David Oyelowo, a classically trained stage actor who is working successfully and simultaneously in film, television and theater, has quickly become one of Hollywoods most sought-after talents. He graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), and received the Scholarship for Excellence from Nicholas Hytner in 1998. David received critical acclaim for his portrayal Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 2014 film Selma. He was nominated for a Golden Globe and won an NAACP Image Award for his role. The film also scored a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture. David also earned an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination for his starring role in the HBO drama Nightingale and was recently seen in A Most Violent Year, Interstellar and Lee Daniels The Butler. David received numerous accolades for the recent independent film, The Middle of Nowhere, which screened to rave reviews. David received nominations for Best Supporting Actor for the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards and the 44th Annual NAACP. He also was seen in Steven Spielbergs critically acclaimed drama Lincoln, which led the 2013 Oscar race with a total of 12 nominations, including Best Picture. Additional film credits include Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the Academy Award-nominated drama The Help, 96 Minutes, Default, The Last King of Scotland, Who Do You Love, A Sound of Thunder, Derailed, The Best Man and the acclaimed BBC2 film Shoot the Messenger. Oyelowo first impressed audiences on the stage when he starred in The Suppliants at the Gate Theatre playing King Palasgus, for which he received the Ian Charleson award commendation. Following this he played the title role of Henry VI, becoming the first black actor to play an English king for the Royal Shakespeare Company. The role won him The Ian Charleson Award and an Evening Standard award nomination. Other theatre credits include an acclaimed performance in Richard Beans The God Botherers at the Bush Theatre and the title role in the off-Broadway production of Prometheus Bound, for which David received rave reviews..
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking David Oyelowo.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like David Oyelowo, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking David Oyelowo or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
David Oyelowo's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking David Oyelowo for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book David Oyelowo, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing David Oyelowo. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the David Oyelowo booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book David Oyelowo for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final David Oyelowo booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will David Oyelowo charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book David Oyelowo for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the David Oyelowo agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book David Oyelowo, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the David Oyelowo booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for David Oyelowo, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.