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Watch: New Trailer For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Starring Oscar Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 7, 2014 2:06 PM
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He may not have taken home an Oscar on Sunday night, but hopefully his performance in "12 Years A Slave" made it clear that any time Chiwetel Ejiofor is on the screen, he's a must watch presence. And coming this spring is another movie which will give folks a chance to check out his range.

Watch: Promo Reel For TIFF Flick 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton Plus New Pics

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 23, 2013 2:50 PM
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There's going to be a lot of Chiwetel Ejiofor coming your way by the end of the year. Next month he'll star in the drama "Savannah" opposite Jim Caviezel which opens in limited release, and of course he's the lead in the Oscar touted "12 Years A Slave" which is headed to TIFF. But the actor has another film coming to Toronto as well, and instead of more images, a full length trailer has arrived.

Watch: First Clip From 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton

  • By Kieran McMahon
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  • April 13, 2013 10:01 AM
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Timed to coincide with the forthcoming release of "Americanah," the third novel from heavy-hitting Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the first look at the adaptation of her prize-winning second novel "Half of a Yellow Sun" has arrived, and a handsome fellow it is too.

First Look At Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton In 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • July 30, 2012 1:23 PM
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You don’t hear of many British-Nigerian co-productions, but judging by the talent involved in the one that’s currently making its way to screens then we’d argue the two filmmaking nations should join forces more often. The British Film Institute and a Nigerian private equity firm have combined to bring the bestselling (and Orange Prize for Fiction-winning) novel “Half of a Yellow Sun” to the screen and assembled a pretty impressive cast in doing so. Dominic Cooper, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Game of Thrones” star Joseph Mawle and “Attack the Block” breakout actor John Boyega are all involved, and they even snagged themselves a Disney Princess in the form of Anika Noni Rose (“The Princess and the Frog”).

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dominic Cooper & Thandie Newton To Star In Adaptation Of Bestseller 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 25, 2012 9:22 AM
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It's not been documented much abroad, but Nigeria has one of the most vibrant, active film scenes in the world; over the last couple of decades, it's overtaken the United States to become the nation that produces the second largest quantities of film per year, behind only India. And while the films and stars of "Nollywood," as it's nicknamed, haven't yet crossed over to the Western mainstream, it's surely only a matter of time before their influence becomes felt. And now, it's been announced that Nigerian backers are teaming with British producers for a star-laden adaptation of a novel that tells a key part of the nation's history.

Thandie Newton Is The Other Woman In Tyler Perry's 'Good Deeds'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 6, 2011 4:01 AM
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Tyler Perry has found his love interest for his next movie that doesn't involve Madea, with Thandie Newton reteaming with the "For Colored Girls" writer/actor/director/producer in his latest effort, "Good Deeds."

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