Tag: Samuel L. Jackson

Review: Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

The film is anything but subtle. There’s no sugar-coating here and perhaps that’s a good thing.

Interview: India Eisley Talks ‘Kite’, Working with Samuel L. Jackson and Getting Made-Up to Look Horrible

India talks about auditioning for Kite and how it took 2 years to find out she got the role, working with Sam Jackson and the worst audition she's ever had.

Trailer: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Starring Colin Firth, Michael Caine and Samuel L. Jackson

Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Cast: Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton, and Samuel L. Jackson Director: Matthew Vaughn Writers: Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, based upon the comic book by Mark Millar & Dave Gibbons In Theaters: February 13, 2015

Trailer: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Starring Colin Firth, Michael Caine & Samuel L. Jackson

Kingsmen: The Secret Service: Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Cast: Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton, and Samuel L. Jackson Director: Matthew Vaughn Screenplay:  Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, based upon the comic book by Mark Millar & Dave Gibbons In Theaters: October 24th

How Samuel L. Jackson Learns His Lines for the Marvel Movies (video)

Samuel L. Jackson stopped by Good Morning America earlier this week to talk about Captain America: The Winter Soldier – which is terrific, by the way – and he told Robin Roberts that for the first Cap film, he had trouble learning his lines. “I sat at home and I did all my studying, and when I got to work the next day, I was having difficulty seeing all the lines,” he said. “I could only visualize half the page. I realized that, when I cut my eye off with the patch, I cut off half my sensory perception for ... Read more

Samuel L. Jackson Talks About His Early Career Addictions: “When I went to auditions I smelt of alcohol and my eyes were a little red”

Many people do not know that Samuel L. Jackson had significant substance abuse problems that derailed his acting career for many years before his 1990s breakthrough.

Samuel L. Jackson: “I’m not one of those actors who feels like audiences have to like him”

Samuel L. Jackson continues his long association with director Quentin Tarantino with a major role in Django Unchained. Jackson plays Stephen, the head slave on the plantation known as Candieland. A Tarantino film on its own is often a source of controversy, but the controversy surrounding Django Unchained is heightened because it deals with slavery.

Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Nick Fury and His Role in Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’

While Jackson has worked with most of the other Avengers actors separately before, now that they're in one film he realizes that it's finally happening and that it's possible to live up to the ultra-high expectations.

Guinness Book of World Records Says Samuel L. Jackson is the Highest-Grossing Actor of All Time

At first it's surprising that the highest grossing box office actor of all time isn't someone like John Wayne or Arnold Schwarzenegger, but Samuel L. Jackson.

Samuel L. Jackson on His Prolific Career and Becoming Martin Luther King, Jr. in ‘The Mountaintop’

Jackson is thankful that his salary from his blockbuster films allows him to explore smaller, more challenging work like The Mountaintop, a Broadway play in which Jackson appears as Martin Luther King, Jr.

Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett preview ‘The Mountaintop’

Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett are starring in The Mountaintop, which is currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.