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Actor Morgan Freeman filming 57 Seconds in Lafayette

Morgan Freeman and the cast and crew have kicked off filming on the science-fiction thriller 57 Seconds in Lafayette. As reported by sister publication The Lafayette Daily Advertiser, the famous actor has been spotted around the Acadiana area. A restaurant posted photos on Facebook of several people working on the...
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Darren Mann Joins Morgan Freeman in ‘The Minute You Wake Up Dead’

Click here to read the full article. Darren Mann, a heat-seeking actor from the indie world, has been cast opposite Morgan Freeman in the upcoming film “The Minute You Wake Up Dead.” From director Michael Mailer, Mann joins Freeman, Cole Hauser (“Yellowstone”) and Jamie Alexander (“Thor: Love and Thunder,” “Loki”) in the project, billed as a neo-noir thriller. It follows a stockbroker in a small southern town who gets involved in an insurance scam with a next-door neighbor, which leads to multiple murders. Timothy Holland wrote the screenplay, and Milestone Studios is handling production finance and sales. Mann broke out in the...

The Unforgiven Scene That Truly Terrified Morgan Freeman

"Unforgiven" came at a time in Morgan Freeman's career when the actor was perched halfway between "Glory" and "Seven." The early-to-mid-1990s were peak Freeman, but in "Unforgiven," the "Shawshank Redemption" star took on more of a supporting role as Ned Logan, a former outlaw who gets roped into collecting a bounty from a group of sex workers with his friend, William Munny, played by director Clint Eastwood.

57 Seconds: Morgan Freeman, Josh Hutcherson To Team For Sci-Fi Thriller From Macon Blair

"57 Seconds" revolves around tech blogger Franklin Fausti (Hutcherson), who scores a career-changing interview with tech visionary Anton Burrell (Freeman). Franklin thwarts an attack against tech guru Burrell, which leads him to discover a mysterious ring that allows its user to travel 57 seconds (yes, only 57 seconds) into the past. This, in conjunction with Burrell's support, allows Franklin to enact a plan of revenge against a pharmaceutical company responsible for his sister's death. However, messing with the chronology of time has its repercussions: Franklin soon gets entangled in a web too complex for his own sake, which puts his own destiny at stake.

Morgan Freeman, Tyler Perry, Colman Domingo, and More Remember Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier, the first Black actor to win an Academy Award (for his performance in 1963’s “Lilies of the Field”), has died at age 94. Tributes from friends and famous fans immediately began to pour in, honoring a trailblazer who forged a way forward for Black performers. Poitier enjoyed a lengthy career, first on Broadway and then starring in films including “In the Heat of the Night,” “A Raisin in the Sun” (in which he reprised his starring role from Broadway), “To Sir, With Love,” “A Patch of Blue,” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” “What a landmark actor. One of...