Zimbabwean-Brit actress Thandi Newton (credits: Crash, Mission Impossible ) choice as a female lead in the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s novel “Half of a Yellow Sun” has some people upset.
Steve McQueen is a talented film director. He won awards for his feature “Hunger” about the death of an Irish political prisoner. His next film “12 Years a Slave” tells the true-life story of Solomon Northop, a free black man from New York City who, kidnapped, spends more than a decade on a Southern […]
Hot off the heels of Fela! The Musical’s phenomenal 11 Tony Award nominations comes the news (via Deadline New York) that Chiwetel Ejiofor is “formally attached” to play the lead in the Fela biopic slated for release in 2011. The film is being produced by Focus Features and will be directed by Steve McQueen, the […]