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Samuel L. Jackson wants Star Wars return

Samuel L. Jackson wants Star Wars return

Jan 16 2013, 10:12am CST | by

Samuel L. Jackson would love to star in the new 'Star Wars' film. The actor - who played Jedi Mace Windu in the second trilogy in the franchise between 1999 and 2005 - would love to reprise his role...

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Samuel L. Jackson wants Star Wars return

Jan 16 2013, 10:12am CST | by

Samuel L. Jackson would love to star in the new 'Star Wars' film.

The actor - who played Jedi Mace Windu in the second trilogy in the franchise between 1999 and 2005 - would love to reprise his role in the recently announced seventh installment of the space saga, despite his character seemingly meeting his maker in 2005's 'Revenge of the Sith' after losing a hand and falling out of a window.

He said: ''Yeah, I'd love to be part of that.

''I don't know why I'd have to be a ghost. I'm a Jedi! I fell out of a window and they took my hand off. I could show up as a one-handed Jedi - alive!''

The 64-year-old 'Django Unchained' star feels the presence of his character and other established characters could lure audiences to see the next film, rather than have a completely new cast.

He explained to The Independent newspaper: ''I think it'd help people come back to the franchise, to have some familiar characters before they start introducing all the new ones.''

'Star Wars 7' is tentatively scheduled for release in 2015.

Source: Bang Movies

 
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Eddie Murphy & 'Driving Miss Daisy' Director 'Cook' Up New Drama

Oct 20 2014 5:19pm CDT | Source: First Showing

Fans will see Eddie Murphy get back into Axel Foley mode soon enough with Beverly Hills Cop 4 on the way. Plus, there's still that Twins sequel in the works that will team him up with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito in the cleverly titled Triplets. But before he makes a couple more comedies, he's going to take some time to get into drama briefly. In what will be his first non-animated, non-comedy role since the 2006 musical Dream ...
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Eddie Murphy Will Go Serious Again With ‘Cook’

Oct 20 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: slash film

In 2007, Eddie Murphy earned an Oscar nomination for his dramatic turn in Dreamgirls. In the years since then, he’s spent his time getting terrible reviews (Meet Dave, A Thousand Words), voicing a donkey (Shrek the Third, Shrek Forever After), or planning sequels to old hits (Beverly Hills Cop 4, Triplets). But now it looks like he’s ready to get serious again. Murphy is reportedly on board for Cook, directed by Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy). ...
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Eddie Murphy Becomes "The Cook"

Oct 20 2014 3:42am CDT | Source: dark horizons

One of the more unusual cinematic pairings was announced the other week - "Driving Miss Daisy" director Bruce Beresford is teaming with comedian Eddie Murphy for a serious dramatic film which begins shooting next month. Now, Empire has some more details about the project which is entitled "Cook". Murphy plays a chef hired by a dying man to cook up some meals for his girlfriend and daughter afte ...
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Eddie Murphy Becomes The Cook

Oct 19 2014 2:05pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

In Bruce Beresford's new dramaEddie Murphy currently has a fourth Beverly Hills Cop and Twins sequel Triplets on the boil. Before he serves up either, however, he's preparing a more serious drama. He's signed on for the title role in Cook, which Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) will direct.The story involves a dying man who hires Murphy to rustle up meals for his girlfriend and daughter after he ...
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20 Pulp Fiction Fun Facts: Celebrating 20 Years of a Tarantino Triumph

Oct 14 2014 2:38pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

To quote The Beatles -- it was 20 years ago today that Pulp Fiction arrived on screens and changed Hollywood forever. Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece not only gave us great Pulp Fiction quotes, but also introduced a revolutionary way of filmmaking that the auteur is still employing and expanding to this day. We are celebrating this monumental anniversary by presenting our readers with 20 Pulp Fiction fun facts that you might not have known, ...
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Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off

Oct 9 2014 7:45pm CDT | Source: la times

The dippy dystopian action film "Kite" isn't bad because Samuel L. Jackson is in it, but the ubiquitous star's umpteenth phoned-in badass is certainly an indication of how inconsequential the whole ...
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Joins Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’

Oct 9 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

So far, info on the cast for Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight has been little more than speculation. While we have a good idea that actors such as Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Walton Goggins will have roles in the film, thanks in part to their participation in the live-read of the script, nothing has been officially revealed. Now for The Hateful Eight Jennifer Jason Leigh is set as t ...
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2 weeks ago

JK Rowling “Tweaking” ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Screenplay

Oct 6 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Every day, conversations in the film community gravitate to how DC, Marvel and Lucasfilm are working on huge, interconnected universes on the big screen. Innumerable other franchises are emulating this blueprint too, whether it be the Universal Monsters or Ghostbusters. But a similar franchise largely kept out of the conversation is Harry Potter. In the next decade, we’re going to get at least three new films in Potter’s universe. The spin-o ...
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2 weeks ago

Kite Review

Oct 3 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: ign

Samuel L. Jackson starring in a live-action version of a cult girl-sassin anime may look great on paper and sound awesome as a pitch, but the result here - with Kite (headed to VOD and theaters on October 10th) - is an ugly, boring trudge of a movie. As it turns out, when you redo anime with actual actors you draw express attention to the fact that the story is often obtuse and dull - and is only palatable ...
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2 weeks ago

10 Dogs That Look Exactly Like Celebrities

Oct 2 2014 1:51pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Remember a few years ago when picking out your celebrity doppelgänger was a thing? It was fun, it was silly, and it definitely revealed some massive egos on a few of my friends.Although the fad is over, and a blurry, out of focus, image of Olivia Munn no longer graces my Facebook profile (that ego thing applies to me as well), doppelgängers are still fun to spot. I've found this to be especially true when they're celebrity DOG-ppelgängers! ...
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