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BAFTAs 2021 - Every Look from the Red Carpet!

The 2021 BAFTA Awards are in full swing!

The annual celebration of film and television, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, is happening at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (April 11) in London, United Kingdom.

There are already a bunch of stars in attendance (in person!) at the ceremony. Big nominees this year include Nomadland, which is nominated for a whopping seven awards this year including best film, best director, adapted screenplay, leading actress, cinematography, editing and sound.

Check out all of the BAFTAs nominees this year!

We’ll be updating this post throughout the night with all the looks from the red carpet. Stay tuned!

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Cynthia Erivo Is Teasing What Her Blue Fairy Role Will Be Like in 'Pinocchio'

Cynthia Erivo is teasing a few details about her Blue Fairy role in the upcoming live-action film, Pinocchio.

The -year-old Genius: Aretha actress opened up in her with Variety‘s “Just for Variety” podcast interview about the creative freedom she has for the vision of Blue Fairy.

“You might be right, you know. They really have given me carte blanche,” she told Marc Mankin. “[However, there is] a creative idea which is really, really beautiful. I don’t want to spoil it but it’s really lovely.”

Cynthia and her “hair and makeup team going over it. Terrell [Mullin], my makeup artist, is making eyelashes currently. I know that already it’s a different aesthetic, because it’s me — this bald-headed Black girl.”

While Cynthia is remaining mum on the movie and her character right now, she is excited to be joining other Black celebrities in iconic Disney roles.

“I’m really excited about it,” she says. “We don’t have very many Black fairies. I’m very proud to be joining the ranks with Yara Shahidi [playing Tinker Bell in Peter Pan] and I’m very proud we’re getting to join the ranks of Disney with Halle Bailey, who’s playing the Little Mermaid. It’s kind of awesome.”

Here’s who else will be part of the cast of Pinocchio

Cynthia Erivo Dishes On Playing Aretha Franklin The Same Time as Jennifer Hudson

Cynthia Erivo is opening up about playing Aretha Franklin in a new interview, and also chatting about pal Jennifer Hudson playing the legendary singer in a different project.

“I felt like I had a responsibility to try and tell the story as fully and as truthfully and as honestly as it possibly could,” the 34-year-old actress and singer shared during an appearance on Daily Pop.

Cynthia will star on Genius as the singer, which focuses on Aretha‘s career as it skyrocketed in the 1960s and 1970s.

She called the role “daunting, yes. But also, really exciting.”

Cynthia also dished on what it’s been to star as Aretha on the small screen at the same time as Jennifer, who will play the singer in Respect.

“I’m greedy. So, any Aretha I can get, I’m getting,” she says, and adds that she wants “to hear Aretha coming out of Jennifer’s mouth. Those two have a really special relationship.”

She continued, “It’s something that we as Black women barely get so, to have her celebrated like this is so cool.”

Genius is set to premiere on National Geographic in four parts starting on Sunday, March 21 @ 9/8c. Check out the final trailer for the series here…

Here’s what Cynthia‘s next project will be…

Cynthia Erivo Stuns in Vera Wang For Critics Choice Awards 2021

Cynthia Erivo stuns in a gorgeous gown for the 2021 Critics Choice Awards, airing on Sunday (March 7).

The 34-year-old actress wore a stunning Vera Wang dress with Tiffany & Co. jewelry for the virtual ceremony, and was styled by Jason Bolden.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia was up for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in The Outsider, along with Gillian Anderson, Julia Garner, Janet McTeer, Wunmi Mosaku and Rhea Seehorn.

The honor was won by Gillian for The Crown. Watch out for the full winners list soon!

Tune in NOW to watch the 2021 Critics Choice Awards, hosted by Taye Diggs, on The CW!

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Cynthia Erivo & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Join Disney's 'Pinocchio' as Blue Fairy & Jiminy Cricket!

The cast of Disney’s live-action Pinocchio is coming together!

A few stars joined the cast today including Cynthia Erivo as the Blue Fairy and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jiminy Cricket!

Also announced today, according to THR, are Benjamin Evan Ainsworth as the voice of Pinocchio, and Keegan-Michael Key as the voice of Honest John, and Lorraine Bracco as the voice of Sofia the Seagull, a new character.

Tom Hanks will be portraying the role of Geppetto. The movie is set to begin production this month and will debut at a later date on Disney+.

This Pinocchio project is not to be confused with a completely separate Pinocchio project in the works that has a totally different (yet still star-studded) cast!

Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Alison Brie & Merritt Weaver to Star in Apple TV Series 'Roar'!

Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Alison Brie and Merritt Weaver are about to be castmates.

The four stars will appear in a new anthology series from Apple from the creators of Glow, Variety reported Tuesday (March 2).

“The anthology is described as a series of darkly comic feminist fables. It is based on Cecilia Ahern’s book of short stories of the same name. Apple has ordered eight half-hour episodes,” the outlet reported.

It’s the first show to come out of Glow creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch‘s new overall deal with Apple, and they will serve as showrunners and executive producers.

Nicole Kidman recently opened up about playing Lucille Ball in the upcoming film Being the Ricardos after her casting caused public outcry on social media. Here’s what she said!

Cynthia Erivo Lights Up Golden Globes 2021 in Lime Green!

Cynthia Erivo lights up the red carpet while arriving for the 2021 Golden Globes held at The Beverly Hilton on Sunday (February 28) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The -year-old Genius: Aretha star wore a bright green Valentino Couture gown with a Maria Tash nose ring, and Wempe earrings for the annual show tonight.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia is one of the presenters at the ceremony tonight, amongst many others like Ava DuVernay, Annie Mumolo, Sandra Oh, Sarah Paulson, Rosie Perez and Joaquin Phoenix.

If you’ve missed them, check out even more presenters on the red carpet here!

The 2021 Golden Globes, hosted bi-coastally by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, air tonight @ 8/7c on NBC.

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