It’s been a while since we’ve seen Will Smith in a great movie. You could argue we’ve never seen the actor in a great movie, but he did have the opportunity to be a part of one a few years ago. Smith passed on starring in Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained. Show More Summary
Happy almost Thanksgiving, everyone! Scroll down to these GFY comments for a conversation of holiday food disasters that will make you laugh till you cry at least a little, and also probably make you feel better about your own...
One of the odd parts of the ongoing movie news cycle is that we tend to see the same stories pop up periodically as if they were "new" news or untold secrets at-last revealed. Did you know Walt Disney hated Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow character during the production of the [...]
Actor Will Smith took part in a round table interview for The Hollywood Reporter where he discussed his previous involvement with director Quentin Tarantino for the 2012 western, "Django Unchained." Smith admitted to having meetingsShow More Summary
Will Smith’s almost-casting in the leading role of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained has been part of that film’s lore since its production, with Smith earlier insisting he’d ultimately passed on the role of the slave-turned-bounty-hunter for reasons that sounded vaguely egotistical. Show More Summary
Will Smith Explains Why He Rejected Role In Django Unchained Will Smith has been one of the biggest Hollyweird stars for almost two decades but the actor has been known to make some less than strategic decisions when picking films.
Most Quentin Tarantino fans know that Will Smith was the first choice to play the revenge seeking former slave in the 2012 hit Django Unchained! The Concussion star has always been a bit vague about why exactly he turned down the role of the titular character — which was eventually portrayed by Jamie Foxx — until [...]
Will Smith is confused. And probably very regretful. Read more...
During THR's recent actor roundtable, Will Smith was asked why he passed on the lead role in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained. Smith stated that while he thought the story was perfect, he was turned off by the violent nature of the film. Smith thought the story of "a guy that... More »
Some roles become so iconic that it's difficult to think of anybody else playing them. Often times, however, there are other actors considered for those rolls who could potentially have changed drastically the way those characters are remembered. Show More Summary
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 25: Producer Paula Wagner and manager Rick Nicita (R) attend The Tony Awards celebration of Broadway in Hollywood at Sunset Towers on March 25, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for THE TONY AWARDS) Producer Paula Wagner has hired Reginald Hudlin, producer [...]
The Los Angeles Ethics Commission has formally accused a retired LAPD sergeant of violating city ethics rules for leaking an audio recording of his controversial stop of "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts to the media, the agency announced Friday. Retired Sgt. Jim Parker is accused of misusing...
As the director of ultraviolent movies like Pulp Fiction and Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino is no stranger to controversy, and he's certainly in the middle of one right now. Police unions across the country are calling for boycotts...Show More Summary
'Django Unchained' image courtesy of Weinstein Company Are the nation's police unions secretly in cahoots with Harvey Weinstein and his eventual marketing campaign/Oscar campaign for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight? That's the question that comes to mind after a week of one big city police union after another piling on in what [...]
Movie director Quentin Tarantino, famous for such films as Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Django Unchained and the Kill Bill features, caused quite a stir when, speaking at a #BlackLivesMatters rally
The actor defended his “Django Unchained” director at the Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday night after Tarantino sparked a storm of controversy when he railed against police brutality at an Oct. 24 rally in Washington Square Park.
A friend who defends your crazy anti-police comments is a friend indeed. At the Hollywood Film Awards, Django Unchained star Jamie Foxx defended and encouraged his buddy Quentin Tarantino’s anti-cop remarks made at a police brutality...Show More Summary
Despite a growing rightwing backlash, Django Unchained star Jamie Foxx has encouraged his friend Quentin Tarantino to "keep telling the truth" about alleged police brutality in the US.
Three years after "Django Unchained," Quentin Tarantino returns to the western for his eighth directorial feature - that's eight if you combine the "Kill Bills," which we are inclined to do to make way for the appropriately titled new film "The Hateful Eight." Set in Wyoming shortly after the Civil...
A now-retired Los Angeles police sergeant who drew headlines last year after he detained a "Django Unchained" actress has been accused of violating city ethics rules by leaking an audio recording of the encounter to the media. In a highly unusual move, city ethics officials accuse Sgt. Jim Parker...