Category Archives: Don Cheadle

Matt Damon: Zimbabwe Needs $2 Billion

On the behalf of Not On Our Watch, a celebrity human rights group that uses their “celebrity capital” to draw attention to the world’s suffering peoples, Matt Damon visit Zimbabwe refugee camps in Musina, South Africa while shooting The Human Factor – a film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Morgan Freeman – talked to Zimbabwean woman described been raped while pregnant during her journey to cross into South Africa from troubled Zimbabwe.

Jerome Delay / Associated Press

About 3,000,000 Zimbabweans have “fled economic collapse and dire humanitarian conditions at home“, and Damon told the Associated Press that he was “shocked and saddened” by the suffering of those talked to at the refugees camps. To read the full article about the remarkable strength of the Zimbabwean women, children and men, please visit USA Today.

The Human Factor is a film that takes a look at the life of Nelson Mandela after the fall of apartheid in South Africa during his first term as president when campaigned to host the 1995 Rugby World Cup event as an opportunity to unite his countrymen.

Matt Damon is repped by Patrick Whitesell @ Endeavor.

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Don Cheadle, Jonathan Rhys Meyers @ Toussaint

Danny Glover makes his directorial debut with Francois Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture biography film – Toussaint – starring Don Cheadle, Angela Bassett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mos Def.

Synopsis: Biography of Haitian rebel Toussaint L’Ouverture, who led an 18th century slave uprising and became the self-proclaimed governor of Haiti.

You can read an article on the making of Glover’s Toussaint film – here.

Glover is repped by Chris Hart @ International Creative Management, manager Jeff Morrone @ Jeff Morrone Management, publicist Michelle Bega @ Rogers & Cowan Public Relations, and attorney Bryan Wolf @ Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie, Stiffelman, Cook, Johnson, Lande & Wolf.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is repped by Sharon Sheinwold @ Endeavor.

Don Cheadle is repped by Jeremy Barber and David Guillod @ United Talent Agency.

George Clooney, Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt @ CCA

George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Sean Penn, Casey Affleck, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the Critics’ Choice Awards (CCA) ceremony in Santa Monica, California. The Golden Globes show is canceled due to the writer’s strike.

Frank Micelotta / Getty Images

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