Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch, Rose McGowan, Bebe Neuwirth and Michael Urie are among the list of actor-director who will be showing short films at the 20th annual Palm Springs International…
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Laura Dern and Chiwetel Ejiofor will be honored with tribute awards at the 40th annual Seattle International Film Festival. Both actors are scheduled to attend special events featuring screenings of…
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"12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen was pleasantly surprised to meet a pair of attendees at a special screening held Sat., Jan. 11—two descendants of Solomon Northup, the man who wrote the…
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The Italian distributor of “12 Years a Slave” has apologized for posters that placed the focus on Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender at the expense of star Chiwetel Ejiofor. “We apologize for creating…
The Black Film Critics Circle has given top honors to "12 Years a Slave" and its director, Steve McQueen.
Variety's cover story this week is on Chiwetel Ejiofor, the star of Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave." While the film has been earning raves since it's secret premiere at the Telluride Film…
COVER STORY: Thanks to Chiwetel Ejiofor's star turn in "12 Years a Slave," the acclaim is unbound.
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