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Trailer Watch - Forest Whitaker In Hardcore Action Flick 'The Last Stand'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 16, 2012 10:58 PM
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NOW we're talking! Here's the just-released trailer for the upcoming hardcore action flick, The Last Stand, marking the return to the screen, in a lead role, for Arnold Schwarzenegger, doing what he knows best: knocking heads and creating mayhem.

Mariah Carey, Yaya DaCosta Join Cast Of Lee Daniels' 'The Butler;' Quincy Jones Scoring

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 11:05 AM
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Principal photography for Lee Daniels' The Butler has begun in New Orleans, and with that news comes additional casting announcements we haven't mentioned yet, like Mariah Carey and Yaya DaCosta.

We've Read It! Thoughts On Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Script

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 13, 2012 10:45 AM
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I was fortunate once again (see my write-up on Steve McQueen 12 Years A Slave script HERE) to have the opportunity to read the script for the Lee Daniels’ highly-anticipated period drama The Butler (a September 2011 draft).

Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker Teach 50 Cent About Money, Fear, Respect In Trailer For 'Freelancers'

  • By Courtney
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  • June 2, 2012 9:04 PM
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Here's the first trailer for that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson crime drama we first told you about in early 2011 and haven't written a word about since. Probably because there's been nothing about it to write about... until today, now that its trailer has turned up online.

Forest Whitaker Reveals Plot Specifics For "The Butler" + Talks Kony Project & More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 9, 2012 4:38 PM
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Was reading THIS Vanity Fair profile of Forest Whitaker and picked up some items worth repeating here on S&A; specifically about projects Whitaker is attached to star in/direct.

Forest Whitaker In Negotiations To Headline Lee Daniels' "The Butler" (Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo Also In)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 6, 2012 7:05 PM
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Last I wrote about this project a couple of weeks ago, Oprah Winfrey was said to be eyeing a role in director Lee Daniels' The Butler, to be produced by Laura Ziskin (Pretty Woman, As Good As It Gets, Spider-Man 1, 2 & 3) - the drama based on Eugene Allen, an African American who worked as a butler in the White House for over 34 years, serving 8 presidents from 1952 to 1986.

Forest Whitaker Named Co-Chair of JuntoBox Films (Indie Film Studio w/ $2.5 Mill in Financing)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 1, 2012 3:25 PM
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Actor, writer, director, producer, now add studio chair to his resume...

UPDATES On Forest Whitaker/Rachid Bouchareb Feature Collaboration On USA Anti-Arab Paranoia

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2012 10:04 AM
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A project I profiled last August is now pushing ahead, and some new info about it has surfaced... Forest Whitaker teaming with Oscar-nominated Algerian filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb to star in one of a trilogy of English-language films that will explore the complex relationship between the west and the Arab world.