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First Kite Trailer Features Violence, Bright Colors And Samuel L. Jackson
It’s a good week for Samuel L. Jackson fans, who already got a first look at the actor in the upcoming action comedy Barely Lethal. People looking for something similar but far more extreme are going to be pleased with the above trailer and series of clips from the upcoming action drama Kite, the live-action remake of Yasuomi Umetsu’s 1999 anime A Kite. At least, I think they’ll be pleased.
Samuel L. Jackson In Talks To Join Alexander Skarsgard For David Yates' Tarzan
Yates and Co. are hoping to get a greenlight from Warner after offering the studio a five-minute pre-visualization video detailing how the film could work. Something tells me casting one of the more popular character actors in Hollywood will help that along as well.
J.J. Abrams And Mark Hamill Have Not Yet Met About Star Wars, According To Samuel L. Jackson
We do have to wonder if Jackson is a reliable source in this matter. The reality is that with no real connection to the film he doesn't really have any reason to lie about anything - unless he's been set up to create a smokescreen that will confuse fans and help keep all of Abrams' ideas secret. What do you think?
Michael Caine Will Be Samuel L. Jackson's Butler In A New Comedy
Harry is a former jazz virtuoso turned unreliable rollercoaster mechanic who lives in a forgotten train caboose in New Orleans. But after a drunken night celebrating an unexpected and massive inheritance, Harry finds he's hired a down-on-his-luck British butler to work for him.
Samuel L. Jackson Will Fight For Survival With John Cusack In Stephen King's Cell Adaptation
This won’t be the first time Jackson and Cusack co-star in a King adaptation, as they were both in Mikael Håfström’s underseen 2007 horror mystery 1408>, though Jackson’s role was limited to one major scene. I can’t wait to see them share the screen together for most of a feature.
Big Game First Look: Samuel L. Jackson As A President Lost In The Wild
Have you ever dreamed of what it might be like to go camping with Samuel L. Jackson? Of course you have. Well, thanks to the upcoming thriller Big Game, we will all have the chance to experience this dream vicariously.
Samuel L. Jackson Confirms Elizabeth Olsen Is Scarlet Witch In Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Though she has spectacular powers that include manipulating probability and creating hexes, Scarlet Witch was initially considered a surprising addition to the Avengers’ crew. Sure, in the comics she has been on the Avengers Unity Squad, but she is more often associated with X-Men comics, as her father is Magneto.
Samuel L. Jackson Joins Matthew Vaughn's Secret Service As His Villain
Jackson has signed on to be the villain for Matthew Vaughn’s soon-to-shoot espionage adventure The Secret Service. Based on a comic book series by Mark Millar and David Gibbons, the movie centers on a veteran MI6 spy who attempts to straighten out his screw-up nephew whose gunning for a criminal life in the hood. Millar has described the concept as My Fair Lady meets James Bond.
Samuel L. Jackson Joins Teenage Assassin Comedy Barely Lethal
Samuel L. Jackson's most popular role nowadays is his regularly-recurring part as Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but now it appears that he is ready to take on a much different kind of hero. The hard-working actor is now in final negotiations to star in Barely Lethal, a new action comedy has Hailee Steinfeld attached to play a teenage assassin.
Samuel L. Jackson Becoming The President In Big Game
In Big Game, the actor otherwise known as Nick Fury finally gets to play the President of the United States of America … only to find himself under attack. Jackson will escape from the downed aircraft in a safety pod, landing in the woods. There, he’ll be discovered and semi-recued by a 13-year-old boy who happened to be camping nearby.
Samuel L. Jackson's Kite Remake Finds Director To Replace The Late David R. Ellis
In 2011, word hit that he was developing a live-action remake of the 1998 anime Kite. Unfortunately, Ellis died earlier this month, leaving the future of this remake uncertain. Preproduction for principal photography in Johannesburg, South Africa, was already underway, so producers scrambled to find a replacement for Ellis. They found one in South African director Ralph Ziman, who helmed to 2008 action crime-drama Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
Watch Samuel L. Jackson And Anne Hathaway In A Profanity-Laden Christmas Sad-Off
It's a sad off, ladies and gentleman! In this corner, we have one of Hollywood's biggest and blackest badasses, Samuel L. Jackson, defending America's dark history of racial injustice and slavery. And in that corner we have the waifish ingénue with the pixie cut and belting lungs, Anne Hathaway, fighting for the plight of impoverished and diseased prostitutes here and abroad! Watch as they square off in this festive and fucked up Funny or Die video
Samuel L. Jackson Wants To Do More Star Wars, Even If It Means Playing A One-Armed Ghost
Samuel L. Jackson exited the Star Wars franchise in a pretty gnarly way. In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Mace Windu - Jackson's purple lightsaber-wielding Jedi character in the prequels - is doing battle Chancellor Palpatine and just when it looks like the good guys have won, Anakin (Hayden Christensen) chops Mace's arm off with his lightsaber and Palpatine shoots him out of a window using force lightning. Not a good way to go out...
Alexander Skarsgard Could Be Your New Tarzan
The requirements for playing Tarzan aren't especially lengthy, but they are stringent. You must have excellently defined muscles. You must look half decent in a long, stringy wig. And you must be able to bellow the iconic Tarzan scream, preferably while swinging from vines and also wearing a loincloth
Samuel L. Jackson And Dominic Cooper Sign On For Reasonable Doubt
Peter Howitt, the director of films such as Antitrust, Sliding Doors and Johnny English, has found his two leads for his next film. Samuel L. Jackson and Dominic Cooper have both signed on the dotted line to star in the legal thriller Reasonable Doubt, originally known as The Good Samaritan.