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Steve McQueen Will Follow '12 Years a Slave' With a Film About Activist Paul Robeson

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by Britt Hayes November 18, 2014 @ 11:15 PM
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After winning the Academy Award for Best Picture for his incredible drama ‘12 Years a Slave,’ we’ve been wondering what director Steve McQueen’s next film project might be. With a Best Picture Oscar in tow, the guy could do just about anything he wants, but it seems like he’s been (wisely) taking his time. And it’s kind of a relief to know that he’s in no rush. But now McQueen has announced his next project: a film about the life of activist, actor, singer, and man of many talents Paul Robeson.

'12 Years a Slave' Clips: Preview Steve McQueen's Hard-to-Watch Period Piece

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by Nick Romano October 17, 2013 @ 10:15 AM
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Director Steve McQueen ('Hunger,' 'Shame') is ready to unleash his third film, '12 Years a Slave,' in theaters tomorrow, and you'll be able to see what critics are calling a spectacular, but hard-to-watch film. Just to give you a taste of what's in store, Fox Searchlight has released a batch of clips, showcasing its variety of acting talent.

'12 Years a Slave' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman September 10, 2013 @ 4:12 PM
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It would be a lot easier if you could say, "it's just a movie." The sickening thing, the thing that may make it difficult to convince you to buy a ticket, is the opening card that reads, "based on a true story." But facing the cruelty of America's original sin is what '12 Years a Slave' is all about. That's what Solomon Northup did.

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Steve McQueen's 'Twelve Years A Slave'

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by Melissa Molina June 1, 2012 @ 1:38 AM
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British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has risen to international fame within the past couple of years between his roles in films like 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' and his star-making turn in Steven Moffat's 'Sherlock.' Now that everyone knows what Cumberbatch's acting chops are made of (or will when 'Star Trek 2' comes out), they're going to be put to the test in the next Steve McQueen drama.