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Film Casting - Morgan Freeman ('Transcendence'), Cedric The Entertainer ('Heat')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 11, 2013 5:52 PM
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First, the always busy Morgan Freeman is set to star opposite Johnny Depp in DP Wally Pfister's sci-fi directorial debut, Transcendence, based on a script by Jack Paglen, developed by Annie Marter and Straight Up Films.

Watch Doc 'Breaking The Taboo' (On USA's Failed War On Drugs) Narrated by Morgan Freeman

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 12:01 PM
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Courtesy of Sundog Pictures, a Morgan Freeman-narrated feature documentary titled Breaking the Taboo, which follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo over the United States-led War on Drugs and expose what it calls the "biggest failure of global policy in the last 40 years."

Morgan Freeman Narrates Pro TV Ad For Same Sex Marriage

  • By Sergio
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  • November 25, 2012 2:12 PM
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So it's not the most important media event ever, but it is something rather interesting. You've heard him narrate a ton of TV commericals before, from cars to Visa credit cards, and most recently, one for President Obama's presidental campiagn, but never before anything like this.

Watch Trailer For 'Now You See Me' With Morgan Freeman

  • By Sergio
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  • November 17, 2012 10:57 AM
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Here's the just-released trailer for the upcoming film, Now You See Me, scheduled to come out in June 2013.

Morgan Freeman Joins Clive Owen To Star In Warrior Revenge Actioner 'The Last Knights'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 10:55 AM
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Morgan Freeman and Clive Owen have signed on to star in Japanese photographer-turned-filmmaker Kazuaki Kiriya's The Last Knights.

Trailer For Morgan Freeman-Narrated 'BB King: The Life Of Riley' (Debuts In UK Theaters In Oct)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 9:51 AM
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Not to be confused with the B.B. King feature film that Wendell Pierce is attached to star in (B.B. King And I)...

Morgan Freeman: Hollywood Is Doing Well For Young Black Actors. Lots Of Opportunities

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 12:28 PM
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“I know at least three actors who left Britain for the States because opportunities for them here in the UK were limited... The British film industry definitely has more work to do on that front. It needs to catch up with the times; it has much more progress to make.... I think Hollywood is pulling it off quite well for young black actors. There’s a lot of opportunities over in the US.”

Review - Morgan Freeman Looks Bored In The Sterile 'The Magic Of Belle Isle'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 9:08 AM
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It opens in theaters today... my review:

Morgan Freeman: "America's First Black President Hasn't Arisen Yet" (Who/What Is Black?)

  • By Courtney
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  • July 5, 2012 12:57 PM
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"First thing that always pops into my head regarding our president is that all of the people who are setting up this barrier for him ... they just conveniently forget that Barack had a mama, and she was white — very white American, Kansas, middle of America... There was no argument about who he is or what he is. America's first black president hasn't arisen yet. He's not America's first black president — he's America's first mixed-race president."

Lucius Fox Rises In The Rain In First Character Poster Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 8:25 PM
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Of what's left of the summer, this is easily at the top of my list of films to see (in terms of blockbuster movies anyway).