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Ice Cube to star as Fagin

NWA rapper will play Fagin in new musical adaptation of the Dickens story, with Tony-winning director of Broadway hit Hamilton behind the camera

Bad Moms 2 sequel still on the cards

In the aftermath of the success of the really quite joyous Bad Moms, we were somewhat bewildered to hear that the company behind the surprise hit comedy, STX, was pursuing a Bad Dads spin-off rather than a straight sequel.

George Clooney joins Ocean’s Eight

Ocean’s Eight, which began filming in New York last week, has already generated plenty of debate as the latest all-female spinoff of a popular blockbuster franchise.

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I, Daniel Blake scores impressive result at UK box office as Trolls takes top spot

Alien Nation Isn’t a Remake; Based on ‘Bigger Idea’

The original Alien Nation is one of the forgotten classics of 1980s science fiction. By fusing buddy cop tropes with science fiction elements, director Graham Baker and writer Rockne S. O’Bannon crafted a classic story of mystery and intrigue that explored the topic of racism in a way that was unique for its time.

Mike Foale feature ‘Icarus’ in works

Kris Thykier’s Archery Pictures, Iain Softley’s Forthcoming Films and Michael Maher’s Start Motion Pictures are joining forces to develop Icarus, a feature film about legendary British-American astronaut Mike Foale.

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Emily Blunt’s thrilling commute outpaces Tom Hanks’s globetrotting adventures in Inferno in a clash of book adaptations

Dementia Friendly screenings at Picturehouse

Picturehouse are proud to be introducing Dementia Friendly screenings to 20 of their cinemas across the country, with the aim of making cinema more accessible to local dementia communities.

Jacques Cousteau sails again

Jacques Cousteau, the French ocean explorer who enchanted generations in France and Britain 60 years ago, will find a younger audience this week with the release of a new film of his life.

Captain Marvel will be an origin story

While Marvel Studios has made some serious headway on Captain Marvel, the studio will be beat to the “female-fronted superhero movie” punch by Warner Bros. and DC Films, which will unveil Wonder Woman next summer.