Antoine Fuqua News

Production Underway for Netflix New Original Series MARCO POLO; Full Cast Announced
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Weinstein Company announced today that production is underway on “MARCO POLO,” a Netflix original series based on the epic adventures of Marco Polo. (more...)

Antoine Fuqua to Direct Boxing Drama SOUTHPAW with Jake Gyllenhaal
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

According to Deadline, TRAINING DAY's Antoine Fuqua has just signed on to helm The Weinstein Company's upcoming boxing drama SOUTHPAW, with Jake Gyllenhaal set to star. (more...)

Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary will culminate with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) on Sunday evening March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. Honorary Chairmen are Harry Belafonte and Hon. Mayor David N. Dinkins. The celebration will kick off at 4pm, and feature performances from Daniel Beaty, Impact Repertory Theater (Academy Award Nominee, 'Raise It Up' from the film August Rush), Chuck Jackson, and Valerie Simpson. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE Among 2014 ABFF Hollywood Awards Nominaitons; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Film Life, Inc., the organization that produces the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced the nominations for The ABFF Hollywood Awards an online platform created to recognize the work of persons of African descent in the motion picture industry and outstanding films portraying the Black experience (more...)

Hollywood Censors New Feature Film About Censorship
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

PARK CITY, Utah, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Filmmaker Lina Esco has just been informed by her lawyer that her feature film, Free the Nipple, will be given an NC-17 rating. Ironically, the film is about the backwards censorship laws in Hollywood. 'I hope this injustice leads to serious dialogue concerning what images and ideas are considered 'culturally damaging' and obscene,' explained Esco. 'Today, there is more violence in PG-13 movies than in R-Rated films. What is more obscene: violence or a nipple?' (more...)

Cole Hauser Signs on for Second Season of DirecTV's ROGUE
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

DirecTV announced today that film and television actor Cole Hauser (Transcendence, Olympus Has Fallen) will join Thandie Newton (The Pursuit of Happyness, Crash) for season two of its original drama ROGUE that will air in 2014 on Audience. (more...)

Jamie Kennedy Headlines at Side Splitters in Tampa Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa is celebrating 20 years of bringing laughter to the bay! The lineup continues tonight with Jamie Kennedy, from July 11-13. Details below! (more...)

Jamie Kennedy to Perform at Side Splitters Comedy Club this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

Sidesplitters Comedy Club in Tampa, Florida is set to welcome comedian Jamie Kennedy this weekend, for performances on July 11-13. (more...)

Pedro Lima & Matt Davis to Headline at Side Splitters in Tampa Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2013

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa is celebrating 20 years of bringing laughter to the bay! The lineup continues this weekend with Pedro Lima and Matt Davis, followed by Jamie Kennedy from July 11-13. Details below! (more...)

Pedro Lima, Matt Davis and Jamie Kennedy to Headline at Side Splitters in Tampa, July 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa is celebrating 20 years of bringing laughter to the bay! The lineup continues this weekend with Pedro Lima and Matt Davis, followed by Jamie Kennedy from July 11-13. Details below! (more...)

Angela Bassett Hosts 2013 Hollywood Bowl Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

Actress Angela Bassett has been confirmed to host the 2013 Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, tonight, June 22, at 8 pm. (more...)

Angela Bassett to Host 2013 Hollywood Bowl Opening, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Actress Angela Bassett has been confirmed to host the 2013 Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, Saturday, June 22, at 8 pm. Also confirmed, talk show host/comedian Arsenio Hall will induct Patti Austin into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame that evening. Bassett and Hall join the star-studded lineup of participants for the special evening: in addition to Austin, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith and John Legend will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame; Stevie Wonder will induct John Legend; and Darren Criss will perform, then introduce the Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) student performance. Each inductee will perform with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, led by Thomas Wilkins. (more...)

Director Anton Fuqua: Film Adaptation of FOX's 24 is 'Not Happening'
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

In an interview with Indiewire, director Antoine Fuqua reveals that the highly-anticipated big screen adaptation of FOX's popular series 24 will not be made. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Poster Art for Action Thriller OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

FilmDistrict has released new poster art for OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, coming to theaters on March 22. The action thriller is directed by Antoine Fuqua and stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo and Rick Yune. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: New TV Spot for Action Thriller OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

FilmDistrict has released a new TV spot for OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, coming to theaters on March 22. The action thriller is directed by Antoine Fuqua and stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo and Rick Yune. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Morgan Freeman Character Poster for OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 07, 2013

FilmDistrict has revealed a character poster Morgan Freeman in the upcoming action drama OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN. The film, from director Antoine Fuqua, is heading to theaters on March 22nd and stars Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo and Rick Yune. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Aaron Eckhart in Poster for OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 07, 2013

FilmDistrict has revealed a character poster of Aaron Eckhart in the upcoming action drama OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN. The film, from director Antoine Fuqua, is heading to theaters on March 22nd and stars Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo and Rick Yune. Get a first look below! (more...)

Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll and Treat Williams Join THE PARISIAN WOMAN Reading at The Flea, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll, and Treat Williams join Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, Ellen Barkin, in The Parisian Woman. Commissioned by The Flea Theater, Beau Willimon has adapted Henry Becque's La Parisienne, now set in contemporary Washington D.C. To what lengths will a woman go to advance the political career of her husband? The Parisian Woman tears the veil off adultery in this modern retelling of the scandalous affairs of a bored and intelligent wife left to her own devices. Directed by Joel Schumacher. (more...)

Joel Schumacher Helms THE PARISIAN WOMAN Reading with Ellen Barkin Tonight, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2012

The Flea Theater commissioned Academy Award nominee Beau Willimon to adapt Henry Becque's La Parisienne for The Flea. Directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Ellen Barkin, The Parisian Woman is now set in contemporary Washington D.C. To what lengths will a woman go to advance the political career of her husband? The Parisian Woman tears the veil off adultery in this modern retelling of the scandalous affairs of a bored and intelligent wife left to her own devices. (more...)

Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll and Treat Williams Join THE PARISIAN WOMAN Reading at The Flea, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll, and Treat Williams join Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, Ellen Barkin, in The Parisian Woman. Commissioned by The Flea Theater, Beau Willimon has adapted Henry Becque's La Parisienne, now set in contemporary Washington D.C. To what lengths will a woman go to advance the political career of her husband? The Parisian Woman tears the veil off adultery in this modern retelling of the scandalous affairs of a bored and intelligent wife left to her own devices. Directed by Joel Schumacher. (more...)

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