bending madnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 |

    ... help of the Ancient One, (Tilda Swinton, "The Chronicles of Narnia" series and "Hail, Caesar!") and Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor, "The Martian") to gain psychedelic abilities and stop the dangerous Kaecililus and his malicious disciples (Mads Mikkelsen, ...


  17. Movie Review: Marvel Stuidos gets its right with a Doctor StrangeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Weekender

    This image released by Disney shows Tilda Swinton, left, and Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from Marvel's 'Doctor Strange.'


  18. Review: "Doctor Strange"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Dark Horizons News

    ... as she can considering that she's cast as the "we really have disproportionately less women in this movie." Chiwetel Ejiofor is an unbelievable performer. In "12 Years a Slave" he shakes you to your core and conversely in "Serenity" he has an air of ...


  19. Why can't Tilda Swinton play the Ancient One in 'Doctor Strange'?Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | New York Post

    To all of the race originalists who are going bonkers because "Doctor Strange's" Tilda Swinton plays a character who was an Asian dude in the original comic books, answer me this: Why didn't you go ballistic when James Bond's Miss Moneypenny was played by a black woman? The Ancient One, a mystical guru in Kathmandu who helps the grievously wounded New York surgeon Dr. Stephen Strange recover his abilities and then some, was portrayed as a beardy old Tibetan man in comics dating back to 1963 . Swinton was cast in the role, but then again, the white character Mordo from the comics is played by the black actor Chiwetel Ejiofor in the film.


  20. EXCLUSIVE: Todrick Hall on His Return to Broadway and How Taylor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | ETonline

    Starring in a Broadway production, eight shows a week, is no easy task, let alone having to sing and dance in full drag and sky-high heels. But Todrick Hall is clearly up for the challenge when he steps into those iconic shoes as Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway beginning Tuesday -- a role first made famous by Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor in the 2005 British film and later by Billy Porter , who won a Tony Award for his turn as a drag queen who helps a struggling factory owner by creating a line of sturdy stilettos.