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Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
Nigerian-British actor, David Oyelowo, is currently in mourning as his father has died of colon cancer.

David Oyelowo’s father dies of colon cancer

The Selma actor took to his verified Instagram page to announce the death of his father. Eulogizing his father, the actor simply said, “My brothers and I knew him as our protector, guardian, hero, encourager and our lovely Daddy.”
At a virtual session with the New York Film Academy (NYFA), renowned filmmaker Femi Odugbemi talked about the film industry in Nigeria and how it needs to foreshadow the future by creating new heroes.

Femi Odugbemi: Nollywood needs heroes

At a virtual session with the New York Film Academy (NYFA), renowned filmmaker Femi Odugbemi talked about the film industry in Nigeria and how it needs to foreshadow the future by creating new heroes.
An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15, Ugandan media report. Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Uganda’s Queen of Katwe star dies aged 15

An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15, Ugandan media report.
Lupita Nyong’o

Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o confirms screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah

Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong’o has confirmed the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s acclaimed novel, ‘Americanah’.
David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo: My dad discouraged me from acting

David Oyelowo, Nigerian-British actor, says his father dissuaded him from acting when he was starting out in the movie industry.

David Oyelowo grants scholarship to survivors of Boko Haram insurgency

David Oyelowo will fund the education of five Nigerian girls who survived the Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east.

David Oyelowo to feature in Disney movie by ‘Moonlight’ writer

British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo will be featuring in a Disney live-action musical written by ‘Moonlight’ playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney.

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