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Searchlight’s All-Star Murder Mystery Pic Gets Title & First-Look Photo

Searchlight Pictures has finally revealed the first official photo from Tom George’s upcoming directorial debut feature, which has now been titled See How They Run. In addition, the full cast and character details have also been announced, confirming that the film is currently slated for a wide theatrical release in 2022. “Making my debut feature with a company like Searchlight and this incredible cast has been a total dream,” George said in a statement (via Variety). “I’m so excited to bring th...
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‘See How They Run’ First Look Features Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan Wearing Hats, Solving Crimes

We have Kenneth Branagh’s Poirot series. We have Rian Johnson’s Knives Out trilogy. And now we have See How They Run, another star-studded murder mystery movie. Is this a trend? If so, I like it. Due out in theaters in 2022, See How They Run stars Sam Rockwell as a weary inspector and Saoirse Ronan as an eager rookie constable who team up to find out who killed a crew member on a film shoot in 1950s London. The first official image from the film is here, along with the full list of cast members...
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David Oyelowo, Michael Brown Sr. and Mobolaji Olambiwonnu Explore the Impact of Michael Brown’s Killing in ‘Ferguson Rises’

Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown, who was killed in Ferguson, Mo. by a police officer at age 18, has appeared in his fair share of documentaries and recorded countless interviews since his son’s death in 2014. But there was something about “Ferguson Rises,” filmmaker Mobolaji Olambiwonnu’s take on the Brown family’s story, that […]
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‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ turns 40: Karen Allen and Belloq actor Paul Freeman reveal secret treasures

Karen Allen was on location in Northern California when she got word that she’d gotten the part of Marion Ravenwood in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” A courier arrived with a copy of the full script of the 1981 movie that would introduce Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones. The courier stayed in the room while Allen read it — this was top secret stuff, after all — and Allen knew she was all-in on this adventure movie that director Steven Spielberg and producer George Lucas had offered her. “I had fallen ...
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Celebrate Pride in Southern California online and in real life with these events

June is a month of jubilation for the LGBTQ community and its allies as people celebrate Pride month with parades, music, art exhibits and other events throughout the area. But those celebrations have changed with the coronavirus pandemic as many events were canceled or went virtual last year and many continue that way this year, too. However, there are options for those who want to celebrate Pride month with others at a live in-person event. Here are a handful of celebrations happening online a...
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Chaos Walking Blu-ray Giveaway: Film Stars Daisy Ridley & Tom Holland

Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley’s fantasy action flick Chaos Walking arrives on Blu-ray this week, and ComingSoon is giving out five copies of the film (courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment) to some lucky readers. The film is directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow), and is based upon Patrick Ness’ best-selling novel The Knife of Never Letting Go. The star-studded film also features Mads Mikkelsen as Mayor Prentiss, Nick Jonas as Davy Prentiss Jr., and David Oyelowo as Aa...
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David Oyelowo Tells Sweet Story About Becoming Besties With Oprah And How He Thought It Would Offend His Mom

David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey have forged quite the bond.
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How the Parkland survivors inspired ‘Us Kids,’ a documentary about their post-shooting activism

Samantha Fuentes says she trusted director Kim A. Snyder to tell the story of how she and her classmates survived a school shooting with empathy and understanding and a shared sense of purpose. Still, Fuentes was nervous as she took her seat in a theater at the Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of the documentary “Us Kids” last year. “It was a highly emotional experience, especially because I was not only in the room with my close friends and family, but also a room full of strangers,” say...
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Blockbusters are back: The summer movie season is packed with big theatrical releases and streamers

How things have changed. In 2018 and ’19, the April releases of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame,” respectively, kicked off the summer movie seasons before the weather was even thinking of heating up in some places. We all know what happened in 2020: The novel coronavirus pandemic caused theaters to close and studios to push back myriad releases, many of them likely blockbusters. And while things are looking up, we’re not back to normal. For years, the first big movie of the summe...
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David Oyelowo Hopes The Water Man Will Get Families to Celebrate Life

The Water Man released in theaters yesterday and is critically acclaimed actor David Oyelowo’s first feature film as a director. Oyelowo starred in the family adventure drama alongside Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, and Amiah Miller. The film follows the son of Oyelowo’s character, Gunner, as he dangerously searches for the titular local legend in the hopes of saving his mother (Dawson) from her battle with cancer. While The Water Man focuses on the subject of death, Oyelowo hopes the film leav...
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MTV Raises Anxiety Disorder Awareness With Pink Skies Ahead Premiere

MTV is premiering Pink Skies Ahead tonight at 9 p.m. ET commercial-free as part of its Mental Health is Health initiative. Starring Jessica Barden (The End of the F***ing World) as the 20-year-old Winona, the comedic film chronicles her first anxiety attack after dropping out of college. The film was written and directed by author Kelly Oxford, who found success due to her honest writing about the issues she’s faced in life. “My goal in making this film is it’s for people with mental health con...
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How a Chance Encounter With David Oyelowo Led Composer Peter Baert to Score His First Film

Belgian composer Peter Baert had never worked on feature film scoring until a chance encounter with actor and filmmaker David Oyelowo changed that. The two first met when Oyelowo was in Brussels shooting “Les Miserables” and needed a studio to record a voiceover narration for Penguin Books’ “Spot the Dog.” Oyelowo recorded at Baert’s studio. […]
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David Oyelowo Worked With His Family to Write Music for His Directorial Debut ‘The Water Man’

The theme at the heart of David Oyelowo’s directorial debut, “The Water Man,” is the strength of families. Opening May 7, the feature revolves around Gunner (Lonnie Chavis), a boy who ventures out to find the Water Man — a mythical figure with healing powers who might be able to cure his terminally ill mother, […]
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'The Water Man' is another coming-of-age tale, with the Oprah seal of approval

"The Water Man" arrives with the coveted Oprah Winfrey seal of approval, marking the directing debut of David Oyelowo, who also co-stars. Yet this coming-of-age movie is a very small-boned family movie, one that charitably would perhaps work best for older kids, in what feels like a too-lengthy trek to reach its well-intentioned message.
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David Oyelowo Fulfills New Directing Passion in 'Water Man'

David Oyelowo learned from of the industry's respected directors like Ava DuVernay and Will Gluck.
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David Oyelowo on Why Steven Spielberg Films Inspired His Feature Directorial Debut

While actor David Oyelowo had been toying with the idea of directing, it wasn’t until “The Water Man” — out May 7 on Netflix — that the opportunity arose for him to step behind the camera. Oyelowo, who starred in last year’s “The Midnight Sky,” felt the family entertainment films of the ’80s were missing […]
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David & Jessica Oyelowo Agree To First-Look Production Deal With Disney

According to a report from Deadline, Golden Globe-nominated actor, producer, and director David Oyelowo (Nightingale, Selma) and his wife, actress, writer, and producer Jessica Oyelowo (Sleepy Hollow) have signed a two-year-first-look-deal with Walt Disney Pictures for future feature-length films.   RELATED: Interview: David Oyelowo Wants More Family Films With Heavy Themes The Oyelowos will produce the films through their Yoruba Saxon label, with the report stating that the films could end up...
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El Segundo locals tell the story of what it’s like being ‘Black in Mayberry’ in new film

These are the voices of El Segundo. The city’s residents are sharing their experiences with racism in “Black in Mayberry,” a new film inspired by Black Lives Matter protests in El Segundo. The film aims to tell the stories that may not always be discussed between people of different races. One young woman talks about how she always dresses in bright athletic gear when she’s jogging to make it clear that she is exercising and not running from something. Another talks about the pressure of being t...
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Inspired by ‘E.T.’ and ‘Goonies,’ actor David Oyelowo debuts as director with ‘The Water Man’

Long before David Oyelowo ever thought about becoming an actor, he says certain kinds of movies captivated his boyhood imagination, films that told stories of kids like him that mixed grand adventures with grounded reality. “Films like ‘E.T.’, ‘The Goonies,’ ‘Stand By Me,’ are the films I loved growing up,” Oyelowo says. “And really were formative for me in terms of the narrative that I felt reflected my experience as a young person.” Years later, as a father, the versatile British-Nigerian acto...
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Interview: David Oyelowo Wants More Family Films With Heavy Themes

The Water Man, which is out in theaters on May 7, is acclaimed actor David Oyelowo’s first feature film as a director. Oyelowo starred in the family adventure drama alongside Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, and Amiah Miller. The film follows a boy named Gunner (Chavis), who sets out on a quest to save his ill mother (Dawson) by searching for a mythic figure called the Water Man that is said to possess the secret to immortality. After enlisting the help of a mysterious local girl, Jo (Miller), th...
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Here Today Trailer: Billy Crystal & Tiffany Haddish Star in New Comedy Pic

Sony Pictures has released the official Here Today trailer for acclaimed actor-director Billy Crystal‘s upcoming new comedy feature, which stars Crystal and Emmy winner Tiffany Haddish. The video features a singer and a long-time comedy writer as their unexpected friendship changes their lives for the better. It will arrive in theaters on Friday, May 7, which pits the film against Jason Statham’s Wrath of Man and David Oyelowo’s The Water Man. RELATED: Tiffany Haddish to Star in Netflix’s Film ...
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The Dry Trailer: Eric Bana Stars in IFC Films’ Crime Drama Pic

The Dry trailer: Eric Bana stars in IFC Films’ crime drama pic IFC Films has released the official trailer for their upcoming film adaptation of author Jane Harper’s best-selling debut novel The Dry starring Eric Bana (Black Hawk Down, Troy). The video features a federal agent as he investigates the possible connection between two murder cases involving two of his childhood friends. The film is scheduled to make its U.S. debut on May 24 in theaters and on VOD. While searching for the truth, ...
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‘The Water Man’ Trailer: David Oyelowo’s Directorial Debut is a Magical Adventure

David Oyelowo steps behind the camera to make his directorial debut with The Water Man, a magical adventure movie that follows a young boy (Lonnie Chavis) who seeks out the titular “Water Man,” a mythic figure that is said to possess the secret to immortality. Watch The Water Man trailer below. The Water Man Trailer RLJE Films has released The Water Man trailer, which starts off like many a horror trailer: whispered stories of a dark, dangerous figure that preys on children, a family th...
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Lonnie Chavis & Amiah Miller in Official Trailer for 'The Water Man'

"I just wanna know if the Water Man is real!" Me too, Gunner! RLJE Films has revealed the first official trailer for The Water Man, the feature directorial debut of acclaimed British actor David Oyelowo. This initially premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year, and it's debuting exclusively in theaters to start coming up this May. A boy sets out on a quest to save his ill mother by searching for a mythic figure said to have magical healing powers. Described as an "engaging family film...
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First Trailer & Poster for David Oyelowo’s The Water Man Debuts!

First trailer & poster for David Oyelowo’s The Water Man debuts! With just under a month until the film finally receives its wide release, RLJE Films has debuted the first trailer and new poster for David Oyelowo’s directorial debut The Water Man, which is set to select U.S. theaters on May 7! The trailer, which explores the powerful family story at the heart of the fantasy adventure, can be viewed in the player below with the poster below it! RELATED: Netflix, RLJE Films Acquire David Oyel...
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‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’ Will Pit Friendship Against the Devil with ‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher

Whenever a horror movie with an exorcism comes along, it usually threatens to tear apart a family who has just moved into a new home. But soon the evil of the devil will square off with the power of friendship in Amazon’s upcoming film adaptation of Grady Hendrix’s best-selling book My Best Friend’s Exorcism. The Hollywood Reporter has news on My Best Friend’s Exorcism movie, which just started production this week and has been picked up by Amazon Studios. If you haven’t heard of the book on...
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Bono, Cruz to Star in Animated Series on Vaccine Importance

Bono, Penélope Cruz and David Oyelowo will lend their voices in an animated series to raise awareness about the importance of global vaccine access.
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‘Chaos Walking’ Review: Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley Lead Doug Liman’s Shockingly Grim Leftover of the YA Dystopian Craze

Maybe there’s a reason that the YA dystopian genre had been long left behind by Hollywood. Films like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Maze Runner had their heyday in the early 2010s, but the premise of beautiful teens and twenty-somethings having to reckon with their share of authoritarian governments/world-ending threats/love triangles had run its course. But there will always be a few stragglers to a Hollywood trend, and the long-delayed Chaos Walking is one of them. Directed by Doug Lima...
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‘The Girl Before’: Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Be Trapped in David Oyelowo’s House in HBO Max Thriller Series

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is set to star in a different kind of haunted house thriller. The Morning Show star is set to star opposite David Oyelowo in The Girl Before, a new HBO Max limited series co-produced by BBC One that follows a young woman who gets trapped in a house designed by Oyelowo’s architect. HBO Max and BBC One are teaming up to co-produce the psychological thriller The Girl Before, based on JP Delaney‘s bestselling book of the same name, which will star Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a young woman...
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The Girl Before: Gugu Mbatha-Raw & David Oyelowo to Star in HBO Max’s New Miniseries

The Girl Before: Gugu Mbatha-Raw & David Oyelowo to Star in HBO Max’s New Miniseries HBO Max and BBC One has officially announced their new partnership with the development of a brand new limited series adaptation of The Girl Before, based on JP Delaney’s global bestselling novel of the same name. The Morning Show actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo have signed on for the leading roles with Emmy nominated-filmmaker Lisa Brühlmann attached to direct. In addition to s...
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