Glover Hits Out At Death Penalty

Hollywood actor DANNY GLOVER has slammed the death penalty as an imperfect form of justice that has sent many wrongly-convicted, innocent people to their deaths.

The LETHAL WEAPON star, one of a list of celebrities including SUSAN SARANDON, TIM ROBBINS and ALANIS MORISSETTE to appear in new London play THE EXONERATED, is a staunch opponent of capital punishment.

He says, "People believe in it because it taps directly into their fear. In that respect, it holds public opinion hostage.

"But it's not perfect and innocent people have died because of it."

The Exonerated deals with six people who were wrongly convicted and put on death row, including SUNNY JACOBS, a woman accused of killing a police officer, who was freed after spending 26 years in jail.

Jacobs says, "The play has given us all a voice.

"Otherwise our experiences would take up 15 minutes on the news and then be forgotten.


Tags: Danny Glover - Susan Sarandon - Tim Robbins - Alanis Morissette - The Exonerated - Sunny Jacobs


More Danny Glover

Rage Movie Review

Nicolas Cage acts his socks off in this thinly plotted thriller, which is set in the same moral universe as the Taken movies, where mass...

Beyond The Lights Trailer

Datari TurnerNoni Jean has always been an immensely talented singer and performer, winning local talent competitions at a very young age with the encouragement of...

It Looks Like We Might Have A New Predator Movie Coming Our Way - But Is This Good News Or Bad?

It looks like we might have yet another addition to the Predator movie franchise, with the official movie fan-page uploading a cryptic image onto their...

Luv Trailer

Woody Watson is an 11-year-old boy with a broken family and an unpredictable future. His father is absent and his mother is in rehab leaving...


Age Of The Dragons Trailer

Age Of Dragons is based on Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick, but this version of the story is unlike the one we've all grown...

Legendary Trailer

Mike and Cal are brothers but since the death of their father - almost ten years earlier - they haven't spent much time together. Mike...

Alpha and Omega Trailer

Kate and Humphrey are two wolves, they're both members of the same pack but from opposite ends of the scale. Kate is an Alpha, her...

Death At A Funeral Trailer

Death often brings a family together and this story is no exception. Aaron and his partner Michelle are finding it hard enough having to live...



Danny Glover Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Danny Glover

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All