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  1. PHOTOS: Best of the Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST NIGHT: Oscar statues dry, in a warehouse in Valencia, Calif. on Monday, Feb. 3, 1997 after receiving a fresh coat of paint in preparation for the Academy Awards ceremony, March 24. Lupita Nyong'o, left, is embraced by Angelina Jolie, and Brad Pitt embraces Chiwetel Ejiofor as they celebrate in the audience after "12 Years a Slave" was announced the winner for best picture during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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  2. PHOTOS: Best of the Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WIXY-FM Champaign

    HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST NIGHT: Oscar statues dry, in a warehouse in Valencia, Calif. on Monday, Feb. 3, 1997 after receiving a fresh coat of paint in preparation for the Academy Awards ceremony, March 24. Lupita Nyong'o, left, is embraced by Angelina Jolie, and Brad Pitt embraces Chiwetel Ejiofor as they celebrate in the audience after "12 Years a Slave" was announced the winner for best picture during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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  3. Dakota Johnson, Chris Evans, and Eddie Murphy among Oscar presentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    The star of Fifty Shades of Grey , Captain America, and Eddie Murphy will be among this year's Oscar presenters. Oscar producers announced today that Dakota Johnson, Chris Evans, Eddie Murphy, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jennifer Lopez, ChloA Grace Moretz, and Margot Robbie will all present at the ceremony.

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  4. Kinky Boots musical comes to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | BBC News

    ... filled with joy and we trust that it will be warmly embraced by audiences in the UK." The original film saw Chiwetel Ejiofor play a drag queen who forms an unlikely business relationship with the owner of a shoe factory. It was itself based on a BBC ...

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  5. Musical 'Kinky Boots' set to strut its stuff in LondonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... un. Inspired by a true story, the musical is based on a 2005 British movie that starred future Oscar winner Chiwetel Ejiofor.

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  6. Cyndi Lauper's 'Kinky Boots' Swapping Broadway for West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | ContactMusic.com

    ... failing shoe business before finding inspiration in the form of a cabaret star - played in the movie by Chiwetel Ejiofor. Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig said: "We are thrilled and deeply honoured to be bringing Kinky Boots back home to British ...

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  7. The Kinky Boots musical is coming to the West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Salisbury Journal

    Cyndi Lauper's Broadway musical Kinky Boots will be strutting its stuff in the UK when it opens in the West End later this year. The Girls Just Want To Have Fun singer wrote the music and lyrics for the show - based on the 2005 British film starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, inspired by the true story of a shoe factory that faces closure following the death of its founder until it finds new life in fetish footwear.

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  8. Sundance 2015: Craig Zobel on Going Postapocalpytic NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... of an unspecified world-ending event. Ann has only her dog for company until John ( 12 Years a Slave 's Chiwetel Ejiofor), a scientist who stumbles into the lush farm valley she calls home. It doesn't take long for him to suggest changes to her ...

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  9. Chiwetel Ejiofor Talks About His Character Exploration For 'Z for Zachariah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star in a chilling adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's apocalyptic novel 'Z for Zachariah', and while he is highly respected for his versatility in acting roles, he admits he found taking on the role in the three-man thriller to be a challenge. Ejiofor attracted some serious award nominations for his role as Solomon Northup in '12 Years A Slave' and he's continuing to take on more and more impressive roles.

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  10. Craig Zobel On How He Landed Ejiofor, Pine & Robbie For Sundance Pic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Deadline

    Craig Zobel is back at Sundance for a third time after 2007's Great World Of Sound and 2012's Compliance . This time he's got a little film with three big stars: Z For Zachariah features Chiwetel Ejiofor , Chris Pine and Margot Robbie as the last known survivors of a global calamity.

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  11. 'Z For Zachariah and 'Mistress America' shine at SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... Robbie plays an independent Southern farmer fending for herself when a stranger ("12 Years a Slave" star Chiwetel Ejiofor) stumbles into her safe haven. As they slowly build toward a relationship, a third survivor (Chris Pine) in this strange world ...

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  12. Sundance Review: Thematically-Rich, Engrossing 'Z for Zachariah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... side, Ann hunts and farms to eke out a meager, lonely existence. That changes when she encounters Loomis ( Chiwetel Ejiofor ), the first human she's seen in ages and a lifeline out of her despair. It's clear he's been in much the same boat, and ...

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  13. Chiwetel Ejiofor to join Doctor Strange?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Chiwetel Ejiofor could be eyeing his first role in a superhero film - as Marvel are said to have approached him for Doctor Strange. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Chiwetel is being courted to join Benedict Cumberbatch, who is set to play the surgeon-turned-sorcerer Stephen Strange, aka Doctor Strange.

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  14. Port Huron native showcases new movie at Sundance Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Times Herald

    ... through casting and pre-production. The three-person cast includes Margo Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) and Chris Pine (Star Trek). Zobel, the film's director, had a film premiere at Sundance two years ago ...

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  15. Chiwetel Ejiofor could join Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Chiwetel Ejiofor might finally get his chance to star in a franchise. The Oscar-nominated actor has been linked to a role in Marvel's Doctor Strange , a which already stars his fellow 12 Years A Slave actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

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  16. Report: Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks for 'Doctor Strange'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | CNN

    Who will Chiwetel Ejiofor play in "Doctor Strange"? Baron Mordo? The Ancient One? Will he even join the cast at all? Talks are happening, says The Hollywood Reporter . But there are plenty of other stars who are already established in superhero roles.

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  17. Is Chiwetel Ejiofor Starring in 'Doctor Strange'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    Chiwetel Ejiofor , the Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years a Slave , is in early talks to star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel's Doctor Strange . Sources tell Variety that negotiations are at a very early stage but that the studio is big on Ejiofor for a high profile role in the movie.

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  18. Chiwetel Ejiofor's gettin' STRANGERead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    Chiwetel Ejiofor is apparently circling a part in the 2016 release. Who he'd be playing is being kept under wraps, but it's unlikely that he'll be the villain, said at this point to be Strange's fellow sorcerer Baron Mordo.

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  19. Serenity's Ejiofor May Join Doctor StrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | IGN

    ... the Ancient One, a semi-immortal mystic who mentors Strange and is the Sorcerer Supreme of this dimension." Chiwetel Ejiofor's screen credits include Serenity, Children of Men, 2012, Redbelt, and American Gangster. He'll next be seen in a pair of ...

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  20. Chiwetel Ejiofor to Join Marvel's Doctor Strange?Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Morgan Freeman, Billy Nighy, and Ken Watanabe are all reportedly in talks to take on the role of The Ancient One. Scott Derrickson is set to helm the project from a script by Jon Spaihts.

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