Zombieland 2 Oct02

Zombieland 2

Zombieland 2 has been motionless for some time now, but the corpse appears to be stirring with the appointment of a brand new writer to the project. Deadline reports that Sony has hired Dave Callaham to write a script for the sequel, having previously worked on the likes of Doom and The...

UK Box Office Oct02

UK Box Office

In recognition of the increasing value of live events to the cinema sector, data gatherer Rentrak started including this alternative content in its UK box office reports last November. Now, for the first time, a live event has topped the UK box office chart. Despite playing just one...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend Oct01

Crouching Tiger, Hid...

The Weinstein Company has struck a deal to simultaneously release martial arts sequel, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, on both Netflix and IMAX theatres. The film is being billed as Netflix’s “first original movie” and will tell a story of “lost love, young love, a...

X-Men: Apocalypse Sep30

X-Men: Apocalypse

Simon Kinberg has provided an update on X-Men: Apocalypse, clarifying a couple of timeline issues and explaining where exactly the franchise goes next. “The thrust of Apocalypse is really to complete the trilogy we began with First Class – to complete the stories of young Raven, young...

Magic Mike XXL Sep30

Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL has been on a bit of a casting binge, adding no fewer than five major names to its growing ensemble. Elizabeth Banks, Andie MacDowell, Amber Heard, Donald Glover and Jada Pinkett-Smith have all signed on to star in the forthcoming sequel, which goes some way towards making up...

Bill &Ted 3 Sep30

Bill &Ted 3

It’s been quite some time since we received an update on proposed sequel, Bill &Ted 3, with star Alex Winter taking time out to explain the challenges posed by the project. “The thing we had going against us is that word got out,” says Winter. “That was kind of a bummer. It just...

The Hateful Eight Sep30

The Hateful Eight

Things are moving forward on Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, with the project set to begin filming in December. According to The Denver Post, cameras will begin rolling on 8 December, with the film to be shot entirely in Colorado on 70MM film. The film will operate on a $44 million...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Sep25

Pride And Prejudice ...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies has added a brace of Game Of Thrones stars to its ensemble, with Charles Dance and Lena Headey signing on to join the production. No word as yet regarding who they will be playing, although in a scrap between a Lannister and a member of the undead, we know who...

UK Box Office Sep25

UK Box Office

While this summer’s box-office doldrums have been partly blamed on a relative lack of big family titles, the scarcity has certainly been good news for Laika’s The Boxtrolls, which retains the UK crown for a second week, thanks to a week-on-week rise of 2%. After 12 days of play, the...

Hawkeye Sep25

Hawkeye

Jeremy Renner has been discussing his future as Hawkeye, and has hinted that the character may be cropping up in Captain America 3. It had previously been rumoured that Hawkeye would follow in the footsteps of Black Widow and take on a supporting role in Cap’s story, and judging by...

X-Men: Apocalypse Sep24

X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer has been officially confirmed to direct X-Men: Apocalypse, the fourth time he has stepped behind the camera for the popular mutant franchise. It had long been assumed that Singer would be occupying the director’s chair, although nothing had been set in stone until this point....

Star Trek 3 Sep24

Star Trek 3

Star Trek 3 could see the return of William Shatner to the role of James Tiberius Kirk, with the star having reportedly been written into the latest script. According to Badass Digest, Roberto Orci has been desperate to reunite Shatner with the franchise, and has added a scene in which...

The Snowden Files Sep24

The Snowden Files

The wheels are beginning to turn on Oliver Stone’s forthcoming biopic of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt apparently in the frame for the lead role. According to Variety, Stone has earmarked Gordon-Levitt as the perfect candidate to play Snowden, and has gone as...

Power Rangers Sep23

Power Rangers

Lionsgate’s forthcoming Power Rangers reboot has suffered a bit of a blow, with Roberto Orci stepping down from the project in order to concentrate on Star Trek 3. Orci had initially been set to executive produce the reboot, and was expected to have a certain degree of input into the...

King Arthur Sep23

King Arthur

Idris Elba has revealed that he will not be appearing in Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur, despite rumours that the casting has already been locked in. It had previously been reported that Elba had joined the cast and was set to play a version of the Merlin character, who would act as a mentor to...

Suicide Squad Sep23

Suicide Squad

Fury and End Of Watch director David Ayer has reportedly been approached by Warner Bros to direct comic-book adaptation Suicide Squad. The DC comic follows a band of super-villains who are sent out on an impossible mission that should result in their demise. Could this be Warner Bros’...

Deadpool Sep22

Deadpool

After years of speculation,  Fox has finally confirmed that a Deadpool movie is officially happening, with Ryan Reynolds to star in the title role. While Reynolds has yet to sign on the dotted line, it is assumed that this will be little more than a formality, with the film set to open in...

Bond 24 Sep18

Bond 24

Bond 24 looks to have found a replacement for cinematographer Roger Deakins, with Dutchman Hoyte van Hoytema set to sign on as director of photography. It was something of a disappointment to hear that Deakins would not be returning to the fold after doing such a stellar job on Skyfall,...

Ben-Hur Sep18

Ben-Hur

MGM and Paramount’s remake of Ben-Hur has made a significant step forward with the impending appointment of Jack Huston to take the leading role. According to Deadline, the Boardwalk Empire star will play Judah Ben-Hur himself, the champion chariot racer whose story runs parallel to that...

Skull Island Sep18

Skull Island

King Kong origin story Skull Island has secured an A-list name to head up its ensemble, with Tom Hiddleston set to take the lead in the forthcoming prequel. The project has also officially announced the appointment of a director, withThe Kings Of Summer helmer Jordan Vogt-Roberts set to step...

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