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Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star in two highly anticipated Disney films. The 41-year-old actor admits it feels “amazing” to be part of the Lion King reboot and is “quietly confident” that it is going to be “special.” He voices villainous lion Scar in the upcoming Disney remake, which features an all-star cast that includes Donald Glover as…

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Zain Asher Anchor CNN Columbia University, M.S. University of Oxford, B.A. Zain Asher is an anchor for CNN International based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. Asher has traveled the globe covering stories, including reporting from the field in Nigeria on the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants, and from Boston after…

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From all indications, it looks as though actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is on a roll and won’t slow down anytime soon. The British born actor is close to finalizing a deal to appear alongside his “12 Years A Slave” co-star Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s highly anticipated “Doctor Strange.” Despite the fact that he hasn’t signed on officially or even…

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With films like Fruitvale Station, The Butler and 12 Years a Slave, the past few years have been a turning point for black films and black filmmakers alike. Despite roles such as Chiwetel Ejiofor’s portrayal of Solomon Northup however, several outstanding black actors continue to shine under the radar. From the small screen to the…

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