Fifteen years ago, "Snakes on a Plane" became the first meme movie — and taught Hollywood the perils of believing online hype.
It turns out Samuel L. Jackson is a fan of Samuel L. Jackson movies, although his biggest blockbusters didn't crack his top 5.
Ahead of the release of her film "Hitman's Wife’s Bodyguard," the 54-year-old actress shared what she calls the #HitmansChallenge in which she she leads a group dancing to Britney Spears's "...Baby One More Time."
EXCLUSIVE: While 2020 was most everyone’s worst year, you’d be hard pressed to find a filmmaker who got more done than Spike Lee. He’s in the middle of the awards season race with his superb Netflix drama Da 5 Bloods; got raves for the virtual Toronto Film Fest and HBO premieres of American Utopia, based […]
Samuel L. Jackson is set to reprise the role of Nick Fury in a new Marvel series currently in development at Disney Plus, Variety has learned exclusively from sources. The exact plot details of the show are being kept under wraps, but multiple sources say Jackson is attached to star with Kyle Bradstreet attached to […]
Jackson says that Boseman's Black Panther gave "kids a hero they could aspire to."
Inspired by the best-selling children’s book, “Go the F*** to Sleep,” this hilarious new poem encourages social distancing.
Apple has not publicly disclosed why it canceled the planned premiere of its film “The Banker,” but it did so less than a week after producer Bernard Garrett, who is also the son of the film’s subject (portrayed by Anthony Mackie), was publicly accused of sexual assault by one of his half-sisters.And on Wednesday night, the Hollywood Reporter reported that Garrett had been accused of sexual assault by both of his half-sisters.“The Banker” was originally scheduled to premiere as the closing film of the 2019 AFI Festival in Los Angeles, but the screening was abruptly canceled Wednesday afternoon. Apple did not disclose the reason for doing so, saying in a statement only that “Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention. We, along with the filmmakers, need some time to look into these matters and determine the best next steps. In light of this, we are no longer premiering ‘The Banker’ at AFI Fest.”Also Read: Apple Nixes 'The Banker' AFI Festival Premiere Over New 'Concerns' About Fact-Based FilmBut the move came just five days after Garrett Jr.’s half-sister, Cynthia Garrett, tweeted that the film “LIES TO HIDE THE PRODUCER WHO SEXUALLY MOLESTED MY SISTER AND I FOR YEARS THEN STOLE MY MOMS LIFE STORY WITH OUR DAD.” And according to THR, Cynthia and her sister, Sheila Garrett, told Apple approximately a week ago that Garrett Jr. molested them over a period of several years in the early 1970s, when they were little girls.The sisters spoke to THR, and said that the film misrepresented the timeline of real-life events so that they and their mother were left out of the story entirely. “This entire project is poisoned. It’s the fruit of crime, lies and deception,” Cynthia Garret told THR.Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheWrap. Cynthia Garrett also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Romulus Entertainment, which co-produced the film, also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Attempts to contact Bernard Garrett Jr. were unsuccessful.Also Read: Anthony Mackie and Samuel L Jackson Buy Up White America in 'The Banker' Trailer (Video)The drama starring Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson is based on the true story of two real estate investors and businessmen, Bernard Garrett (Mackie) and Joe Morris (Jackson), who managed to buy banks and homes in all-white neighborhoods and loan it back to black people looking to find their own American dream in a still segregated world that made that dream difficult. Nicholas Hoult co-stars in the film as the white man the duo hired to be their stand-in for business deals with white bankers.George Nolfi directs the drama written by Niceole Levy, Nolfi, David Lewis Smith and Stan Younger from a story by David Lewis Smith, Stan Younger and Brad Caleb Kane.Read original story Apple Canceled ‘The Banker’ Premiere After Producer Accused of Sexual Assault by Sisters At TheWrap
In a virtually unprecedented development, AFI Fest has been forced to make a last minute switch of their closing night film, The Banker which was scheduled to have its World Premiere in Hollywood Thursday night. Netflix's Marriage Story, already in theatrical release, has been tapped to take the slot. The Banker, which stars Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. […]
Samuel L. Jackson unleashed an expletive-laden rant on Instagram about an error in a "Spider-Man: Far From Home" poster.
Liam Neeson, Samuel Jackson and other "Star Wars" stars examine the misguided backlash two decades later.
Regina King, Samuel L. Jackson, Gabrielle Union and more paid tribute to director John Singleton with heartfelt statements following his death.
"I know how many motherf***ers hate me," the Oscar-nominated star told "Esquire" in a new interview.
The second "Captain Marvel" trailer teases epic battles, great costumes and a very cool cat.
In M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass," Mr. Glass proves to be the manipulative mastermind behind the ultimate good vs. evil battle in sequel to "Unbreakable" and "Split."
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Samuel L. Jackson tweeted an image earlier last week which many felt was homophobic. On Sunday, the unfiltered and outspoken actor responded on Instagram.
Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sophia Bush, Catherine Keener, Bob Odenkirk, and Samuel L. Jackson talk about the way "Incredibles 2" handles its gender issues.
The Oscar-nominated actor reflects on the events of 50 years ago that led him to become a social justice warrior as a young man.
Two years ago, Salma Hayek bemoaned her status with major Hollywood studios, telling the Associated Press, “I think they don’t want me, but I don’t really care.” Since getting that gripe off her chest, however, there’s no denying Hayek has had a helluva run. And this month, she manages to steal some of the best moments from rival scene-chewers Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson in the new action-comedy, “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.”
Marvel Comics' Star Wars: Rogue One — Cassian & K-2SO Special No. 1 will detail the first meeting between Diego Luna’s Rebel captain and his trusty reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO (voiced, in the film, by Alan Tudyk), and explain how the unlikely odd couple became one of the most fearsome galactic duos this side of Luke Skywalker and R2-D2.