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Spike Lee Wants Kanye West And Common For Film About Chicago Violence

The Do The Right Thing filmmaker also wants Entourage star Jeremy Piven, who grew up in Evanston, near Chicago, and frequent collaborator Samuel L. Jackson to sign up for Chiraq, the nickname given...

Director Spike Lee Courts Controversy By Calling New Film 'Chiraq'

Famed director Spike Lee was accused of insulting the residents of the city of Chicago by titling his new project ‘Chiraq’, a movie which will look at education and violence. He has also been criticised...

She's All That Reboot In The Works - Report

The star-studded 1999 film featured Freddie Prinze, Jr. as a popular high school jock attempting to win a bet by romancing a loner, played by Rachael Leigh Cook. It also starred the...

Pharrell To Team Up With Spike Lee For Apollo Theater Debut

Pharrell Williams is to team up with director Spike Lee for the streaming version of his upcoming concert at the Apollo Theater on the 3rd June. The concert will be part of American Express Unstaged,...

Eminem Makes Mother's Day Apology To Debbie Nelson

Eminem has apologised to his mother in his new music video.The rapper appears to hug a woman resembling his mum, Debbie Nelson, and expresses his regret about their feud in the official clip for 'Headlights',...

One Of Spike Lee's Best Joints, 'She's Gotta Have It', To Get Tv Series

She's Gotta Have It, easily one of Spike Lee's best movies, is to be resurrected and adapted for the small screen after Showtime commissioned a pilot. Lee is on board as the show's director and...

Eminem & Spike Lee To Collaborate On New Video

Eminem has recruited award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee to direct his new music video.The rapper broke the news about his latest collaboration on Saturday (05Apr14) when he posted a photo of himself with the Malcolm X...

Spike Lee Gentrification Rant: Let The Rebuttals Begin

Spike Lee ruffled a few feathers when he let loose on the contemporary residents of Brooklyn and their dogs during his speech at the Pratt Institute. His tirade was never going to be unleashed without...

Brooklyn Residents Dismiss Spike Lee Criticism

Dozens of residents of Brooklyn have dismissed director Spike Lee's criticism of the gentrification of the New York City borough where he grew up.The acclaimed filmmaker used a speech at the Pratt Institute on Tuesday...

Spike Lee Explodes At Brooklyn Hipsters, And Their Dogs

Spike Lee wants you to listen to his views on Brooklyn, which he claims has been gentrified and taken over by hipsters and dog walkers. During his speech at the Pratt Institute, the millionaire film...

Jay Z And Beyoncé'S $2 Million Super Bowl Show

Jay Z, Beyoncé and DJ Tiesto were paid more than $2 million to perform at the most expensive Super Bowl party of all-time on Saturday night (01.02.14). The couple performed for 6,000 guests at Pier...

Hunger Games Rules, But 'Oldboy' Remake Could Be Biggest Flop Of 2013

The big news from the weekend's box-office was The Hunger Games: Catching Fire reasserting its superiority with an impressive second week total of $74.5 million. That's a huge increase in the $58 million that the...

Box Office Highlights: What Are You Seeing This Weekend?

This holiday box office is already predicted to be a record breaker. With both Frozen premiering and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in cinemas, both movies are on course to break the previous Thanksgiving weekend...

'Oldboy' Claws Back Respectability, But Critics Remain Unconvinced

Spike Lee's Oldboy - a visceral thriller based on Park Chan-wook's classic 2004 movie - will have to do solid box-office business to justify itself after a wave of middling reviews from critics.Josh Brolin in...

'Oldboy': A Remake Spike Lee Should Have Left Alone

American director Spike Lee has just seen the release of his latest project, 'Oldboy', a remake of the highly successful South Korean 2003 movie. The original is considered a cult classic, which was praised for...

'Oldboy' Remake: Did Spike Lee Just Mess Up A Brilliant Movie?

Spike Lee was always treading on glass with cheap shoes when he decided to take on the Oldboy project. The original, 2003 film was a cult classic; adored by international audiences and famed for its...

Spike Lee Didn't Want Halle Berry For Jungle Fever Role

Director Spike Lee was hesitant to cast Halle Berry as a drug addict in his 1991 movie Jungle Fever, because he thought she was too beautiful for the role.The Malcolm X filmmaker admits Berry had...

Spike Lee Still Keen To Take Do The Right Thing To Broadway

Director Spike Lee is still keen to turn his hit film Do The Right Thing into a Broadway musical, but insists he will not appear on stage as he did in the movie.The filmmaker revealed...

Josh Brolin Takes On Another Dark And Tortured Character In 'Oldboy' [Video + Pictures]

Josh Brolin, Samuel L. Jackson and director Spike Lee team up for the upcoming psychological thriller Oldboy, which stars Brolin as an advertising executive, who gets kidnapped, imprisoned and has his life taken away from...

Spike Lee's 'Blood Addiction' Movie Raises $1.25 Million On Kickstarter

US film director Spike Lee has achieved his $1.25 million goal for his latest movie, on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.Tentatively titledThe Newest Hottest Spike Lee Joint, the movie is about "human beings who are addicted...

Steven Soderbergh Donates $10,000 To Spike Lee's New Movie Fundraiser

Retiring filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has pledged $10,000 (£6,670) to Spike Lee's new crowdsourcing initiative to help fund his pal's next movie.The Malcolm X director launched the venture on Kickstarter.com on Monday (22Jul13) in an effort...

Spike Lee Plans To Use Kickstarter To Fund Next Film

Spike Lee has a habit of doing things differently when it comes to making his movies, and when he announced his latest picture you could bet that it wasn't just going to be your average...

A Week In Movies: The World's End Premieres, Mendes Returns To Bond, Oldboy Teases

This week's big world premiere was in London for The World's End, where Simon Pegg and Nick Frost walked a blue carpet alongside costars Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine and Rosamund Pike. The apocalyptic pub crawl...

'Oldboy' Remake: Everything You Need To Know [Trailer + Pictures]

Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake is finally gathering the momentum it deserves with a brand new trailer following the harrowing poster we were treated to not so long ago. Following what felt like years of stuttering,...

Hammer-wielding Josh Brolin Wants Revenge In Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' [Trailer]

The first red-band trailer for Spike Lee's remake of Park Chan-wook's classic and disturbing movie Oldboy has rolled out online, featuring all the hammer-centric bloody revenge of the original. Josh Brolin plays a man abducted...

Oldboy American Remake Starring Josh Brolin – First Poster Revealed

Spike Lee’s version of the South Korean classic Oldboy, which was released in 2003, finally has a poster. This American remake – starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley – finally has a poster...

Alan Cumming And Spike Lee Honoured At Made In New York Awards

Actor Alan Cumming, director Spike Lee and model Heidi Klum were honoured at the Made in New York Awards on Monday (10Jun13) for their efforts to reinvigorate the Big Apple.Cumming, who currently stars on Broadway...

Will Smith And Jaden Smith Joined By Buzz Aldrin And 50 Cent At 'After Earth' Premiere [Photos]

Will Smith and Jaden Smith at 'After Earth' New York premiereThe New York premiere of Will Smith's new action movie 'After Earth' was almost like a reunion for the actor as several old friends showed...

Prince And Diana Ross Could Testify In Michael Jackson Case

Prince, Diana Ross and Spike Lee are among the witnesses who could be called in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.The late star's mother Katherine Jackson has accused promoters AEG Live of being negligent in...

Diana Ross And Lisa Marie Presley On Witness List For Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

Lawyers for Michael Jackson's mother are planning to call Diana Ross, director Spike Lee and singer Lisa Marie Presley to the witness stand as they prepare to battle concert giants AEG Live over the King...

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