Antoine Fuqua

‘Training Day’ TV Series Lands at CBS, Fuqua Confirmed to Direct

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 13, 2015 @ 9:28 PM
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CBS has flexed its interest in adapting major movies to the small screen this past year with the likes of Limitless and Rush Hour, and now looks to do the same for Antoine Fuqua’s Training Day port. The adapted series has officially landed on the eye network with a put-pilot, but what might change in translation?

‘Training Day’ TV Series in Development, Antoine Fuqua Likely to Direct

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 7, 2015 @ 3:05 PM
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The trend of major movies rebooting as TV series seems to have fallen behind the current crop of revivals, but we may yet have a late entry into the former, one King Kong has nothing on. A new report says Antoine Fuqua and Jerry Bruckheimer are developing a Training Day TV series eyed for one of the major networks, albeit with a casting twist.

James Horner Wrote a Secret Score for Antoine Fuqua’s ‘The Magnificent Seven’

by Britt Hayes July 20, 2015 @ 7:59 PM
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James Horner tragically passed away last month, leaving behind an incredible legacy of scores for films like Titanic, Aliens and A Beautiful Mind. Although we previously believed the composer’s final score was for Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw, the director has revealed that Horner left behind a wonderful gift, secretly writing and composing a score for Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven.

‘Southpaw’ Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Redemption

by Britt Hayes July 8, 2015 @ 4:58 PM
Each trailer for Southpaw has been better and more focused than the last, and the latest follows in the footsteps of its predecessor by using the second of two original tracks Eminem recorded for Antoine Fuqua’s film — this one is “Kings Never Die,” featuring Gwen Stefani. The trailers continue to lean a little too heavily on the family drama, while Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance in the boxing ring appears to be the main draw.

‘The Equalizer 2’ Is Coming to Wreck Some More Bad Guys in 2017

by Britt Hayes June 11, 2015 @ 7:24 PM
The Equalizer is sort of the ultimate action movie for dads — the big climactic scene takes place in a home improvement store, with Denzel Washington using tools in ways Tim Taylor never could have imagined in his darkest moments. And if you’re itching to see Washington kick more bad guy butt, you’ll get your chance to do so…in 2017.

‘Southpaw’ Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Brutal in the Boxing Ring

by Britt Hayes June 5, 2015 @ 6:11 PM
The first trailer for Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw seemingly laid out the entire plot of the film, but the second official trailer for the director’s latest drama is more compact, focusing more on the intensity of the piece. Although Fuqua’s films in recent years haven’t been exactly amazing, the promise of Jake Gyllenhaal in Southpaw is too good to ignore.

‘The Magnificent Seven’ Remake Loses Jason Momoa, Gains Peter Sarsgaard

by Britt Hayes May 21, 2015 @ 5:17 PM
The Magnificent Seven has built itself an interesting cast, but they just lost one valuable member: Jason Momoa has departed Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the classic western, presumably due to his Aquaman commitments. On the flip side, the film may have lost Momoa, but it just added Peter Sarsgaard in the role of the big bad villain.

‘The Magnificent Seven’ Remake Adds Jason Momoa and Byung-hun Lee

by Britt Hayes May 5, 2015 @ 5:24 PM
Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven just got a whole lot more badass. In addition to Fuqua favorite Denzel Washington and everyone-favorite Chris Pratt, the film has just added former Game of Thrones star and future Aquaman Jason Momoa, as well as G.I. Joe: Retaliation star Byung-hun Lee. This film sounds like it’s going to be pretty damn tough.

‘Southpaw’ TV Spot: A Jacked Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Wrecked

by Britt Hayes May 2, 2015 @ 10:44 AM
More like Jacked Gyllenhaal, am I right? One of the summer releases that isn’t getting a lot of attention just yet is Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw, starring a totally ripped Jake Gyllenhaal as a distraught boxer punishing himself in the ring following a horrible tragedy — oh, the trailer doesn’t hide it, so why should we: his wife dies in an accident, leaving him to raise his daughter alone.

‘Magnificent Seven’ Remake Casts Vincent D’Onofrio as the Bad Guy

by Britt Hayes March 28, 2015 @ 3:00 PM
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Vincent D’Onofrio playing a bad guy is about as reliable as the changing of the tides, the sun rising in the morning or…as Vincent D’Onofrio playing a bad guy. We’ll get a little taste of his penchant for fictional villainy next month when Marvel’s Daredevil series hits Netflix, but he’s already made plans for his next dubious role: the actor will play the villain in Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven.