Samuel L Jackson

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Samuel L. Jackson's favourite scene ever is the end of Pulp Fiction

14 Mar 2019

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Samuel L. Jackson's favourite film moment was the diner scene in 'Pulp Fiction'. The 70-year-old actor has had numerous iconic roles, but the one that stands above the rest is from the 1994 Quentin Tarantino film in which he plays contract killer…

Samuel L. Jackson: Marvel's stories are 'more intricate' now

6 Mar 2019

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Samuel L. Jackson thinks Marvel's stories are "more intricate" now than they were 10 years ago. The 70-year-old actor has portrayed Nick Fury for over a decade and admits there are big differences between shooting a movie for the Marvel Cinematic…

Captain Marvel

5 Mar 20194 stars

Brie Larson is a cool customer in the first female-led feature from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Scourge of intergalactic ne'er-do-wells and, now, a certain breed of fanboy, the Carol Danvers incarnation of Captain Marvel blazes onto the screen in all her womanly glory. 21 instalments in, we finally get our first female-led MCU entry, while it's…

Samuel L. Jackson teases Nick Fury will see action in Captain Marvel

23 Jan 2019

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Samuel L Jackson has teased that Nick Fury will see some action in 'Captain Marvel'. The 70-year-old actor has admitted that his Marvel Cinematic Universe character is "kind of bored" in the upcoming prequel – which is set in the 90s and stars Brie…

Glass

16 Jan 20193 stars

Well-acted but flawed and self-congratulatory trilogy closer from M Night Shyamalan

In 2017, M Night Shyamalan's comeback hit Split turned out to be a sequel in psycho-thriller disguise to 2000's Unbreakable, a film that pre-empted the superhero movie revival. Now, this most divisive of directors returns to claim his dues…

Samuel L. Jackson wants Star Wars return

18 Aug 2018

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Samuel L. Jackson wants to return to the 'Star Wars' franchise. The 69-year-old actor portrayed Jedi master Mace Windu in Episode I-III and though his alter ego was killed off after losing an arm and being thrown from a window during a fight in the…

Samuel L. Jackson joins Spider-Man: Far From Home

8 Aug 2018

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Samuel L. Jackson is set to play Nick Fury in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'. The 'Avengers: Infinity War' star only made a brief, post-credits appearance in the huge comic book blockbuster, but despite the character's demise it appears fans haven't…

Incredibles 2 reaches $1 billion landmark

1 Aug 2018

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'Incredibles 2' has earned $1 billion at the worldwide box office faster than any other animated movie in history. The Brad Bird-directed film stars the likes of Samuel L Jackson, Holly Hunter and Sarah Vowell, and is a sequel to 2004's 'The…

Incredibles 2

22 Jun 20183 stars

EIFF 2018: Sporadically super animated sequel that reunites us with the titular family

'Leave the saving of the world to the men? I don't think so!' remarks Helen Parr (Holly Hunter) in a film that sees her take one of her long stretchy strides out from her husband's shadow and return to single-handed heroics.

Samuel L Jackson reveals fan excitement about The Incredibles 2

13 Jun 2018

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Samuel L Jackson has been asked about an 'Incredibles' sequel "five or six times a week" for more than a decade. The 69-year-old actor has reprised the role of Lucius Best for the new Brad Bird-directed movie, and Jackson has revealed that he's spent…

Samuel L. Jackson doubts Black Panther's impact

9 Apr 2018

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Samuel L. Jackson doubts the success of 'Black Panther' will lead to long-term changes in Hollywood. The acclaimed Marvel movie has led to calls for more films to be led by black actors and actresses, but Jackson doesn't think it will ultimately have…

Samuel L. Jackson was robbed of Jurassic Park death scene by hurricane

19 Jan 2018

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Samuel L. Jackson revealed his character's death in 'Jurassic Park' was supposed to be shown in the film. The 69-year-old actor played chief engineer John 'Ray' Arnold in Steven Spielberg's iconic 1993 blockbuster, but the character was brutally…

Samuel L Jackson doesn't want to be a director

31 Dec 2017

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Samuel L Jackson doesn't want to direct movies because they take up too much time. The prolific actor has made over 175 movies but admits that he currently has no desire to step behind the camera because directing is such a laborious process. He…

Avengers: Infinity War trailer unveiled

29 Nov 2017

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The first trailer for 'Avengers: Infinity War' has been released. Before 'Good Morning America' on Wednesday (29.11.17), the first trailer was finally released and reveals the epic scale on the upcoming movie and features snippets of all the…

Samuel L. Jackson signs up for Son of Shaft

21 Aug 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson and Jessie T. Usher look set to star in 'Son of Shaft'. The 68-year-old actor and the 'Independence Day: Resurgence' star will team up for the forthcoming film, which will start shooting this autumn, Usher has confirmed.

Samuel L Jackson surprised by Black Panther omission

16 Aug 2017

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Samuel L Jackson is surprised he doesn't make an appearance in 'Black Panther'. The Hollywood star plays the part of Nick Fury in the Marvel movies, but has been omitted from 'Avengers 3', 'Avengers 4' and the Africa-set 'Black Panther' - which has…

The Hitman's Bodyguard

15 Aug 20172 stars

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson join forces for a buddy actioner that doesn't quite pop

If you squint hard enough at this Ryan Reynolds / Samuel L Jackson action comedy it's just possible to imagine it as a Deadpool / Nick Fury team-up, complete with lashings of colourful language and comic book levels of violence. However, while both…

Samuel L. Jackson 'never worried about being the lead'

14 Aug 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson has never worried about being the lead in a movie. The 68-year-old actor is among the best-known faces in the movie industry, but has insisted his career choices have never been driven by ego, meaning he's been happy to play small…

Glass will start filming in September

3 Aug 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson will start shooting 'Glass' in September. The shock ending to the 2016 horror 'Split' revealed it was a follow-up to 2000's 'Unbreakable', which starred Bruce Willis as security guard David Dunn who discovers he has super-human…

Captain Marvel to be set in early 90s

24 Jul 2017

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Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has revealed that 'Captain Marvel' will be set in the early 1990s. The 44-year-old film producer used his appearance at San Diego Comic-Con to spill that directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck's Marvel Cinematic…

Samuel L. Jackson back as Nick Fury in Captain Marvel

7 Jul 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson will reprise his role as Nick Fury in the upcoming 'Captain Marvel' movie. The 68-year-old actor was last seen as the one-eyed super-spy in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' back in 2015, and prior to that he was shot and hospitalised in…

Samuel L Jackson asked for role

6 May 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson "asked" Brie Larson to cast him in 'Unicorn Store'. The Oscar-winning actress is making her directorial debut in the upcoming comedy and her 'Kong: Skull Island' co-star put her on the spot when he learned she was pursuing Bill…

Samuel L. Jackson wasn't first choice for Kong: Skull Island role

6 Apr 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson was not the first choice to play Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard in 'Kong: Skull Island'. The 68-year-old actor has earned many plaudits for his performance as the Vietnam War veteran who becomes obsessed with killing the giant…

Samuel L. Jackson's bug experience

12 Mar 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson was "uncomfortable" on the set of 'Kong: Skull Island' but feels like it informed his performance. The 68-year-old actor - who stars as United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard in the adventure film - wasn't too pleased…

Samuel L. Jackson for The Last Full Measure

9 Mar 2017

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Samuel L. Jackson has signed up for 'The Last Full Measure'. The 68-year-old actor will star in the political drama alongside Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Bradley Whitford, Michael Imperioli, Linus Roache, John Savage and Diane…