Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained was released on Christmas day and since then the film has been performing extremely well in ticket sales, currently standing in second place for this weeks box office report. That success could be credited to one character in the movie that sticks out and seems to be the most despicable yet entertaining character of them all. It’s the house slave Stephen, played by Samuel Jackson. The actor has acknowledged that he’s playing perhaps the most hated black character that ever existed but “At least he’s a memorable character,” Jackson said in a interview with deadline. | Full Story
Marvel is currently gearing up to release their highly anticipated Iron Man 3. Yesterday, the studio surprised fans by posting a few pictures on their website from the set and now Nick Fury, played by Samuel L Jackson, has recently answered a question that many people may have wanted to know. Will the one-eyed S.H.I.E.L.D. director have a part in Iron Man 3?
While speaking to Total Film, Jackson commented on if he would be in the film saying, “I think my next time as Nick Fury is in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’ Because I’m not in ‘Iron Man 3,’” he told the magazine. | Full Story
The Weinstein Company has released another exciting clip of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. To go along with the company’s launch of a new website for the upcoming movie, they included a new 60-second clip.
The new footage features the A-list Hollywood stars like Jamie Foxx Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson in their old southern characters. In the clip, parading around on a horse, Foxx’ character even takes a man’s life, who is probably partially responsible for holding his wife captive in slavery. | Full Story
The trailers just keep coming for Django Unchained, and this makes me extremely happy. There’s plenty of new bits mixed in with the footage we’ve already seen here. The trailer is the latest international version, and comes courtesy of Sony Pictures Philippines’s Youtube channel. Take a gander at it below.
Jamie Foxx stars as Django, an ex-slave turned bounty hunter in pursuit of the man who captured his wife Broomhilda played by Kerry Washington. Christoph Waltz plays German-born bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz, who takes Django under his wing to help identify the murderous Brittle brothers. | Full Story
The campaign season is in full swing as both President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney fight for the seat at the White House. TV and internet ads have been a vital tool for both candidates to get their plans for America out to the people. In one particular ad video titled “Wake The F*** Up,” Obama supporters enlist a Hollywood heavy hitter to help get their message across.
Samuel L. | Full Story
It’s no secret that Samuel L. Jackson had an addicton to crack-cocaine. The superstar has admitted in several interviews that long before he landed the part of Nick Fury, in the Marvel hit film The Avengers, he had a crack habit that nearly cost him every thing.
Impressively, Jackson was able to over-come his personal demons, with the help of his beautiful wife, to become one of the biggest actors in Hollywood and the highest-grossing actor of all time, starring in over 100 movies from 1972-present. | Full Story
Black Nativity bites the dust, due the lack of faith Hollywood studios has on black actors ability to carry a movie.
Black Nativity is the latest casualty after actors Samuel L. Jackson and Lawrence Fishburne rightfully turned down the lead grandfather role. It’s possible, the reason Jackson and Fishburne turned down the role, is because the part required a lot of singing–something they never do. The role also require that it be believable that they have a 31 year old daughter, which dramatically dries up the casting pool, or better yet, casting pond. | Full Story
Jose Padilha is out making his first major motion picture with MGM’s reboot of Robocop, and according to reports, he is bitter that the studio won’t let him do what he wants with the project.
Production is scheduled to begin shooting in September, but it hasn’t been a walk in the park for Padiha leading up to the first days of shooting. Collider has reported that Hotfix’s Drew McWheeny got his hands on a copy of the script and gave it a negative review. | Full Story