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New In Theaters - Derek Luke Trumps Anthony Mackie + The Latter's 'Leading Man' Prospects

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 22, 2012 11:43 AM
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  • 63 Comments
I didn't care much for either film, but if you had to see one new movie opening this weekend, I'd recommend Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World over Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Watch: First Trailer For "Flight" (Denzel Washington Stars As An Alcoholic, Drug-addicted Hero Pilot)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 6, 2012 8:40 PM
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  • 24 Comments

New On DVD/Blu-ray - Denzel Washington In The Technically Sound But Unoriginal 'Safe House'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2012 10:12 AM
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  • 1 Comment
If you missed it at the theaters when it was released in February, now you can watch the $85 million film (grossed over $200 million worldwide) at home, or on your iPad or iPhone, or... 

Casting Latina Actresses/Black Actors: Revisiting The Hollywood Trend

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 8, 2012 4:44 PM
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  • 36 Comments
Alright, alright, this is not a new topic but given the latest discussion surrounding the casting of Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo as Idris Elba’s ex-wife in the upcoming thriller No Good Deed (see Tambay's post HERE), I thought I’d revisit this seemingly recurring “trend.” S&A contributor Emmanuel wrote a piece last year called, “Is Interracial Coupling on TV Meant To Soften The Blow Of Casting Black Leads?” which gives further insight on interracial coupling; his piece focused on Black/White pairings mostly.

Will Smith Talks "Bad Boys 3" & "Uptown Saturday Night" Remake (Says Denzel Worried About Doing Comedy)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 10:28 AM
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  • 11 Comments
I wouldn't expect a Bad Boys 3 movie any time soon, if ever, based on these comments from Will Smith about the long-rumored threequel to the Michael Bay franchise that also stars Martin Lawrence.

Plot Details Revealed For Will Smith/Denzel Washington "Uptown Saturday Night" Remake (Script Complete)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 11:23 AM
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Last I wrote about this was almost exactly a year ago... an update this morning (courtesy of MTV) says that writer Tim Dowling (This Means War) (who was hired last year to pen the script) has finished and turned it in, and that Will Smith and Denzel Washington are still very much attached to star in the roles originated by Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby in the 1974 film.

Denzel Washington Wasn't That Impressed With "Safe House" Script

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 20, 2012 7:47 PM
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While promoting his hit film Safe House recently, Denzel Washington revealed some interesting tidbits about the production and his career at a press conference. 

Could "The Compton Cricket Club" Signal A Changing Of The Guard For Hollywood's Leading Men?

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 12, 2012 3:37 PM
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  • 10 Comments

Might Denzel Washington Be Pairing Up With Al Pacino for "Othello"?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 6, 2012 11:37 AM
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  • 4 Comments
He played Othello on stage in college many years ago at Fordham University, and he just might be doing it again, this time teaming up Al Pacino as Iago.

Denzel Washington Wins A Golden Camera Award (Germany's Oscar)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 3, 2012 12:45 PM
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Denzel Washington will be honored this Saturday (Feb. 4) with the Golden Camera Award, Germany's equivalent to the Oscars or Emmys, for "best international actor."