EXCLUSIVE: Cast of '12 Years a Slave' on Working with Director Steve McQueen

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Lupita Nyong'o, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfre Woodard share their experience working with 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen.

Alfre Woodard describes British director Steve McQueen as "thrilling and dangerous" to work with. In this exclusive sit-down with ESSENCE, Woodard and her co-stars Lupita Nyong'o, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sarah Paulson share their experience working with McQueen and the heavy subject matter at hand.

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