Samuel L. Jackson Talks ‘Addiction’ To Making Movies, Not Drugs

By Mradula Mahajan | 1 year ago
Samuel L. Jackson Talks ‘Addiction’ To Making Movies, Not Drugs

Samuel L. Jackson, the man with numerous accolades and awards, talks about his addiction to work in a recent interview. The “Avengers” star revealed that since he has been clean he has achieved more and more success.

Samuel L. Jackson was in over 100 films in which he starred and produced. He remains the only actor who has the highest box-office collection out of any on-screen actor. Jackson’s film career started in 1972 with a role in the film “Together for Days” and as of 2013, Jackson has done 91 theatrical films with worldwide box office total of approximately $13 billion.


Jackson’s “Pulp Fiction” role has got him valuable popularity. He even got nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Samuel L. Jackson has played many minor roles, cameos and, worked for recurring roles in “Star Wars” prequel triology as Mace Windu and played Marvel Comics character Nick Fury in the films “Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “The Avengers,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

In 2000, Jackson was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2006 put his hand and footprints outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Samuel L. Jackson has always been workaholic and insisted that that painters get up and paint, writers get up and write and he gets up and creates characters. Multimedia Multivision notes that, ‘Creating something fuels him (Samuel Jackson) and it was something that keeps him from being him all day.’

For now, Samuel Jackson is all geared up for “Big Game” in which he playing the role of US President Barack Obama. The movie is all set to release on 26 June, 2015 in US. “Big Game” is directed and written by Jalmari Helander. The story has a plot where a young teenager, camping, saves US President Barack Obama when Air Force One is shot down near the woods.

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