With his critical and box office success, Will Smith can afford to be picky about his roles, even when Quentin Tarantino comes knocking at his door.
In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, the "Independence Day" star revelaed that he turned down Jamie Foxx's role because, "Django wasn’t the lead, so it was like, I need to be the lead. The other character was the lead!"
Given that it’s the biggest James Bond 007 film of all time, it’s only fitting that “Skyfall” has been nominated for six trophies at the upcoming Empire Awards.
The British spy flick will compete for Best Film, while stars Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are up for Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively. Additionally, Sam Mendes snagged a nod for Best Director.
Earlier today (January 10) the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards, and though there were plenty of deserving recipients, other supposed shoo-ins ended up getting the shaft.
Though he was widely praised for his role in “Django Unchained,” Leonardo DiCaprio failed to snag a Best Supporting Actor nod.
“And the Oscar goes to…” is one of the most exciting phrases in the film industry, and this year there’s some serious competition among the Academy Awards nominees.
Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the Oscar hopefuls live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills this morning (January 10), during which both the oldest nominee (Emmanuelle Riva- Best Actress “Amour”) and youngest nominee (Quvenzhané Wallis- Best Actress “Beasts of the Southern Wild”) in Academy Awards history were named.