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Chiwetel Ejiofor

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  1. Toronto: Can '12 Years a Slave' Ride Gravitas to the Oscars?

    8:00 pm 9/7/2013

    Steve McQueen's weighty Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer "goes beyond race" but will have some hefty competition come Oscar season. Read more

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  2. 12 Years a Slave: Telluride Review

    7:04 pm 8/31/2013

    Steve McQueen's slave drama stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Benedict Cumberbatch.Read more

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  3. Telluride: Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' Met with Shock and Awe at World Premiere

    9:54 pm 8/30/2013

    Steve McQueen's third film reunites him with Michael Fassbender and pairs him for the first time with Brad Pitt, but its unmistakable star is Chiwetel Ejiofor.Read more

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  4. '12 Years a Slave' to Get U.S. Premiere at New York Film Festival

    9:37 am 8/30/2013

    The Fox Searchlight film about a free black man sold into slavery is also screening in Telluride and Toronto.Read more

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  5. 'Half of a Yellow Sun' to Open Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

    1:15 pm 7/31/2013

    The Nollywood pic is Nigeria's most expensive film ever made, starring Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor.Read more

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  6. 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Trailer

    12:29 pm 7/25/2013

    Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in Biyi Bandele's drama about the lives of four people in the republic of Nigeria. The movie from the British Film Institute is set to screen at the Toronto Film Festival. Read more

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  7. '12 Years a Slave' Trailer: Chiwetel Ejiofor Fights for Survival as Slave Solomon Northup (Video)

    6:04 pm 7/15/2013

    Director Steve McQueen brings to life the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery.Read more

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  8. '12 Years a Slave' Trailer

    5:34 pm 7/15/2013

    Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northrup, a free African-American who was abducted and sold into slavery, but never gave up fighting for his freedom. Based on a true story, Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' is slated to roll out Oct. 18, 2013.Read more

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  9. Alfre Woodard Joins 'Twelve Years a Slave' Cast (Exclusive)

    12:52 pm 6/11/2012

    Woodard joins director Steve McQueen's period movie, which also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, and Michael Fassbender.Read more

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