All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Denzel Washington’

Denzel Washington Talks Becoming The Next James Bond

Denzel Washington is a busy man and it doesn’t look like that will change anytime soon! The two-time Academy Award-winning actor, who’s approaching his 60th birthday in just a couple months, was asked about an aspect of his career he hasn’t touched on yet – retirement. The famed Training Day actor chatted with E! News over the weekend at the …

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Denzel Washington On Routine Health Detox, Not For Alcohol, Says Rep

Relax people! Crazy rumors have been circulating that Denzel Washington had a wild month of partying, followed by a needed detox treatment from alcohol in a posh detox center. According to the Oscar-winning actor’s publicist, the rumors are absolutely false. Yes, he’s detoxing, confirms his rep, but it is a health detox to prepare for work. “He does this health …

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Sophie Okonedo “A Raisin In The Sun” Performance Wins Her A Tony Award

Sophie Okonedo won her first Tony. She played opposite Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun, and has claimed an award for her work. Although Okonedo has been working as an actress for years, the Tony she won is her first. If reviews of the show were anything to go by, Okonedo was an obvious pick. “She embraces every …

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a former middleweight boxer best known for having been wrongfully convicted for a shooting murder, passed away at his Toronto home Sunday morning. He was 76. Carter had spent almost 20 years in prison after being convicted of a triple homicide that occurred at the Lafayette Bar and Grill in Paterson, New Jersey in 1966. The conviction …

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Sophie Okonedo Shines In Broadway’s “Raisin In The Sun”

Sophie Okonedo is stunning in her Broadway debut of “A Raisin In The Sun” opposite Denzel Washington. The British born actress, best known for her role in Hotel Rwanda, stars as Ruth, Walter’s (Washington) distressed, but strong, wife. A review by The Washington Post calls Sophie the play’s mournful foundation: “Okonedo is deceptively subdued as Ruth, who embodies the bone-breaking …

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Diahann Carroll Pulls Out Of Broadway Play

Tony Award-winning actress Diahann Carroll was scheduled to return to Broadway for the revival of A Raisin in the Sun , co-starring with Denzel Washington this spring. This was to mark her first time back on Broadway in 30 years. However, Carroll has issued a statement saying that she will not be appearing in the show, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, …

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Denzel Washington The New Lex Luthor?

It just wouldn’t be Hollywood if there weren’t rumors abounding about which actor will be playing a coveted part. This time around it’s Denzel Washington as Lex Luthor in the upcoming “Man of Steel 2/Batman vs Superman.” The rumors of Washington playing Superman’s arch-nemesis started in early December when a source revealed that they were already testing for the part …

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Denzel Washington Might Be Lex Luthor

If you were all settled on being upset or elated at Joaquin Phoenix being cast as the iconic Lex Luthor, you may have to hold that thought. The current buzz suggests there may be a chance that the supervillain may be played by none other than Denzel Washington. Like Phoenix, Washington isn’t a stranger to powerful performances as memorable villains. …

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Adam Sandler Named Most Overpaid Actor

Every year, Forbes Magazine calculates how much our movie stars are actually worth. Using data collected from Celebrity 100 research and Box Office Mojo, along with the star’s last three films, they are able to determine just how much each star earned at the box office per dollar of pay. This year Adam Sandler was named the top overpaid actor, …

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Diahann Carroll to Join Denzel Washington on Broadway in “A Raisin in the Sun”

After 30 years, Diahann Carroll is heading back to the “Great White Way.” She will be joining Denzel Washington in the second Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun, where the two will play mother and son. The Tony Award winners will be joining a cast that includes Academy Award-nominee Sophie Okonedo as Ruth Younger, Tony Award-winner Anika Noni …

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