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Richard Thompson


About Richard Thompson

Richard is an aspiring screenwriter who enjoys watching movies and dorking out about them to anyone who will listen. He has more than 10 years' experience writing for online publications.

Kathy Bates in Misery, Morgan Freeman in The Shawshank Redemption, Piper Laurie in Carrie 1
5 Oscar-Nominated Actors in Stephen King Adaptations, and 5 Actors Who Should Have Been Nominated

Only five actors have been nominated for their Stephen King-inspired roles, though these five other performances also deserved mainstream recognition.

Deion Sanders in Deion's Double Play 30 for 30 1
12 Times Football Legend Deion Sanders Played Himself in Movies and TV Shows

Known affectionately as "Prime Time" in his heyday, Deion Sanders has made several cameos on the big and small screen.

Adelle Lutz, Glenn Shadix, and Catherine O'Hara in Beetlejuice dinner scene 1
Beetlejuice: The Story Behind the Horror-Comedy's Hilarious "Day-O" Dinner Scene

Thanks to Catherine O'Hara, Harry Belafonte, and a little bit of movie magic, Beetlejuice's most iconic scene became a reality.

Russell Crowe in Gladiator 1
Gladiator 2: Here's What the Movie Needs to Include to Live Up to the Original

With the return of director Ridley Scott and several stars from the original, there's a lot riding on the sequel's success.

Al Pacino in Scarface 1
Scarface Remake: Here's What the Movie Needs to Live Up to the Original

A Scarface remake has been teased for nearly 15 years, but with Pedro Pascal's recent rumored attachment, it may actually become a reality.

Denzel Washington in Remember the Titans, Kevin James in Home Team, and Matthew McConaughey in We Are Marshall 1
12 Actors Who Played Real-Life Football Coaches in Movies

These 12 actors flexed their acting chops and portrayed inspiring (or controversial) football coaches.

Jason Statham in Crank (2006) 1
10 Major Roles That Jason Statham Turned Down or Didn't Get

The long-time action star, Jason Statham, turned down several roles, including in the MCU, but there's still time.