Samuel L. Jackson

Jon Favreau backs Martin Scorsese’s right to criticise Marvel

Jon Favreau backs Martin Scorsese’s right to criticise Marvel

Jon Favreau believes directors such as Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola have the right to criticise Marvel films if they want to. Favreau has both acted and directed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, helming the first two ‘Iron Man’ movies, and he insists he is unmoved by the pair’s criticism of the superhero genre and he still considers them to be inspirations for his ow... »

Gwyneth Paltrow forgets which Marvel films she has been in

Gwyneth Paltrow forgets which Marvel films she has been in

Gwyneth Paltrow forgets which Marvel films she’s starred in. The Oscar-winning actress admits that the amount of Marvel films is "confusing", so much so that she finds it hard to remember which ones she’s been in. She told Elle magazine: "It is confusing because there are so many Marvel films, and to be honest, I haven’t seen very many of them." Gwyneth has pl... »

Karen Gillan weighs in on Scorsese’s Marvel comments

Karen Gillan weighs in on Scorsese’s Marvel comments

Karen Gillan doesn’t agree with Martin Scorsese’s criticism of Marvel films. The actress – who has starred as Nebula in a number of Marvel movies including ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ – says ‘Guardians’ director James Gunn "injects so much of his personality" into his work and has branded it "very cine... »

Samuel L. Jackson dismisses Scorsese’s Marvel criticism

Samuel L. Jackson dismisses Scorsese’s Marvel criticism

Samuel L. Jackson has dismissed Martin Scorsese’s criticism of the Marvel movies insisting audiences enjoy all types of cinematic experiences. The legendary 76-year-old director recently claimed that the comic book blockbusters were more like "theme park" rides than meaningful stories and although he has tried to watch them he just got nothing from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ja... »

Samuel L. Jackson joins Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ reboot

Samuel L. Jackson joins Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ reboot

Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ reboot. The 70-year-old actor will star alongside the 54-year-old comedian in the re-imagining of the $1 billion horror franchise, which will be helmed by director Darren Lynn Bousman and will begin filming this week, according to Bloody Disgusting. It was previously announced that the Chris had partnered with Lionsgate ... »

Charlize Theron to receive Cinematique Award

Charlize Theron to receive Cinematique Award

Charlize Theron will receive the 2019 American Cinematique Award. The ‘Long Shot’ actress will be recognised for her "significant contribution" to the movie industry at a special event in California in November. American Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita said they were "extremely pleased" to honour the Oscar-winning star for "breaking through outmoded limitatio... »

Tom Holland says ‘stakes are real’ in Spider-Man: Far From Home

Tom Holland says ‘stakes are real’ in Spider-Man: Far From Home

Tom Holland says the "stakes are real" in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’. The 22-year-old actor teased that in the upcoming sequel to ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ his alter ego Peter Parker has to "step up" now he’s working with Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury, now he no longer has the support of his mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). Speaking to ... »

Frank Grillo to join The Gateway

Frank Grillo to join The Gateway

Frank Grillo is set to star in ‘The Gateway’. The 53-year-old actor has joined the ensemble cast of the social drama movie alongside ‘The Thing’ star Keith David, ‘Orange Is The New Black’ actress Taryn Manning and ‘Sons of Anarchy’ star Mark Boone Junior. Olivia Munn has been cast as the female lead character while Bruce Dern and Zach Avery will als... »

Samuel L. Jackson blasts Trump’s America

Samuel L. Jackson blasts Trump’s America

Samuel L. Jackson says President Donald Trump’s America reminds him of growing up "during apartheid". The 70-year-old Hollywood star believes racial tensions in the US have increased since Trump began his presidency in 2017 and claimed it reminds him of his childhood in the 50s and his "developing years" in the 60s during the height of the civil rights movement. In an int... »

Spike Lee leads tributes to John Singleton

Spike Lee leads tributes to John Singleton

Spike Lee, Halle Berry and Viola Davis are among the stars to have paid tribute to the late John Singleton. The 51-year-old filmmaker – who made history as the first African-American and youngest person to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar in 1992 for ‘Boyz n the Hood’ – had his life support turned off on Monday (29.04.19) following a "major stroke" two wee... »

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