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Latest Denzel Washington/Antoine Fuqua Collab - 'The Equalizer' - Pushed Back 5 Months

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 8, 2013 10:21 AM
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Sony Pictures has moved its feature film adaptation of the TV series, The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington, from its previously-announced April 11, 2014 release date, to September 26, 2014 - a full 5 1/2 months.

John Travolta Says He Passed On Denzel Washington's Role In 'Flight' Because Parts Were 'Silly'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 27, 2013 11:27 AM
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Speaking at a British Film Institute event in London on Tuesday night, John Travolta revealed that the lead character in the script for Flight (which Denzel Washington starred in) was written for him, but he turned down the part eventually, after he read the script, saying that he didn't approve of certain scenes, calling them silly.

Apparently Denzel Washington Will Have A Shiny Bald Head In 'The Equalizer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2013 1:07 PM
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Denzel Washington Wanted For Adaptation Of Dystopian Thriller 'Shovel Ready'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 6, 2013 3:46 PM
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Antoine Fuqua Is Looking To Reteam w/ Denzel Washington On 'The Equalizer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 1:52 PM
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The Who will direct Denzel Washington in The Equalizer? contest continues...

'Malcolm X' Revisited

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • March 11, 2013 1:54 PM
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There's a scene in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" (1992) where the title character recalls his mother being harassed by the Ku Klux Klan in Nebraska while pregnant with him. They shatter her windows with rifles as she frantically pleads to be left alone with her children. A white band of KKK members cover the skyline, riding off into the moon. One of the most visually striking scenes in the film, it immediately sets the context into which Malcolm was born, one that he'd spend his life combating.

Universal Moves Denzel Washington's '2 Guns' Release Date Up By 2 Weeks

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 28, 2013 8:21 PM
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Universal has changed the release date for Denzel Washington's action-comedy 2 Guns, in which he stars alongside Mark Wahlberg.

Why Denzel's Already Won (And He Doesn't Need An Oscar To Prove It)

  • By Abdul Ali
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  • February 14, 2013 2:38 PM
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If Denzel Washington wins the best actor Oscar this month, it won't break any obvious records; the actor won his first Academy Award in 1990. However, his role as Whip Whitaker in "Flight" (now available on XFINITY On Demand™) stands out for a reason made plain by the film's review in the New York Times: "Flight Stars Denzel Washington as an Alcoholic Pilot.”

August Wilson Gets His Wish - Denzel Washington Is Ready To Direct 'Fences' For The Screen

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 10:59 AM
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The age-old story on a stalled film adaptation of August Wilson's award-winning play Fences is that, the playwright insisted to the studio (Paramount Pictures at the time - this was in the late 1980s) that the director of the film be black.

Denzel Washington Talks 6th Movie w/ Tony Scott + He's Tired Of Playing Respectable Heroes

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 12:42 PM
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This is news to me, so I suspect it is as well to most of you...