Roman Israel, Esq. (2017)

Roman Israel, Esq. (2017)

Director: Dan Gilroy Writer(s): Dan Gilroy Starring: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Shelley Hennig, Nazneen Contractor, Tony Plana, Pej Vahdat, Brittany Ishibashi, Joseph David-Jones, James Paxton, DeRon Horton, Amanda Warren, Andrew...
Chasing Trane (2016)

Chasing Trane (2016)

Director: John Scheinfeld Writer(s): N/A Starring: John Coltrane, Denzel Washington, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Reggie Workman, Carlos Santana, John Densmore, Common, Kamasi Washington, Ben Ratliff, Ashley Kahn, Cornel West, Bill Clinton...
89th Annual Oscar Nominations Announced *Update*

89th Annual Oscar Nominations Announced *Update*

from Variety.com Event: 89th Annual Oscar Awards Date: February 26, 2017 Location: Hollywood, California Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs was joined by Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard,...
THR’s Directors Roundtable (2017)

THR’s Directors Roundtable (2017)

In 1991, director Mira Nair made Mississippi Masala, a romantic drama with an international twist starring a young Denzel Washington, hot off his first acting Oscar win for Glory. Twenty-five years later, the Indian-born Nair (Queen of Katwe), 59, sat next to...
Fences (2016)

Fences (2016)

Director: Denzel Washington Writer(s): August Wilson, Tony Kushner Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Saniyya Sidney, Benjamin Donlow, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Mark Falvo, Malik Abdul Khaaliq,...
48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees were announced for the 48th NAACP Image Awards are in. Winners will be announced on February 11, 2017 at a ceremony airing live on TV One. Anthony Anderson will return as host. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Beyoncé Knowles Viola Davis Regina King Dwayne...
Conversations: Q&A with FENCES

Conversations: Q&A with FENCES

Q&A with Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and Saniyya Sidney of FENCES. Moderated by Jenelle Riley,...
The Magnificent Seven (2016)

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Haley Bennett, Vincent D’Onofrio, Cedric D. Jones Synopsis: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor...
Nate Parker shares his honest opinion on diversity in Hollywood

Nate Parker shares his honest opinion on diversity in Hollywood

Brennan Williams | Huffington Post Black Voices Despite landing a role alongside the likes of Denzel Washington in “The Great Debaters” or his phenomenal performance in “The Secret Life of Bees,” Nate Parker says the availability of...
Denzel Washington to Bring August Wilson’s Plays to HBO

Denzel Washington to Bring August Wilson’s Plays to HBO

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act Via a live stream of a conversation between Denzel Washington and Dr. Todd Boyd happening at USC School of Cinematic Arts as I type this, Washington just revealed that, in addition to the below previously-announced film adaptation...
Denzel Washington in Conversation with Dr. Todd Boyd

Denzel Washington in Conversation with Dr. Todd Boyd

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act I’m only just learning about this, but now you know, so get prepped to watch this later on this evening. The 7:30pm start time listed in the above poster is PST, meaning for those on the east coast, it’ll be kicking...
Michael B. Jordan Signs On To Just Mercy

Michael B. Jordan Signs On To Just Mercy

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act While we wait to catch his starring appearance in the upcoming “Fantastic Four” which will be in theaters next month, followed by his reunion with his “Fruitvale” director, Michael Coogler, in...
Fuqua Tapped to Helm Pilot based on Andy McNab Novels

Fuqua Tapped to Helm Pilot based on Andy McNab Novels

by Mike Fleming Jr. | Deadline Hollywood The Weinstein Company is close to winning an auction for a series of 16 bestselling novels by Andy McNab. The intention is to turn the books into a series revolving around former British Army regiment SAS agent Nick Stone....
The Equalizer 2 Coming Fall 2017

The Equalizer 2 Coming Fall 2017

For decades, Denzel Washington has proven himself one of Hollywood’s most bankable leading men. However, in a career that includes countless hit films and two Academy Awards, there’s one part of the business that’s always eluded him. Washington has...

(UPDATE) Momoa in Talks for Magnificent Seven Remake

Justin Kroll | @krolljvar | Variety.com Jason Momoa is in talks to join the all-star cast of Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke in MGM and Sony’s “Magnificent Seven” remake. Vincent D’Onofrio, Haley Bennett and Luke Grimes are also...
Equalizer Sequel Announced

Equalizer Sequel Announced

from Variety.com Sony has officially announced a sequel to the Denzel Washington thriller “The Equalizer.” Rumors of an “Equalizer” follow-up began months before the R-rated auctioneer opened in September, but it was the film’s strong box...
Ernie Hudson Circling King T’Chaka Role

Ernie Hudson Circling King T’Chaka Role

from ScreenRant.com Avengers: Age of Ultron doesn’t opens in the U.S. for a few more weeks (it arrives in other parts of the world first), but already die-hard Marvel fans are looking ahead to Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. One of the...
Fuqua, Washington and Hawke Reunite for Magnificent Seven

Fuqua, Washington and Hawke Reunite for Magnificent Seven

Variety | Justin Kroll Film Reporter @krolljvar Sony Pictures has come on to co-finance “The Magnificent Seven” with MGM, sources tell Variety. Sony and MGM are splitting the cost evenly between the two with Sony distributing the pic. MGM will oversee...
Champs (2015)

Champs (2015)

Director: Bert Marcus Writer(s): Bert Marcus Stars: 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, Evander Holyfield, Bernard Hopkins, Ron Howard, Spike Lee, Mike Tyson, Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington Synopsis: A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield...
The Equalizer (2014)

The Equalizer (2014)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan (television series) Actors: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, E. Roger Mitchell, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo Synopsis: A man believes he has put his mysterious...
2 Guns (2013)

2 Guns (2013)

Director: Baltasar Kormákur Writer(s): Blake Masters (screenplay), Steven Grant (graphic novels) Actors: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Edward James Olmos, Bill Paxton, James Marsden, Fred Ward, Robert John Burke, Lucky Johnson,...
Flight (2012)

Flight (2012)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writer(s): John Gatins Actors: Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle, Carter Cabassa, Adam C. Edwards, Tamara Tunie, Brian Geraghty, Kelly Reilly, Ron Caldwell Synopsis: An airline pilot saves almost all his...
Safe House (2012)

Safe House (2012)

Director: Daniel Espinosa Writer(s): David Guggenheim Actors: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Tracie Thoms, Rubén Blades, Liam Cunningham, Joel Kinnaman, Stephen Rider, Fana Mokoena...
Unstoppable (2010)

Unstoppable (2010)

Director: Tony Scott Writer(s): Mark Bomback Actors: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Kevin Dunn, Kevin Corrigan, Elizabeth Mathis, Meagan Tandy Synopsis: With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a...
The Book of Eli (2010)

The Book of Eli (2010)

Director: Albert & Allen Hughes (The Hughes Brothers) Writer(s): Gary Whitta Actors: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Jennifer Beals, Evan Jones, Joe Pingue, Frances de la Tour, Tom Waits Synopsis: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a...
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

Director: Tony Scott Writer(s): Brian Helgeland (screenplay), John Godey (novel) Actors: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, John Turturro, James Gandolfini, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Ramon Rodriguez, Tonye Patano, Aunjanue Ellis, Saidah Arrika...
The Great Debaters (2007)

The Great Debaters (2007)

Director: Denzel Washington Writer(s): Robert Eisele (screenplay, story), Jeffrey Porro (story), Tony Scherman (American Legacy article that inspired the film) Actors: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker, Jurnee...
American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)

Director: Ridley Scott Writer(s): Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson (article) Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Roger Guenveur Smith, Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, John Hawkes, RZA, Ruby Dee, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Malcolm Goodwin, Carla...
Deja Vu (2006)

Deja Vu (2006)

Director: Tony Scott Writer(s): Bill Marsilii, Terry Rossio Actors: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Erika Alexander, Shondrella Avery, Ron Flagge, J. Todd Smith, Jerrod Paige, Adam Goldberg, Elden Henson, Bruce Greenwood, Matt Craven...
Inside Man (2006)

Inside Man (2006)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Russell Gewirtz Actors: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, Cassandra Freeman Synopsis: A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter...
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Director: Jonathan Demme Writer(s): Richard Condon (novel), George Axelrod (1962 screenplay); Daniel Pyne and Dean Georgaris (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Jeffrey Wright, Pablo Schreiber, Anthony Mackie, Dorian...
Man on Fire (2004)

Man on Fire (2004)

Director: Tony Scott Writer(s): A.J. Quinnell (novel), Brian Helgeland (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Radha Mitchell, Marc Anthony, Giancarlo Giannini, Mickey Rourke, Rachel Ticotin Synopsis: In Mexico City,...
Out of Time (2003)

Out of Time (2003)

Director: Carl Franklin Writer(s): David Collard Actors: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain, Nora Dunn, John Billingsley Synopsis: A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion....
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Antwone Fisher (2002)

Director: Denzel Washington Writer(s): Antwone Fisher Actors: Denzel Washington, Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Malcolm David Kelley, Cory Hodges, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Leonard Earl Howze, Kente Scott, Novella Nelson, Yolonda Ross, De’Angelo Wilson,...
John Q (2002)

John Q (2002)

Director: Nick Cassavetes Writer(s): James Kearns Actors: Denzel Washington, Kimberly Elise, Robert Duvall, Gabriela Oltean, James Woods, Anne Heche, Kevin Connolly, Daniel E. Smith Synopsis: A down-on-his luck father, whose insurance won’t cover...
Training Day (2001)

Training Day (2001)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): David Ayer Actors: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger, Harris Yulin, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Macy Gray, Denzel Whitaker, Garland Whitt, Terry Crews, Kyjel N. Jolly, Peter Greene, Gary Rodriguez...
Remember the Titans (2000)

Remember the Titans (2000)

Director: Boaz Yakin Writer(s): Gregory Allen Howard Actors: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Donald Faison, Craig Kirkwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Bosworth, Ryan Gosling, Ethan Suplee, Earl Poitier, Neal Ghant...
The Hurricane (1999)

The Hurricane (1999)

Director: Norman Jewison Writer(s): Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter (book “The 16th Round”) , Sam Chaiton and Terry Swinton (book “Lazarus and the Hurricane”), Armyan Bernstein and Dan Gordon (screenplay) Actors: Denzel...
The Bone Collector (1999)

The Bone Collector (1999)

Director: Phillip Noyce Writer(s): Jeffery Deaver (book), Jeremy Iacone (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker, Luis Guzmán, Bobby Cannavale, Leland Orser Synopsis: A quadriplegic ex-homicide...
The Siege (1998)

The Siege (1998)

Director: Edward Zwick Writer(s): Lawrence Wright (story, screenplay), Menno Meyjes and Edward Zwick (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Tony Shalhoub, Annette Bening, Lance Reddick, Mark Valley Synopsis: The secret US abduction of a...
Fallen (1998)

Fallen (1998)

Director: Gregory Hoblit Writer(s): Nicholas Kazan Actors: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz, James Gandolfini, Elias Koteas, Gabriel Casseus, Michael J. Pagan, Robert Joy Synopsis: Homicide detective John Hobbes...
The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

Director: Penny Marshall Writer(s): Robert Nathan (novel), Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Bercovici, Nat Mauldin, Allan Scott  (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines, Jenifer Lewis, Loretta Devine, Justin...
Courage Under Fire (1996)

Courage Under Fire (1996)

Director: Edward Zwick Writer(s): Patrick Sheane Duncan Actors: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty, Matt Damon, Bronson Pinchot, Seth Gilliam, Regina Taylor, Zeljko Ivanek, Scott Glenn, Sean Astin Synopsis: A US Army...
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Director: Carl Franklin Writer(s): Walter Mosley (book), Carl Franklin (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle, Albert Hall, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jernard Burks, David Fonteno Synopsis: Denzel Washington...
Virtuosity (1995)

Virtuosity (1995)

Director: Brett Leonard Writer(s): Eric Bernt Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Kelly Lynch, William Forsythe, William Fichtner, Louise Fletcher, Traci Lords, Costas Mandylor, Mari Morrow, Kevin J. O’Connor, Virginia Watson Synopsis: A...
Crimson Tide (1995)

Crimson Tide (1995)

Director: Tony Scott Writer(s): Michael Schiffer and Richard P. Henrick (story) Actors: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfini, Rocky Carroll, Ricky Schroder, Steve Zahn Synopsis: On a US nuclear...
Philadelphia (1993)

Philadelphia (1993)

Director: Jonathan Demme Writer(s): Ron Nyswaner Actors: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Anna Deavere Smith, Buzz Kilman, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards Synopsis: When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he...
The Pelican Brief (1993)

The Pelican Brief (1993)

Director: Alan J. Pakula Writer(s): John Grisham (book), Alan J. Pakula (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, Stanley Tucci, John Lithgow, Robert Culp, Sonny Jim Gaines, Jewell Robinson, Carol Sutton,...
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

Director: Kenneth Branagh Writer(s): William Shakespeare (play), Kenneth Branagh (screenplay) Actors: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Brian Blessed Synopsis: Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed,...
Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X (1992)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Alex Haley (book), Malcolm X (book), Arnold Perl and Spike Lee (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Spike Lee, Theresa Randle, Lonette McKee, James McDaniel,...
Mississippi Masala (1991)

Mississippi Masala (1991)

Director: Mira Nair Writer(s): Sooni Taraporevala Actors: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Charles S. Dutton, Joe Seneca, Tico Wells, Yvette Hawkins Synopsis: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move...
Ricochet (1991)

Ricochet (1991)

Director: Russell Mulcahy Writer(s): Fred Dekker and Menno Meyjes (story), Steven E. de Souza (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice-T, Kevin Pollak, Victoria Dillard, Lindsay Wagner, John Amos, John Cothran, Starletta DuPois...
Mo’ Better Blues (1990)

Mo’ Better Blues (1990)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee Actors: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn, Dick Anthony Williams, Cynda Williams, John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlie Murphy,...
Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Director: Edward Zwick Writer(s): Kevin Jarre (screenplay), Lincoln Kirstein (book) Actors: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Andre Braugher, Donovan Leitch Jr., Jihmi Kennedy, Cliff De Young, RonReaco Lee, Abdul Salaam El...
Heart Condition (1990)

Heart Condition (1990)

Director: James D. Parriott Writer(s): James D. Parriott Actors: Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb, Roger E. Mosley, Ja’net DuBois, Alan Rachins, Kieran Mulroney, Jeffrey Meek Synopsis: A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a...
For Queen & Country (1988)

For Queen & Country (1988)

Director: Martin Stellman Writer(s): Martin Stellman, Trix Worrell Starring: Denzel Washington, Dorian Healy, Sean Chapman Synopsis: A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty. Release Date:  May 19,...
The Mighty Quinn (1989)

The Mighty Quinn (1989)

Director: Carl Schenkel Writer(s): A.H.Z. Carr (novel “Finding Maubee”), Hampton Fancher (screenplay) Actors: Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend, Art Evans, James Fox, Mimi Rogers, M. Emmet Walsh, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Esther Rolle, Cedella Marley,...
Cry Freedom (1987)

Cry Freedom (1987)

Director: Richard Attenborough Writer(s): John Briley (screenplay), Donald Woods (book) Actors: Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Josette Simon, Evelyn Sithole, Xoliswa Sithole, John Matshikiza, Wabei Siyolwe Synopsis: South African journalist Donald...
Hard Lessons – The George McKenna Story (1986)

Hard Lessons – The George McKenna Story (1986)

Director: Eric Laneuville Writer(s): Charles Eric Johnson Actors: Denzel Washington, Lynn Whitfield, Debra Artis, Earl Billings, Akosua Busia, Gregg Dandridge, Ray Buktenica Synopsis: Based on a true events The George McKenna Story involves the events at...
Power (1986)

Power (1986)

Director: Sidney Lumet Writer(s): David Himmelstein Actors: Richard Gere, Julie Christie, Gene Hackman, Kate Capshaw, Denzel Washington, E.G. Marshall, Beatrice Straight, Fritz Weaver, Michael Learned, J.T. Walsh Synopsis: Pete St. John is a powerful...
A Soldier’s Story (1984)

A Soldier’s Story (1984)

Director: Norman Jewison Writer(s): Charles Fuller (play and screenplay) Actors: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Harris, Robert Townsend, Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, Larry Riley, William Allen Young, John Hancock, Wings Hauser,...
Carbon Copy (1981)

Carbon Copy (1981)

Director: Michael Schultz Writer(s): Stanley Shapiro Actors: George Segal, Susan Saint James, Jack Warden, Denzel Washington, Dick Martin, Paul Winfield Synopsis: A white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a black teen-age son who...
License to Kill (1984)

License to Kill (1984)

Director: Jud Taylor Writer(s): William A. Schwartz Actors: James Farentino, Penny Fuller, Don Murray, Denzel Washington, Jerry Haynes Synopsis: A grieving family whose daughter was killed in a car crash with a drunken driver is outraged and frustrated...
Flesh and Blood (1979)

Flesh and Blood (1979)

Director: Jud Taylor Writer(s): Eric Bercovici; Pete Hamill (novel) Actors: Tom Berenger, Suzanne Pleshette, John Cassavetes, Denzel Washington, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Luca Bercovici Synopsis: A convict takes up boxing in prison and this brings a new meaning to...
Coriolanus (1979)

Coriolanus (1979)

Director: Wilford Leach Writer(s): William Shakespeare (play) Actors: Morgan Freeman, Earle Hyman, Peter Francis James, Frank Adu, Bimbo, Denzel Washington, Thomas Martell Brimm, Gloria Foster, Robert Christian,  Maurice Wood, C.C.H. Pounder, Clebert...
Wilma (1977)

Wilma (1977)

Director: Bud Greenspan Writer(s): Bud Greenspan Starring: Shirley Jo Finney, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard, Joe Seneca, Denzel Washington, Charles Blackwell, Larry Scott, Réjane Magloire, Piper Carter, Pauletta Washington, Andrea Frierson, L....
Death Wish (1974)

Death Wish (1974)

Director: Michael Winner Writer(s): Brian Garfield, Wendell Mayes Starring: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats, Helen Martin, Robert Kya-Hill, B.T. Taylor, Eric Laneuville, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Denzel Washington, Damien Leake...

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