SAMUEL L JACKSON

  • Colin Firth to play a gentleman spy in the upcoming film 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' July 26, 2014

    San Diego: Colin Firth is a "gentleman spy" with a killer umbrella and Samuel L. Jackson is a bloodhating villain with a lisp in Fox's forthcoming 'Kingsman: The Secret Service.' The two actors were joined by fellow cast members and the film's writer Friday at ComicCon to present an early look...
  • 'Captain America' becomes box office hero; sets April records at USD 96.2 million April 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. The comic-book-adapted sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L....
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' review: It delivers a bang for your buck April 4, 2014

    Cast: Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo The Winter Soldier isn't just a good film; it's a pretty terrific one. Are you surprised? Because I certainly was. Let's face it, Captain America is by far the dullest fella in the Marvel canon, blessed with neither the...
  • Most painful TV interview ever? News anchor mistakes Samuel L Jackson for Laurence Fishburne; what happens next is hilarious February 11, 2014

    If you are interviewing Samuel L Jackson, we recommend you get his name and identity right. He's the last person you want to mess with. Watch this hilarious clip of news anchor who confused him with Laurence Fishburne and got told off on air. Jackson was doing the press rounds...
  • 'RoboCop 2014' is very close to reality: Jose Padilha February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Brazilian director Jose Padilha is making his Hollywood debut with 'RoboCop', a remake of the 1987 film of the same name, and says his approach to the scifi film is similar to the happenings in the world today. A retelling of the Paul Verhoevendirected 1987 movie, the film...
  • 'Oldboy' review: The film is all style over any real substance December 13, 2013

    Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Imperioli, Max Casella, Rami Malek Director: Spike Lee Worshipped by a legion of fanboys and cinephiles, Korean master Park Chanwook's groundbreaking 2003 thriller Oldboy gets a mostly blah American remake at the hands of Spike Lee. To be honest,...
  • Salma Hayek to host this year's Oscar Awards February 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: Academy has added actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta to its starstudded list of Oscar presenters. Hayek earned an Oscar nomination for her leading performance in 'Frida'. She will be seen next in 'Grown Ups 2'. McCarthy earned a nomination for her performance...
  • 'Avengers' cast to reunite as Oscar 2013 presenters February 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' star cast Robert Downey Jr, Samuel L Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans, are all set to present the golden statuettes to the winners of the 85th Academy Awards. Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are happy about the new addition to the presenters...
  • Watch: New trailer of Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington and Samuel L Jackson are in the star cast of Quentin Tarantinos film Django Unchained. The movie is expected to hit the screens in December 2012. ...
  • Masand: 'The Avengers' is incredibly smart April 27, 2012

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L Jackson Director: Joss Whedon Comic book fans who've kept their eyes peeled to the Internet for every scrap of news since the film was first announced, will be delighted to know that The Avengers more than lives up to...
  • Friday Release: Save the world with 'The Avengers' April 26, 2012

    Los Angeles: Billionaire genius Tony Stark had to learn to play well with others in 'The Avengers' after two 'Iron Man' films where he was the main attraction. So did Robert Downey Jr., though his path to superhero team player came without the fisticuffs and rivalries that Stark stumbles into...
  • Samuel L Jackson on 'The Avengers' April 25, 2012

    Samuel L Jackson will be seen essaying the role of Nick Fury in the soon to be released superhero flick, 'The Avengers'. ...
  • Sacha Baron Cohen to star in Tarantino film November 14, 2011

    Los Angeles: Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is the latest to join the starstudded cast of Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'. The 'Borat' actor is reportedly is in final negotiations to play "a gambler who buys Django's wife as a female companion." Though the role is small, Tarantino was concerned about choosing a...
  • Samuel L Jackson's script gets stolen June 20, 2011

    London: Actorproducer Samuel L Jackson is angry after his Avengers script was stolen and leaked online by a hacker. The script was stolen when Jackson, 62 printed it. The matter is now being investigated by Marvel/Disney, reported Femalefirst. "I didn't know printers had memories. And apparently my assistant didn't either,when they sent...
  • Masand: 'The Other Guys' is hilarious October 23, 2010

    Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Samuel L Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Eva Mendes Director: Adam McKay The Other Guys takes that tired premise of a buddycop movie and turns it on its head. Mark Wahlberg plays a frustrated New York cop, who as a punishment for accidentally shooting a baseball champ, is humiliatingly partnered with...
  • Entwrap: Marilyn Monroe pics auctioned for $150,000 December 19, 2008

    THE SPIRIT Samuel L Jackson and Eva Mendez walked the red carpet for the premiere of their latest film, The Spirit on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The film is directed by Frank Miller who has adapted the comics of his mentor into the film. Will Eisner was my mentor and...
  • Real life twist for Snakes on a Plane August 23, 2006

    Phoenix: Life imitating art is all very well. Unless, that is, it's a movie about deadly snakes on the rampage. Movie chain AMC Entertainment Inc. said pranksters at one of its Phoenix theaters released two live diamondback rattlesnakes during a showing of the film Snakes on a Plane last Friday....
  • Snakes on a Plane tops the charts August 20, 2006

    Los Angeles: The title alone says it all: Snakes on a plane. But it barely describes how such a seemingly bmovie thriller became one of this summer's most anticipated films. Almost as soon as the word got out that new line cinema was producing the film about an FBI agent played...