Samuel L. Jackson to be the first Amazon Alexa celebrity voice

"And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee."

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Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will lend their voices to Amazon’s Alexa devices in a new feature that will be available as a 99-cent upgrade, the tech giant announced at a major product reveal in Seattle...

Jackson “can tell you jokes, let you know if it’s raining, set timers and alarms, play music and more – all with a bit of his own personality,” according to the company’s official blog post. The company plans two versions of his voice — “explicit and non-explicit.”

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“The Hateful Eight” trailer is out. Quentin Tarantino's 8th film looks pretty great.

The first official trailer for “The Hateful Eight” hit the internets today. The new Quentin Tarantino film stars Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, and Bruce Dern.

“See it in glorious 70mm on Christmas Day.”

Don't mind if I do.

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Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway face off: Whose movie is sadder?

Nothing says "the holidays" like slaves and whores, but which is sadder? Really?

Samuel L. Jackson on the new Star Wars: "I could be a ghost hologram. I don't care."

Samuel L. Jackson seriously wants to be in the new Star Wars movies. He doesn't care how it happens, he doesn't care how many arms he has or how dead he is, or if he has to somehow do this as Nick Fury instead of Mace Windu. But he's "geeked out" by the idea, and just wants his motherf***ing self in this movie if it's at all possible.

"It's like, okay, Obi-Wan was dead when Episode IV started, so maybe everyone thinks I'm dead and we'll find out what happened to Mace Windu. I can come back as one-armed or a one-handed Jedi that's still around that didn't actually die."

"'Tis but a scratch!" I dare Disney-Lucasfilm to turn down the chance to put their own Black Knight in the new Star Wars. (via Blastr) Read the rest