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Jackson's Snake Film Creates A Huge Buzz

23rd March 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON's new mile-high thriller SNAKES ON A PLANE has created such a buzz among internet film fans, movie bosses have called for reshoots - to give the film a tougher rating. The film,...

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Howard To Make Iraq War Picture

22nd March 2006

RON HOWARD is set to follow in the footsteps of military movie JARHEAD when he directs LAST MAN HOME, a film set in war-torn Iraq. The project details the search for a Gulf War soldier...

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Hartnett And Jackson Team Up For Boxing Film

21st March 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON and JOSH HARTNETT have signed up to co-star in boxing drama RESURRECTING THE CHAMP. Hartnett will play a young reporter who meets a homeless man claiming to be former boxing great BOB...

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Fascinating Fact 1167

6th March 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON turned down the role of LORENZO COUNCIL in new thriller FREEDOMLAND twice before he agreed to play the part.

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The Things They Say 1488

4th March 2006

"If good-looking actresses make themselves ugly and then get Oscar nominations, then maybe I'll get one." SAMUEL L JACKSON thinks he could be Oscar bound for his role of an ageing, grey, bald bluesman in...

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Jackson Renames Snakes Thriller

4th March 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON used his box office power to change the name of his latest mile high thriller. The PULP FICTION star was recently named the world's number one movie star after racking up billions...

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Alone In The Dark And Son Of The Mask Are Top Stinkers

3rd March 2006

Low budget horror film ALONE IN THE DARK left a nasty smell in cinemas last year (05) - it has been dishonoured at the annual Stinkers Bad Movie Awards. The Los Angeles-based Bad Cinema Society...

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Jackson Running Out Of Time To Play Samurai Hero

1st March 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON fears he's getting too old to play the samurai swordmaster role he has always dreamed of. For years the PULP FICTION star has been trying to develop a movie, AFRO-SAMURAI, in...

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The Things They Say 1454

1st March 2006

"I answer the 'I don't know what's in the briefcase' question like six times a week. People quote EZEKIEL to me eight, 10 times a week." SAMUEL L JACKSON never tires of speaking to fans...

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Keys Triumphs At Naacp Awards

26th February 2006

ALICIA KEYS scooped three honours at the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) annual Image Awards yesterday (25FEB06). The FALLIN' hitmaker put comeback queen MARIAH CAREY in the shade, after being...

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Jackson Signs Without Reading Script

23rd February 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON was so amused by the title of new movie SNAKES ON A PLANE, he signed up without reading the script. The movie features an assassin who intends to...

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Jackson's Arranged Marriage

23rd February 2006

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON married his wife LaTANYA RICHARDSON after she planned the entire ceremony without his knowledge - or his consent. The PULP FICTION star was living with Richardson, when she handed him...

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Jackson's Generosity Soars

22nd February 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON been hailed as Hollywood's most generous superstar by his FREEDOMLAND co-star CLARKE PETERS. The 57-year-old actor astonished Clarke with his giving nature when he offered to fly him from the New...

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Jackson's Wife Struggles With His Star Treatment

20th February 2006

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON's actress wife LATANYA RICHARDSON has vowed never to work with her husband again after struggling to cope with his star treatment on their new film FREEDOMLAND. The couple hadn't worked...

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Jackson Calls For An All-black Epic

20th February 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON is fighting for a movie project which will bring Hollywood's black A-list stars together. The PULP FICTION star is desperate to work with pal MORGAN FREEMAN on the big screen for...

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Disney Takes Dog Story To The Top

20th February 2006

Disney has served up another shock at the US box office by taking EIGHT BELOW to the top. The PAUL WALKER-starring adventure narrowly took the top spot this weekend (17-19FEB06) - beating comedy spoof...

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Jackson Upset Over Oscar Voting Story

17th February 2006

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON has blasted a Fox News reporter for putting his credibility as an actor at stake by claiming the PULP FICTION star lets family members and friends fill out his Oscar ballot....

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Moore's Handcuffs Gift

14th February 2006

JULIANNE MOORE gave FREEDOMLAND co-star SAMUEL L JACKSON an unusual gift after wrapping the movie - a painting of handcuffs. Moore plays a mother who blames Jackson's character when her own son goes missing...

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Jackson Joins 'Foe' 50 Cent In Iraq Movie

12th February 2006

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON is set to star alongside 50 CENT in a forthcoming film, despite turning down the chance to appear in the rapper's big screen debut. The PULP FICTION star, 57, will...

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Jackson: 'Now I'm A Movie Star'

12th February 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON has come to terms with his status as a movie star after putting his hands in cement outside Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theater last month (JAN06). Jackson's hand impressions...

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Jackson Caters For Hurricane Victims

10th February 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON has been quietly helping the Hurricane Katrina survivors rehoused in Memphis, Tennessee, by paying for their dinners. The generous actor recently filmed forthcoming movie BLACK SNAKE MOAN in...

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Jackson Offers Shamed Tamahori Support

10th February 2006

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON has become the latest celebrity to stand up for shamed movie-maker LEE TAMAHORI, who was arrested for posing as a drag prostitute in Los Angeles last month (JAN06). The actor...

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Jackson: 'My Staff Fill In My Oscar Votes'

8th February 2006

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON risks losing his membership of the Academy Of Motion Pictures, Arts And Sciences (AMPAS) after confessing he lets his family fill out his Academy Award nominations form. The PULP FICTION...

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Jackson Hopes New Movie Will Make America Honour Heroes

6th February 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON hopes his next movie changes the way Americans treat their homecoming heroes - because he thinks it's terrible that those who have served their country are forgotten. The...

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Jackson Honoured At Chinese Theatre

31st January 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON's handprints and footprints were immortalised in concrete in front of Hollywood's legendary Grauman's Chinese Theatre yesterday (30JAN06). The 57-year-old is the highest grossing actor of all time and...

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Jackson Warns Kanye To Watch What He Says

27th January 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON is warning KANYE WEST to keep his mouth shut because he fears America's top politicians have a way of dealing with outspoken black men. The PULP FICTION star winced when the...

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Garner To Honour Jackson At Gospel Brunch

26th January 2006

New mum JENNIFER GARNER will make her first public appearance since giving birth to baby girl VIOLET to honour SAMUEL L JACKSON at a special Los Angeles gospel brunch. The ALIAS star will host...

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Jackson Plans To Retire From Action Films

24th January 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON is planning to retire from action films at the end of 2006 because he no longer thinks he'll be believable shaping up to 20-year-olds on the big screen. The PULP FICTION...

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The Things They Say 1109

24th January 2006

"If I'm sitting at home channel surfing and there's nothing else on, and I run across a movie that I'm in, I'll watch it. I love watching me. I think I'm OK." SAMUEL L JACKSON...

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Jackson's Addiction Helped Him Find Fame

18th January 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON credits his crack addiction with launching his Hollywood career, because it helped him accurately portray a drug addict in his first major role. The 57-year-old actor began filming his critically acclaimed...

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