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Jeffrey Wright: 'I Don't Really Consider Myself A Black Man In Hollywood'

Jessica Herndon, Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Even though Jeffrey Wright has won a Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe, and appeared in more than 35 films as one of the most ...

My Conversation With Actor Jeffrey Wright on Catching Fire, Washington Redskins and Political Correctness

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

In addition to Jeffrey Wright's latest roles in Catching Fire and Boardwalk Empire, he talks about his distinguished career and process for choosing roles. Wright also discusses his beloved Washington Redskins and the debate over the team's name.

Boardwalk Empire's Negro Problem: Creative License With DuBois and Garvey

Nsenga Burton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

It is painful to think that the first introduction that some viewers are having to W.E.B. DuBois and Marcus Garvey is through the lens of this television show, however brilliant the writing, cinematography and acting.

See Tilda Swinton As A Vampire In 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

"How can you live for so long and still not get it?" Tilda Swinton asks in "Only Lovers Left Alive." That's kind of what we're asking ourselves, too, ...

Matthew Jacobs

What It Was Like For Jennifer Hudson To Play A Heroin Addict

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment

It's a busy autumn for Jennifer Hudson. "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete," out this Friday, marks her second movie of the season following last...

'Hunger Games' Star Hopes He Doesn't Screw Up New Movie

Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

Jeffrey Wright has one goal for his part in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." "I hope [I'm] not screwing it up," the actor told HuffPost Live's Ma...

The Racketeer Who Inspired Jeffrey Wright's 'Boardwalk' Character

Posted 09.06.2013 | TV

Just a few days before the premiere of "Boardwalk Empire" Season 4, Jeffrey Wright discussed his new character, Harlem gangster Valentin Narcisse, in ...

HORROR: Employee Pistol-Whipped For Wrong Coffee Order

Posted 08.23.2013 | Miami

A Dunkin' Donuts employee in Lauderhill, Fla. was beaten and pistol-whipped Tuesday for delivering the wrong kind of coffee to a customer, and the ugl...

INTENSE

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

As its title indicates, a single shot sets off a string of chaotic events in the new movie starring Sam Rockwell and William H. Macy. "A Single Sh...

SNL's Hal Willner Produces Music for A Great Night in Harlem at the Apollo

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's always Howdy Doody time in music producer Hal Willner's workspace at the Film Center building in Manhattan. Best known for producing music for Sa...

'Boardwalk Empire' Adds New Cast Member

Vulture | Posted 03.07.2013 | Black Voices

A week after casting the handsome gentleman Ron Livingston, Boardwalk Empire has added handsome gentleman Jeffrey Wright....

Jeffrey Wright Joins 'Boardwalk Empire'

Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

Jeffrey Wright is heading to "Boardwalk Empire." Deadline.com reports the veteran film actor will join Season 4 of HBO's prohibition-era gangster dram...

Movie Review: Broken City

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.22.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

See the film if you want to solve the riddle or skip it if it is all too familiar to you after seeing your share of Sidney Lumet films which deal with the same theme, but with greater skill.

Movie Review: Broken City

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Allen Hughes' Broken City has the bones and perhaps even the DNA of a better, darker and more interesting film. It isn't awful, just kind of pale and predictable.

'Hunger Games' Casts Jeffrey Wright

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

The strangely awesome cast of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" just got a little bit more strange and awesome. Lionsgate announced Friday that world-...

George Clooney: 'Hollywood Could Teach a Lot to Politicians'

Felice Arenas | Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

Should Capitol Hill be looking to Hollywood for better scripts? Actor George Clooney thinks that while Democrats have accomplished a great deal for the U.S., they "have done a terrible job so far" of getting this through to Americans.

Review: The Ides of March

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you're too high-minded to get down in the mud with your opponent -- but your opponent can grab victory by playing dirty -- who's the winner?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Source Code

Dan Persons | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In his sophomore effort, director Duncan Jones explores the same theme of a man alone and at the mercy of shadowy machinations that was explored in his rightly praised debut effort, Moon.

Movie Review: Source Code

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I can already see it at some virtual movie-revival house of the future: a "what-if?" double feature that teams Limitless and Source Code and points ou...

Stage Door: A Free Man of Color, The Break of Noon

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Playwright John Guare takes audiences on a wild ride in A Free Man of Color, a lively epic set in 1801 New Orleans.

Theater: A Free Man of Color Intrigues; Elling Is Overwhelmed

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Writer John Guare's first new play on Broadway in 18 years FEELS like his first new play in 18 years. It is ambitious, overstuffed and fascinating, even though it never clicks. But the talent onstage is impressive.

Actor Jeffrey Wright on Chicago's Loss of the Olympic Bid And Health Care

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover

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Josh Brolin & Jeffrey Wright Arrest Video: Tasers And Pepper Spray (VIDEO)

Huffington Post, TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ has released the incredible video of Josh Brolin's arrest outside of a Shreveport bar last summer, along with his "W" costar Jeffrey Wright. In ...

Pity W, Pity Us More

Lionel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lionel

I saw W opening day and it was great. Most of you won't see it. You feel that you'd be betraying your anti-Dubya sentimentality. Or that if you're pro-W, you wouldn't dare add to Oliver Stone's coffers.

Josh Brolin: I'm "In A Bad Predicament RIght Now"

Us | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Josh Brolin made his first public appearance since his July 12 arrest on Tuesday. Sans wife Diane Lane, he walked the red carpet at the Los Angeles p...