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Disney Remove ‘Free Guy’, ‘Death on the Nile’ from Release Slate - Disney pull more films from their release schedule, leaving the remainder of 2020 barren. Full news story by George Taylor.
Adam McKay’s Next Film ‘Don’t Look Up’ Boasts All Star Cast - Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande and more join Jennifer Lawrence and Cate Blanchett in new Netflix film from Adam McKay.
Cineworld to Close All UK Cinemas - UK film exhibition giants Cineworld are set to close all 128 of its cinemas across the UK & Ireland, putting upwards of 5,500 people out of work. They are also set to close over 500 Regal Cinemas in the United States.
Oscar Isaac to Play Francis Ford Coppola In ‘Francis and The Godfather’ - A film chronicling the making of 'The Godfather' has cast Oscar Isaac as legendary director Francis Ford Coppola. Jake Gyllenhaal also stars. George Taylor reports.
BAFTA Film Awards 2020 BAFTA Announce Awards Voting and Structure Changes Following Backlash - Following a detailed investigation into the lack of diversity at the BAFTA Film Awards in 2020, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts have made changes to their voting system. Full news story courtesy of Charlie Gardiner.
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 Movie 2020 ‘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.