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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 6, 2012 1:00 PM
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A question that filmmakers are sometimes told to ask themselves before deciding to embark on any project is whether it's a film that just has to be made - maybe because it's filling some need that's been relatively ignored. Rob Reiner's The Magic Of Belle Isle is as conventional and predictable a narrative as you can get in 2012, which left me wondering why it was made in the first place. 

Morgan Freeman Is 75 Years Old Today... Your Most Memorable Morgan Freeman Moments?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 4:32 PM
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Happy birthday Morgan Freeman! 75 big ones, and counting. A career that's lasted nearly 50 years! 5 Oscar nominations and 1 win later, here you are sir!

Lucius Fox Returns In New TV Spot For "The Dark Knight Rises"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 29, 2012 5:32 PM
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Wait, Morgan Freeman is in The Dark Knight Rises? Really? Why, I had no idea.

Morgan Freeman Will Play Army Veteran In "Last Vegas" w/ Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 17, 2012 6:01 PM
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Yesterday, Morgan Freeman was said to be in talks to join the cast of Last Vegas, the dramedy centered on four old friends who reunite in Sin City for one last big bash at the bachelor party of the only one who has managed to stay single.

Official Trailer For "The Magic Of Belle Isle" (Morgan Freeman As Reclusive, Cranky Writer/Drunk)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 11, 2012 2:06 PM
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Can't say I've heard much buzz around this project... yet; although it won't be out until July 6th, which seems like an odd date to release a drama like this. But maybe the thinking is that it could be a bit of counter programming, given what will be a deluge of mega-budgeted summer action flicks.

Official Poster, Pics, Release Dates For "The Magic Of Belle Isle" (Morgan Freeman As A Reclusive Writer/Drunk)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 7, 2012 12:21 PM
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Can't say I've heard much buzz around this project, although it won't be out until July 6th, which seems like an odd date to release a drama like this. But maybe the thinking is that it could be a bit of counter programming, given what will be a deluge of mega-budgeted summer action flicks.

Morgan Freeman Likely To Return When "Red" Sequel Starts Production Later This Year

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 18, 2012 2:33 PM
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Summit Entertainment is close to securing a director for it's planned sequel to hit action film Red, THR is reporting.  The film starred Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, and Helen Mirren; all of whom are expected to return for the sequel.

Sneak Peek at Morgan Freeman in Oprah's "Master Class" This Sun 1/22 on OWN Network

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 20, 2012 5:13 PM
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Morgan Freeman Wants To Play Legendary Lawman Bass Reeves

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 27, 2011 3:44 PM
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Here's some info I stumbled upon recently.  It seems actor Morgan Freeman has attempted, for at least five years now, to get the story of famous lawman Bass Reeves to the big screen.