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Snoop Dogg Calls For Roots Boycott

The revamped version of the historical miniseries, which is based on Alex Haley's 1976 book, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, is due to premiere on the U.S. History Channel on Monday...

Keanu Reeves Had Laurence Fishburne Cast In John Wick Sequel

The actors grew close shooting the Matrix trilogy from 1999 to 2003, and they have reunited on the big screen for action movie John Wick: Chapter Two, in which Keanu reprises his role...

Alec Baldwin And Laurence Fishburne To Star In Arthur Miller Benefit

Officials at The Arthur Miller Foundation are organising a star-studded birthday celebration for the acclaimed writer at New York's Lyceum Theater on 25 January (16), when actors will take to the stage to...

Laurence Fishburne To Play Nelson Mandela In Miniseries

Madiba will be based on two of Mandela's books, Conversations With Myself and Nelson Mandela by Himself, and will centre on the leader's early days as he dealt with the political unrest which...

Forest Whitaker And Jonathan Rhys Meyers Join Roots Reboot

The Matrix star was recently cast as real-life author Alex Haley in the revamp, taking over the role originated by James Earl Jones in the 1977 mini-series Roots: The Saga Of An American...

Malachi Kirby Cast As Kunta Kinte In Roots Remake

The Gone Too Far star will play Kunta Kinte in the TV miniseries based on Alex Haley's 1976 book, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, which inspired the original 1977 series....

Laurence Fishburne To Star In Passengers?

Laurence Fishburne is in talks to star alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in 'Passengers'.The 54-year-old actor, who's previously starred in 'The Matrix' franchise and 'Boyz n the Hood', is wanted to appear with two...

Laurence Fishburne To Portray Author Alex Haley In Roots Remake

The Matrix star will take on the role James Earl Jones played in the original 1977 mini-series in Roots: The Saga Of An American Family. Levar Burton, who led the cast of...

Laurence Fishburne In Talks To Direct Passion Project The Alchemist

The Matrix star has been keen to work on a film version of the 1988 book, about a young man on a quest to find hidden treasure in the Egyptian pyramids, for years,...

Zack Synder Shares Real 'Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Trailer After Pirated Version Leaks Online

Director Zack Synder did not despair when the exclusive trailer of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice was leaked online on Thursday. The grainy footage, shot on a mobile phone camera, immediately went viral and...

Laurence Fishburne's Mother Facing Eviction

Hattie Crawford Fishburne has been struggling financially for several months and she has revealed she will be kicked out of her apartment on Tuesday (31Mar15). The 80 year old, who supported her...

Ben Affleck To Get Standalone Batman Movie?

Ben Affleck could star in his own standalone 'Batman' movie.The 'Argo' actor has reportedly landed his own solo outing set for 2019, which Warner Bros. is lining up to follow on from 'Batman v. Superman:...

Jason Momoa To Play Aquaman

Jason Momoa will play Aquaman in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'.The 'Game of Thrones' actor has reportedly signed up for the role of the aquatic superhero in the upcoming film based on characters from...

The Movies Of The Wachowski's: From Best To Worst

Press shy and intentionally low-profile, the Wachowski brothers (now brother and sister) occupy a rare position in Hollywood of being household names, responsible for some truly awe-inspiring works of cinematic innovation that have enamoured critics...

Warner Bros Announce 'Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice'

Warner Bros have announced the official title 'Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice' for their latest DC Comics blockbuster. Filming has begun on the latest instalment of the action adventure - a follow-up to 2013's...

A Week In Movies: Noah Continues Its Roll-out, Rio 2 Has A Tropical Premiere, Macbeth Films In England, Three Sci-fi Trailers Arrive At Once

As Darren Aronofsky's ambitious retelling of the biblical tale of Noah opens in America this weekend, Russell Crowe continues his world tour, premiering the film in cities on every continent. This Saturday alone he'll attend...

'The Signal' Trailer: Terrifying And Fragmented [Trailer + Pictures]

The general synopsis for The Signal reads like a how-to on clichés from both the sci-fi and horror film genres. A group of students on a road trip take a detour only to find themselves...

Samuel L. Jackson Is Not Lawrence Fishburne, But Who's The Better Actor?

Samuel L Jackson had to angrily tell a reporter yesterday that he is “not Lawrence Fishburne!” The actor was right to be angry after all the two have very little in common. Still it doesn't...

Samuel L Jackson Tells Idiot Reporter "We Don't All Look Alike" After Laurence Fishburne Mix-up [Video]

Samuel L Jackson has had to iterate that he is not Laurence Fishburne in what has been perhaps the biggest foot-in-mouth moment of the year so far. Appearing in a video interview with Californian channel,...

Samuel L. Jackson Schools Interviewer After Amateur Mistake

Samuel L. Jackson has never been known to stay silent in the face of a perceived injustice, but the gaffe that set him off this time would have had anyone reeling. The "Robocop" star was...

Samuel L. Jackson Slams News Anchor

Samuel L. Jackson slammed a news anchor for confusing him with Laurence Fishburne.The star had appeared on California's KTLA news channel to talk about his latest movie, 'Robocop', but was astounded when he was asked...

Samuel L. Jackson Destroys News Man Over Laurence Fishburne Flap

Samuel L. Jackson made a Los Angeles news anchorman feel stupid on live Tv on Monday morning (10Feb14) when he confused the actor with Laurence Fishburne.Top Ktla entertainment correspondent Sam Rubin was setting up an...

Laurence Fishburne Returns As Matrix's Morpheus To Sell Cars, And His Soul [Video]

Laurence Fishburne has donned the iconic Matrix leather coat and mirrored sunglasses once more to appear as his character Morpheus in an advert for Kia motors that will be shown at this weekend's Super Bowl.Laurence...

Laurence Fishburne Revisiting Movie Character For New Tv Series

Actor Laurence Fishburne is set to revisit his Always Outnumbered movie character in a U.S. Tv series which he will produce and star in.The Matrix star first played Socrates Fortlow, an ex-convict who seeks redemption...

P. Diddy To Become Movie Star

P. Diddy wants to become a movie star.The rapper has set his sights on a Hollywood career and is planning to produce and star in a remake of cult 1990 gangster movie, 'King of New...

Can 'Khumba' Earn Those Stripes? Let The Sub-saharan Adventure Begin! [Trailer + Pictures]

When Khumba – a zebra with a lack of markings – is born into a superstitious herd, his fellow species think it’s a bad sign. And, much to young Khumba’s detriment, a potentially deadly drought...

Nbc Pulling Next Week's Episode Of Hannibal, Due To Potentially Offensive Violent Content

NBC announced this Friday that it would be pulling an episode of its serial killer drama Hannibal, set to air this Sunday. Reason being that in light of the recent incidents of violence in America,...

Laurence Fishburne Loses Bid For Restraining Order Extension

Actor Laurence Fishburne has lost his bid to extend a restraining order against a man who allegedly turned up at his Los Angeles home on New Year's Day (01Jan13).Mark Francisco, who reportedly claimed he owned...

Jimmy Olsen To Become Woman In 'Man Of Steel'?

'Superman' character Jimmy Olsen could become a female in the new 'Man of Steel' film.The Zack Snyder-directed superhero film's IMDB page lists actress Rebecca Buller in the role of Jenny Olsen, leading to speculation that...

Fishburne Restraining Order: Matrix Star Does Battle With Stalker

Don't tell Laurence Fishburne that you're the rightful owner of his own home. That's the lesson we learnt this week. The Matrix star has obtained a restraining order against a strange man who showed up...

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