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Guest Column: David Oyelowo on the Will Smith Slap, the Intersection of Race and Bias

I’ve never heard or used the word “processing” more than I have in the days since these last Oscars. Having been in the room where it happened, I’ve been beset by questions from journalists, friends, family members and people I haven’t heard from in a long time. My answer has remained the same, as I’ve […]

HBO Max’s ‘The Girl Before’: TV Review

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Jessica Plummer and a minimalist concrete house star in this four-episode time-bending thriller.

Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo Board Apple TV Drama ‘Wool’

Rashida Jones and David Oyelowo are putting on Wool for Apple. The duo has joined the cast of the forthcoming TV series from Justified‘s Graham Yost that is based on the book by Hugh Howey. Picked up straight to series in May, Wool is set in a ruined and toxic future where a community exists in a giant […]

David Oyelowo to Star in ‘Bass Reeves’ Limited Series as Part of ViacomCBS Deal

David and Jessica Oyelowo are putting down roots at ViacomCBS. The couple has inked an exclusive overall deal with ViacomCBS and its MTV Entertainment Studios to develop scripted and unscripted fare via their Yoruba Saxon shingle. Under the pact, the pair of actors will work alongside 101 Studios as a production partner. The first project […]

David Oyelowo to Produce ‘The Rocketeer’ Reboot for Disney

David and Jessica Oyelowo are set to produce Walt Disney’s reboot of the 1991 action-adventure movie The Rocketeer. The sequel The Return of The Rocketeer will be produced by the Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon Productions banner, with David Oyelowo possibly taking a starring role. Ed Ricourt is penning the screenplay, with Brigham Taylor also producing along […]

David Oyelowo on ‘The Water Man’ and His 6-Year Journey to the Director’s Chair

Selma not only defined David Oyelowo’s career as an actor, but it also shaped him into the producer he is today. Even though he wasn’t actually credited as a producer on Selma, Oyelowo was instrumental in bringing Ava DuVernay’s film to the big screen after seven years of development. And once Selma‘s awards season run […]

Bono, Penelope Cruz, David Oyelowo and Kumail Nanjiani Lend Voices to Pro-Vaccine Animated Series ‘Pandemica’

Patrick Adams, Samuel Arnold, Connie Britton, Meg Donnelly, Danai Gurira, Nick Kroll, Laura Marano, Phoebe Robinson, Michael Sheen, Wanda Sykes and Calum Worthy round out the 'Pandemica' voice cast.

‘Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway’: Film Review

Rose Byrne and Domhnall Gleeson reunite with an animated James Corden in this CG sequel.

‘Chaos Walking’: Film Review

Daisy Ridley plays a colonist from Earth who crash-lands on a strange planet among a hostile all-male community, with Tom Holland as the good guy shepherding her to safety in Doug Liman's dystopian sci-fi movie.

HBO Max, BBC to Co-Produce ‘The Girl Before’ Limited Series

Based on J.P. Delaney's global best-seller, the four-part psychological thriller stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo.

Netflix, RLJE Films Nab David Oyelowo’s ‘The Water Man’

The family film stars Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson and Lonnie Chavis.

‘The Midnight Sky’: Film Review

George Clooney directs and heads the cast of Netflix's postapocalyptic sci-fi survival drama about the environmental collapse of Earth and new hope for humanity in space, 'The Midnight Sky,' also starring Felicity Jones.