Tag Archives: Denzel Washington

‘Soul Food’ Star Darrin Henson, Rocker Geoff Tate of Queensryche and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

darren-hensonDarrin Henson: The star of Showtime’s critically-acclaimed series Soul Food—who has also choreographed for such artists as Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera and Usher—stops in to That’s Entertainment to chat with host Tammy Jones-Gibbs about his new fitness DVD, Get Fit & Stay Fit.

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Geoff Tate: The Queensryche frontman, whose 11 albums have mixed heavy metal with thought-provoking lyrics, drops in on Icon Fetch to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his album Empire. Geoff also chats with host Tony Peters about the band’s surreal performance at the 1992 Gammy Awards.

robert-golphinRobert X. Golphin: The actor who appeared opposite Denzel Washington in the 2007 feature flick The Great Debaters—who’s also a writer, director and producer—drops in on After Thoughts host Denice Newton to discuss his new film, Punch Me, in which he confronts homophobia.

jason-obrien1Jason O’Brien: The host of Oscar, Oscar!—whose guests have included Wall Street director Oliver Stone—celebrates his 4-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio (way to go, JO!) by reliving some of the show’s most memorable moments during this red-carpet birthday bash.

Denzel Washington, Wynonna Judd and Other Best Blogtalkradio Interviews of the Week

denzel-washington5Denzel Washington: The two-time Oscar winner—who did many of his own stunts in the new flick Unstoppable—goes off when asked if he’s got acrophobia. “50 miles an hour—I’m running across the top of a train,” he tells host Tim Gordon. “That’s not a fear of heights. That’s common sense!”

wynonna-juddWynonna Judd: The country-music superstar chats with Resiliency Radio host—and Def Leppard drummer—Rick Allen about the Wounded Warrior Project. Wynonna also fills us in on her new CD, Love Heals, and on The Judds Last Encore U.S. Tour, which gets under way Nov. 26 in Green Bay, Wis.

aasif-mandviAasif Mandvi: The Last Airbender star, who serves as senior Middle East correspondent for The Daily Show, sits down with SAJA host Sree Sreenivasan to chat about his latest big-screen comedy, Today’s Special, inspired by his Obie-winning one-man play, Sakina’s Restaurant.

ryan-sutter3Ryan Sutter: Trista Rehn’s pick on ABC’s The Bachelorette— whom she wed in 2003—joins The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary to discuss his work as a young-adult cancer advocate. Plus: First Descents founder Brad Ludden and the outdoor program’s Lisa Goldstein.

jacob-soboroff1Jacob Soboroff: The correspondent for School Pride, the new NBC reality series from executive producer Cheryl Hines— which follows the renovations of 7 real-life public schools—drops in on Educating Georgia’s Amy Bakari to discuss this week’s episode, “Hometown Heroes.”

charlesgasparino1Charles Gasparino: The Fox Business Network senior correspondent, who also serves as a columnist for The Daily Beast and Huffington Post, drops in on AACONS host Marie Stroughter to talk about new book, Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street.

natasha-alam-11Natasha Alam: The Uzbekistan-born model—whose ex-hubby is the Shah of Iran’s grandson—drops in on World Footprints Radio hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick to chat about her role on HBO’s smash-hit vamp series True Blood. Plus: Canadian classical-pop diva Elizabeth Elming.

gotham-chopra1Gotham Chopra: Deepak Chopra’s son—a successful media and entertainment entrepreneur in his own right—sits down with Chopra Center Radio host davidji to chat about his new book, Walking Wisdom: Three Generations, Two Dogs, and the Search for a Happy Life.

Rosario Dawson, ‘For Colored Girls’ Star Kimberly Elise and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

rosario-dawsonRosario Dawson: The Sin City star weighs in on making Unstoppable, co-starring Denzel Washington and Star Trek hunk Chris Pine. “Under brutal conditions—in the cold, in the snow, in the rain,” she tells host Tim Gordon. “Helicopters swooping down and pushing the limits of what could and should be done to get these images on celluloid.”

kimberly-elise1Kimberly Elise: The actress who played Denzel Washington’s wife in the 2002 flick John Q drops in on Lady Charmaine Live’s Charmaine Bassett to discuss her starring role opposite Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson and Macy Gray in Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls.

bronwyn-marmo Bronwyn Marmo: The author of The Food Is A Lie: The Truth Is Within—who, after battling obesity for decades, is now free of food addiction—discusses her new documentary, The Inner Weigh. Bronwyn also chats about her organization Blessed Beyond Belief, which empowers women to make peace with their bodies.

tanna-frederick-3Tanna Frederick: The star of director Henry Jaglom’s Hollywood Dreams and Irene in Time stops by to discuss her new flick, Queen of the Lot, a comedy starring Noah Wylie and David Proval, which tells the story of a up-and-coming actress under house arrest.

orrick-ewingOrrick Ewing: The Grammy-nominated jazz bassist, who formerly played with P-Funk and Crowd Pleasers—which charted with the R&B track Freaky People and launched the career of Kenny “BabyFace” Edmonds—drops in on Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal to sample his latest work.

Denzel Washington: It Was Survival Instinct— Not Acrophobia—That Kept Me from Tumbling

Don’t ever insinuate that Denzel Washington is a fraidy cat—lest you want to incur the wrath of one of Hollywood’s most powerful leading men.

Interviewed on Keeping it Reel, the two-time Oscar winner discusses the perils of making Unstoppable, director Tony Scott‘s new thriller, about a runaway train loaded with toxic cargo.

CAPTION: "It's just a good, action, intense kinda scary ride," Denzel (above) tells us of ‘Unstoppable.'

"It's just a good, action, intense kinda scary ride," Denzel (above) tells us of 'Unstoppable.'

“Fifty miles an hour—I’m running across the top of a train, hanging off the side of it,” Denzel, who plays a veteran engineer trying to prevent the locomotive from hurling into a heavily-populated area, tells host Tim Gordon.

“And I want you to know, it was really me up there. It’s crazy. Insane. I was standing up there and we’re picking up speed and I have to run across the top of it.

“And I’m going, ‘What am I doing with a helicopter flying 10 feet over my head?’

“But you know, it’s fun—now that it’s over,” he adds

When Tim asks if Denzel has a fear of heights, however, the superstar Continue reading

Programming Highlights; July 6, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

eddie-mcclinktock At 10 AM Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with up the terribly unattractive (yea, right) Eddie McClintock, who plays Secret Service agent Pete Lattimer on the critically—and popularly—acclaimed SyFy series Warehouse 13, which kicks off Season 2 July 6.

 

ike-atkinsonAt noon Sin City Sessions kicks it with former drug lord Ike Atkinson, who was the main supplier of heroin to kingpin Frank Lucas (as portrayed by Denzel Washington in 2007’s American Gangster). Ike will discuss his new tell-all, Sergeant Smack.

 

tim-kring At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Apple goes one-on-one with Tim Kring, executive producer of the hit NBC series Heroes. Plus: Rola Bauer, executive producer of the Starz miniseries Pillars of the Earth.

 

bencanova At 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker hangs with Ben Ohmart, who’s got a new bio of funnylady Judy Canova, star of such all-American flicks as The WAC from Walla Walla, Carolina Canonball and, of course, Singin’ in the Corn.

 

elizabeth-tryonAt 6:30 PM Indie Lady A host Adrienne Manson gets busy with pop-classical recording artist Elizabeth Tryon (whose great-granddad, incidentally, was a solo cornetist in John Philip Sousa’s band). The diva will chat about her new album From Elizabeth.

 

justin-chon21At 10 PM NDB Media host Roger Noriega hangs with Justin Chon, who plays Eric Yorkie in the hit Twilight series. The actor will fill us in on his upcoming projects, including the flick Crossing Over, opposite Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd.

 

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Programming Highlights; May 4, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

royAt 8:30 PM Rundgren Radio’s Doug Ford gets busy with legendary sports commentator Roy Firestone, the former face of ESPN’s SportsLook who now hosts HD Net’s Face to Face. (Roy, in case you’re wondering, is a huge Todd Rundgren fan.)

antoine-fisherAt 8:30 PM KCGirlfriends BkClub welcomes writer Antwone Fisher, whose 2001 memoir, Finding Fish, was made into a feature film directed by Denzel Washington. Antwone will preview his new book, A Boy Should Know How to Tie a Tie and Other Lessons for Succeeding in Life.

peter-buffett-scrollerAt 9 PM OM Times Radio host Chris Onefeather chats with musician Peter Buffett, who won an Emmy for scoring the CBS miniseries 500 Nations—and whose dad is billionaire Warren Buffett—about his new book, Life Is What You Make It. Continue reading

Say Hello to Tony Montana Jr.! ‘Scarface’ Producer Reveals Sequel in the Works

After years of speculation and wishful thinking, it appears that Scarface 2 is finally becoming a reality.

Says who? Only Martin Bregman – the producer who masterminded the 1983 remake, starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana, of the 1932 gangster flick Scarface, starring Paul Muni as Tony Camonte.

CAPTION: Marty: Raising Son of Scarface.

Marty: Raising Son of Scarface.

In a BlogTalkRadio exclusive, Marty, who also produced such Pacino classics as Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon, confirms that a sequel is forthcoming.

“Well, we’ve killed everybody else. So it’s gonna be tough,” he tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone when she asks if there will ever be a Scarface 2.

“You can’t have the Pacino character – pick him up from where he was shot and have him say, ‘You missed!'” Marty, 78, continues.

“No, there’s a way to do this, but it’s not that way. It’s not gonna be Continue reading