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4 Feb, 2014

Essence Cover

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winfreyWinfrey, Whitaker, Jordan, and Ejiofor appear on the cover of Essence magazine to discuss their upcoming movies, The Help and 12 Years A Slave. Winfrey on being sexy:

I don’t think of myself as being sexy and I’m not even sure how one is sexy.

Ejiofor on his role:

Even though there were emotional moments to shoot, overall I think every member of the cast and crew was there for one reason: They felt it was a tale that deserved to be told.

13 Feb, 2014

Tavis Smiley interview

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Ejiofor discusses his career and role in the film, 12 Years a Slave, in this interview for PBS.

It’s been an incredible journey with this film. I really – I think it’s just a film we’re all so deeply proud of, and we were just deeply passionate about making. It’s been incredible, the way it’s been received. So I’m kind of thrilled about it.

10 Jul, 2014

Emmy nomination

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Ejiofor is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Louis Lester on Dancing on the Edge.

I am delighted to be recognized by the Emmys for a role in a project that I am incredibly proud of. Working with Stephen Poliakoff and this amazing ensemble cast and getting to play such an extraordinary character was a tremendous experience.

2014 Emmy Nominations Announced