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TV execs have been trying to turn 2001’s Training Day into a show for years, and now there’s finally some progress. It’s heading to CBS as a buddy cop series. According to Deadline, the small screen version will be a Jerry Bruckheimer TV production (the same people beind CSI), and it will be executive-produced by […]

Denzel Washington‘s Baby Boomer-skewing thriller “The Equalizer” opened at the top of the box office this weekend, dethroning last weekend’s champ “The Maze Runner” and taking in an estimated $35 million, according to BoxOfficeMojo. This makes “Equalizer” the fourth biggest September opening in cinematic history, right behind “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Insidious: Chapter 2,” and “Hotel […]

Antoine Fuqua is having a very good year.  After surprising movie insiders with the box office success of “Olympus Has Fallen” earlier this year (it grossed $161 million domestically), Disney has tapped the “Training Day” director to helm their Jesse Owens biopic. READ:  “Training Day” Director Says Lil Wayne Should Go Into Acting [EXCLUSIVE] The […]

The 2002 Oscars was one for the history books as three black actors–Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Sidney Poitier–were awarded golden statuettes.  Denzel walked away with his first Best Actor win for the uber-gritty crime drama “Training Day” directed by  music director turned filmmaker Antoine Fuqua.  You would think studio executives would be lining up to […]