Morgan Freeman: ‘No one should be attacking the Academy Awards’

Morgan Freeman: 'No one should be attacking the Academy Awards'

[jwplatform PAOrVO9j] In an exclusive interview with rollingout.com, Morgan Freeman offered his opinion that black people are not actually upset about their lack of inclusion in regard to the Academy Awards. The Academy Award-winning actor went on to say that “we can’t turn the Academy Awards into affirmative action.”

Angela Bassett and Morgan Freeman star in ‘London Has Fallen’

London Has Fallen

[jwplatform Bmq087SX] The sequel to the worldwide smash, Olympus Has Fallen, finds the world’s most powerful leaders under attack as they attend the British Prime Minister’s funeral. Intrigue and suspense follow as the other only three people capable of ending attack find themselves at odds. London Has Fallen opens nationwide on March 4.

Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter E’Dena Hines stabbed to death in New York

Morgan Freeman's granddaughter E'Dena Hines stabbed to death in New York

Actor Morgan Freeman’s 33-year-old step-granddaughter, E’Dena Hines, died from stab wounds Sunday morning, according to People magazine. Hines was found by responding officers at about 3 a.m. lying in the street in front of her New York home on W. 162nd St. with several stab wounds to her torso. She was taken to Harlem Hospital […]

Howard University 2015 graduates are ready for their new journey

Howard University 2015 graduates are ready for their new journey

Howard University’s 147th Commencement Convocation was held on Saturday, May 9, 2015, with Ursula M. Burns, chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation, delivering the 2015 Commencement address on the upper quadrangle of the University’s main campus. The University also awarded honorary degrees to award-winning actor and director, Morgan Freeman; president of Spelman College, […]

Celebrities in their 70s

Celebrities in their 70s

Can you still be sexy in your 70s? Gladys Knight says yes. There are plenty of celebrities in their 70s that are still going strong in their careers and are in the limelight. Having so many years in the entertainment industry, it’s great to see stars like Morgan Freeman and Paul McCartney still at the […]

Actor Ro Brooks talks career, inspiration

What inspired you to become an actor? Watching the kids on all of my favorite shows inspired me to become an actor. What actors do you study for style and character? None; I have my own unique style of acting and creating character but I study seasoned actors for their delivery timing. What inspires you […]

Celebrities who suffer from severe illnesses

Like many things in life, illnesses do not discriminate against the famous. And although a lot of Hollywood’s finest seem to live perfect lives, underneath all the designer duds and airbrush makeup, many celebrities suffer from the same issues that many of the rest of the world struggle with from day-to-day. For 12 celebs who […]

‘Transcendence’

Transcendence Stars: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy Everybody wants a shot at immortality. Everybody wants to make the world a better place, i.e., cure cancer, save lives, solve humanity’s intractable ills — well most people do, anyway. Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), is a dying scientist who uploads his brain to a […]

‘Island of Lemurs: Madagascar’

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Patricia Wright This is not an animated Disney movie. That’s not to disparage Disney at all, but this is a true story about a real group of animals. Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, Island of Lemurs: Madagascar is a documentary film that captures the work of Dr. Patricia C. Wright, a […]

‘Transcendence,’ where biology and technology collide

It’s beyond anything you can imagine and that’s exactly what producers are hoping for. Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman, is a sci-fi thriller slated to hit theaters Easter weekend – Friday, April 18. Renowned Artificial Intelligence researcher Dr. Will Caster (Depp) has an insatiable desire to create a machine that defies human comprehension […]

‘The LEGO Movie’

Stars: Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman Children will love this animated film about a garden-variety LEGO figure named Emmet who through a happy accident is thought to be the MasterBuilder, aka “The Special.” With appearances from Batman, Han Solo, C-3PO, Gandalf, the Green Lantern and Abraham Lincoln, adults will have fun sorting out all of the characters being voiced by […]