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Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ reunites Nonso Anozie and director Kenneth Branagh

Disney is adapting yet another book to the big screen. “Artemis Fowl,” a series of eight science fiction fantasy novels written by Irish author Eoin Colfer is being adapted into a movie by award-winning playwright Conor McPherson. Principal photography has begun on Colfer’s first book, which will be directed by …

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David Oyelowo: “As a Nigerian, I’m frustrated By How Little We See of the Real Face Of Africa In Western Movies.”

Finding actors to play characters based on real people is never an easy fete, but director Mira Nair’s first choice for the role of Robert Katende in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” was David Oyelowo. “David is a chameleon,” says Nair. “He allows himself to disappear into whichever role he is …

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Alicia Keys partners with Disney on new song featured in “Queen of Katwe”

Walt Disney Studios is partnering with 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire,” “No One”) on the studio’s upcoming film release “Queen of Katwe,” which opens in limited release September 23 and expands wide September 30, 2016.  The multi-talented singer/songwriter/producer’s new original song, “Back to Life,” appears in …

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David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o star in Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’

“Queen of Katwe” is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with …

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