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Harvey Weinstein has enlisted a group of civil rights leaders, including Rev. Jesse Jackson in his battle with Warner Bros. over the use of the title The Butler even as the title itself enters arbitration. Jackson was joined by NAACP president and CEO Ben Jealous and Roy Innis, national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality, in throwing their support behind Weinstein and the Lee Daniels-directed film. An appeal…

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Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures X-Men director Bryan Singer is at the reins of this fairy-tale romp as Jack (Nicholas Hoult), a humble farm boy battles a race of giants and tries to rescue the princess. There is no princess in the original story the film is adapted from, Jack and the Beanstalk. In the original English folktale,…

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Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Liam Neeson, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures The Caped Crusader’s reputation was damaged in the last installment of the Batman franchise. This go-round he’s looking for redemption. And moviegoers love a redemption story. Bane (Tom Hardy) is a sympathetic bad guy and capable foil to…

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Angela Bassett will next grace the silver screen in the highly anticipated comic book adaptation, Green Lantern, hitting theaters on June 17, 2011. Bassett stars as Dr. Amanda Waller, an enigmatic government scientist determined to uncover hidden truths about a strange visitor. Bassett loved bringing the role of the popular comic book character to life.…

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