Worked With:

Marton Csokas


Chiwetel Ejiofor


Jimmy Fallon


Conan O'Brien


Cillian Murphy


Tyler Perry


Hayden Christensen


Janet Jackson


John Cusack


Julianna Margulies


Josh Brolin


Simon Pegg

Thandie Newton News





Hyper-Masculine Action Films Are Violent, Ridiculous & So Much Fun

April 15th, 2009 12:52pm EDT
Fast & Furious
According to Hollywood and its demographic cinema box office soothsayers, the only people who have the ability to purchase tickets to and actively watch an action film are men and teenage boys. They believe that women, for the most part, cannot watch these films - unless their boyfriends, husbands, male friends, etc. have explicitly gave them entrance to the theater or made the magical DVD player start the film.

Either way, it is assumed that men are the ones with the keys to the magic that is "boom and vroom." Hollywood types with these lofty gendered assumptions are most definite...
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Check Out 'RocknRolla,' On DVD Jan. 27

January 25th, 2009 7:24am EST
Rocknrolla
"I own this town." But owning is getting expensive for old-school London gangster Lenny Cole (Tom Wilkinson). A wealthier foreign mob is moving in with a riverfront property swindle. A small-timer (Gerard Butler) and his crew think they can play both sides and become big time.

Now add a hard-as-ice accountant (Thandie Newton), a rocker playing dead to boost sales, wannabe music moguls (Jeremy Piven and Chris Bridges), a missing painting and a mad mosh of money and muscle, and you've got a real RocknRolla.

From Guy Ritchie (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch) comes a ...
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Celebrity Fashion Review: Fall Awakening and Sleepers

October 17th, 2008 3:49pm EDT
Thandie Newton
Chilly months are closely approaching, but regardless of this fact, some Hollywood starlets still manage to put their best red-carpet looks forward for that perfect step and repeat photo opportunity. While others, unfortunately, never fail to disappoint us.

Fall Awakening

Dashing Thandie is how we should refer to actress Thandie Newton. This beauty always looks amazing in anything she dons. At the New York City premiere of the movie "W" held at The Ziegfeld Theater on October 14, she took her 'wow' appeal to another level. Sporting a gorgeous one shoulder black dress with ruffle...
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Josh Brolin, Others Arrested In Bar Brawl

July 13th, 2008 9:00am EDT
Josh Brolin
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Actors Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright, along with members of a crew filming an Oliver Stone movie, were arrested during a bar fight Saturday morning, police said.

Shreveport police Sgt. Willie Lewis said Brolin, Wright and five others were arrested just after 2 a.m. at a club called the Stray Cat bar.

A call to deal with a rowdy patron drew interference from other patrons, Lewis said.

The Times of Shreveport reported that Brolin was booked and posted $334 cash bond to be released. Police could not say Saturday night whether he or the others had been rel...
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Celebrity Fashion Review: Some Stars Are Good Candy, Others Are Bad

April 7th, 2008 12:34pm EDT
Renee Zellweger
Reviewing celebrity fashion is like being in a candy store. You have your good candy and your bad candy. Good candy like Jolly Ranchers, Starburst and M&M's (with peanuts, of course) makes your mouth water and leaves you wanting more. Bad candy such as jawbreakers could make you crack a tooth, and sour candy makes you feel like your tongue might explode. Check out this week's fashionably good and fashionably bad candy:

Good Candy

At the Los Angeles premiere of her movie "Run Fatboy Run" on March 24, Thandie Newton was a vision to behold sporting a beautiful fuchsia colored dres...
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 6

November 6th, 2007 3:00am EST
Thandie Newton
Happy Birthday to hoops star Lamar Odom (1979), Zambian actress Thandie Newton (1972), actor Ethan Hawke (1970), actress Lori Singer (1957), Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (1949), Eagle Glenn Frey (1948), actress Sally Field (1946), director Mike Nichols (1931), baseball player Walter Johnson (1887), and patriotic composer John Philip Sousa (1854).
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Opening February 9: Norbit

February 6th, 2007 10:14am EST
Norbit
A meek and lovable milquetoast married to an overbearing, overweight tyrant finds his life turned upside down when he meets the woman of his dreams in this romantic comedy starring Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Eddie Griffin. His entire life, Norbit (Murphy) has been picked on and put down, and after being bullied into marrying the most obnoxious woman in town. Continue Summary

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Starz Invites You To Pursue 'Happyness’ With A Night Of Will Smith On Thursday, Dec. 14

December 11th, 2006 11:27am EST
Will Smith
Join Starz for a "Stars on Starz" showcase of Will Smith films Thursday, Dec. 14 in celebration of the theatrical release of his upcoming father-son drama The Pursuit of Happyness, in theaters starting Dec. 15. The night begins with "On the Set: The Pursuit of Happyness" at 8:45 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by Hitch at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) and Enemy of the State at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). An exclusive clip from The Pursuit of Happyness will also premiere during the night.

"On the Set: The Pursuit of Happyness" provides viewers with a unique behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie featuring inte...
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Katt Williams Releases "The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1" DVD

November 8th, 2006 11:54am EST
Katt Williams
Known just as much for his permed hair as he is for his animated performances and quick wit, comedian Katt Williams has been making his mark in Hollywood for over 10 years. Beginning his career at an age when most teenagers are seeking their drivers license, the young comic quickly discovered that he had a gift for making people laugh. Inspired by the likes of great humorists such as Richard Pryor, Don Knotts, Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Thomas Marshall, Jeff Foxworthy, Whoopi Goldberg and Dave Chappelle, whom he calls the Malcolm X of comedy, Katt Williams entertaining standup...
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 6

November 6th, 2006 3:00am EST
Thandie Newton
Happy Birthday to hoops star Lamar Odom (1979), Zambian actress Thandie Newton (1972), actor Ethan Hawke (1970), actress Lori Singer (1957), Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (1949), Eagle Glenn Frey (1948), actress Sally Field (1946), director Mike Nichols (1931), baseball player Walter Johnson (1887), and patriotic composer John Philip Sousa (1854).
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Columbia Pictures Launches "The Pursuit Of Happyness 'Pursue It' The Ultimate Internship Contest"

October 22nd, 2006 11:00am EDT
The Pursuit of Happyness
-Eight Winners To Be Offered Once-In-A-Lifetime Career Opportunity With Gap Inc., The Hollywood Reporter, Morgan Stanley, NBC, the National Football League (NFL), PEOPLE Magazine, Playstation & Yahoo

-Contest Winners to Attend Hollywood Premiere of Will Smith's The Pursuit of Happyness

Columbia Pictures announced today it is partnering with eight of the world's leading companies to offer "The Pursuit of Happyness 'Pursue It' The Ultimate Internship Contest," in which contestants will compete for dream internships at Gap Inc., The Hollywood Reporter, Morgan Stanley, NBC, the National ...
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American Gwyneth Paltrow Is Britain's Best-Dressed Woman

April 10th, 2006 9:35am EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow has been voted Britain's best-dressed woman - despite being American. The pregnant actress, who now resides in London with husband Chris Martin and daughter Apple, beat supermodel Kate Moss and actress Thandie Newton in the annual poll in Harper's Bazaar magazine.

According to Harper's fashion features editor, Sara Buys, Gwyneth's style has improved since she set up home in the British capital. She said: "With her Grace Kelly high glamor, Gwyneth used to embody the idea of the quintessential East Coast, privileged, all-American girl.

"Since she started living in th...
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King Kong Set to Sweep Empires

March 2nd, 2006 10:08am EST
Crash
King Kong is set to sweep the board at this year's Empire awards - after receiving five nominations. After being snubbed by the Oscars, the Golden Globes and the Bafta's, the remake of the 1933 monster movie has been nominated for a host of top honors, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor. 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Crash', and 'Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit' also faired well with four nominations each.

The Best Actor category will be a fight between Matt Dillon for his performance in 'Crash', 'Batman Begins' star Christian Bale, 'Johnny Depp' for his portr...
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Casino Royale Villain Picked, Thandie Newton Not Picked as Bond Girl

February 17th, 2006 9:52am EST
Thandie Newton
An unknown actor is to play the villain in the new Bond movie. Mads Mikkelsen, from Denmark, will play Le Chiffre in the 21st James Bond film, 'Casino Royale'. And despite reports claiming 'Crash' star Thandie Newton has been cast as a Bond girl, the film's director, Martin Campbell, says he hasn't decided who'll get the coveted role.

At a press conference in the Czech Republic he did reveal the choice is now down to "two or three" but said: "You'll just have to wait to find out." French actress Eva Green is said to be the favourite to land the part. According to reports, Green is up a...
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Thandie Newton To Play Vesper Lynd in 'Casino Royale'

January 26th, 2006 9:21am EST
Thandie Newton in Crash
Thandie Newton has been named as the next Bond girl. The raven-haired beauty will star opposite new 007 Daniel Craig - who was said to be "very impressed" with her audition - in 'Casino Royale.' The Crash star will play sexy spy Vesper Lynd in the movie, according to a report in Britain's The Sun newspaper.

Several leading actresses, including Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron, had been wanted by bosses to star opposite Craig but all reportedly turned down the role. Earlier this month, it was reported that producers had narrowed down their search to just four actresses.

Rachel St...
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Actresses Vie to Be Next Bond Girl

January 19th, 2006 9:26am EST
Rose Byrne
Four actresses are reportedly battling it out to be the next Bond girl in new movie 'Casino Royale.' Rachel Stirling, the daughter of former Bond girl Diana Rigg, is one of the screen beauties said to be on the shortlist. Stirling is up against Crash actress Thandi Newton, Australian actress Rose Bryne - who romped with Brad Pitt in Troy - and American Vera Farmiga.

A source is quoted in Britain's The Sun newspaper as saying: "Producers want to get the casting right so have left it really late."

Meanwhile, new Bond Daniel Craig is struggling to overcome his biggest fear to play th...
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Bond Girl Update: Thandie Newton?

January 16th, 2006 2:01pm EST
Thandie Newton in Crash
Screen siren Thandie Newton is hotly tipped to be the next Bond girl in forthcoming 007 movie Casino Royale.

New James Bond Daniel Craig was "deeply impressed" by the 32-year-old's screen test, in which she had to enact a raunchy bedroom scene with the British hunk.

A movie insider says, "Thandie is a natural Bond girl. She's feisty but sexy - the perfect combination."
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 6

November 6th, 2005 3:00am EST
Ethan Hawke
Happy Birthday to hoops star Lamar Odom (1979), Zambian actress Thandie Newton (1972), actor Ethan Hawke (1970), actress Lori Singer (1957), Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (1949), Eagle Glenn Frey (1948), actress Sally Field (1946), director Mike Nichols (1931), baseball player Walter Johnson (1887), and patriotic composer John Philip Sousa (1854).
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IFP Announces Gotham Award Nominees

October 27th, 2005 11:43am EDT
Capote
The Independent Film Project (IFP) just announced the nominations for the 15th Annual Gotham Awards. Winners will be awarded at the ceremony on Nov. 30 in New York City. The nominees were selected by three separate nominating committees composed of critics and film programmers. Nominees for “Best Feature” are Brokeback Mountain, Capote, A History of Violence, Keane, and Me and You and Everyone We Know.

The annual Gotham Awards celebrate the authentic voices behind and in front of the camera in films made this year. By recognizing that the best films come from a place that is more fir...
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