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The Curious Case of Forest Whitaker and Why 'Ghost Dog' is the Best Role of His Career

by Jason Koenigsberg

Last week when the Star Wars: Rogue One trailer premiered online, one person really stood out that caught my attention. Forest Whitaker has a few scenes in the trailer and we can assume has an important supporting role in the film. 1,724 more words


The Last King of Scotland (2006).

A young Scottish doctor becomes the close personal advisor of Idi Amin. Amin’s behaviour becomes increasingly erratic and his murderous insanity drives Uganda to ruin. 127 more words


Is Forest Whitaker Twice As Good As Al Pacino?

The hardworking staff noted with interest this item in yesterday’s New York Times Arts, Briefly column.

Forest Whitaker Will Make Broadway Debut

Forest Whitaker, the Academy Award winning film star, will…

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The Last King of Scotland

The feature debut of documentarian Kevin Maconald (Marley), The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 historical thriller – not about Alex Salmond, but former Ugandan President Idi Amin (Forest Whittaker). 298 more words


Oscar winner Forest Whitaker joins Star Wars Anthology

Just when I thought my excitement for the first installment of the Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One could not climb higher…The film has a fascinating plot: it’s a heist movie, set between… 137 more words