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Washington And Pratt Ignore The Serious Themes In The Magnificent Seven

Both are playing against type, and they say they avoided rewatching the 1960 version, although they did make a point of sitting down to see the original 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai. Pratt says that...

Denzel Washington: 'Boxing Helped Me Perfect Gunslinger's Quick Draw'

The Academy Award-winning actor stars as bounty hunter Sam Chisholm in The Magnificent Seven, with his character leading a posse of seven men in an attempt to protect a village from a mercenary landgrabber. The...

Peter Sarsgaard: 'I Wanted My Magnificent Seven Villain To Be Ill And Evil'

The actor, who plays Bart Bogue in Antoine Fuqua's upcoming western, came up with the idea of giving his character consumption so he could justify his vile acts, which prompt the locals of...

The Magnificent Seven Stars Sweated It Out In Louisiana

Director Antoine Fuqua reteamed with his Training Day stars Denzel and Ethan Hawke for the new version of John Sturges' classic 1960 western, which also features Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Peter Sarsgaard....

Dakota Fanning Struggled To Secure Adult Roles

The former child star revealed her rise to fame in film roles such as War of the Worlds opposite Tom Cruise, and Man on Fire with Denzel Washington, contributed to some building up preconceived notions...

Antoine Fuqua: 'My Magnificent Seven Is Not A Film About Diversity In Hollywood'

The filmmaker has reteamed with his Training Day leading man Denzel Washington for the new version of John Sturges' classic 1960 western, and he insists he is not trying to make a statement...

Tom Hanks & Denzel Washington Muse Over What They'd Do As U.s. President

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump do battle in the race to the White House in 2017, the editors of U.S. publication Parade have asked a handful of celebrities what they would do...

The Magnificent Seven Opens The Toronto International Film Festival

The highly-anticipated movie, a remake of the 1960 Western, is helmed by Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua - who credits TIFF for much of his success. He first attended the festival with 2001 movie Training Day,...

Co-stars Viola Davis & Denzel Washington Lead Early Oscars Race

Davis is the top critics' early pick to pick up Best Actress gold at the 2017 Academy Awards and Denzel is hotly tipped to take home another Oscar for his lead actor portrayal...

High School Musical 3 Actor Justin Martin Vows To Move On After Jailing

On Tuesday the 22-year-old was sentenced to 18 months in jail following his arrest last summer (Jul15) in Massachusetts, where he allegedly pointed his gun at cops following a chase through the streets of Boston.Now...

'The Magnificent Seven' Unites Chris Pratt And Denzel Washington In A Modern Western

'The Magnificent Seven' returns in, thankfully, not another sequel but a remake starring Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington. It's a semi-modern twist on a frequently revisited and retold tale that mixes Western wonder with gargantuan...

Antoine Fuqua Drops Out Of Directing Training Day Sequel Series Pilot

The director signed on to take charge of the sequel series, inspired by his hit 2001 movie, earlier this month (Feb16), but he has had to pull out due to a scheduling conflict...

Ethan Hawke: 'Denzel Washington Reunion Was Awesome!'

The two actors first joined forces in 2001's Training Day, so were thrilled to reunite for the upcoming western crime movie - a remake of the 1960 western about seven men who save a village...

Will Smith: 'Oscars Diversity Debate Represents A Much Bigger Issue'

The 47-year-old actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are just two of the stars choosing to boycott next month's Academy Awards (28Feb16) after there were no black nominees on the list.And Will believes this...

Playwright Tony Kushner Signs On To Denzel Washington's Fences Adaptation

Washington, who won a Tony Award for starring in the 2010 Broadway revival of Wilson's drama about race relations in the U.S., revealed his plans to direct a film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play...

Tom Hanks Named America's Most Popular Movie Star

The Big star topped the annual Harris Poll for 2016, taking over the title from last year's (15) favourite Denzel and marking his fifth time at the top following previous wins in 2002,...

Denzel Washington Is As Humble As Ever As The 2016 Cecil B. Demille Award Recipient - Video

Sunday's Golden Globes saw the announcement of the 2016 Cecil B. DeMille Award winner, and never has the acceptance of it been more humble and downright adorable as it was when Denzel Washington got up...

Diahann Carroll Gave Up Singing Due To Medical Scare

The actress/singer made her name as a star of musical films and stage shows in the 1950s and 1960s, becoming the first African-American to win the Tony Award for Best Actress in a...

Johnny Depp Tops List Of Hollywood's Most Overpaid Actors For 2015

Johnny Depp has received the unfortunate honour of topping Forbes' annual list of Hollywood’s most overpaid actors. Last year Depp was ranked number two on the list, but thanks to recent films Mortdecai and Transcendence...

Denzel Washington Is 2016 Golden Globes Cecil B. Demille Award Honouree

Double Oscar winner Denzel Washington is about to have his hard work recognised yet again at next year's Golden Globe Awards, where he is deservedly set to receive the annual honour of the Cecil B....

Denzel Washington Named 2016 Cecil B. Demille Award Recipient

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will honour the two-time Oscar winner for his contributions to showbusiness at the organisation's 73rd annual awards ceremony on 10 January (16). "Washington's long and storied career...

Denzel Washington Set To Direct An Episode Of ‘Grey’S Anatomy’

Denzel Washington has directed two films but now the 60-year-old actor is turning his attention to directing on the small screen for the very first time. Washington has signed on as a director for the...

Denzel Washington To Make Tv Directorial Debut

The two-time Oscar winner has signed on to helm the ninth episode in the 12th season of the U.S. medical drama, and he is scheduled to step behind the camera later this month...

Denzel Washington Bringing Broadway Play Fences To Big Screen

Washington and Viola Davis played a married couple in the 2010 revival of August Wilson's drama about race relations in the U.S. - and both picked up Tony Awards, while the production was...

Training Day To Be Adapted For Tv

The film's director Antoine Fuqua has signed on to executive produce and direct the new project, which is slated to pick up 15 years after the movie left off. The original...

Denzel Washington Shared Lawyer Tips With Viola Davis

Washington and Davis became firm friends while portraying a married couple in 2010 Broadway play Fences, and earlier this year (15), he decided to drop by the Los Angeles studio where Davis films...

Little Mix Want A Spice World-style Movie

Little Mix want to make their own 'Spice World'-inspired movie.The 'Black Magic' hitmakers - made up of Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall - have confessed they'd love to follow in the...

Denzel Washington And Patti Lupone Named Advisers For Arts School

The Training Day actor and the Broadway star have teamed up bosses of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for the 2015-2016 season, and will each give a masterclass, which will...

Matt Bomer Joins The Magnificent Seven Cast

Director Antoine Fuqua will reunite with his Training Day actors Washington and Hawke for the Western, a new take on the 1960 Steve MCQueen classic, and now he has added Magic Mike's Bomer...

Jason Momoa In Talks For Magnificent Seven Remake

Jason Momoa is in talks to star in the remake of 'The Magnificent Seven'.The 35-year-old actor - who is also due to play Aquaman in 'Justice League' - could play one of the six gunslingers...

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