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Ruth Negga Talks ‘Loving’

She plays Mildred Loving, a black woman whose anger over being banished from Virginia for marrying a white man led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling. For the Ethiopian-Irish actress, it was a role she couldn’t refuse. “I hadn’t heard of Richard and Mildred before and was completely fascinated, not only …

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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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Parker Sawyers: “It’s an honor to play Obama on screen”

Parker Sawyers who plays the president in the movie “Southside with You” can’t wait for Barack Obama to see the film. The actor, who bears an uncanny physical resemblance to Obama, does a great impersonation of the president and won the role over roughly three dozen other candidates. But if …

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Usher Plays Sugar Ray Leonard in “Hands of Stone”

Challenging himself creatively and testing musical boundaries are characteristics that have defined Usher’s career since he was first discovered 20 years ago. One of the best-selling artists in American music history, he has sold over 65 million albums worldwide. For the eight time Grammy Award winner, playing the iconic boxer …

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Sudden Exit of Nollywood Veterans

The recent death of Jab Adu, Sam Agbebi and Mike Odiachi has cast a gloomy shadow on the ubiquitous Nollywood industry in Africa. Mike Odiachi died at the General Hospital, Ikorodu on February 15, while Joseph Adu, popularly known as Jab Adu, one of the few surviving actors in popular …

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An insight to Nollywood Movies by Newsweek

The Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ film industry is the world’s third-largest. Nigerian movies are ubiquitous across Africa and the industry is prolific, pumping out around 50 full-length movies per week. Many outside of Africa have never had the chance to experience Nollywood’s charms. But now that streaming service Netflix has launched in Nigeria, …

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The Lagos Premiere of Beast of No Nation

The Lagos Premiere of the much acclaimed movie ‘Beast Of No Nation’ took place at The Silverbird Galleria in Lagos on Saturday 12th of  December. The movie which was adapted from a novel by Nigerian Uzodima Iweala was adapted for screen and directed by Cary Fukunaga and starred Idris Elba …

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‘Beasts of No Nation’s’ Abraham Attah Nominated for Image Award

The 47th NAACP Image Award nominations, which were announced Tuesday, live from the Paley Center in Beverly Hills, Calif. offered some surprises. Announced by actors Guillermo Díaz (“Scandal”) and Tika Sumpter (“The Haves and the Have Nots”), films “Creed,” “Straight Outta Compton,” Dope,” and the Will Smith starrer “Concussion” were …

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