Variety, Deadline and THR Brought Together Under New PMRC Banner - Three of the biggest film publications are set to operate under a joint venture between PMC and MRC. Full news story courtesy of George Taylor.
Oscars Announce New Inclusion Requirements for Best Picture Nominees - In accordance with The Academy Aperture 2025 Initiative, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have redefined their Oscars Best Picture eligibility criteria in an attempt to ensure the film industry is more inclusive. Charlie Gardiner reports.
Adam Driver to Star in Sam Raimi Produced Sci-Fi Thriller ’65’ - Recent Oscar nominee Adam Driver finds work in mysterious original sci-fi thriller '65' from 'A Quiet Place' scribes and Sam Raimi. News story by George Taylor.
Chadwick Boseman Has Passed Away Aged 43 - US acting superstar Chadwick Boseman has passed away aged 43 after a private four year battle with Colon Cancer.
John Wick 4 and 5 to Be Shot Back to Back as Lionsgate Confirm Fifth Film - Keanu Reeves is to suit up as John Wick again, as Lionsgate confirm production on a fifth film to immediately follow the fourth. George Taylor reports.
Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ Gets New Release Schedule - New Christopher Nolan blockbuster 'Tenet' has been placed back on the release schedule by Warner Bros., but it won't be hitting everywhere at the same time. Full story here.
Netflix Reveal Top 10 Most Streamed Original Movies - The streaming juggernaut Netflix recently revealed some interesting statistics, including their most streamed original movies. See how they rank here. Report by George Taylor.
‘Tenet’ Delayed “Indefinitely” In Big Blow to Exhibition Industry - Christopher Nolan blockbuster film 'Tenet' has been delayed indefinitely, with Warner Bros. striking it from their release calendar. Full story here.
Stephen King’s Latest Novella Spawns Multiple Deals – from Aronofsky to Blumhouse - The latest collection of short stories from prolific author Stephen King, titled "If It Bleeds", has found option deals in Hollywood with everyone from Netflix to Blumhouse, Aronofsky to Stiller. George Taylor reports.
Ryan Gosling to Star in Blumhouse ‘Wolfman’ Movie - Universal are bringing back The Wolf Man, and have found some major players to star, direct and produce their latest reboot. All the details here.
Michael Keaton in Talks to Return to Batman Role - Michael Keaton, who played Batman in 1989's 'Batman' and 1992's 'Batman Returns', could be set to return to the role as a key figure in new DC/Warner Bros movie 'The Flash'. Full news story by George Taylor.
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Sequel Makes Speedy Progress - News of a sequel to the 2020 record-breaking video game movie adaptation 'Sonic the Hedgehog'. Which stars return? Who will direct? Full movie news story here.
‘Scarface’ Reboot Coming from Luca Guadagnino - 'Call Me By Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino is set to work with the Coen Brothers on a 'Scarface' reboot. Full news report courtesy of George Taylor.
Reel Women’s Network – A New Platform for Female Filmmakers Around the Globe - Introducing the Reel Women's Network, featuring media content exclusively from women filmmakers around the globe - created by women, for women. News story by Emma Kershaw.
Pixar’s Onward Tops the Box Office, Parasite Breaks Record – UK Box Office Report 6-8th March 2020 - New Pixar release 'Onward' has a successful albeit underwhelming debut in the UK as 'Parasite' breaks new records. This and more in Charlie Gardiner's UK box office report 6-8th March 2020.
Bad Tales (Favolacce) Press Conference – Berlinale 2020 - Insight into the 2020 Berlinale Golden Bear competition entry 'Favolacce', known in English as 'Bad Tales', from the press conference by brother directors Damiano and Fabio D'Innocenzo. Report by Rose Dymock.
The Invisible Man Is Surprise Front Runner – UK Box Office Report 2nd March 2020 - We have seen quite a change in the UK box office this week as the latest suspense-horror takes the lead after last week's family friendly adventures fall behind. Charlie Gardiner reports.
2020 César Awards Results – Roman Polanski Win Sparks Walkouts - Roman Polanski wins Best Director at the 2020 César Awards, sparking a walkout protest, while 'Les Miserables' takes Best Film.
Sonic On Top for 2nd Week While Dolittle Hits No. 2 During Half-Term – UK Box Office Report - This week we have seen a rise in success from the onslaught of family friendly adventure/comedies available in UK cinemas due to the school holidays.
‘Sonic’ Has Highest Video Game Adaptation Opening Ever! – UK Box Office Report 14-16th Feb 2020 - The UK box office results for the weekend of 14-16th February 2020, including the debuts of 'Sonic' and 'Emma', as well as an update on the performance of 'Parasite'. Report by Charlie Gardiner.