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Joel Edgerton & Ruth Negga Step Out at 'Loving' Premiere in NYC

Ruth Negga looks gorgeous in a shimmering gown while at the premiere of her upcoming film Loving on Wednesday night (October 26) at Landmark Sunshine Theater in New York City.

The 34-year-old actress was joined at the event by her co-star Joel Edgerton as well as Lupita Nyong’o and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

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Ruth recently explained how she was inspired by her character in the film.

“Her quiet evolution was so touching to me. To have that kind of hope in an atmosphere of threat and fear,” she told Vogue.

FYI: Ruth is wearing a Rodarte dress. Joel is wearing Johnston & Murphy shoes.

10+ pictures inside of Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga at the premiere of Loving

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Lupita Nyong'o & Rosario Dawson Celebrate Kenzo x H&M

Lupita Nyong’o looks gorgeous while stepping out for the KENZO x H&M Launch Event held at Pier 36 on Wednesday evening (October 19) in New York City.

The 33-year-old Oscar winner was joined by Rosario Dawson, Chloe Sevigny, Soko, Sienna Miller, and Chance the Rapper.

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“Expressin’ myself. @hm @KENZO #KENZOxHM,” Lupita captioned a cute Instagram video of herself dancing, which you can watch below!

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20+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o, Rosario Dawson, and more at the Kenzo x H&M launch…More Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o Hopes 'Queen of Katwe' Motivates People to Change Their Communities

Lupita Nyong’o flashes a smile while heading out of a screening of her upcoming film Queen of Katwe on Monday (October 10) in London, England.

The 33-year-old actress recently opened up about the impact she hopes the film makes on viewers.

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“When you have that accessibilty to the story, when you have that empathy for a people and a place, hopefully it results in people being moved to do something in their own communities, or maybe even in Katwe,” she told TimesLive.

Lupita added, “That is the hope. But for a film on its own to make the difference we so seek in the world, is a lofty demand.”

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Lupita Nyong'o, Amy Adams, & More Cover Elle's Women in Hollywood Issue!

Eight amazing actresses are featured on the cover of Elle‘s Women in Hollywood issue, which is hitting newsstands on October 18.

Lupita Nyong’o, Amy Adams, Helen Mirren, Kathy Bates, Kristen Stewart, Felicity Jones, Aja Naomi King, and Anna Kendrick are the women receiving covers for the November 2016 issue.

Here is what the ladies shared with the mag:

Lupita on her success despite being told her skin was “too dark for African television”: “I grew up with a very limited mirror of myself. I watched a lot of TV, but the people on it were always light skinned. And now I have a platform that takes me into people’s houses and onto the pages of their magazines.”

Amy on spending the majority of her twenties trying to find her own voice: “I wasn’t working, and I wasn’t happy. I kept trying different acting techniques, like, I’d try to act like the actresses who were getting hired. I thought maybe then I’d get a job. I spent the majority of my twenties trying to figure out who I was and where I fit in, not just in Hollywood, but also in the world. It took me a long time to sort of find my own voice.”

Helen on being mostly surprised by her later-stage career: “I have no idea why. I think it’s a lucky combination of elements, not the least of which is that I happened to fall in love with an American [director Taylor Hackford] in my late thirties, the man who is now my husband. Even though I still think of myself as absolutely British, I was here in [Los Angeles], so I was visible.”

For more from the issue, visit Elle.com!

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Lupita Nyong'o & John Boyega Bring 'Star Wars' to 'Queen of Katwe' Screening

Lupita Nyong’o looks elegant as she poses on the red carpet at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival Virgin Atlantic Gala screening of Queen of Katwe held at Odeon Leicester Square on Sunday (October 9) in London, England.

The 33-year-old actress was joined by her Star Wars co-star John Boyega, Queen of Katwe co-star David Oyelowo, with wife Jessica, and director Mira Nair.

“@queenofkatwemovie London premiere with my #NaijaMen #DavidOyelowo & #JohnBoyega” Lupita captioned a photo on Instagram.

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Rosie Assoulin top and pants, Versace shoes, a Hunting Season bag, Rebecca de Ravenel earrings, and a Jennifer Fisher ring. Jessica is wearing a Talbot Runhof dress.

30+ pictures inside from the Queen of Katwe screening..More Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o Says 'Queen of Katwe' Is 'Uplifting, Heartwarming, & Often Funny'!

Lupita Nyong’o happily waves to photographers while making her way inside the Ed Sullivan Theater to make an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday (September 28) in New York City.

The 33-year-old actress talked about initially declining an invitation to the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where her wardrobe from 12 Years a Slave is on display, and promoted her latest film Queen of Katwe.

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“It’s really uplifting, heartwarming, and often funny,” Lupita expressed. Stephen agreed, adding, “I’m not going to give away the ending, but the ending is hopeful.”


Lupita Nyong’o – ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

FYI: Lupita is wearing Soebedar shoes and carrying a Hayward bag with her yellow coat.

15+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o making an appearance on The Late ShowMore Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o Slays Rap Verse as Her Alter Ego 'Troublemaker'

Lupita Nyong’o waves to photographers while making an appearance at Good Morning America on Monday (September 26) in New York City.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress is currently promoting her movie Queen of Katwe, which is in theaters now!

Lupita took to her Instagram account over the weekend to celebrate reaching three million followers by sharing a video of herself slaying a rap verse as her alter ego “Troublemaker.” The lyrics reflected her life and were rapped over Nas‘ song “N.Y. State of Mind.”

“Mexican born, Kenya running through my veins. Dark chocolate, plus I keep a sharp mane. Lancôme fresh-faced, looking tailor-made. Disney on the books, so you know I stay paid. Next stop Katwe, rocking out with David. Don’t do critics — if you’re hating, please save it,” Lupita rapped. Watch below!

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FYI: Lupita is wearing an Escada coat, a Kibonen dress, and carrying a Les Petits Joueurs bag.

20+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o at the morning show… More Here! »

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