Samuel L. Jackson News

Zooey Deschanel & More Set for Dark Comedy THE DRIFTLESS AREA
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Adapted from award-winning author Tom Drury's novel of the same title, "The Driftless Area" will be directed by Zachary Sluser, who co-wrote the screenplay with Drury. (more...)

First Look At Quentin Tarantino's THE HATEFUL EIGHT Live Reading
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 22, 2014

Multi-Academy Award-winning writer and director Quentin Tarantino completed a preliminary draft of new screenplay THE HATEFUL EIGHT last year and subsequently sent it to a few friends and collaborators only to have it leak, infuriating the outspoken auteur to such an extent that he put off plans to make the film at all and a live staged reading of the aforementioned leaked script, titled THE HATEFUL EIGHT, was held last week in Los Angeles featuring an all-star cast. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of CONVICTION (May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

David Cromer, Stephen McKinley Henderson & More to Judge 6th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company have announced the judges for the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition on Monday, May 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

LION ARK Wins Best Documentary at 2014 Palm Beach International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The dramatic live action rescue documentary Lion Ark brought its tally of awards to six at Palm Beach International Film Festival winning the audience vote for Best Documentary in a field of 28 documentaries. In its 19th year, the Palm Beach International Film Festival featured 165 films, closing with Jason Priestley introducing Cas & Dylan, which he directed, starring Richard Dreyfuss. (more...)

Limited Engagement of SIMON GREEN: SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE Set to Make US Premiere on 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford to Brits Off Broadway with the US premiere of SIMON GREEN: SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE, created by Simon Green and David Shrubsole, performed by Mr. Green, with musical arrangement and accompaniment by Mr. Shrubsole. SIMON GREEN: SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE begins performances on Tuesday, May 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth, Samuel L. Jackson & More Honor Kevin Spacey at Museum of the Moving Image
by Walter McBride - Apr 10, 2014

Stage and screen star Kevin Spacey was just honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute last night, April 9, 2014 in New York City. Spacey joins the ranks of past honorees who have received the Museum's Salute, including Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Goldie Hawn, Alec Baldwin, Dustin Hoffman, Hugh Jackman, Steve Martin, Al Pacino, Sidney Poitier, Jimmy Stewart, Julia Roberts, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson to Return for Season Finale of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Samuel L. Jackson will return as a special guest star for the season finale of ABC's freshman drama series MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (more...)

Third CAPTAIN AMERICA Film to Hit U.S. Theaters in May 2016!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Following the record-breaking opening of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the studio has announced today that a third film will hit U.S. theaters on May 6, 2016. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 4/11/2014 - 4/11/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 4/11/2014 - 4/11/2014! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 04, 2014

The stars gathered last night to celebrate the opening night of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with all of the celebrity guests before they took there seats inside of the Barrymore. Check out interviews with Samuel L. Jackson, Kenny Leon, Spike and Tonya Lee and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Apr 04, 2014

The stars gathered last night to celebrate the opening night of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street); the same theatre where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. BroadwayWorld brings you complete photo coverage from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: A RAISIN IN THE SUN Cast Celebrates Opening!
by Walter McBride - Apr 04, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, starring Denzel Washington and directed by Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon, opened last night, April 3 at 6:45pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street); the same theatre where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. A Raisin in the Sun is a limited engagement running through June 15. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Review Roundup: CAPTAIN AMERICA Fights His Way Into Theaters
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 04, 2014

The latest installment in the ever-expanding 'Marvel Cinematic Universe,' Captain America: The Winter Soldier hits theaters nationwide Friday, April 4th. Chris Evans returns as the first Avenger, and is joined by such stars as Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Emily VanCamp, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson. (more...)

Judy Greer, Katie McGrath and Lauren Lapkus Board JURASSIC WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Judy Greer, Katie McGrath and Lauren Lapkus have signed on for Universal's JURASSIC WORLD, directed by Colin Trevorrow. No word yet on what roles the trio will play. (more...)

AMC Theatres Presents CAPTAIN AMERICA Double Feature in RealD 3D Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

AMC Theatres® (AMC) is inviting guests to catch up on the story of Steve Rogers and Captain America with Marvel's Captain America Double Feature in RealD 3D at 158 AMC locations nationwide today, April 3. (more...)

VIDEO: Samuel Jackson Performs 'Boy Meets World' Slam Poem on FALLON
by TV News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Samuel L. Jackson stopped by The Tonight Show to perform a slam poem about the 1990's sitcom Boy Meets World. Check out the 'artistic interpretation' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson & More Attend CAPTAIN AMERICA NY Screening
by Movies News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Last night, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders and Sebastian Stan attended a special screening of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of March 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC for the week of March 31, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of March 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of March 31, 2014! (more...)

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