PEOPLE Magazine: Oscars 2014, the Contenders
↳Chiwetel Ejiofor (Best Actor Nominee, 12 Years a Slave)
Key to my performance: Solomon’s biography. It’s full of humility and extraordinary grace.
↳Lupita Nyong’o (Best Supporting Actress Nominee, 12 Years a Slave)
Key to my performance: When I read the book I understood Patsey in my gut. It was visceral.