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Biyi Bandele, Groundbreaking Nigerian Director of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, Dies at 54

Biyi Bandele, the pioneering Nigerian novelist, playwright and filmmaker who directed the 2013 adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandiwe Newton, has died. He was 54. Bandele died Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria, his daughter Temi Bandele announced on Facebook. No cause of death was given. “Biyi was […]

HBO’s ‘Westworld’ Season 4: TV Review

After two years away, it's back to the robotic future for Evan Rachel Wood, Thandiwe Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Aaron Paul and the rest of the 'Westworld' cast.

‘Westworld’ Season 4 Teaser Trailer Revealed

Westworld is, at last, ready to come back online. The long-awaited fourth season of HBO’s dystopian sci-fi drama now has a creepy teaser trailer and a premiere date. Below is a first look at the lavish-looking new season, with a trailer set to Lou Reed’s classic “Perfect Day,” and some footage that suggests there might […]

Thandiwe Newton Exits ‘Magic Mike’s Last Dance’

Thandiwe Newton is leaving Magic Mike’s Last Dance, with Salma Hayek taking over her role in the Warner Bros. film. Production had recently begun in London. “Thandiwe Newton has made the difficult decision to step away from the production of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Magic Mike’s Last Dance to deal with family matters,” a Warners spokesperson […]

Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton in Amazon’s ‘All the Old Knives’: Film Review

Janus Metz directs this romantic espionage thriller about a former couple at the center of a CIA investigation, also featuring Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Pryce.

Chris Pine on Spy Thriller ‘All the Old Knives’: “The Heart of It Is This Love Story”

According to star and executive producer Chris Pine, All the Old Knives is more than just another spy-thriller.  “Certainly it’s about a spy, but it’s really more about a man who’s madly in love with a woman who gets wrapped up in a shitty situation,” Pine said about the film. “Really, for me, the heart […]

Thandiwe Newton in ‘God’s Country’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

The Emmy award-winning actress stars in Julian Higgins’ thriller about a college professor’s escalating feud with two hunters.

Anne Rice, Author and Screenwriter of ‘Interview With the Vampire,’ Dies at 80

Anne Rice, the famed New Orleans author whose sensational debut novel, 'Interview With the Vampire,' sent her down a supernatural path writing about blood-suckers, witches and werewolves, has died. She was xx.

‘President’ Director Camilla Nielsson and EP Thandiwe Newton Reflect on State of Zimbabwe Democracy

President, the documentary from filmmaker Camilla Nielsson, offers a gripping and unprecedented front seat to recent history — as well as dire warnings about what lies ahead. The incidents it chronicles likely sound familiar to American viewers. A young and progressive political upstart runs on a message of hope. A national election faces allegations of […]

Thandiwe Newton in Talks to Join Channing Tatum in ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel (Exclusive)

Westworld star Thandiwe Newton is in negotiations to join Channing Tatum in Magic Mike’s Last Dance, the third installment of the twerk-filled hit Warner Bros. movie series. Steven Soderbergh is returning to the director’s chair for Last Dance after having skipped the 2015 installment, Magic Mike XXL. Reid Carolin, who was behind the screenplays for […]

Thandiwe Newton Reveals Her ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Character Wasn’t Supposed to Die

Thandiwe Newton is disappointed about her character’s death in Solo: A Star Wars Story, but it’s not because she wants to come back to the popular intergalactic franchise. The Westworld and Reminiscence star told Inverse that her character was actually scripted to live in the 2018 Han Solo stand-alone, which underwent a director change and […]

Lisa Joy Reflects on Almost Pitching ‘Reminiscence’ Under Male Pseudonym So “People Might Take Me More Seriously”

Lisa Joy is now a renowned sci-fi writer as co-creator of Westworld, but as a woman tackling the white-male-dominated genre, it wasn’t always that way. Joy recently told the U.K.’s The Independent that she considered pitching Reminiscence — the Warner Bros. Hugh Jackman-starrer she wrote and directed — under a male pseudonym, thinking it would […]