UK Box Office Apr17

UK Box Office

Returning to the top spot in its third week of release, Captain America: The Winter Soldier adds £3.69m in the last seven days, for a 19-day total of £14.62m. That’s enough to put it past the lifetime totals of the original Captain America film (£9.48m) and the first Thor picture...

Blade Runner Sequel Apr16

Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford took part in a Reddit Q&A , in which he broached the issue of a potential sequel to Blade Runner. “I’m quite curious and excited about seeing a new script for Blade Runner if in fact the opportunity would exist to do another,” said Ford, when asked whether...

Steve Jobs biopic Apr16

Steve Jobs biopic

Sony will look to replace David Fincher as director of its forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic, after failing to reach an agreement over fees. Fincher and Sony have enjoyed a good working relationship of late, having collaborated together on The Social Network and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,...

Avatar sequels Apr15

Avatar sequels

James Cameron took part in an online Q&A over the weekend, in which he answered questions across a number of topics, including an update on the forthcoming Avatar sequels. “The second, third and fourth films all go into production simultaneously,” says Cameron....

Driving Miss Daisy Apr15

Driving Miss Daisy

In response to incredible demand for tickets at BFI Southbank, Omniverse Vision, a leading producer and distributor of live event cinema, announced that a special screening of Driving Miss Daisy: The Play, starring Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones, followed by a live Q&A with Angela...

UK Box Office Apr10

UK Box Office

With Easter this year falling three weeks later in the calendar than it did in 2013, cinemas have been slow to emerge out of the March doldrums. But now, finally, a strong crop of commercially appealing titles is kicking fresh life into the market. Topping the official chart is Rio 2, with...

Will and Testament Apr10

Will and Testament

In this unique autobiographical feature-length film Tony Benn – political firebrand, prolific diarist, writer, charismatic anti-war campaigner, husband and father – presents his own personal reflections on his childhood and youth, marriage and family, political career and retirement...

Bond 24 Apr09

Bond 24

Chiwetel Ejiofor is the hot favourite to play the villain in the new Bond film, with Variety reporting that the star is top of MGM and Sony’s wish list. No official offer has been made as yet, and scheduling issues would need to be worked out, but according to the report, Ejiofor is very...

Ant-Man Apr09

Ant-Man

Ant-Man has added another name to its growing ensemble, withDeadline reporting that Matt Gerald has joined the cast to play a villainous character. If you find yourself recognising his face, it’s because Gerald was recently seen in the Marvel one-shot Hail To The King, in which he...

Hunger Games Apr08

Hunger Games

Fantasy crossover casting ahoy, as Variety reports that Game Of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie has signed on to join the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Christie, who plays the formidable Brienne of Tarth in the HBO series, will be taking on the role of Commander Lyme, the leader...

Goonies Apr08

Goonies

Nearly 30 years after it was released in cinemas, it looks as though The Goonies might finally be getting a sequel, at least according to director Richard Donner. Donner was asked by TMZ whether he would ever consider doing another comic-book movie, to which he replied, “If you...

what pops your corn? Apr08

what pops your corn?

Empire Cinemas calls on British public to decide which fantasy flavour will become the next popcorn phenomenon Empire Cinemas has scoured the country to find out what dream popcorn flavours are top of the pops. After hours of careful consideration by a specialist panel, Empire Cinemas is...

Pink Panther Apr03

Pink Panther

MGM is planning a reboot of the Pink Panther franchise, with an animation / live action hybrid film reportedly in the works. However, fans of Peter Sellers (or even Steve Martin) concerned about their beloved Clouseau being replaced needn’t worry… the new film will instead focus on the...

Fantastic Four Apr03

Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four looks to have cast itself a big bad, with Variety reporting that Toby Kebbell will play Victor von Doom, AKA Doctor Doom, in the forthcoming reboot. According to the report, Kebbell was the studio’s first pick from a shortlist that also included the likes of Jack Huston...

UK Box Office Apr03

UK Box Office

  Ever since The Avengers took Marvel‘s premier film franchise to a whole new level of box-office success, the spillover for all the characters has been evident. Both Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World were significantly bigger than the predecessor titles, and now comes the turn...

Breakthrough Brits Apr03

Breakthrough Brits

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced that it is inviting applications, as well as nominations from the industry, for BAFTA Breakthrough Brits, in partnership with Burberry; an initiative that celebrates and supports the UK’s future stars of film,...

Fast & Furious 7 Apr02

Fast & Furious ...

Filming has restarted on Fast & Furious 7, with director James Wan taking to Instagram to announce things are back up and running. The production had been suspended for several months following the untimely death of leading man, Paul Walker, at the back end of last year. However, Wan has...

Fantastic Beasts Apr01

Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – the Harry Potter spin-off with a script by J.K. Rowling (based on her own book) – will be a trilogy, meaning there’s plenty of excitement on the horizon for anyone suffering Hogwarts withdrawal symptoms. In a profile of Warner Bros...

Jameson Empire Awards Apr01

Jameson Empire Award...

The best films and filmmakers of the past year, as voted for by the cinema-going public, were honoured this evening at the 19th Jameson Empire Awards. Film fans from the UK and around the world selected their cinema highlights for the awards, which honour blockbusters, independent filmmaking...

Divergent Mar28

Divergent

Are You #DIVERGENT? Fan Experience Comes To Leicester Square This Weekend! Ahead of its European Premiere on Sunday, fans of the hot new franchise DIVERGENT™ are in for a treat when Leicester Square Gardens are opened up from 11.00am on Saturday and throughout the weekend to give them a...

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