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  • Melissa Leo to Join Denzel in Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Equalizer’

    May 31, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Melissa Leo is negotiating to join Denzel Washington in the Antoine Fuqua-directed “The Equalizer” for Sony Pictures. The film, based on the ’80s CBS TV series, would reunite Leo (who won an Oscar for “The Fighter”) with Fuqua, who directed her in “Olympus Has Fallen.” Washington plays McCall, a retired covert operative who, seeking redemption […]

  • Trailer: Jamie Foxx as the President in ‘White House Down’

    Mar 27, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *A trailer has finally been released for the other DC-under-siege film this year, “White House Down.” Unlike “Olympus Has Fallen,” which has Gerard Butler saving the president after he has been taken hostage in a terrorist attack, “White House Down” puts Channing Tatum into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave to save the commander in chief, played by […]

  • Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Opens Strong with $30M for #2

    Mar 24, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *According to Deadline, Antoine Fuqua‘s “Olympus Has Fallen,” released by FilmDistrict, is looking solid at the box office in its opening weekend. “Olympus,” which cost $70 million, grossed $10 million on Friday and $12.8 on Saturday for $30.8 million. Pic scored an ‘A-’ with audiences which helped word of mouth. That’s a relief because the […]

  • Morgan Freeman Talks ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ & September 11 (Watch)

    Mar 24, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *”Olympus Has Fallen” co-starring Morgan Freeman, is said to be the best patriotic movie since “Independence Day” … meaning you’ll walk away feeling proud to be an American. However, the Antoine Fuqua directed action packed thriller is not for the weak of heart! It’s packed with violence and will keep you on the edge of […]

  • EUR Film Review: Olympus Has Fallen

    Mar 23, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *While serving as the President’s (Aaron Eckhart) personal bodyguard, Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) grew very close to the First Family. During his tenure at the White House, the dedicated, detail-oriented Secret Service agent also familiarized himself with every aspect of the building’s layout. Nevertheless, Banning was reassigned to a desk job after failing to rescue […]

  • The Film Strip: ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ (with Angela Bassett) Offers a First

    Mar 22, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *It’s been a banner year for Black filmmakers thus far beginning with the great film “Broken City” directed by Allen Hughes from a story written by Brian Tucker, then “Stoker,” written by Wentworth Miller and now “Olympus Has Fallen” directed by Antoine Fuqua. All of these stories, of course, have appeared on these pages. Also […]