Edgar Wright Jul23

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright is finally rebounding from the Ant-Man fiasco, getting back on the horse and making a new movie. His last, The World’s End, was a summer tonic in 2013, butAnt-Man has made fans feel like it’s been ages since we’ve seen a new Wright film. Fortunately,...

Ant-Man Jul23

Ant-Man

Corey Stoll was cast in Ant-Man just before Edgar Wright left the project, but while the actor might be forgiven for feeling disappointed to see his director jump ship, he’s still extremely excited about how the film is going to turn out. “I’m absolutely thrilled,” says Stoll of his...

Back to the Future Jul17

Back to the Future

Secret Cinema launches its own Back to the Future Hill Valley website www.hillvalleycalifornia.com which will be key to unlocking further secrets about its most ambitious production to date for the ‘Secret Cinema presents’ brand and will enable ticket holders to begin their journey into...

UK Box Office Jul17

UK Box Office

Injecting fresh energy into a becalmed market after a blockbuster-free five-week period with no film grossing £5m in a single frame, Transformers: Age of Extinction lands with a splashy £11.75m. That’s the biggest debut of the year, ahead of X-Men: Days of Future Past (£9.14m) and The...

The Hateful Eight Jul16

The Hateful Eight

We have an update on Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight for you this morning, and while the film has been delayed from its original schedule, it’s happily not too drastic a setback. Kurt Russell has been discussing his potential involvement with the film and has let slip that the...

Ant-Man Jul10

Ant-Man

Michael Douglas has been speaking about Edgar Wright’s sudden departure from Ant-Man, with the star expressing his regret that things turned out the way they did. “Yeah, he’s a wonderful talent,” said Douglas. “It was very disappointing, yeah. It was a big disappointment, and more...

Dumbo Jul10

Dumbo

Disney is preparing to mine the vaults for another remake of a timeless classic, with the news that a live-action update of Dumbo is apparently on the way. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the new version of the film involves “the adaptation of the original movie, adding a unique family...

Ant-Man Jul09

Ant-Man

Marvel has recruited a pair of new writers to lend a hand on the Ant-Man script, with Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer set to join the project. The script has been few a fair few drafts by this stage, with Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish writing the original, before Eric Pearson was brought on...

State of the Art Cinema Jul07

State of the Art Cin...

Film Distributors’ Association (FDA) is, for the second year, to present ‘State of the Art Cinema’, a free public exhibition offering an interactive experience of contemporary film poster design and photography. Comprising around 75 stylish artworks and insightful images, the new...

Hocus Pocus Jul03

Hocus Pocus

Children of the 90s may want to brace themselves. Hocus Pocus is getting a sequel – and comedy Queen Tina Fey is going to help produce it. The original is now an undeniable kids classic, a live action Disney flick focusing around the resurrection of three evil witches (played,...

UK Box Office Jul03

UK Box Office

Predictions for the box-office gross of Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie were all over the map. Pessimists pointed out that both Keith Lemon: The Film and The Harry Hill Movie had failed to convert their significant TV followings into equivalent legions of cinema customers. And with the...

Enchanted 2 Jul03

Enchanted 2

Disney is set to move forward with a sequel to 2007 smash, Enchanted, with a pair of screenwriters having been hired to begin work on a script. According to Deadline, J. David Stern and David N. Weiss are set to begin work on the project, having cut their teeth in the family arena on the...

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Jul02

Avengers: Age Of Ult...

Having already signed on to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII, Andy Serkis will add another mega-franchise to his CV by taking on a role in Avengers: Age Of Ultron. “The Imaginarium (Serkis’ production company) is the performance-capture consultant, and I’m playing a role,”...

The Revenant Jul02

The Revenant

Tom Hardy is set to re-team with his old Inception cast-mate Leonardo DiCaprio, with the star confirmed to have signed on for The Revenant. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the film is a Western based on a novel by Michael Punke, following a frontiersman looking for revenge. Having...

Expendables Jul02

Expendables

Pierce Brosnan has been discussing the possibility of his joining the Expendables franchise, with the former James Bond sounding extremely open to the idea. “I said to Avi Lerner, ‘If it works out and you have a good script, Avi, you know where to find me if you still want...

Pacific Rim 2 Jul01

Pacific Rim 2

Pacific Rim 2 is officially happening, with Legendary confirming a 2017 release date for Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi sequel. Del Toro himself has always said he is open to directing a second film, and sure enough, the Mexican auteur has officially signed on to re-occupy the...

FrightFest Jun30

FrightFest

FrightFest have announced the line-up for this year’s horror-fest. Are you ready for a monstrous and memorable mayhem of killer claws, cannibalism, cult classics, murderous musicals, chiller thrillers, graphic novel action and sick celluloid masterpieces? Then prepare yourself for the...

UK Box Office Jun26

UK Box Office

At the start of the year, when the exhibitors looked at the 2014 release calendar, they will have noticed that the late spring and early summer offered two films based on young adult novels, both starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. One of them, Divergent, with its action storyline...

Predator Jun26

Predator

Fox is pressing forward with its reboot of the Predator franchise, with Shane Black set to occupy the director’s chair. According to THR, Black will write the first draft for a screenplay, before stepping behind the camera and allowing frequent collaborator Fred Dekker to complete a...

X-Men Jun24

X-Men

Kelsey Grammer has been discussing his role in the X-Men universe, commenting on his recent cameo in Days Of Future Past and suggesting that he would be keen to return to the role of Beast in another adventure. “Actually I called Bryan,” said Grammer , when asked how his recent...

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