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Jamie Foxx Goes Full Nerd As Max Dillon In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Plus First Look At Dane DeHaan

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 21, 2013 2:55 PM
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Well, set pics have revealed what Jamie Foxx's Electro looks like after he becomes a supercharged superhero, but how about before? Well, take a look at Django Full Nerd.

From Script To Screen: The 12 Biggest Deleted/Unfilmed Scenes From 'Django Unchained'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • April 18, 2013 1:06 PM
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There is a host of extras on the deluxe Blu-ray edition of Quentin Tarantino's revisionist splatter-western "Django Unchained" (out this week), but amidst all the special features, there's one thing you won't find: deleted scenes. During the press day we attended for the film back in December, Tarantino theorized that there could be a longer "Dances with Wolves"-esque director's cut one day, but as of now, that has yet to materialize (Samuel L. Jackson has joked he can't wait to see the five hour cut). But just because those deleted scenes aren’t part of the supplementary material or reintegrated into the film (yet), doesn't mean that they weren't there at some point – either at script phase or during filming. It's with this in mind that we run down the biggest deletions, omissions, or adjustments between what "Django Unchained" was to be, and what it ended up being.

Set Photos Reveal First Look At Jamie Foxx As Electro In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 9:04 AM
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We weren't sure whether to go with an "Arrested Development" joke ("I blue myself") or something about "Powder," so you'll have to come up with a wittier opening than we did. But needless to say, this first look at Jamie Foxx in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is certainly attention grabbing.

Jamie Foxx Wants To Scare With A Syfy Horror Series He'll Produce, Write & Direct

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2013 4:44 PM
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Perhaps the best advice any actor can receive is to diversity and Jamie Foxx -- who first became known for his comedy -- seems to be taking that to heart. Before "Django Unchained," he starred in the hit comedy "Horrible Bosses" (sequel on the way) before stepping into Quentin Tarantino's movie, and he'll next play the President in "White House Down," Electro in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and also do a voice role in "Rio 2." And how, he's dipping his toes into a wholly new genre -- well, actually, he's throwing his whole body in the pool....

Warner Bros. Shutting Down 'Tarzan' Production Office, Might Try To Make It In 2014

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2013 4:26 PM
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Looks like Warner Bros. is pulling an "Akira," "Paradise Lost" and "Arthur & Lancelot" on "Tarzan." The studio, which famously shut down all of those aforementioned films while they were in pre-production, is doing the same thing with "Tarzan" for pretty much same reason: money, money, money.

Watch: New Trailer For Channing Tatum's 'White House Down,' Plus Our Rundown Of New Footage Screened

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • March 26, 2013 7:04 PM
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No one quite suits the title of Master of Disaster quite like Roland Emmerich, the director behind such bombastically apocalyptic visions as "Independence Day," "Godzilla," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012." Emmerich has gleefully destroyed major monuments, turning the White House into kindling and New York City into a giant frozen puddle. In his latest oversized spectacle "White House Down," starring Channing Tatum as a put-upon would-be Secret Service agent and Jamie Foxx as the endangered Commander-in-Chief, Emmerich returns to the location of his most iconic detonation, this time exploring the bonds between father and daughter while also blowing up a lot of stuff and having many people get shot in gloriously violent ways. Earlier today we got a peek at the trailer (which you can watch below) as well as a glimpse of about ten minutes of additional footage. While the movie doesn’t come out until June 28th, we're pretty sure that it's going to be one of the summer's most satisfying blockbusters.

This Time The Bosses Are *Really* Horrible: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day & Jason Sudeikis Sign For 'Horrible Bosses 2'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 9, 2013 1:08 PM
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In the works for a while now, "Horrible Bosses 2" seemed inevitable. The first film – great concept, pretty dull execution – powered its way to over $200 million worldwide. So no surprise that at the beginning of 2012, word first started burbling about a sequel, and by the summer, Seth Gordon was being offered the director's chair to return. Well, he's back, as are the three principal leads.

It Might Have Been Will Smith Or Jamie Foxx, But Nick Cannon Will Play Drug Dealer Rick Ross In Biopic

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2013 4:06 PM
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Back in 2011 it was reported that Nick Cassavetes was gearing up to direct a biopic of the notorious former drug kingpin, Rick Ross (not the rapper, fyi). Cassavetes also penned the script, which focuses on Ross’ early days as a crack cocaine dealer in Miami. The story gets its weight from the fact that Ross was supplied by Contras who were busy fighting the Nicaraguan government at the time, and also just so happened to be funded by officials in the Reagan administration. After working on the project for a couple of years it looks like Cassavetes has finally settled on a leading man…and it’s “America’s Got Talent” presenter Nick Cannon....

Discuss: With Electro, Rhino & Green Goblin, Is 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Promising Villain Overkill?

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • March 2, 2013 2:10 PM
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Since “Batman Begins,” superhero films have upped the ante as far as casting legit names to act out action-packed costumed melodramas for mass audiences. But it’s hard to say we’ve seen anything like the upcoming sequel to “The Amazing Spider-Man,” which last week added Oscar winner Chris Cooper to a cast that includes Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley and Dane DeHaan as well as fellow Oscar winners Sally Field and Jamie Foxx and former nominee Paul Giamatti. That would be a whole lot of acclaim for a small indie film, but it’s also the sort of prestige unheard of for a mega-blockbuster that was received coolly by critics and diehards.

Jamie Foxx Says Spike Lee Is "Irresponsible" To Judge 'Django Unchained' Without Seeing It

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 19, 2013 1:57 PM
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You might remember that just before the film opened nationwide, the always opinionated Spike Lee weighed in on Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained." "...it's disrespectful to my ancestors, to see that film," he said in an interview, while he also hit Twitter to proclaim, "American Slavery Was Not A Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western. It Was A Holocaust. My Ancestors Are Slaves. Stolen From Africa. I Will Honor Them." Since then, there hasn't been much reaction from camp 'Django,' but now Jamie Foxx has broken the silence.

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