Keira Knightley roots for Chiwetel Ejiofor for an Oscar
Keira Knightley roots for Chiwetel Ejiofor
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 02:30:58 GMT
Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is Keira Knightley’s favourite to win the Best Actor award at the coming Oscars.
Actress is hoping that her " Keira Knightley " co-star Love Actually will win the best actor in a leading role category at the 86th Academy Awards for his performance as Solomon Northup in the movie " Chiwetel Ejiofor ".
12 Years A Slave
Ejiofor is up against , Matthew McConaughey , Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale .
"I loved '12 Years A Slave' so that would be my favourite. I worked with Chiwetel and he is such a phenomenal actor. He is one of the actor's actors. So I think it is wonderful that he is getting the recognition that he's deserved for such a long time," Knightley said in a statement.
Trailer: '12 Years A Slave' looks a moving tale
Set in the 1900s "12 Years A Slave", directed by Steve McQueen, is the story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, who is abducted and sold into slavery.
"12 Years A Slave" will hit the screen in India Friday.
(Photo: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Keira Knightley from ‘Love Actually’)
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