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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...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Bbc, Thriller, House, Adaptation, David Oyelowo, Emma, Delaney, Oyelowo, Jane, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Gugu Mbatha, Ben Pugh, Mbatha Raw

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...
Tags: TV, Bbc One, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-raw, Hbo Max, Streaming, The Girl Before, TV News

Netflix, RLJE Films Acquire David Oyelowo’s Directorial Debut The Water Man

Netflix, RLJE Films acquire David Oyelowo’s directorial debut The Water Man Just a few months after having its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, David Oyelowo’s directorial debut The Water Man has officially been acquired by RLJE Films for North American and Netflix for international release! RELATED: Ann Dowd Joins David Oyelowo in Showtime’s The President is Missing if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_statu...
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David Oyelowo: 'Nowhere on Earth has been better at covering up racism than Great Britain'

The actor is tired of talking about race, but the trolling of his latest film shows why he still has to. He talks religion, the secret of his happy marriage – and why he worried he had failed the legacy of Martin Luther KingDavid Oyelowo is tired of talking about racism. After all, he has spent a professional lifetime doing so – not surprisingly, as this has been the focus of many of his films. So it was with some relief that he found himself starring in an escapist children’s movie that has not...
Tags: Film, Earth, Culture, Selma, Angelina Jolie, Peter Pan, David Oyelowo, Alice, Great Britain, Peter, Oyelowo, A United Kingdom, Martin Luther KingDavid Oyelowo

‘Come Away’ Reveals Just How Difficult Adapting Fairy Tales Can Be

The trick to adapting Peter Pan is embracing that it’s a tragedy at its core. So many children’s stories are sadder and often more horrifying than they appear, though only in ways that become more clear once the reader grows up. Two of the most familiar English-language children’s stories, and among the most frequently adapted, are Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland , each of which gets blended into an odd remix in the new live-action fantasy drama Come Away . Some elements of the c...
Tags: England, Movies, Drama, Disney, Features, David, Angelina Jolie, John, Peter Pan, Anna, Pixar, Jack, David Oyelowo, Wonderland, Alice, Brad Bird

Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan, and David Oyelowo to Star in a Murder Mystery

Cinematic murder mysteries are back in style, and Searchlight Pictures has a new one coming up that we’re very excited about. Sam Rockwell (Jojo Rabbit, Seven Psychopaths), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird, Little Women), and David Oyelowo (Selma, Interstellar) have signed on to star in an untitled murder mystery set in the 1950s, with Rockwell and Ronan playing partners trying to solve the crime. Deadline reports the news about the new Sam Rockwell murder mystery, pointing out that Rockwell will be ...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Movies, Casting, Bbc, Netflix, Thriller, Fox Searchlight, David Oyelowo, Agatha Christie, Todd Margaret, Oyelowo, Sam-Rockwell, Ronan, Rockwell, Mystery/Suspense

Ronan, Rockwell & Oyelowo Team Up for New Murder Mystery Film

Ronan, Rockwell & Oyelowo team up for new murder mystery film According to Deadline, four-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, Oscar winner Sam Rockwell and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo have officially signed on to star in an untitled murder mystery pic set at Searchlight Pictures. RELATED: CS Interview: Saoirse Ronan Talks Docudrama Romance Ammonite PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoR...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Disney, Brooklyn, Selma, Wes Anderson, Oscar, Kate Winslet, George Clooney, Grand Budapest Hotel, Ava Duvernay, Martin Luther King Jr, David Oyelowo, Saoirse Ronan, Golden Globe

CS Interview: Star David Oyelowo Talks Fantasy Family Drama Come Away

CS Interview: Star David Oyelowo talks fantasy family drama Come Away Just in time for the film’s theatrical and digital debut, got the opportunity to chat with two-time Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo (The Midnight Sky) to discuss his role in the fantasy-based family drama Come Away. RELATED: CS Video: Come Away Interview With Director Brenda Chapman PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
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David Oyelowo says George Clooney ruined his 'mind-blowingly moving' meeting with Barack Obama

Obama read Oyelowo the Gettysburg Address in the White House, but Clooney said he does that for everyone.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, George Clooney, David Oyelowo, Gettysburg, Clooney, Oyelowo

Jolie & Oyelowo & Caine in Trailer for Brenda Chapman's 'Come Away'

"This is the untold story of a brother and sister – two kindred adventurers… Our Alice. And our Peter." Relativity Media has debuted the first official trailer for Come Away, the mystical new movie from Brave director Brenda Chapman. The film is being billed as a "prequel to the stories of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland" and will arrive in theaters + on VOD at home this November (the right away to release movies for now with the pandemic still raging). The movie stars David Oyelowo & Ange...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Peter Pan, Alice, Oyelowo, Caine, To Watch, Brenda Chapman, David Oyelowo Angelina Jolie, Keira Chansa, Peter Relativity Media, Alice Peter, Oyelowo Jolie, Jolie Oyelowo Caine

‘The Water Man’ Review: David Oyelowo Makes His Directorial Debut With a Wholesome Adventure [TIFF 2020]

“Anything that basically is overtly celebrating darkness and to be perfectly honest, sanctioning it,” David Oyelowo told NPR in 2015, “that’s something I can’t personally do […] I know that films affect and shape culture, and I want to put stuff in the world that I feel is edifying as opposed to stuff that is detrimental.” As Oyelowo steps behind the camera for his feature directorial debut, it’s helpful to keep the star’s words in mind. The Water Man is nothing if not a brand extension for his...
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Urbanworld Film Festival Opening With David Oyelowo’s ‘The Water Man’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The Urbanworld Film Festival will open its 24th edition with David Oyelowo’s directorial debut “The Water Man” on Sept. 23. Oyelowo stars in the fantasy-adventure film that follows a boy who sets out on a quest to save his ill mother by searching for a mythic figure said to have magical healing powers. A conversation with […]
Tags: News, Festivals, David Oyelowo, Oyelowo, Urbanworld Film Festival, The Water Man

David Oyelowo on Why He’s Working With Director Nate Parker

Given the controversies and allegations that surrounded Nate Parker, it came as a surprise to many when it was announced that the filmmaker would be directing David Oyelowo’s new film “Sweet Thunder,” a biopic about boxing great Sugar Ray Robinson. “I have a pretty good discernment when it comes to good people,” Oyelowo said during […]
Tags: News, Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Oyelowo, Ray Robinson

David Oyelowo Explains How Acting Helped With His Directorial Debut on ‘The Water Man’

“Selma” star David Oyelowo did not originally plan to make his feature film directing debut in 2020. But when the first director for “The Water Man” left for another project during the financing stage, Oyelowo stepped up. His film is now set to debut at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 19. “The Water […]
Tags: News, Toronto, Selma, Toronto Film Festival, David Oyelowo, Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, The Water Man

Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ is Now Available to Rent for Free

As protests continue, more and more people in the entertainment business are taking notice. Today, Paramount has decided to make Ava DuVernay‘s Selma available for free rental on digital platforms through the end of the month. The Best Picture-nominated film tells the story of Martin Luther King Jr. and his involvement with the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches. This is good news – but it comes with a slightly sour bit of info, as both DuVernay and star David Oyelowo have revealed ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, US, Selma, Ava Duvernay, Paramount Pictures, Eric Garner, Academy, King, Martin Luther King Jr, David Oyelowo, Paramount, True Story, Montgomery, Garner, Oyelowo

Hollywood’s Specialized Backstage Workers Try to Soldier On

Production has ground to a halt, leaving a vast number of people without work and others trying to figure out how to finish projects remotely.
Tags: Freelancing, Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, David, Quinn, Jon, Oyelowo, Megan, Vinny, Blunder, Monika, IMAX Corporation, Colligan, Labor and Jobs

Ann Dowd Joins David Oyelowo in Showtime’s The President is Missing

Ann Dowd joins David Oyelowo in Showtime’s The President is Missing According to Deadline, Emmy winner Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale) has officially signed on to star opposite Emmy and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo (Selma) in Showtime’s upcoming political drama pilot The President is Missing. Dowd is set to portray the titular key role as Jill Stroud, who is the first female President of the United States of America. RELATED: Outcry: Showtime Releases Trailer & Poster Art for New Docuse...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, White House, Bill Clinton, Showtime, TV News, North America, James Patterson, David Oyelowo, United States of America, Golden Globe, Oyelowo, Dowd, Ann Dowd, Christopher McQuarrie, Michael Rooker

The Young Star Of ‘Queen Of Katwe,’ Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Has Died At 15

Waligwa was diagnosed with a brain tumor the same year she starred in the movie with David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o. Oyelowo wrote on Instagram, “We mourn the loss of our beautiful Nikita Pearl Waligwa. … She was a ball of light in @queenofkatwemovie and in life. Her battle with a brain tumor was humbling to witness. Her light will live on.” – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, People, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong, Oyelowo, Katwe, Waligwa, 02.16.20

‘Come Away’ Review: A Delightful Origin Story of Peter Before Pan and Alice Before Wonderland [Sundance 2020]

When animation directors make the jump to directing live-action, the transition can be fraught. Just ask Andrew Stanton, whose live-action debut, John Carter, was a huge bomb for Disney several years ago. Thankfully though, Brenda Chapman, the director of Prince of Egypt and Pixar’s Oscar-winning Brave, successfully makes the leap with Come Away, a delightful fairytale that imagines what might have happened if Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland were siblings before they became the characters we ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Disney, Features, David, Movie Reviews, Egypt, Santa Claus, Michael Caine, Peter Pan, Pixar, Jack, David Oyelowo, Wonderland, Alice, Peter

The 100 Best Movies of the Decade [Part One]

(Welcome to /Film’s countdown of The 100 Best Movies of the Decade, examining the absolute best movies that were released between 2010 and 2019. This is part one of a five-part series and part of our Best of the Decade series.) Last week, the /Film team sat down for an extended two-part podcast to narrow down the 100 best films of the past decade. When the dust settled, we were left with a family of movies that could not be more different: action films and intimate dramas and horror flicks and ...
Tags: Movies, Cheryl Strayed, Reese Witherspoon, Abc, Disney, Los Angeles, Features, Ethan Hawke, Korea, New Zealand, Johannes Vermeer, Richard Curtis, Rachel Mcadams, Hitler, Bill Nighy, Kristen Stewart

David Oyelowo to Lead Showtime’s The President is Missing

David Oyelowo to lead Showtime’s The President is Missing Showtime has announced that Emmy and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo (Selma, Nightingale, A Wrinkle in Time) will play the title role in the drama series The President is Missing. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, White House, David, Bill Clinton, Showtime, TV News, North America, James Patterson, David Oyelowo, Golden Globe, Oyelowo, Christopher McQuarrie, Lena Headey, ComingSoon

David Oyelowo to Star in ‘President Is Missing’ Pilot From Bill Clinton, James Patterson at Showtime

David Oyelowo has been tapped for the lead role in the upcoming Showtime pilot “The President Is Missing.” The project is based on the book of the same name by Bill Clinton and James Patterson, which was released last year. In “The President Is Missing,” a powerless and politically aimless Vice President (Oyelowo) unexpectedly becomes […]
Tags: News, Bill Clinton, Showtime, James Patterson, David Oyelowo, Oyelowo, Bill Clinton James Patterson

A New Version of ‘Les Misérables’ Has Less Singing, More Misery

A new six-part TV adaptation, debuting Sunday on PBS, hews much more closely to Victor Hugo’s often tragic novel than to the famous musical version.
Tags: Television, News, David, West, Pbs, Collins, Lily, Oyelowo, Public Broadcasting Service, Victor Hugo, Dominic, British Broadcasting Corp, Les Miserables (TV Program

A new ‘Les Miserables’ heads to TV – no singing along please

NEW YORK (AP) — David Oyelowo kept his distance from the rest of the actors while filming the upcoming six-part retelling of “Les Miserables .” It wasn’t personal. Dominic West would often invite his fellow actors out for a bite or just to hang out but Oyelowo would repeatedly decline. West wondered why it was […]
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‘Inside the Actors Studio’ Reboot Taps Alec Baldwin and Jane Lynch as First Rotating Hosts

Last fall, we got word that James Lipton would be leaving Inside the Actors Studio, the series featuring intimate interviews with actors, filmmakers and musicians about their craft, origins in entertainment, and much more. The longtime host and dean emeritus at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University in New York City was said to be replaced with a rotating chair of guest hosts filling in, and now the first two hosts and guests for the Inside the Actors Studio reboot have bee...
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David Oyelowo to Make Directorial Debut with The Water Man

David Oyelowo to make directorial debut with The Water Man Selma star David Oyelowo has selected The Water Man as his directorial debut, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Golden-Globe nominated actor will also star in the project alongside Rosario Dawson (Luke Cage), Lonnie Chavis (This is Us), Amiah Miller (War for the Planet of the Apes), Alfred Molina (The Front Runner) and Maria Bello (A History of Violence). The project will be executive produced by Oprah Winfrey. ...
Tags: Movies, Oprah Winfrey, Jim Jarmusch, David Oyelowo, Golden Globe, Oyelowo, Dawson, Alfred Molina, Chavis, Maria Bello, Directorial Debut, The Water Man, Rosario Dawson Luke Cage Lonnie Chavis, Emma Needell, Carla Gardini Shivani Rawat, Monica Levinson

‘Relive’ Review: David Oyelewo and Storm Reid Star in Engaging But Familiar Time-Twisty Thriller [Sundance]

Remember the TV series Day Break? Probably not, because it only aired for one season back in 2006. It starred Taye Diggs as a detective stuck in a Groundhog Day situation, forced to experience the same day again and again until he solves the murder of an important public official. Jacob Aaron Estes’ new movie Relive feels like that show mixed with Frequency, the Dennis Quaid/Jim Caviezel movie in which father and son communicate across time. Selma star David Oyelowo plays L.A.P.D. detective Jac...
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‘Les Misérables’ First Look: You Won’t Forget David Oyelowo, Dominic West, and Lily Collins in the PBS Masterpiece Miniseries

Les Misérables is coming to Masterpiece Theatre. However, it won’t be the popular musical version that you fondly refer to as “Les Mis,” but a straight adaptation of Victor Hugo‘s classic novel. So how does the cast of the PBS Masterpiece-BBC adaptation look in the Les Miserables first look images? Not too different from how they look in the musicals. Masterpiece is teaming with BBC One to adapt Les Misérables into a six-part miniseries. First announced in 2016, the miniseries has now release...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, France, Bbc, Adaptation, Anne Hathaway, Pbs, Les-Miserables, Tom Hooper, David Oyelowo, Dominic-West, Andrew Davies, Oyelowo, Davies, Victor Hugo

Final Trailer for Crazy Action Comedy 'Gringo' Starring David Oyelowo

"Somebody's going down!" Amazon Studios & STX Entertainment have debuted a final trailer for the dark comedy Gringo, the latest film directed by Nash Edgerton, brother of Joel Edgerton (who also appears in this film). Gringo hits theaters in March, for those who want to check it out. The film is about an obedient businessman who takes a trip into Mexico for his drug company, but everything goes crazy once he's there. David Oyelowo stars, with a cast including Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Mexico, Joel Edgerton, David Oyelowo, Oyelowo, To Watch, Nash Edgerton, Amazon Studios STX Entertainment

‘Gringo’ Trailer: David Oyelowo and Charlize Theron Blaze a Trail Across Mexico

Titling your movie after a slur is always a gamble, but casting award-winning actors in your marijuana black comedy may be even more so. Gringo stars David Oyelowo in his most broad comedic performance yet, playing a mild-mannered businessman who is tasked with delivering a formula for a new weed pill to a lab in Mexico. But because of the shady dealings of his superiors, played by Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton, he gets kidnapped by a Mexican drug cartel and finds himself tangled in a web o...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Movies, Mexico, DEA, Movie Trailers, Joel Edgerton, David Oyelowo, Harold, Oyelowo, Charlize-Theron, Amazon Studios, Amanda Seyfried, Action/Adventure, Nash Edgerton, Sharlto Copley