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Michael K. Williams joins Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years a Slave

The Wire and Boardwalk Empire‘s Michael K. Williams has joined the cast of Steve McQueen‘s new movie Twelve Years a Slave, Deadline reports. Williams will play a “mutinous slave” in the adaptation of Solomon Northup’s 1853 novel. The pic marks McQueen’s follow up to Shame, and will star Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Dano, and Taran Killam. Discuss: […]

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Saturday Night Live star joins Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years A Slave

Oscar nominee Kristen Wiig recently abandoned her posting at Saturday Night Live with a big career in film ahead of her. The question now is: who will be the next big breakout star of SNL? A case could be made for Taran Killam, who has just signed on to Steve McQueen‘s new film Twelve Years A Slave, Deadline reports. […]

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Pitt joins Fassbender and Ejiofor in new Steve McQueen project

Brad Pitt is set to join Michael Fassbender and Chiwetel Ejiofor in Steve McQueen’s upcoming film Twelve Years A Slave. According to Screen Daily, Pitt’s company Plan B Entertainment will produce. Based on Solomon Northrup’s autobiography, the film tells of a black man who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced to be a slave for more than a […]

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