Burden (2018)

Burden (2018)

Director: Andrew Heckler Writer(s): Andrew Heckler Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Andrea Riseborough, Forest Whitaker, Tom Wilkinson, Tess Harper, Anna Colwell, Usher Raymond, Crystal R. Fox, Austin Hébert, Dexter Darden, Jason Davis, Robin Dyke, Michael...
The Forgiven (2017)

The Forgiven (2017)

 Director: Roland Joffé Writer(s): Michael Ashton, Roland Joffé Starring: Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum, Morné Visser, Thandi Makhubele, Nandiphile Mbeshu, Zikhona Bali, Pamela Nomvete, Terry Norton, Robert Gough,...
LAbyrinth (2018)

LAbyrinth (2018)

Director: Brad Furman Writer(s): Randall Sullivan, Christian Contreras Starring: Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Dayton Callie, Neil Brown Jr., Louis Herthum, Shea Whigham, Xander Berkeley, Melanie Benz, Shamier Anderson, Laurence Mason, Christian...
Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act Sundance Institute announced the feature films that will be screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City, Salt Lake City at at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28. For the 2018 Festival, 110 feature-length...
How It Ends (2018)

How It Ends (2018)

Director: David M. Rosenthal Writer(s): Brooks McLaren Starring: Theo James, Kerry Bishé, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham, Mark O’Brien, Grace Dove, Lanie McAuley, Nancy Sorel, Josh Cruddas, Cory Chetyrbok, Jeff Wahl, Connie Hollins, Aaron Hughes,...
Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Eisa Davis, Kay Oyegun Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Unknown Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Unknown | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Forest Whitaker an Angela Davis are executive producers on this project....
Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther (2018)

Director: Ryan Coogler Writer(s): Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis,...
Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)

Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)

Director: Michael Larnell Writer(s): Michael Larnell Starring: Eden Duncan-Smith, Mahershala Ali, Nia Long, Elvis Nolasco, Jermel Howard, Sean Ringgold, Curtiss Cook, Tonye Patano, Charlie Hudson III, Taliyah Whitaker, Lyric Hurd, Barrington...
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Director: Gareth Edwards Writer(s): Chris Weitz, John Knoll Starring: Riz Ahmed, Felicity Jones, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Forest Whitaker, James Earl Jones, Eunice Olumide, Tyrone Love, Emeson Nwolie, Sem van der Vegte, Donnie Yen...
Arrival (2016)

Arrival (2016)

Director: Denis Villeneuve Writer(s): Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Michael Stuhlbarg, Forest Whitaker, Frank Fiola, Bineyam Girma, Tammie Sutherland Synopsis: When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe,...
Forest Whitaker’s Star Wars Character Revealed

Forest Whitaker’s Star Wars Character Revealed

Shadow & Act | Tambay Obenson Revealed yesterday, after much anticipation and speculation, audiences now know the identities of the characters in the upcoming “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The character Forest Whitaker is playing is one that fans...
Forest Whitaker to Make Broadway Debut in Hughie

Forest Whitaker to Make Broadway Debut in Hughie

by Jeremy Gerard | Deadline Hollywood The Oscar winner will take on the lead role in a revival of the 1941 drama staged by British director Michael Grandage (Red, Frost/Nixon). Whitaker (Southpaw, The Last King Of Scotland, Bird, etc.) will play Erie Smith, the role...
Southpaw (2015)

Southpaw (2015)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): Kurt Sutter and Richard Wenk (screenplay) Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Forest Whitaker, Curtis Jackson, Victor Ortiz, Skylan Brooks, Malcolm M. Mays, Ashleigh Morghan,...
Dope (2015)

Dope (2015)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Rick Famuyiwa Actors: Keith Stanfield, Zoë Kravitz, Forest Whitaker, Rick Fox, Kimberly Elise, Allen Maldonado, Roger Guenveur Smith, De’aundre Bonds, Shameik Moore, Chanel Iman, Quincy Brown...
Whitaker Joins ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Cast

Whitaker Joins ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Cast

Justin Kroll | Variety Forest Whitaker is in negotiations to join the cast of Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars” anthology pic “Rogue One.” The film stars Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelsohn, with Gareth Edwards directing....
How Director Rick Famuyiwa Grew ‘Dope’ – Cannes Q&A

How Director Rick Famuyiwa Grew ‘Dope’ – Cannes Q&A

by Anthony D’Alessandro | Deadline Hollywood Rick Famuyiwa is one of the most profitable voices in African American cinema at the box office with such titles as The Wood ($6M cost, $25M domestic) and Brown Sugar ($8M cost, $27.4M domestic). However, when he went...
Forest Whitaker Eyes ‘Story of Your Life’

Forest Whitaker Eyes ‘Story of Your Life’

Justin Kroll | Variety.com | @krolljvar Forest Whitaker is in negotiations to join Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner in Paramount’s sci-fi drama “Story of Your Life.” “Prisoners” helmer Denis Villeneuve is directing with Eric Heisserer penning...
Two Men in Town (2014)

Two Men in Town (2014)

Director: Rachid Bouchareb Writer(s): Rachid Bouchareb (adaptation), Daniel Boulanger and José Giovanni (original screenplay), Yasmina Khadra and Olivier Lorelle (adaptation) (dialogue) Actors: Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Reg E. Cathey,...
Zulu (2013)

Zulu (2013)

Director: Jérôme Salle Writer(s): Caryl Ferey (book), Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle Actors: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Lise Slabber, Tanya van Graan, Patrick Lyster Joelle Kayembe, Natasha Loring, Sven Ruygrok...
Repentance (2013)

Repentance (2013)

Director: Philippe Caland Writer(s): Shintaro Shimosawa (screenplay) Philippe Caland (original film “The Gypsy and the Gury”) Starring: Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps, Nicole Ari Parker, Ariana Neal, Denise Milfort,...
Hurricane Season (2009)

Hurricane Season (2009)

Director: Tim Story Writer(s): Robert Eisele Starring: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss, Taraji P. Henson, China Anne McClain, Khleo Thomas, J.B. Smoove, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Jones, Jackie Long, Lil’ Wayne, Irma P. Hall, Lindsey...
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...
The Last King of Scotland (2006)

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Director: Kevin Macdonald Writer(s): Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock Starring: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney, David Oyelowo, Stephen Rwangyezi, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga, Adam Kotz, Sam Okelo, Sarah Nagayi, Chris...
Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Director: Forest Whitaker Writer(s): Terry McMillan Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Gregory Hines, Dennis Haysbert, Mykelti Williamson, Michael Beach, Leon, Wendell Pierce, Donald Faison, Jeffrey D. Sams, Jazz...
Smoke (1995)

Smoke (1995)

Director: Wayne Wang Writer(s): Paul Auster Starring: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Giancarlo Esposito, José Zúñiga, Harold Perrineau, Forest Whitaker, Malik Yoba, Clarice Taylor, Michelle Hurst, Erica Gimpel, Gilson Reglas, Walter...
Jason’s Lyric (1994)

Jason’s Lyric (1994)

Director: Doug McHenry Writer(s): Bobby Smith Jr. Starring: Allen Payne, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony ‘Treach’ Criss, Eddie Griffin, Suzzanne Douglas, Lisa Nicole Carson, Lahmard J. Tate, Forest Whitaker, Asheamu Earl Randle...
A Rage in Harlem (1991)

A Rage in Harlem (1991)

Director: Bill Duke Writer(s): Chester Himes, John Toles-Bey, Bobby Crawford Starring: Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens, Zakes Mokae, Danny Glover, Badja Djola, John Toles-Bey, Tyler Collins, Ron Taylor, Samm-Art Williams, Stack Pierce,...
Bird (1988)

Bird (1988)

Director: Clint Eastwood Writer(s): Joel Oliansky Starring: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright, Keith David, Damon Whitaker, Bill Cobbs, John Witherspoon, Tony Todd, Karl Vincent, Jason Bernard, Tony Cox, Ann Weldon, Tim...

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