At a White House ceremony Thursday afternoon, President Obama awarded the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to actor Morgan Freeman, composer Philip Glass, “Zoot Suit” playwright Luis Valdez, musician Wynton Marsalis and 20 others. But Los Angeles Philharmonic music director...
President Obama might have earned a place in history by being the first black president, but it’s clear he still has a thing about someone who preceded him to the Hollywood version of the title. Actor Morgan Freeman, who has been playing presidents and vice presidents since Obama was just a lowly state senator, was supposed […]
President Obama joked about Morgan Freeman today and for some reason a Republican member of Congress found this offensive.
President Barack Obama isn’t pleased that Morgan Freeman frequently plays presidents in his movies. The Oscar-winning actor was among this year’s recipients of the National Medals of Arts and Humanities but was unable to attend Thursday’s ceremony at the White House. Show More Summary
Two dozen luminaries — from Terry Gross to Mel Brooks, Morgan Freeman to Louise Glück — get laurels Thursday, as President Obama awards the National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals.
A new, all-Tesla premium black car service dubbed MOTEV has been launched in Los Angeles by a former production driver who used to chauffeur for the noted actor Morgan Freeman, who is of course a massive Tesla fan. The new service relies...Show More Summary
Move aside, Morgan Freeman. Every once in a while, Jimmy Fallon brings on actors with recognizable voices to see what they sound like after inhaling helium. He’s done it with Mr. Freeman, Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman, but now, it’sShow More Summary
In a special White House ceremony Sept. 22, President Barack Obama will present the some of the nation’s greatest artists with the 2015 National Medals of Arts. The highest award given to both individual and group artists and arts patrons...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama will recognize the comedic talents of Mel Brooks, the Motown sound of Berry Gordy and the iconic voice of Morgan Freeman on Sept. 22 when he hands out the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal at...Show More Summary
The 2015 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medals recipients were unveiled today by the White House, with the likes of Mel Brooks, Morgan Freeman, Audra McDonald, Berry Gordy and Philip Glass on the list for the National Medal of Arts, while NPR host Terry Gross and Wynton Marsalis are among the Humanties recipients. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama plans to honor actors Mel Brooks and Morgan Freeman with the 2015 National Medal of Arts. … Click to Continue »
Maybe the NFL should hire Morgan Freeman to make all of its official announcements. Freeman would make the league sound more authoritative. More enlightened. More...trustworthy. Read the beginning of the official statement by NFL spokesman...Show More Summary
It’s a great week for celebrity voices. Morgan Freeman has finally come to GPS voice navigation while Star Trek’s LCARS could appear in both the new show and on mobile devices. Freeman’s voice is now available as an option for the spoken directions in Google-owned navigation app Waze. Show More Summary
Madam Secretary Season 3 Spoilers: Elizabeth to go dark, Morgan Freeman's character to stop charade.
Several actors have lent their voice to GPS navigational systems over the years, but one we didn't realize we were missing all along until now was Morgan Freeman.
"These issues are so often mired in misconceptions and a lack of facts, that it’s critical for us to explore them in depth," he tells THR of episodes that deal with terrorism, privacy and gender. read more
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2016 | ‘Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman’ returns to Science Channel.
The Television Academy has announced the first group of presenters for the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys, which for the first time will be held over two consecutive nights, September 10 and 11, at the Microsoft Theater. Night 1 will feature Bob Newhart, Rachel Bloom, Allison Janney, Michael Kelly and Bradley Whitford. Show More Summary
Of all the movie presidents—not fictional presidents like Morgan Freeman’s President Tom Beck in Deep Impact, but rather, actors’ portrayals of real presidents—which one did his best? To help you decide, Candice Drouet put together a quick video showing actors playing presidents, including Robin Williams as Dwight D. Show More Summary
Helen Mirren is in talks to join the cast of Disney’s new version of The Nutcracker! The movie is set to be directed by Lasse Hallstrom and already has a cast that includes Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, ballerina Misty Copeland, and rising star Mackenzie Foy. The story of the new adaptation will focus “on a [...]