Samuel L. Jackson, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's close friend and muse, knew that Tarantino had written a hybrid Old South/ Old West epic called Django Unchained. He also knew there was a part for him, a man named Stephen, a house slave in the Antebellum south.
"I complained about being 15 years too old to be Django -- I was done with that," the 64-year-old Jackson says with mock bitterness about playing the film's action hero. That role went instead to Jamie Foxx, a Texan who is actually 19 years younger than Jackson, a northerner from Washington, D.C. Their film is now a smash and looks to surpass Inglorious Basterds as Tarantino's highest-grossing film.
The 10 worst superhero movies of all time Okay, Iron Man 3 is solidly a hit with both critics and fans. So before Man of Steel, R.I.P.D., Kick Ass 2 and Thor: The Dark World land in theatres, we thought now was a good time to take a look back at some comic book film adaptations that have missed ... Read more