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Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson Visits TimesTalks

On Monday, Oct. 24, The New York Times TimesTalks series featured Samuel L. Jackson, the award-winning actor making his Broadway debut in "The Mountaintop" as Martin Luther King Jr., in discussion with New York Times media columnist David Carr. The conversation, which focused on the play and his career in theater, film and television, took place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street in New York City.

Check out photos from the event below!

For 13 years, TimesTalks events have been evoking intelligent and entertaining conversations among some of the world's most engaging speakers. TimesTalks was created in 1998 to help enhance relationships with existing readers, who would be able to see and hear from the faces behind the bylines, and to introduce new readers to these talented journalists. TimesTalks brings members of The Times's prize-winning editing, reporting and writing staff together with today's most celebrated talents and thinkers in thought-provoking and entertaining discussions. As wide-ranging and diverse as The Times and its readers throughout the world, TimesTalks has been designed to speak to many interests in a range of categories.

Upcoming TimesTalks events at TheTimesCenter will feature Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige, Academy Award and BAFTA Award-winner Tilda Swinton, veteran sports journalists Bob Costas and Bob Lipsyte, Academy Award-winner Charlize Theron and four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman. For additional information or to purchase advance tickets, which are $30 for each interview plus service fees, please call: 1.888.NYT.1870 or visit

Photo Credit: by Matt Arnold

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