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American Sniper

American Sniper: Last year, Bradley Cooper starred in American Sniper, which came under fire because of a brief moment featuring an artificial baby. Now the actor can laugh about the scene and the furor it raised. In an appearance on the talk show Ellen, he admitted he “couldn’t believe that we were working with a plastic baby…I was just, like… Continue reading Movie News: Bradley Cooper Jokes About Fake 'American Sniper' Baby; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo Head Off-Broadway in 'Othello'


David Oyelowo, acclaimed for his stirring performance as Dr. Martin Luther King in last year’s Selma, will be the first black actor to portray James Bond. He has accepted an invitation from the estate of writer Ian Fleming, the creator of the British secret agent, to voice Bond and other characters in an audiobook recording of Trigger Mortis, a new novel… Continue reading David Oyelowo Will Be the First Black James Bond...Kind Of

November 17, 2011

Now filming in Virginia, Steven Spielberg has added another cast member to the extensive ensemble that is his Lincoln. Deadline is reporting that David Oyelowo has joined the project as a cavalryman.

Based on the best-selling book, “Team of Rivals,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin (who also adapted the script with Tony Kushner), the story focuses on the life of