FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016 file photo, actor Samuel L. Jackson attends "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" red carpet event in New York. In an appearance Monday, March 6, 2017, on the radio station Hot 97, Jackson criticized the casting of black British actors in American films like the horror hit “Get Out” and the Martin Luther King Jr. drama “Selma.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, actor Samuel L. Jackson has some fun before the NFL football NFC championship game between the Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. With the Falcons on the verge of their first-ever NFL championship, many celebrities based in the city are showing their hometown team major support. Usher, Samuel L. Jackson and Ludacris have been spotted cheering from the sidelines at home games along with showing appreciation through social media with the team's slogan #riseup. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File_
A grim Jedi Master with an amethyst-bladed lightsaber, Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson) was the champion of the Jedi Order, with little tolerance for the failings of the Senate, the arguments of politicians, or the opinions of rebellious Jedi.
This May 27, 2014 photo released by Starpix shows actors Samuel L. Jackson, left, and his wife, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, at an afternoon tea honoring her for her 2014 Tony Award nomination for best actress in a play for her role in “A Raisin in the Sun,” at Lady Mendl's Tea Salon in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)
Conan O'Brien, right, talks with Samuel L. Jackson, left, as they attend the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)