Samuel L. Jackson

That Other Samuel L. Jackson Movie Opening This Weekend

by Mike Sampson May 02, 2012 09:35 AM
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In a recent profile for the New York Times Magazine, Samuel L. Jackson was asked about his many movies and the frequent proclamations that he is both the busiest actor on the planet and the highest-grossing actor in history (the latter of which is backed up by the Guinness Book of World Records). In response, Jackson responded, "I get paid all day, every day."
That seems to be the only explanation Jackson has for taking such varied film roles from the wildly successful to the WTF. Such is the case this very weekend when Jackson stars in two films hitting theaters. One - 'The Avengers' - a film you can't stop hearing about and another - 'Meeting Evil' - a film you've probably never heard of.
While 'The Avengers' opens this weekend in over 4,000 theaters, Jackson's other film, 'Meeting Evil' will open in just one.

Zooey Deschanel and Sam Jackson Star in New iPhone Ads

by Hilary Rothing April 17, 2012 03:07 PM
Celebrity personal assistants are surely sweating bullets after seeing Apple's latest Siri ad, in which Zooey Deschanel and Samuel L. Jackson are seen consulting the monotone oracle on mundane tasks like ordering tomato soup, tracking down organic mushrooms and confirming that the water falling from the sky is indeed rain.

Check Out These Behind-The-Scenes 'Avengers' Pics

by Damon Houx March 27, 2012 08:43 PM
'The Avengers' has a release date of May 4 - close to a month away - so prepare to be bombarded with more images, product-placements, commercials and toys than ever before. Though the film should perform well regardless, it's still a make or break picture for Marvel Studios, and the film they have been building toward for at least five years, cinematically speaking. Here are some images of making that dream come true, including this one of Jeremy Renner performing in front of a green screen.