Arc of Justice (2019)

Arc of Justice (2019)

Director: José Padilha Writer(s): Kevin Boyle (novel) Starring: David Oyelowo Synopsis: Based on a true story, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age details the investigation and courtroom drama of Ossian Sweet – a black man and...
Chaos Walking (2019)

Chaos Walking (2019)

Director: Doug Liman Writer(s): Patrick Ness, Charlie Kaufman Starring: Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Nick Jonas, Kurt Sutter, David Oyelowo, Demián Bichir, Óscar Jaenada, Olunike Adeliyi, Cynthia Erivo, Mylène Dinh-Robic, Vincent Leclerc, Isabelle...
Come Away (2019)

Come Away (2019)

Director: Brenda Chapman Writer(s): Marissa Kate Goodhill (script), J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan created by), Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland created by) Starring: Angelina Jolie, David Oyelowo Synopsis: A prequel to the stories of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland....
Only You (2018)

Only You (2018)

Director: Jacob Estes Writer(s): Jacob Estes Starring: David Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Byron Mann, Mykelti Williamson, Omar Leyva, Daniel R. Lawson, Shinelle Azoroh, Brian Tyree Henry, Alfred Molina Synopsis: A time-travel thriller. David Oyelowo plays a police officer...
Gringo (2018)

Gringo (2018)

Director: Nash Edgerton Writer(s): Anthony Tambakis, Matthew Stone Starring: David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, Thandie Newton, Bashir Salahuddin, Glenn Kubota, Melonie Diaz, Amanda Seyfried, Harry Treadaway, Theo Taplitz, Paris Jackson, Yul Vazquez,...
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

 Director: Julius Onah Writer(s): Oren Uziel, Doug Jung Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, John Ortiz, Chris O’Dowd, Aksel Hennie, Ziyi Zhang, Elizabeth Debicki, Roger Davies, Clover Nee, Jordan Rivera, Michael Stokes III, Celeste Clark, Nathan...
Cyrano The Moor (2018)

Cyrano The Moor (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Tarell Alvin McCraney Starring: David Oyelowo Synopsis: A story inspired the two classics, Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” and William Shakespeare’s “Othello”. Release Date: Unknown | Length:...
Conversations: David Oyelowo – A Career Retrospective

Conversations: David Oyelowo – A Career Retrospective

Q&A with David Oyelowo. Moderated by Jenelle Riley, Variety. A UNITED KINGDOM is the true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white woman from London, which caused an international...
48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees were announced for the 48th NAACP Image Awards are in. Winners will be announced on February 11, 2017 at a ceremony airing live on TV One. Anthony Anderson will return as host. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Beyoncé Knowles Viola Davis Regina King Dwayne “The Rock”...
A United Kingdom (2016)

A United Kingdom (2016)

Director: Amma Asante Writer(s): Guy Hibbert, Susan Williams (novel – ‘Colour Bar’) Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton, Jack Davenport, Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto, Jessica Oyelowo, Vusi Kunene, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Arnold Oceng,...
Queen of Katwe (2016)

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Director: Mira Nair Writer(s): William Wheeler, Tim Crothers Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Russel Savadier, Maurice Kirya, Peter Odeke, Esther Tebandeke, Taryn Kyaze Synopsis: A young girl from Uganda trains to become a world...
20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival 2016

20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival 2016

VENUE: AMC Empire 25 in midtown Manhattan, with Opening Night at the SVA Theater in Chelsea in NYC. DATE: September 21 – 25, 2016 The Urbanworld Film Festival, founded in 1997 by Stacy Spikes, is the largest internationally competitive festival of its kind, hosted in...
Five Nights in Maine (2015)

Five Nights in Maine (2015)

Director: Maris Curran Writer(s): Maris Curran Starring: Dianne Wiest, Rosie Perez, Teyonah Parris, David Oyelowo Synopsis: A young African American man, reeling from the tragic loss of his wife, travels to rural Maine to seek answers from his estranged mother-in-law,...
Nina (2016)

Nina (2016)

Director: Cynthia Mort Writer(s): Cynthia Mort Starring: Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo, Mike Epps, Ronald Guttman, Ella Thomas, Ella Joyce, Nana Ghana, Chuma Gault, Stevens Gaston, Calvin C. Winbush, Nia Imani, Kenneth I. Brown, Kelechi Kalu, Samm Allen, Christina Leone,...
Nate Parker shares his honest opinion on diversity in Hollywood

Nate Parker shares his honest opinion on diversity in Hollywood

Brennan Williams | Huffington Post Black Voices Despite landing a role alongside the likes of Denzel Washington in “The Great Debaters” or his phenomenal performance in “The Secret Life of Bees,” Nate Parker says the availability of quality...
Captive (2015)

Captive (2015)

Director: Jerry Jameson Writer(s): Brian Bird, Ashley Smith Starring: Kate Mara, David Oyelowo, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mimi Rogers, Leonor Varela, E. Roger Mitchell, Kevin J. O’Connor, Matt Lowe, Elle Graham, Johanna Jowett, Fred Galle, Scott Parks, Michael...
Zoe Saldana’s Nina Simone Film Picked Up By RLJ

Zoe Saldana’s Nina Simone Film Picked Up By RLJ

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act And so it begins… I’ve long wondered what distribution company would pick this up. Question answered! RLJ Entertainment has announced its acquisition of all North American rights to “Nina,” the Nina Simone biopic...
Black Actors Set Emmy Nominations Record

Black Actors Set Emmy Nominations Record

by Anthony D’Alessandro | Deadline Hollywood The Primetime Emmys showed substantial progress this year in recognizing African-American thesps, who received 18 nominations across all acting categories — easily eclipsing last year’s record high of 11 noms. The...
When God Called David Oyelowo Answered

When God Called David Oyelowo Answered

by Seth Kelley | Variety Actor David Oyelowo spoke candidly on Thursday about his faith, his perception of the faith-based movie market and the role that divine intervention played in setting him on the path to play the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the...
David Oyelowo Espouses ‘Love, Goodness and Light’

David Oyelowo Espouses ‘Love, Goodness and Light’

Andrew Barker | Variety David Oyelowo is a devout Christian, and his faith plays a pivotal part in every decision he makes as an actor. Before agreeing to take on a role, he takes time to pray, and considers a potential project in light of how it reflects or comments...
Disney In Talks With Oprah Winfrey And David Oyelowo

Disney In Talks With Oprah Winfrey And David Oyelowo

Ali Jaafar | Deadline Hollywood Disney is in discussions with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films and David Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon to come on board and produce feature project The Water Man, written by newbie writer Emma Needell. This is a fairytale moment for Needell,...
Taraji P. Henson Win Critics’ Choice Awards

Taraji P. Henson Win Critics’ Choice Awards

Variety Staff | Variety.com The 5th annual Critics’ Choice TV Awards took place Sunday at the Beverly Hilton hotel and aired live on A&E. “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley emceed the proceedings — and also found time to accept the prize for best reality...
David Oyelowo on HBO’s ‘Nightingale’

David Oyelowo on HBO’s ‘Nightingale’

Antonia Blyth | Deadline Hollywood Following his notorious Oscar snub earlier this year, David Oyelowo is coming out fighting with a dramatically different project: Nightingale. As the film’s sole cast member, Oyelowo plays Peter Snowden, a sexually-repressed war vet...
Oyelowo Joins Luke Evans in  Three Seconds

Oyelowo Joins Luke Evans in Three Seconds

Carole Horst reporting from Cannes | Variety.com David Oyelowo has joined Luke Evans in thriller Three Seconds,” directed by Otto Bathurst. SEE MORE: Cannes Film Festival Bloom is handling international sales; CAA and WME are repping domestic rights for the adaptation...
Studios Aren’t Lining Up for Black Protagonist…

Studios Aren’t Lining Up for Black Protagonist…

Ramin Setoodeh | Film Editor, New York | @RaminSetoodeh Ava DuVernay had an epiphany while attending this year’s Oscars ceremony, where “Selma” received two nominations including best picture, but was snubbed in categories like acting and directing. “It was a room in...
Hail to the King

Hail to the King

by Nev Pierce | Empire David Oyelowo’s faith pays off WRAPPED IN JULY AND NOW IN THE OSCAR RACE, Martin Luther King pic Selma has been a sprint and a marathon for David Oyelowo. Now, he’s a rising star who’s worked with Cruise, Spielberg and Nolan, but when he read...
A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year (2014)

Director: J.C. Chandor Writer(s): J.C. Chandor Starring: Oscar Isaac, Elyes Gabel, Jessica Chastain, Lorna Pruce, Christopher Abbott, Matthew Maher, Albert Brooks, Jerry Adler, Quinn Meyers, Chester Jones III, David Oyelowo, Glenn Fleshler, Jimmy Palumbo, Daisy Tahan,...
Conversations: David Oyelowo

Conversations: David Oyelowo

Q&A with David Oyelowo of SELMA. Moderated by Pete Hammond, Deadline. SYNOPSIS: Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights...
Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Paul Webb Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Jim France, Trinity Simone, Mikeria Howard, Jordan Rice, Ebony Billups, Nadej k Bailey, Elijah Oliver, Oprah Winfrey, Clay Chappell, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Ribisi, Haviland Stillwell,...
The Butler (2013)

The Butler (2013)

Director: Lee Daniels Writer(s): Danny Strong, Wil Haygood Starring: Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Aml Ameen, Clarence Williams III, John P. Fertitta, Jim Gleason, Oprah Winfrey, Isaac...
Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)

Director: Anthony Hemingway Writer(s): John Ridley (story and screenplay), Aaron McGruder (screenplay), John B. Holway (book) Starring: Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Tristan Mack Wilds, Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley, Marcus T. Paulk, Leslie...
Middle of Nowhere (2012)

Middle of Nowhere (2012)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Ava DuVernay Starring: Emayatzy Corinealdi, Omari Hardwick, Edwina Findley Dickerson, Sharon Lawrence, Lorraine Toussaint, David Oyelowo, Maya Gilbert Dunbar, Bruce Katzman, Troy Curvey III, Yvette Cason, Andy Earnest Spencer, Romann...
The Help (2011)

The Help (2011)

Director: Tate Taylor Writer(s): Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Cicely Tyson, Aunjanue Ellis, Roslyn Ruff, Tarra Riggs, Carol Lee, Carol Sutton, Millicent Bolton, Florence Roach, Nelsan Ellis,...
The Last King of Scotland (2006)

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Director: Kevin Macdonald Writer(s): Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock Starring: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney, David Oyelowo, Stephen Rwangyezi, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga, Adam Kotz, Sam Okelo, Sarah Nagayi, Chris Wilson, Dick...
Shoot the Messenger (2006)

Shoot the Messenger (2006)

Director: Ngozi Onwurah Writer(s): Sharon Foster Starring: Medina Aijikawo, Nikki Amuka-Bird, David Oyelowo, Jotham Annan, Feyi Babalola, Channei Bain, Ariyon Bakare, Richard Blackwood, Brian Bovell, Jay Byrd, Sabina Cameron, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, George Eggay, Troy...