Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Take a survey for the chance to win an iPad
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Chris Pine Circles A Key Role In Wonder Woman
Warner Bros. has him in talks to be Steve Trevor
Jason Reitman Finds Beekle For DreamWorks Animation
He has an animated, 'Unimaginary' friend
Tilda Swinton In Talks For Doctor Strange
She may school Benedict Cumberbatch in the mystic arts
Transformers Writing Team Developing Cybertron-Based Origin Story
As Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari join up
Jesse Plemons And More Join Tom Cruise In Mena
Caleb Landry Jones and Benito Martinez among those boarding the drug drama
First Trailer For A Walk In The Woods
Robert Redford wants one last adventure
Inside Out Set For The 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival
Robert Carlyle's The Legend Of Barney Thompson will kick things off
The End Of The Tour Has A First Promo
Jason Segel channels David Foster Wallace
Trailer For The New Point Break Arrives
Bodhi and the gang get bootylicious
Fox Now Plans Movie Reboot For The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
We're waiting to be impressed
Richard Loncraine Begins Finding Your Feet
Directing the senior citizen rom-com
Marko Mäkilaakso Adapts It Came From The Desert
While Taneli Mustonen Heads For Bodom
RZA To Direct Azealia Banks In Coco
Common to co-star
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
06 November 2014
Channing Tatum May Join The Hateful Eight
He's circling a role for Quentin Tarantino
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Robocop (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Turbo (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Empire Star Rating
Snakes On A Plane (2006)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Sam Jackson Secures Production Deal
Working with New Line

19 September 2006  |  Written by   |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Samuel L Jackson is getting into the production deal business. The star has signed up to a two-year, first-look setup with New Line, the company behind his most recent starring role, a little film called Snakes On A Plane.

Despite the less-than-overwhelming box office take for Snakes, the company clearly wants to be in business with the man: “Sam's career has been highlighted by his success in a variety of genres; it's clear that he knows what makes a movie work," New Line production president Toby Emmerich told The Hollywood Reporter. "This deal is about tapping into his experience, knowledge and instincts to make good movies together."

"I have made four movies with New Line so far, and they have all been immensely positive experiences for me," Jackson explained to the trade mag. "I feel like Toby and (New Line co-CEO and co-chairman) Bob (Shaye) have allowed me to express my creative vision in the past, and I'm thrilled that we will continue to collaborate more closely on future projects together." He somehow forgot to add, “Of course, I don’t include The Man in that list. Sheesh, that was a bad idea…”

So, what will he end up calling the company? Surely there’s only one name suitable for the legendary Sam Jackson: Bad Motherfucker Productions. Can’t wait for the headed stationery…

Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

World Exclusive: The New Wall-E Trailer
This kicks shiny metal butt!
John Krasinski Finds Hideous Men
US Office star adapting novel

Your Comments

The Man
I actually enjoyed 'The Man'. I was kicked off my film degree course a few weeks ago too, but these incidents are unrelated. More

Posted by DGE Fuller at 11:37 on 19 September 2006 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Podcast #162: Hugh Laurie
Is there a doctor in the house?

Who Are The New Mutants?
Fox’s X-Men spin-off features a bunch of fresh faces. Here’s what you need to know...

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

Ana Lily Amirpour On A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
'There's nothing sexier than a vampire...'

Rick Baker: Creature By Creature
The make-up effects titan on his greatest creations

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)