British born star of Nigerian descent David Oyelowo – the star of best-picture nominee Selma is featured in the 21st annual Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue.
According to The Guardian, 38-year-oldOyelowowas born in Oxford and raised in south London, he moved with his parents at the age of six to Nigeria.
The issue also has a line up of Hollywood starts, they are:
Channing Tatum, star of Foxcatcher, which received five Oscar nominations including best director.
Amy Adams, four-time Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner for Big Eyes.
Reese Witherspoon, who is Oscar-nominated alongside her Wild co-star Laura Dern.
Eddie Redmayne, a best-actor nominee for his performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
Felicity Jones, a best-actress nominee for her performance as Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
Benedict Cumberbatch, a best-actor nominee for his performance as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game.
Sienna Miller, star of best-picture nominee American Sniper as well as Foxcatcher.
Miles Teller, star of best-picture nominee Whiplash.
Oscar Isaac, star of National Board of Review winner A Most Violent Year.
The issue is photographed byAnnie Leibovitzwho has photographed all but three of the Hollywood Issue covers since the first edition debuted, in 1995.
Oyelowois expected in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday 8th of February, alongside his actressCarmen Ejogo who also starred in ‘Selma’. Both will grace the red carpets of the Lagos Premiere of the award winning movie, at the Rock Cathedral, of House on the Rock church in Lekki Lagos. Click here for more details of the premiere.