Jon Pernell Roberts, the megasmuggler featured in the documentary Cocaine Cowboys, has died at the age of 63.
Film company Rakontur's Billy Corben tweeted yesterday: "Just got word that Jon Roberts from Cocaine Cowboys passed away. Thankful he gave us the opportunity to tell his story." And the ... More >>
A couple of years ago, I went to the Hollywood home of former mega-smuggler Jon Roberts-- featured in the documentary Cocaine Cowboys-- hoping to do a profile on the quiet life of a retired criminal lifer in the 'burbs.
It didn't turn out that way. After a couple of interviews, Roberts demanded tha ... More >>
The latest musician - turning - movie star is Rihanna. As soon as she finishes her Last Girl On Earth Tour, which lands in Miami this Saturday at the American Airlines Arena, she's set to star in director Peter Berg's (Hancock) film adaptation of that game we all loved as a kid:& ... More >>