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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘12 Years a Slave’

Taran Killam, Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Off Broadway Production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Taran Killam of SNL fame will soon be headed to an off Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors alongside actor Jake Gyllenhaal. According to a report from Entertainment Weekly, Jake Gyllenhaal will make his stage musical debut as geeky florist Seymour Krelborn, while Taran Killam will play Orin Scrivello, better known as the sadistic dentist played by Steve Martin …

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Maureen O’Hara, Harry Belafonte Receive Honorary Oscars in Front of Star-Studded Audience.

Maureen O’Hara and Harry Belafonte were awarded honorary Academy Awards Saturday night in front of a star-studded audience at the Governor’s Awards Ceremony. Joining the legendary Irish actress and the social activist in receiving an honorary Academy Award were filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere. The event was held at a private dinner ceremony at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Marrying Sophie Hunter, Not ‘Game of Thrones’ Star

Benedict Cumberbatch is engaged, but there seems to be a bit of confusion about his fiancee. You see, Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner was identified online as the future Mrs. Cumberbatch, but that definitely isn’t the case. Turner received a wealth of congratulatory messages via social media when word of her marrying Benedict Cumberbatch emerged. How must Sophie Hunter–his …

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Lupita Nyong’o Graces People’s Most Beautiful Cover

“She has African features, she’s dark-skinned with nappy hair. And – she’s beautiful.” It’s been a good year for Lupita Nyong’o. Since 2013, the Kenyan actress and film director has won 24 awards including Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards for her role in the drama 12 Years a Slave. Now the 31-year old, who has a contract to …

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Lupita Nyong’o Is Pride Of Kenya Since Oscar Win

Ever since actor Lupita Nyong’o has been winning award after award for her performance in the film 12 Years a Slave, everyone has been trying to claim her. Because since she was born in Mexico, some in that country are claiming Nyong’o, and since she’s now living in Brooklyn and officially a Brooklynite, some in New York are taking credit …

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’12 Years A Slave’ Wins Best Picture At The Oscars

The historical slavery drama 12 Years a Slave bagged the award for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Just as noteworthy, British film director, Steve McQueen, made history as the first black director to win the Best Picture award since the Academy Awards’ inception. 12 Years a Slave went against The Wolf of Wall Street, Philomena, …

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Oscars 2014: Less Than A Week Away, But Anything Could Happen

Various details are starting to get sorted out for the upcoming presentation of the 2014 Oscars, although film fans could still be presented with a number of surprises on film’s biggest night. The past year has been an incredibly competitive one for film, and has featured several films leading the way, with no real front-runner to take the stage. Who …

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Wins The BAFTA For Best Actor

Though he has lost every other award leading up to the BAFTA Film Awards, Chiwetel Ejiofor was able to take home that prize for Best Actor. The awards were presented last night in London, and offered film fans a handful of surprises. Ejiofor won the Best Actor award for the first time this season, while Barkhad Abdi from Captain Phillips, …

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Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto Dating Rumors Surface

In today’s era of 24-hour news coverage, celebrity shows, and gossip sites, we often hear about celebrities hooking up and dating each other. And while sometimes the stories are true, other times they seem more like wishful thinking on the fan’s part. Well now, the latest celebrity couple to hit the rumor mill are actors Lupita Nyong’o, from the film …

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Jennifer Lawrence Wins BAFTA For Best Supporting Actress

While riding on her superpower as one of the most popular celebrities, Jennifer Lawrence continues to win awards. She previously won the Golden Globe, and may be on track to win another Oscar. Last night, Jennifer Lawrence won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture. She was given the award for her role in the hit film …

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Benedict Cumberbatch: Parents as Co-Workers

Benedict Cumberbatch has a unique role in the BBC’s hit TV show Sherlock. In addition to his take on the savvy sleuth, his actual parents play his character’s parents on the show. And while that may sound a bit difficult to most, it’s not the first time Cumberbatch has engaged in this type of scenario with his mother and father. …

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Brad Pitt Debuts New Hairstyle At Award Shows Over The Weekend

Some fans may have wondered what was going on when Brad Pitt debuted his new hairstyle over the weekend. He showed up to the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, and then at the Producers Guild Awards on Sunday, with a totally new hairstyle. The actor who has been known for his long hair throughout his cinematic career, and in …

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