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Wolverine 3: villain rumours

The Wolverine 3 – as it’s bound not to be called – has now begun filming. Nerdist says they have a source near the production, who has apparently revealed the identities of the film's villains.

UK Box Office

Marvel superhero movie X-Men: Apocalypse takes £7.35m on its debut weekend, while Angry Birds flap hard to stay above The Jungle Book

Little Mermaid May Go Live Action

Disney is raiding its back catalogue once more to inspire a live-action version of an animated classic. This time it looks as if The Little Mermaid will be making the transition from underwater cartoon to err, underwater live-action feature?

Film4 Summer Screen line-up announced

Somerset Houses's unmissable outdoor movie season is back in August. Watching a film on the cobbles with a picnic is a practically perfect summer night out. The programme is a mix of premieres, cult classics and recent hits.

John Carpenter returning to Halloween

The master of horror is back in action on his most famous franchise. Reported by Comingsoon, John Carpenter is returning to Halloween in an executive producer role and already has big plans for the slasher sequel.

Pandemic Releases on VOD

Set in the near future, a zombie virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained.

Witchfinder General next for a remake

Michael Reeves’ 1968 cult horror film Witchfinder General (known as The Conqueror Worm in the US) has had several generations looking over their shoulders in the dark. Now Nicolas Winding Refn and Rupert Preston have acquired the rights to revive Reeves’ infamously disturbing classic.

Ellen Page to star in The Third Wave

Ellen Page has signed on to star in a new zombie thriller from David Freyne in his feature-length directorial debut. The movie is called The Third Wave and it's the story of a society that is recovering in the aftermath of a zombie outbreak.

UK Box Office

Marvel’s crusading superhero reigns supreme for a third week as the animated avians perch in second place

Channing Tatum Joins The Kingsman

Kingsman: The Golden Circle has an amazing ensemble; in addition to returning cast members Taron Egerton and (surprisingly) Colin Firth, the sequel will also introduce franchise newbies Julianne Moore and Channing Tatum.

UK Box Office

Secret Cinema’s 28 Days Later beats the heat as the Bad Neighbours sequel and diva Florence Foster Jenkins wilt

Beetlejuice 2 Update

Things have been quiet on the Beetlejuice 2 front for a while, and given the latest update from director Tim Burton, it may be a bit more time before we hear anything again.

Gael Garcia Bernal Stars As Zorro

Things are moving forward in the world of the planned Zorro reboot, with the news that Gael Garcia Bernal has been cast in the title role. He becomes the first to play Zorro on the big screen since Antonio Banderas took on the role at the end of the 1990s

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