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Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
Maison Lancome Has Announced Alma Jodorowsky as New Brand Ambassadress
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Alma Jodorowsky is a typically Parisian paradox. A charming and unexpected blend of traits that wouldn't go hand in hand so naturally anywhere else. Reserved at first glance, doubtless from a desire to remain discreet, but also so as not to impose herself, an expression of gentleness. And then a laugh generous, warm, light-hearted, deeply sincere. A way of keeping her distance, but not without generosity and openness towards others, quite the opposite. A type of nonchalance, too, but combined with an immediate presence. Style!

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Resumes Filming after Harrison Ford Breaks Leg
by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, filming has resumed on STAR WARS: Episode VII, after being delayed due to Harrison Ford's broken leg. After the Hans Solo actor broke his leg on set at Pinewood Studios in the U.K. in June, production continued with other scenes before having to shut down for a few weeks so that he could recuporate. Sources report that Ford was injured while filming a scene involving the Millennium Falcon, his famed spacecraft. EPISODE VII is set 30 years after EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI.

Original STAR WARS Villain to Appear in STAR WARS VII and VIII
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

In addition to the new villains who will be featured in Disney's upcoming STAR WARS films, STAR WARS VII and VIII, the original STAR WARS villain will make a return appearance. According to Latino-Review.com, the apparently not deceased Emperor Palpatine will be in the newest STAR WARS films. No word yet who will play the Emperor, but it will not be the original actor, Ian Mcdiarmid.

Bill Murray to Lend Voice to 'Baloo' in Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Veteran actor Bill Murray has joined the cast of Disney's The Jungle Book as the voice of Baloo.

Warner Bros Sets THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS Release for 2016; Andy Serkis to Direct
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Warner Bros. announced today that their upcoming adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's THE JUNGLE BOOK will hit the big screen on October 21, 2016, helmed by Andy Serkis. It's titled THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS.

Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito Join Cast of Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Two more actors are on board as the voice cast for Disney's The Jungle Book takes shape. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will take on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes

Photo Coverage: Mark Hamill Debuts Luke Skywalker Look from STAR WARS: EPISODE VII
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2014

Despite the air-tight security surrounding STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, Mark Hamill took a break from shooting to attend the premiere of Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY - inadvertently giving viewers a first glimpse at Luke Skywalker's look in J.J. Abrams' upcoming film. Check out photos from the premiere below!

Details Revealed for John Boyega's STAR WARS Character
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Badass Digest shares details about the character that actor John Boyega will portray in the film.

Newcomer Neel Sethi Cast as 'Mowgli' in Jon Favreau's Live-Action JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Disney announced today that after a slew of auditions, newcomer Neel Sethi has landed the lead role of 'Mowgli' in the director's upcoming live-action adaptation The Jungle Book, according to Deadline. Directed by Favreau from a script by Justin Marks, The Jungle Book combines live action and animated filmmaking.

The Academy Invites Robert & Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Charles Strouse & 268 Other New Members
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.

Liam Neeson Stars in NON-STOP, Coming to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Global action star Liam Neeson (the Taken series, Unknown) is a U.S. air marshal fighting to save a plane full of passengers trapped aboard a plane 40,000 feet in the air in the explosive, high-octane action adventure Non-Stop.

Lupita Nyong'o to Star in, Produce Film Adaptation of AMERICANAH
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

According to Deadline, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o has signed on to star in and executive produce the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel AMERICANAH.

Photo Flash: Philanthropist & Jewelry Designer Joan Hornig Receives NECO Ellis Island Medal of Honor for Humanitarian Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014, jewelry designer and philanthropist Joan Hornig, five time Heavyweight Champion of the World Evander Holyfield, hit reality series So You Think You Can Dance creator & celebrity judge Nigel Lythgoe, FOX Business Network Anchor and Global Markets Editor Maria Bartiromo, U.S. Representative Ed Royce, Fashion Designer Elie Tahari, Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr. Commander - U.S. Pacific Fleet, Secretary of State Senior Advisor and Former United States Ambassador to Italy David Thorne, National Guard Bureau Chief, General Frank J. Grass, USA, TV host and humanitarian Yue-Sai Kan, Grucci Fireworks, Felix Grucci, Tim Zagat, co-Founder, co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Zagat Survey and more than 100 other distinguished Americans gathered to receive the Ellis Island Medals of Honor. Scroll down for photos from the event!

MUST WATCH VIDEO: RIHANNA Accepts Fashion Icon of the Year Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center.

The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards Winners and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Film director and screenwriter John Waters was the host for the evening. For the thirteenth year in a row, the evening was generously underwritten by Swarovski.

BREAKING: Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o & More Join Cast of STAR WARS: EPISODE VII
by Movies News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Lupita Nyong'o has signed on to star in the highly anticipated upcoming installment of STAR WARS: EPISODE VII.

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Bay Street Theatre presents the World Premiere of CONVICTION (Today, May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.

Beyonce Tops Nominees for 2014 BET Awards; Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

BET Networks has announced the nominations for the "BET Awards" 2014. Nominations were announced in 20 categories

Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda Release 'WHOSE SHOES ARE YOU WEARING?' Today
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong'o's rise to fame, 'Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be' (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; today, May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.

Photo Coverage: Best Dressed at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

The White House Correspondents' Association just held its Centennial dinner on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Founded in 1914 to represent the White House press corps, the association marks its centennial this year. It works to maintain independent news media coverage of the president, advocating for access, handling logistics for pools of reporters who stay close to the president and those who travel with him, and providing scholarships to journalism students.

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