Chiwetel Ejiofor

‘Triple 9’ Red Band Trailer: Casey Affleck Tries to ‘Out-Monster the Monster’

by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
John Hillcoat is the director behind The Road and Lawless, which makes Triple 9 an instant must-see. Originally conceived as a starring vehicle for Lawless star Shia LaBeouf, Triple 9 was put on the back burner for a few years before Hillcoat got back to work on it, replacing LaBeouf with Casey Affleck for this nasty little crime thriller. The first trailer has arrived, and as the red band warning promises, things get very, very brutal.

‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Trailer: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts Hunt for a Killer

by Britt Hayes June 30, 2015 @ 5:17 PM
Secret in Their Eyes is based on the acclaimed, Oscar-winning Argentinian film The Secret in Their Eyes (differentiated by the titular “The”), and the new English remake looks like it may very well be gunning for an Oscar, too. Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in the upcoming dramatic thriller, which centers on a brutal murder and the pursuit of justice that follows.

Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Casts Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo

by Jacob Hall June 11, 2015 @ 1:07 PM
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Several months after we first learned he was being eyed for a role in Marvel’s Doctor Strange, we finally know who Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor will play in the upcoming superhero adventure. And yes, everyone guessed right: the 12 Years a Slave star will take on the role of Baron Mordo, Stephen Strange’s arch-nemesis and fellow student of the mystic arts.

‘Z for Zachariah’ Trailer: Margot Robbie, Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor Live at the End of the World

by Britt Hayes June 6, 2015 @ 1:18 PM
One of the most talked about films at this year’s Sundance film festival was Z for Zachariah, the new film from Compliance director Craig Zobel. Lionsgate has debuted the first trailer for the post-apocalyptic love triangle drama, imagining a world in which the last few people standing are also three of our most beautiful. So yeah, that can’t end well.

‘Doctor Strange’ Eyes Oscar Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor for Mystery Role

by Britt Hayes January 22, 2015 @ 7:36 PM
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Ever since Marvel formally announced the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sorcerer Supreme in their upcoming ‘Doctor Strange’ film, we haven’t heard much else about the project. Set to be directed by Scott Derrickson, the film is currently scheduled for a 2016 release date, so it’s about time that we started hearing a little more about who else will be joining Cumberbatch as the project heads closer to production—like Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is reportedly in talks for a role.

'Bond 24' Eyes Oscar-Nominated Chiwetel Ejiofor for New James Bond Villain

by Nick Romano April 4, 2014 @ 5:06 PM
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Chiwetel Ejiofor wowed audiences with his stirring and hard-to-watch performance in Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning '12 Years a Slave,' and now, naturally, he's on multiple studios' radars for major upcoming films. While he's previously been rumored to be up for 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' word is he's now being eyed to play the new James Bond villain in the upcoming 'Bond 24.'

'True Detective' Season 2: OK, Seriously, Here's Who We Really Think Should Star

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2014 @ 3:33 PM
HBO's ‘True Detective’ has neither completed the course of its eight-episode run, nor has that Nic Pizzolato-scripted series even officially attained a season 2 renewal, but recently the internet has been abuzz with #TrueDetectiveSeason2 casting choices, both real and fake. The meme may have run its course, but we decided to take a serious approach to pool Hollywood A-list talent we’d like to see in ‘True Detective’ season 2!

If There's One Reason to See 'Triple Nine,' It's For the Cast

by Nick Romano February 6, 2014 @ 12:47 PM
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On its own, 'Triple Nine' doesn't offer audiences much intrigue. A heist thriller? Where's the hook? Well, the hook is apparently the illustrious cast, which already includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck and Kate Winslet. But now a bushel of stars are in the process of joining, as well, all of who are hotly in demand.