RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Forest Whitaker

A collection of news and information related to Forest Whitaker published by this site and its partners.

Top Forest Whitaker Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' build buzz heading into Toronto

    'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' build buzz heading into Toronto
    Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things: 1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...
  • 'Butler' tops One Direction documentary during big Labor Day weekend

    'Butler' tops One Direction documentary during big Labor Day weekend
    Even a legion of ardent teenage girls was unable to overpower Oprah Winfrey at the box office this Labor Day weekend, as the film "The Butler" starring the media mogul cleaned up for the third consecutive weekend. Heading into the four-day holiday, pre-...
  • Amid Obama presidency, films take major leap in facing race head-on

    Amid Obama presidency, films take major leap in facing race head-on
    TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
  • Critic's Pick: 'The Butler' serves up food for thought

     Critic's Pick: 'The Butler' serves up food for thought
    In "The Butler," director Lee Daniels sets the table with a great deal of care, especially because it unfolds during the volatile years of desegregation. It stars Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, a White House butler privy by sheer proximity to a series...
  • It's Cookie Monster's time to shine in new 'Sesame Street' season

    It's Cookie Monster's time to shine in new 'Sesame Street' season
    For a long time, Elmo was the shining star of "Sesame Street," but when the long-running kids show returns for its 44th season on Sept. 16, it's Cookie Monster who's angling to grab all the buzz (and all the cookies, of course). "Cookie's Crumby...
  • 'Game of Thrones' stars visit 'Sesame Street'

    'Game of Thrones' stars visit 'Sesame Street'
    On HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey play murderous siblings, driven by their mutual hatred of each other and their twisted sexual appetites (he for prostitutes, she for her twin brother). On PBS' "Sesame Street," those same actors...
  • 'The Butler' TV rights are acquired by Oprah's OWN network

    'The Butler' TV rights are acquired by Oprah's OWN network
    No surprise here. It looks like "Lee Daniels' The Butler" will have a second life as a TV show on OWN, the network created by Oprah Winfrey, who starred in the movie.  OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network said on Thursday that it has acquired the network...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, others join Obama arts education push

    Sarah Jessica Parker, others join Obama arts education push
    The Obama administration has enlisted a handful of prominent screen actors -- including Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington, Forest Whitaker and Alfre Woodard -- to help promote Turnaround Arts, an initiative launched this week to incorporate arts...
  • Robert Easton dies at 81; Henry Higgins of Hollywood

    Robert Easton dies at 81; Henry Higgins of Hollywood
    Robert Easton, a character actor whose command of a vast array of foreign and American regional accents led to a flourishing second career as a dialect coach to Hollywood stars such as Charlton Heston and Anne Hathaway, has died. He was 81. Often...
  • Word Theatre celebrates 10 years with party and performances

     
    Word Theatre: A party held at the Santa Monica home of Word Theatre artistic director Cedering Fox celebrates Word Theatre's 10th anniversary....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...