Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson to play retired hitman in new film

Samuel L. Jackson to play retired hitman in new film

Samuel L. Jackson is to play a retired hitman in a new film. Deadline reports that the ‘Captain Marvel’ star will lead the as-yet-untitled project, which is helmed by John Requa and Glenn Ficara. The pair have previously directed ‘Focus’ and ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’. Samuel will play the role of Morris Stokes, who was once the trusted hitman for mob boss ‘E... »

Emily Blunt’s struggle with stutter

Emily Blunt’s struggle with stutter

Emily Blunt’s stutter was so bad, she "could never say [her] own name". The 36-year-old actress’ speech impediment was "ingrained" in her by the age of 12 and she soon realised that "pressurised" situations caused her the most problems. She said: "School was interesting because there were certain things I couldn’t do and wanted to, like read out... »

Jason Statham and Kevin Hart to star in new action-comedy

Jason Statham and Kevin Hart to star in new action-comedy

Jason Statham and Kevin Hart are in talks to star in a new action-comedy ‘The Man From Toronto’. The project will reunite the actors, who briefly shared scenes during the ‘Fast & Furious’ spin-off ‘Hobbs & Shaw’. The synopsis for the movie reads: "What happens when the world’s deadliest assassin, known as ‘The Man from Toronto’, an... »

Chris Rock’s Saw reboot came about by chance

Chris Rock’s Saw reboot came about by chance

Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ reboot came from a chance meeting with the head of Lionsgate. Chris has written and will star in ‘The Organ Donor’, the ninth instalment of the horror franchise, but despite taking on the iconic series he has confessed he isn’t exactly an expert of the genre and his involvement with ‘Saw’ came about by accident when he was introduc... »

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... »

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