Jingle Jangle (2020)

Jingle Jangle (2020)

Director: David E. Talbert Writer(s): David E. Talbert Starring: Forest Whitaker Synopsis:  In Jingle Jangle, a cobblestone world comes to life in the event holiday musical tale of an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter and a magical invention that, if...
City of Lies (2018)

City of Lies (2018)

Director: Brad Furman Writer(s): Randall Sullivan (novel), 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...
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. So far no updates on...
How It Ends (2018)

How It Ends (2018)

Director: David M. Rosenthal Writer(s): Brooks McLaren Starring: Theo James, Kat Graham, Kerry Bishé, Forest Whitaker, Grace Dove, Lanie McAuley, Mark O’Brien, Nancy Sorel, RJ Fetherstonhaugh, Josh Cruddas, Eric Keenleyside, Jeff Wahl, Stefanie Austin, Anett...
Ghost Dog 2 (2019)

Ghost Dog 2 (2019)

Director: Jim Jarmusch Writer(s): Jim Jarmusch Starring: Forest Whitaker, RZA Synopsis: Follow-up to Jim Jarmusch’s 1999 film “Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Drama, Martial Arts | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
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 Walters Jr., Heather...
The Forgiven (2017)

The Forgiven (2017)

 Director: Roland Joffé Writer(s): Michael Ashton, Roland Joffé Starring: Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum, Thandi Makhubele, Morné Visser, Terry Norton, Rob Gough, Osbert Solomons, Debbie Sherman, Warrick Grier, David Butler, Michael MacKenzie, Nandiphile...
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, Letitia Wright,  Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest...
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 David Yuhl,...
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 films...
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 Synopsis: Rebels set out on a...
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, an elite team...
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 know from the...
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) Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Oona Laurence, 50 Cent, Skylan Brooks, Naomie Harris, Victor Ortiz, Beau Knapp, Miguel Gomez, Dominic Colón, Jose Caraballo,...
Dope (2015)

Dope (2015)

 Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Rick Famuyiwa Starring: A$AP Rocky, Blake Anderson, Bruce Beatty, De’aundre Bonds, Julian Brand, Quincy Brown, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise, Rick Fox, Christopher Glenn, Ricky Harris, Chanel Iman, Wyking Jones, Amin Joseph, Kap...
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. Disney and Lucasfilm had no comment...
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 the script. The movie is set...
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) Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Luis...
Zulu (2013)

Zulu (2013)

Director: Jérôme Salle Writer(s): Caryl Ferey (book), Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle Starring: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Conrad Kemp, Inge Beckmann, Tinarie van Wyk Loots, Regardt van den Bergh, Randall Majiet, Patrick Lyster, Joelle Kayembe, Tanya van Graan,...
Black Nativity (2013)

Black Nativity (2013)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Kasi Lemmons, Langston Hughes (play) Starring: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nas, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Luke James, Grace Gibson, Rotimi, J. Mallory McCree, Henry Hunter...
The Butler (2013)

The Butler (2013)

Director: Lee Daniels Writer(s): Danny Strong, Wil Haygood Starring: Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Aml Ameen, Clarence Williams III, John P. Fertitta, Jim Gleason, Oprah Winfrey, Isaac...
Pawn (2013)

Pawn (2013)

Director: David A. Armstrong Writer(s): Jay Anthony White Starring: Forest Whitaker, Jessica Szohr, Marton Csokas, Ray Liotta, Stephen Lang, Nikki Reed, Common, Sean Faris, Jonathan Bennett, Michael Chiklis, Max Beesley, Deborah Twiss, Gabriel Jarret, Ronald Guttman,...
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, Selma Pinkard,...
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 G. Smith, Lance...
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) Starring: Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest...
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 Wilson, Dick...
Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Director: Forest Whitaker Writer(s): Terry McMillan (novel & screenplay), Ronald Bass (screenplay) Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Gregory Hines, Dennis Haysbert, Mykelti Williamson, Michael Beach, Leon, Wendell Pierce,...
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 T. Meade, Synopsis: A Brooklyn smoke...
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 (teddy), Clarence Whitmore...
Strapped (1993)

Strapped (1993)

Director: Forest Whitaker Writer(s): Dena Kleiman Starring: William James Stiggers Jr., Chi Ali, Bokeem Woodbine, Starletta DuPois, Mike Farley, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Lozama, David Robinson, Mary Hedahl, Kia Goodwin, Marcella Lowery, Joseph Gimpel, Jermaine ‘Huggy’...
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, Willard E. Pugh,...
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 Russ, Richard...