You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. Samuel L. Jackson took a Los Angeles entertainment reporter to task Monday after the reporter appeared to confuse the actor for Laurence Fishburne. Turns out, we're not the only ones who have confused these two stellar actors. © 2020 The Hollywood Reporter All rights reserved. There are things I cared about 25 years ago that don't have the same kind of importance to me now. Watch Samuel L. Jackson Lose It When a Reporter Mistakes Him for Laurence Fishburne By Laura Stampler February 10, 2014 4:51 PM EST There’s more than one black guy doing a commercial. Projects don't need to be special for me to sign up, but I do need them to have something that speaks to me in some way. Introducing ... PEOPLE's Products Worth the Hype. We may be all black and famous, but we don’t all look alike! Neal said Fishburne is an incredible actor but with the exception of Fishburne’s starring role as Morpheus in “The Matrix” films, Jackson is a much bigger, more prolific movie star. I’m not Laurence Fishburne!”. He's a better actor by a mile.Jackson can't play a role without indulging in Jacksonisms where he lets his personality tics into every role he plays. You’re as crazy as the people on Twitter. Samuel L. Jackson slams reporter who mistook him for Laurence Fishburne. During the podcast, Tarantino revealed that he originally wrote Samuel L. Jackson’s iconic role in Pulp Fiction, Jules, for King of New York actor Laurence Fishburne. 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Jackson, after confusing Jackson with Laurence Fishburne-- an entirely different black actor -- during a recent interview intended to promote "Robocop," an upcoming movie in which Jackson … The seasoned entertainment reporter for KTLA caused actor Samuel L. Jackson to fly into a rage on Monday, Feb. 10 when he confused him with Matrix star Laurence Fishburne. Samuel L. Jackson had a very important message for news anchor Sam Rubin: "We don't all look alike!" Being a second-time, older father has had an impact on me. Get push notifications with news, features and more. If I haven't done it for a while I start thinking I need to get back on stage. I started acting at 10. Fishburne was offered the iconic part of Jules Winnfield, famously played by Samuel L Jackson, in Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 classic. by demented_peruvian | created - 13 May 2018 | updated - 13 May 2018 | Public These two actors look nothing alike, are almost 10 years apart, act differently, and regularly work with different certain directors and co-stars. Guide for differentiating Laurence Fishburne and Samuel L. Jackson in film. When I was a younger actor, I always thought if I did serious television it would be in my 50s. Fish by a mile. I'm still trying. But I'd say that we'll be really getting somewhere when things get better for women of colour. The Jewish KTLA anchor, who once called out Mel Gibson on his anti-Semitic remarks, committed a major faux-pas yesterday when he confused Samuel L. Jackson with Lawrence Fishburne … Samuel L. Jackson has never ... after the longtime KTLA entertainment reporter mistook the “Robocop” actor for Laurence Fishburne. A US entertainment reporter has been forced to apologise after apparently mistaking Samuel L Jackson for Laurence Fishburne during an excruciating live television interview.. Jackson … I don't take offence: 40 years ago people did the same thing with Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino because they didn't look like the screen gods who came before. Working on a TV show is not the same, but you are working every day and it's intense, so I suppose it keeps the instrument sharp. Samuel L. Jackson took a Los Angeles news anchor to task after the guy mistook him for Laurence Fishburne in the middle of a live interview.. Jackson was … Fish by a mile. Samuel L. Jackson and Laurence Fishburne might consider wearing name tags so that people can tell them apart.. KTLA entertainment reporter … KTLA reporter Sam Rubin began an … Veteran entertainment reporter Sam Rubin, who has been in the business for over 20 years, just mistook Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne this morning. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. I've always got the theatre bug. “We don’t all look alike! Samuel L. Jackson, intrat în direct la o emisiune pe postul TV KTLA, a fost confundat cu Laurence Fishburne de prezentatorul programului, care i-a cerut actorului părerea despre o reclamă difuzată în timpul pauzei galei Super Bowl, din 2 februarie, în care apărea de fapt starul seriei "Matrix". Watch below: Text us for exclusive photos and videos, royal news, and way more. Fishburne turned … Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, and Samuel L. Jackson movies ive seen by cawiky | created - 03 Dec 2017 | updated - 03 Dec 2017 | Public Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc (14 votes) Samuel L. Jackson 43% . I haven't had another film top it. Why does it mean so much? When Rubin apologized and tried to move on, Jackson, 65, made it clear the reporter would not get off that easy. The key is becoming wise enough to change and learn from those mistakes. I've been trying to develop it as a movie for 12 years. Rubin later apologized on air. Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist means a lot to me. I was 14 years old and I'd lied about my age to get the role. Priorities change and, perhaps more importantly, I've changed. The entertainment reporter confused his guest, Samuel L. Jackson, with Laurence Fishburne during an interview Monday, and Jackson was not afraid to reprimand the KTLA anchor for his glaring mistake. The director said Fishburne rejected the offer because the role of Jules wasn’t a leading man part, which left the door open for Samuel L. Jackson to be cast. He has been critically hailed for his forceful, militant, and authoritative characters in his films. The "Robocop" star was mistaken for Laurence Fishburne during … A Los Angeles newscaster apologized to Samuel L. Jackson on Monday for confusing him with fellow actor Laurence Fishburne during a live TV interview. If you would like to opt out of browser push notifications, please refer to the following instructions specific to your device and browser: Samuel L. Jackson Scolds Reporter for Confusing Him with Laurence Fishburne. Poll Samuel L. Jackson or Laurence Fishburne? Actor Samuel L Jackson has scolded a US TV host who mistook him for fellow movie star Laurence Fishburne. The entertainment reporter confused his guest, Samuel L. Jackson, with Laurence Fishburne during an interview Monday, and Jackson was not afraid to reprimand the KTLA anchor for his glaring mistake. Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director. It wasn't something I was looking to do. Admit it: When someone asked you which actor was in "The Matrix" trilogy, you paused for a moment to consider: Was it Laurence Fishburne (right) or Samuel L. Jackson (left)? Hannibal returns to Sky Living on 6 May at 10pm, The 52-year-old actor on making mistakes, working with his wife, and why he's grateful for CSI, Laurence Fishburne: 'People have been confusing Samuel L Jackson and me for 25 years'. I love working with her and playing opposite her. EXCLUSIVE: Laurence Fishburne's 25-year-old porn star daughter was arrested and thrown in jail for DUI after crashing her car and squatting to … Laurence Fishburne 57% . El actor Samuel L. Jackson ha protagonizado este lunes un momento embarazoso que ha acabado siendo divertido cuando un presentador de la cadena KTLA le ha confundido con Laurence Fishburne… Because it's a tale of discovering who you are and what you're doing – and that's the story of us all. When asked if he got a reaction to his Super Bowl commercial, Jackson, who was on the show to promote his new film, Robocop, replied, “What Super Bowl commercial? I was 47 when I landed CSI and although it wasn't artistically challenging, I learned a lot and now I'm really grateful for that experience. It's great fun – especially because the material is beautiful and human. People have been confusing Samuel L Jackson and me for 25 years even though we don't look anything alike. Apocalypse Now was my craziest experience ever. You only hear his voice though, so you probably won’t confuse him with Laurence Fishburne.”. Age and experience bring griefs to us all and I've certainly had my share. I always say acting chose me rather than me choosing it. Most of us repeat our mistakes throughout life. Coyote Ugly Turns 20: Where Is the Cast Now? He's a better actor by a mile. Things have become considerably better for men of colour since I was born. Samuel L. Jackson/Laurence Fishburne. Laurence Fishburne: 'People have been confusing Samuel L Jackson and me for 25 years' Sarah Hughes The 52-year-old actor on making mistakes, working … You’re the entertainment reporter for this station, and you don’t know the difference between me and Laurence Fishburne?”. Jackson then gave Rubin a quick who’s who lesson. Working with my wife Gina [Torres] on Hannibal is wonderful. This time round I consciously made work choices based on the fact I would be able to sleep in my own bed and spend time in my own house at a time when I had a young child. A Los Angeles entertainment anchor confused Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne on live TV, making for an incredibly awkward interview. Sam Rubin won’t be making that mistake again. Hours after the KTLA reporter got his ass REAMED by Samuel L. Jackson for mistaking him for Laurence Fishburne during a live interview, he tried to … Getting into acting was an accident. 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