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    Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker Teach 50 Cent About Money, Fear, Respect In Trailer For 'Freelancers'

    Here's the first trailer for that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson crime drama we first told you about in early 2011 and haven't written a word about since. Probably because there's been nothing about it to write about... until today, now that its trailer has turned up o...

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    2 Academy Award Winners Be Damned, 50 Cent Ruins Movies: Trailer For 'Freelancers' With Robert De Niro & Forest Whitaker

    50 Cent is a financial titan. The rapper has expanded his brand into sneakers, books, body spray, condoms, vitamin water, energy drinks and, of course, film production via his Cheetah Vision production company. And that's what we're here to talk about. You see, while 50 Cent likes to make mo...

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    Octavia Spencer & 'Chronicle' Star Michael B. Jordan To Star In 'Fruitvale' About Controversial Death Of Oscar Grant

    The tragic death/murder of Trayvon Martin has been at the top of headlines in recent weeks, drawing controversy and criticism as officials have moved painfully slowly in arrested George Zimmerman, or even doing the basic groundwork of investigation, in a case that many feel has the markings of a rac...

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    Forest Whitaker Reveals Plot Specifics For "The Butler" + Talks Kony Project & More...

    Was reading THIS Vanity Fair profile of Forest Whitaker and picked up some items worth repeating here on S&A; specifically about projects Whitaker is attached to star in/direct.

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    Forest Whitaker & Billy Bob Thornton Eye Roles In 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale

    Update: Relativity Media sent out an press release today. Forest Whitaker has officially joined the cast. No word on Billy Bob Thornton and with production imminent, our guess is his deal never came together.

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    SXSW: Forest Whitaker's JuntoBox Project To Crowdsource New Films (Video)

    The Oscar-winning actor and producer, director Forest Whitaker has launched a project, JuntoBox Films, that will help you crowdsource your films. Announced at South by Southwest, JuntoBox aims to discover and incubate a new generation of talent in cinema, with an innovative model that marries new t...

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    Forest Whitaker In Negotiations To Headline Lee Daniels' "The Butler" (Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo Also In)

    Last I wrote about this project a couple of weeks ago, Oprah Winfrey was said to be eyeing a role in director Lee Daniels' The Butler, to be produced by Laura Ziskin (Pretty Woman, As Good As It Gets, Spider-Man 1, 2 & 3) - the drama bas...

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    Forest Whitaker Will Be 'The Butler' For Lee Daniels

    Cropping up with all kinds of heat and big names being thrown around a couple of weeks ago, and then going quiet again, it looks as if Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is pushing ahead, and the cast is getting more intriguing with each passing day.

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    Forest Whitaker Named Co-Chair of JuntoBox Films (Indie Film Studio w/ $2.5 Mill in Financing)

    Actor, writer, director, producer, now add studio chair to his resume...

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    Forest Whitaker To Play Desmond Tutu In Roland Joffé's 'The Archbishop And The Antichrist'

    Could this be a return to Forest Whitaker's Oscar winning ways? At least on paper it seems so, as Screen Daily reports that the actor has lined up to play beloved activist and archbishop Desmond Tutu in Roland Joffé's developing "The Archbishop And The Antichrist."

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