10 Highest Grossing Films 2020 (UK Box Office) - The UK box office suffered a drop of 76% during a pandemic-ravaged year. Here are the 10 highest grossing films of 2020 in the UK. News story by George Taylor.
‘Wonder Woman 3’ Fast-tracked With Jenkins and Gadot Set to Return - Wonder Woman 3 has been confirmed. Gadot and Jenkins will return. Discover how Wonder Woman 1984 has performed in its first week and why that has led WB to fast-track a sequel.
Florence Pugh to Star in Universal Murder Mystery ‘The Maid’ - Florence Pugh's career grows even more as she lands yet another leading role, this time in the Universal adaptation of upcoming Nita Prose novel "The Maid". George Taylor reports.
European Film Awards 2020 Winners – Full List - Danish drama 'Another Round', from 'The Hunt' director Thomas Vinterberg and starring Mads Mikkelsen, dominates the 2020 European Film Awards. Full list of 2020 EFA winners here.
2020 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) Nominees - 27 films have been nominated at the 2020 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), with Rose Glass film 'Saint Maud' leading the pack with 17 total nominations. Full list of nominees here.
Entire 2021 Warner Bros Film Slate Heading Directly to HBO Max - All 2021 Warner Bros films will be available to stream on HBO Max the same day as they are released in cinemas. Full news story by Joseph Wade.
Peter Dinklage To Play Toxic Avenger In Upcoming Remake - 'Game of Thrones' star Peter Dinklage is set to play the Toxic Avenger in a re-imagining of the 1984 movie 'The Toxic Avenger'. Full news story by George Taylor.
‘Babyteeth’ Dominates AACTA Film Awards - Shannon Murphy directed drama 'Babyteeth' starring Eliza Scanlen won big at the 2020 AACTA Awards.
Disney Commit to ‘Deadpool 3’; New Writers Board - Disney and Marvel Studios have committed to 'Deadpool 3', with new writers boarding the project to steer the character into a new era. Read all you need to know here, courtesy of Joseph Wade.
Mads Mikkelsen in Talks to Play Grindelwald in ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ - 'Hannibal' and 'Casino Royale' actor Mads Mikkelsen is in talks to replace Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in the next 'Fantastic Beasts' film. Full story by George Taylor.
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 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.