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FIRST LOOK: Ava DuVernay's MLK Biopic 'Selma' Headed for Awards Season

When Paramount Pictures and Pathé announced earlier this month that "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Martin Luther King, Jr. film would be released on Christmas Day, they set award prognosticating tongues wagging.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 30, 2014 10:22 AM
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Watch: THR's First Ever Breakthrough Performances Round Table, with Adele Exarchopoulos, Barkhad Abdi, Greta Gerwig and More

The Hollywood Reporter round table series continues with its first ever Breakthrough Performance panel. They assembled newcomers Barkhad Abdi ("Captain Phillips") and Adele Exarchopoulos ("Blue Is the Warmest Color"), along with more seasoned actors who had a breakout year, including Greta Gerwig ("Frances Ha"), Kathryn Hahn ("Afternoon Delight"), David Oyelowo ("Lee Daniels' The Butler") and Olivia Wilde ("Drinking Buddies"). Quote highlights and full video, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 2, 2013 12:33 PM
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Casting Watch: Kate Mara and David Oyelowo On Board for 'Captive'

David Oyelowo and Kate Mara are set to star in thriller "Captive," based on the bestselling novel "An Unlikely Angel" by Ashley Smith. It will be helmed by longtime TV director Jerry Jameson.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 16, 2013 11:57 AM
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