Denzel Washington Scores His Ninth Nomination

In an Oscar race sprinkled with fresh faces, one individual of color stands out and that’s Denzel Washington. A familiar face in the Academy’s 90-year history, Washington has received nine nominations in his 40-year acting career, winning just two of those golden statuettes. His latest nomination, a best actor nod, …


Dan Gilroy: “I wrote this movie for Denzel because of his talent”

In “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” writer-director Dan Gilroy teams with up two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington to create the portrait of a layered, complex man whose life has been spent fighting for others’ civil rights. When Gilroy wrote the script on spec, he was vying for Washington to do …