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Training Day: Washington Says Film Different Before Fuqua’s Changes
The 2001 crime drama Training Day represented a watershed moment in Denzel Washington's career, garnering him his second Academy Award, his first as Best Actor in a Leading Role The film also earned co-star Ethan Hawke a Best Supporting Actor nomination According to Washington, it was very different as it was originally scripted as a[...]
Philadelphia: Tom Hanks Says He Can’t Play Role Today as Straight Man
He turns to a colleague Joe Miller (Denzel Washington), who's battling his own issues with prejudice, representing him in the case Antonio Banderas, who, along with Hanks, is also heterosexual, played Andrew's partner Miguel Alvarez Hanks spoke with the New York Times Magazine (via People) on why he can't take on the role today in[...]
First Poster, Trailer, Summary, and Images for The Little Things
All Rights Reserved. Photo Credit: Nicola Goode Caption: (L-r) DENZEL WASHINGTON as Joe "Deke" Deacon and RAMI MALEK as Jim Baxter and in Warner Bros Pictures' crime thriller "THE LITTLE THINGS," a Warner Bros Pictures release. Copyright: © 2020 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc All Rights Reserved. Photo Credit: Nicola Goode Caption: (L-r) RAMI MALEK as Jim Baxter, JARED LETO as[...]
Queen Latifah
It is not known if Latifah will keep the name and backstory, or go in a different narrative direction. The series would go on to run for four seasons, eventually spawning a mini film franchise for Sony in 2014 that starred Denzel Washington as McCall (with the film's sequel being released in 2018) Washington-favorite Antoine Fuqua[...]
Joel Cohen's 'Macbeth' May Star Frances McDormand, Denzel Washington
That on it's own is plenty interesting, but the rumored stars kind of launch it into need it NOW territory. Frances McDormandPhoto by Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com   Denzel WashingtonPhoto by DFree / Shutterstock.com According to Entertainment Weekly, Oscar winners Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington are reportedly in talks to play Lord and Lady M. McDormand is marred to  Joel Cohen, who[...]
Equalizer 2 Poster
Equalizer 2 has seen its first trailer released, and it is a glorious mix of Denzel Washington one-liners and uber-violence Robert McCall is back and serving out the type of justice only he, Liam Neeson, and John Wick can dole out. Denzel Washington returns to one of his signature roles in the first sequel of his[...]
Pedro Pascal
Today, Variety has learned that Pascal will be joining Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua in The Equalizer 2. The plot for the sequel to the 2014 film remains a secret, but we do know that Washington will be back as Robert McCall, an ex-special ops agent who now helps those who can't defend themselves The[...]
'Fences' Review: Denzel Washington Solid But Viola Davis Steals The Film
Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Denzel Washington's passion project shows that when he has a vision, he is willing to take the long road if it means getting it right Fences is a powerful and brilliantly acted film adaptation of the late playwright August Wilson's stage production about an African-American family living in Pittsburgh in the[...]
'Fences' Stumbles From Lack Of Understanding Of What "Adapting" Means
Fences has sharp dialogue and excellent performances but it's shot like a play not a movie. Title: Fences Director: Denzel Washington Summary: An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise is family in the 1950's and coming to terms with the events of his life. There are a lot of reasons that[...]
Fences' Second Trailer Asks The Hard Questions
It looks like it is sporting a pair of killer performances from Denzel Washington and Viola Davis The first trailer was well done, not showing much about the story, but asking tough questions. The second stays in the vein, with themes such as the sacrafice of being an adult and crush dreams This looks properly good[...]
Chris Pratt Science May Need Help In Latest Magnificent Seven Featurette
A new featurette has been released for the Magnificent Seven featuring Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio, Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and director Antoine Fuqua talking about the camaraderie between the seven and how quickly it came together Now I can't say much about Chris Pratt's knowledge of science or temperature… but I can say[...]
3 Clips From The Magnificent Seven
The remake of the 1960 western classic stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and Vincent D'Onofrio It tells the tale of seven gunmen who come together to help save a small town about to be overrun by a crooked industrialist The original film starred Yul Brenner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson and James Coburn Both[...]
Meet Sam Chisolm The Bounty Hunter… He's The Man
Denzel Washington plays the warrant officer from Witchita Kansas who he describes as a master with his weapon, he's courageous and he's the man Director Antoine Fuqua says the journey begins with Chisolm. Magnificent Seven opens on September 23rd. https://youtu.be/JDZ6F-I_c48Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Magnificent Seven Featurette – The Bounty Hunter (2016) – Denzel[...]
Meet Josh Faraday The Gambler… He's A Bit Of A Trickster
Denzel Washington has a few nice things to say about the actor as well. Magnificent Seven opens September 23rd. https://youtu.be/aSVehqyEucsVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Magnificent Seven Featurette – The Gambler (2016) – Chris Pratt Movie (https://youtu.be/aSVehqyEucs) As we get near the end of the seven, we get to Chris Pratt's character of Josh[...]
New Clip And Featurette For The Equalizer
We've got a new clip and featurette for the new Denzel Washington film The Equalizer The movie is directed by Antoine Fuqua and also stars Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour, Bill Pullman and Melissa Leo It hits theaters September 26th. [youtube]http://youtu.be/T8xe-AwytBc[/youtube] [youtube]http://youtu.be/0VEZ3iUeQAQ[/youtube] [...]
The Equalizer TV Spot Features New Eminem Song
A new TV spot for the upcoming Denzel Washington reboot of The Equalizer has been released and it features a new song by Eminem called Guts Over Fear This trailer gives us a pretty good feel for the movie in that Washington is hiding out in a 'normal' life… which involves working at a hardware[...]
Fresh Batch Of Stills From Denzel Washington's The Equalizer Remake
USA Today have released a bunch of new stills from Antoine Fuqua's reboot of 1980s cop series The Equalizer, this time with Denzel Washington in the lead role of Robert McCall, a retired black ops badass who comes out of retirement when a young girl (Chloe Moretz) needs his help. The first image from the film,[...]