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VIDEO: Hear Chiwetel Ejiofor's Hilarious Plan for Lupita Nyong'o's Star Wars Debut

VIDEO: Hear Chiwetel Ejiofor's Hilarious Plan for Lupita Nyong'o's Star Wars Debut

Originally posted 09/07/2015 12:20PM

The two were costars in 12 Years A Slave

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First Look! Take a Peek at Nicole Kidman & Julia Roberts' Creepy Character Posters for Secret in Their Eyes

See Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor's Creepy Character Posters for Secret in Their Eyes

Originally posted 07/15/2015 10:00AM

Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts usually have a twinkle in their eye on movie posters – but not in these creepy one-sheets for the upcoming thriller Secret in Their Eyes.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Says U.S. Offers Black Actors More Opportunities | Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch Says U.S. Offers Black Actors More Opportunities

Originally posted 01/26/2015 02:45PM

Though the Screen Actors Guild awards made history Sunday by bestowing the two major TV acting honors to women of color for the first time since the Guild began its ceremony, the 2015 awards show season has been criticized for inadequately recognizing people of color.

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Watch Solomon Northup's Descendants Discuss 12 Years a Slave and His Legacy

Originally posted 03/03/2014 11:00AM

Solomon Northup's descendants gather in Los Angeles Photo by: Courtesy The Hollywood ReporterThe descendants of Solomon Northup, the subject of Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave and author of the book on which it's based, gathered in Rochester, N.Y.; Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., for a series of photos organized by The Hollywood Reporter.

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Behind the Scenes of Our Exclusive Oscars Portfolio Photo Shoots

Behind the Scenes of Our Exclusive Oscars Portfolio Photo Shoots

Originally posted 02/13/2014 10:00AM

Amy Adams wore our photo editor's T-shirt, Lupita Nyong'o shot in sub-zero temperatures and more insider tidbits from the set

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Credit: Chiwetel Ejiofor and girlfriend Sari Mercer arrive at the 71st Annual Golden Globes; John Shearer/Invision/AP
Red Carpet Spotlight: Chiwetel Ejiofor Dishes on Awards Season | Chiwetel Ejiofor

Red Carpet Spotlight: Chiwetel Ejiofor Dishes on Awards Season

Originally posted 01/15/2014 11:00AM

We put the 12 Years a Slave star in the hot seat for an awards season Q&A

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Why You Should Remember the Name Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor: Why You Should Remember His Name

Originally posted 12/13/2013 03:30PM

Expect to hear a lot about Chiwetel Ejiofor (pronounced CHOO-it-tell EDGE-ee-o-for) in the next couple of months.

The London-born actor of Nigerian descent, 36, whose name means "God brings" in Igbo, received two Golden Globe nominations on Thursday. One for his role as Solomon Northup, a free man sold into slavery in 12 Years a Slave and the other for his work in STARZ's Dancing on the Edge. He also earned a Screen Actors Guild nomination on Wednesday.

One of his biggest supporters, who's expected to cheer him on this award's season, is Brad Pitt – his 12 Years a Slave costar and producer.

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Love Actually Breakout Stars: Then & Now | January Jones

Love Actually Breakout Stars: Then & Now

Originally posted 11/06/2013 05:00PM

On the 10th anniversary of the rom-com's release, take a look back at the stars who shot to fame

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