Tag Archives: Forest Whitaker

HOW IT ENDS Adds Forest Whitaker

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Forest Whitaker (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) has joined Netflix Sci-Fi thriller How It Ends. How It Ends centers on a mysterious apocalyptic event that turns the roads into mayhem, and a young father (played by star Theo James) who will stop at nothing to get home to his pregnant wife on the other side […]

Forest Whitaker Set To Reprise Role On STAR WARS REBELS

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Fresh off his performance in the first of the Star Wars anthology film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Forest Whitaker is headed to Star Wars Rebels. Executive producer Dave Filoni had this to say on the casting: “It’s an incredible honor to have Forest Whitaker play Saw in ‘Rebels,’” says series . “Forest did a […]

Forest Whitaker in Talks to Join ‘Labyrinth’

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Forest Whitaker is in talks to join the cast of Labyrinth! Forest Whitaker is in talks to co-star with Johnny Depp in the Open Road crime thriller “Labyrinth,” which revolves around the unsolved murders of rapper Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. Brad Furman is directing with production set to start in mid-November. In the […]

BURDEN Casts Garrett Hedlund As Star

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Drama Burden has cast Garrett Hedlund as its star alongside Oscar winning actor forest Whitaker. Burden is based on real events and follows Mike Burden (Hedlund), an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan who attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. As […]

A&E’s ROOTS Casting Roundup

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We have the scoop on some additional casting for the reimagining of the mini-series Roots. This cast will be joining Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Laurence Fishburne. A+E Networks has announced additional casting for “Roots,” from A+E Studios, including Grammy Award winning recording artist/actor/philanthropist/entrepreneur Tip “T.I.” Harris(Ant-Man, Get Hard, Entourage, The Family Hustle) […]

Vince Vaughn & Forest Whitaker Join THE ARCHBISHOP AND THE ANTICHRIST

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Play turned film The Archbishop and The Antichrist has cast Vince Vaughn and Forest Whitaker in the lead roles.   The Archbishop and The Antichrist follows a fictionalized account of meetings between Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Whitaker) and brutal murderer Piet Blomfield (Vaughn), who seeks redemption for the atrocities he’s committed while he serves a life sentence […]