Henry Cavill Superman Update, New MCU Releases, New Star Trek Director, Joker 2, More - All of the week's top movie news upto 24th Nov 2019 including a new 'Star Trek' movie, a huge Superman update, Joker 2 news, what comes after 'Rise of Skywalker' and more.
Spirit Awards Nominations 2020 – Full List - The full list of nominees for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including a number of A24 releases such as 'Uncut Gems', 'The Farewell' and 'The Lighthouse' as well as success for 'Honey Boy' and 'Hustlers'.
Controversial Uncharted Casting, New Scott, PT Anderson, Lee, Waititi Projects, Cage Playing Cage, More - 'The Little Mermaid' casts Prince Eric, 'Joker' breaks box office records, Adam McKay reveals his next project, huge changes at Amazon, Spike Lee's new film and much more in our movie news of the week.
Batman Casts Two Stars, New Michael Keaton Action Film, Another Scream Movie, More - All of the week's top movie news stories upto 10th November 2019 in one easy-to-read place, including a new 'Scream' movie, details of the latest Michael Keaton project, 'The Batman' updates and more.
European Film Awards 2019 Nominees – Full List - The nominees for the 32nd European Film Awards have been announced with 'The Favourite', 'Pain and Glory' and 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' topping the list of nominees for 2019.
Big Brains Behind Game of Thrones’ Demise Will Not Be Desecrating Star Wars - 'Game of Thrones' creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have exited a deal with Lucasfilm to make their own 'Star Wars' trilogy. Jacob Davis explains why that's not a bad thing.
New Lady Gaga Project, Jodie Foster Returns to Acting, New Spider-Verse Movie, Star Wars News, More - All of the week's top movie news leading up to November 3rd including a new Lady Gaga/Ridley Scott project, lots of 'Star Wars' news, Ant-Man 3 update and much more.
2019 British Independent Film Award Nominees – Full List - Armando Ianucci film 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' leads the list of 2019 British Independent Film Award (BIFA) nominees.
‘Joker’ Sets Box Office Record, Jane Fonda Makes Awards Show History, Cannes Plan Development, More - More film auteur comments on superhero films, Jane Fonda creates awards show history, Joker sets a Box Office record, first reactions to Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' and more.
A Legend Honoured, Plus Updates on ‘The Batman’, New David Fincher Movie, New Robert Eggers Film, More - Over 20 major movie news stories, from casting on 'The Batman' to news on the new film studio in London, right through to the honouring of a legend, inside.
Scorsese vs the MCU, Jordan Peele Signs Universal Deal, Studiocanal Link With Hammer Films, More - News on controversial comments from Martin Scorsese and 'Joker' director Todd Phillips, as well as a big deal struck between Studiocanal and Hammer Films, huge Disney Animation updates and more!
Spider-Man Back in MCU, New ‘The Batman’ Cast Members, Binoche Honoured With Award, More - Huge news from the 'Spider-Man', 'Batman' and 'Star Wars' franchise as Juliette Binoche receives an honour. Plus over 15 more movie news stories.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Tops Forbes Highest Paid Actors List - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tops the Forbes richlist for actors in 2019, with 'Avengers: Endgame' cast members making up a bulk of the top 10. The top 10 list here.
‘Matrix 4’ In the Works: Lana Wachowski, Keanu Reeves to Return - Lana Wachowski, Keanu Reeves and Carie-Anne Moss look set to return to 'The Matrix' for a fourth instalment in the iconic sci-fi movie franchise.
Top 10 UK Box Office Movies of 2019 (So Far) - Which of this year's spate of high budget, massively popular releases have broken into the UK's top 10 box office hits of 2019? Josh Greally of Big Picture Film Club takes a look.
Edinburgh International Film Festival Award Winners 2019 – Full List - The winners of the official Edinburgh International Film Festival Awards have been decided. Click here for the full list.
Netflix Purchase ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division’; Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Chastain To Star - 'Tom Clancy's The Division' is heading for Netflix, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain set to star, Ubisoft have revealed at E3 2019.
Cannes 2019 Award Winners Full List - Bong Joon-Ho takes home the Palme d'Or for 'Parasites' at the 2019 Cannes International Film Festival. Full results here.
New Christopher Nolan Movie Adds Two, Gets Title - The latest film from Christopher Nolan has confirmed 2 new cast members and its title.
Robert Pattinson Is ‘The Batman’ - From the art-house to Wayne Manor, Robert Pattinson is our new Batman.
‘Grease’ Prequel ‘Summer Loving’ Being Developed - We're getting a prequel to the iconic 70s musical 'Grease', with a writer already in place. Full story here.
Sam Mendes’ WWI Movie Adds Four - Four huge names, including two Oscar nominees, have been added to the cast of the new Sam Mendes World War I movie '1917'. Full story here.
Apple Unveil New Streaming Platform Apple TV+ - Apple rolled out an A-List cast of Hollywood creatives to launch its new streaming service Apple TV+ plus today. Full story inside...
Global Box Office Revenue Hits Record High In 2018 - 2018 set an all time record for worldwide box office grosses, the figure passing $41billion for the first time in history. Full report available here.
Christopher Nolan’s Next Film Adds Three - The first details of the top secret new Christopher Nolan film have been revealed, with three major stars joining the film's cast. Full news story here.
James Gunn to Direct ‘Guardians 3’ After Earlier Firing - After being fired back in July for comments made via Twitter, James Gunn is back in as the director of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'. Full story here.
Will Ferrell To Star In A Netflix Eurovision Movie - Will Ferrell is bringing all of the pomp and spectacle of The Eurovision Song Contest to Netflix. Full story...
The Success and Significance of The Wandering Earth - 'The Wandering Earth' has broken all sorts of records in China and at the worldwide box office. Joseph Wade tackles the significance of this success and why it is successful in this special feature.
Oscars 2019 – The Winners - All of the winners from the 91st annual Academy Awards - The Favourite, Roma and more from the 2019 Oscars.
2019 BAFTA Film Awards Results - Joanna Lumley hosted the 2019 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) from London in what was a strong night for The Favourite. Full results and news.
39th Golden Raspberry Nominations - The nominees for the 39th Golden Razzie Awards are in. Who will have the pleasure of taking home the coveted worst titles of 2018?
Blumhouse Taking Over Universal’s Monster-Verse - The famed producers of recent horror classics like the Oscar nominated 'Get Out', Blumhouse, are to head Universal's Monster-Verse.
Oscars 2019 – The Nominees - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have revealed their nominations for the 2019 Oscars, the 91st Oscars ceremony.
EE British Academy Film Awards 2019 Nominees - The full list of 2019 British Academy Film Awards nominees have been announced.
UK Box Office 2018 Roundup - Admissions to the box office in the UK are at an all-time high, but the overall takings haven't risen at all. What is going on? The 2018 UK box office year in review.
2019 Golden Globes – The Film Winners - 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Christian Bale headline the 76th Golden Globes. The full list of film winners, here.
Aquaman v Spider-Verse | Box Office Report 14-16th Dec 2018 - Aquaman and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse went head-to-head for the top spot at the UK Box Office this week. Full weekly breakdown and report here.
2018 European Film Awards Winners - The winners of the 2018 European Film Awards were announced from Seville, Spain on 15th December with Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Cold War' dominating the list of winners.
No Change at the Top | Box Office Report 7-9th Dec 2018 - Three films debut on the box office chart as the top 5 remains unchanged in the first full weekend of December 2018.
Chris Messina Joins ‘Birds of Prey’ - Chris Messina is set to play an iconic "Batman" villain in the upcoming 'Birds of Prey' Harley Quinn movie from Cathy Yan and starring Margot Robbie. Full details here.
New Sally Potter Film Adds Bardem, Fanning, Rock and More - The latest film from 'The Party' (2017/18) director Sally Potter has begun filming in Spain with an all-star cast including Javier Bardem. Full movie news story here.
2019 Golden Globes – The Film Nominees - The list of 2019 Golden Globe nominees has been announced, with 'Bohemian Rhapsody' taking home Best Picture & Best Actor nominations. The full list of nominees...
BAFTA Moves Ceremony Date Forward for 2020 - The British Academy of Film and Television Awards have been pushed forward for 2020 in conjunction to the Oscars moving forward the same year.
2018 BIFA Winners – The Full List - The full list of winners from the 2018 British Independent Film Awards from London, including wins for 'The Favourite' and star Olivia Colman.
‘Toff Guys’ Adds Colin Farrell, Michelle Dockery - Guy Ritchie's upcoming 'Toff Guys' has added Colin Farrell and Michelle Dockery to its a-list cast. Full movie news here.
‘Zombieland 2’ Adds Zoey Deutch - 'Set It Up' (2018) star Zoey Deutch has joined the cast of Sony Pictures' 'Zombieland 2', set for release in October 2019. Full details.
Five Join Keira Knightley on ‘Misbehaviour’ - A movie about the Women's Liberation Movement's disruption of the 1970 Miss World contest has just cast 5 major names to join Keira Knightley on the London-based film.
Rebellion To Open £80million UK Film Studio - Video game studio Rebellion are opening up an £80million film and television studio in Didcot, England. Full details here.
Ben Wheatley ‘Rebecca’ Adaptation Adds Lily James and Armie Hammer - 'Baby Driver' star Lily James and 'Call Me By Your Name' actor Armie Hammer look set to star in a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier novel "Rebecca" from 'Free-Fire' director Ben Wheatley.
Stan Lee Passes Away at 95 - Legendary Marvel creator Stan Lee has passed away aged 95.
European Film Awards 2018 Nominees - Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Cold War' leads the list of nominees for the 2018 European Film Awards from Seville, Spain.
Greg Berlanti To Direct Rock Hudson Biopic - 'Love, Simon' director Greg Berlanti is set to make a Rock Hudson biopic.
‘Shrek’ Universe To Be Rebooted - Illumination Entertainment founder and CEO Chris Meledandri is set to oversee a reboot of the 'Shrek' Universe under Universal's banner. Details...
Ridley Scott to Direct ‘Gladiator’ Sequel - We're getting a sequel to 'Gladiator' (2000) and original director Ridley Scott looks set to return. Full details...
New ‘The Time Machine’ Movie Revealed - Leonardo DiCaprio and 'IT' director Andy Muschietti are teaming up to bring a new adaptation of H.G. Wells' "The Time Machine" to the silver screen.
2018 BIFA Awards Nominees Announced - The nominees have been announced for the 2018 British Independent Film Awards with 'American Animals', 'The Favourite' and 'You Were Never Really Here' leading the list of nominees.
Jamie Lee Curtis Joins Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ Ensemble - The star of the 'Halloween' franchise, Jamie Lee Curtis, has joined the all-star ensemble on 'Knives Out', a new mystery-thriller from 'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson. Details here.
Full List of 25 Films Submitted for Best Animated Feature Oscar - The list of 25 nominees for Best Animated Feature at the 2019 Oscars has been revealed. Find out which films qualified for contention, here.
Ana De Armas Joins ‘Knives Out’ - Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' has added 'Blade Runner 2049' actress Ana De Armas to its all-star cast. Full details...
Guadagnino to Adapt Dylan’s ‘Blood On the Tracks’ - Luca Guadagnino is to follow up 'Call Me By Your Name' and 'Suspiria' with an adaptation of a famous Bob Dylan album. Full story here.
Ralph Fiennes to be Honoured by European Film Awards - Famed British actor Ralph Fiennes will be honoured by the European Film Awards in December with an Achievement in World Cinema award. Full details...
Ryan Coogler To Helm ‘Black Panther 2’ - 'Black Panther 2' will be written and directed by the filmmaker behind 'Creed' and the first 'Black Panther', Ryan Coogler. Full details.
James Gunn In Talks to Direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’ - Just months after being fired by Marvel, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' screenwriter-director James Gunn looks set to head to DC as the new driving force behind 'Suicide Squad 2'.
Michael Shannon To Join ‘Knives Out’ - 'The Shape of Water' star Michael Shannon seems to be the latest name to be cast on 'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out', joining Chris Evans and Daniel Craig.
Fox News Movie Finds Its Rupert Murdoch - The ensemble piece being put together to tell the tale of toxic male culture and sexual misconduct at Fox News has found its Rupert Murdoch in British screen legend Malcolm McDowell.
New ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Adds Janelle Monae - Janelle Monáe has joined the cast of Disney's remake of 'Lady and the Tramp'. Full details here.
Chris Evans Joins Daniel Craig In Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ - Chris Evans has found his first post-Avengers role in murder mystery 'Knives Out' from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' screenwriter-director Rian Johnson. Full details...
Ansel Elgort to Star in Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ - 'Baby Driver' star Ansel Elgort has become the first name confirmed for Steven Spielberg's upcoming 'West Side Story' adaptation. Full details.
‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot Adds Sam Claflin - Sam Claflin has rounded off the cast of Elizabeth Banks' 'Charlie's Angels' reboot. Full details on the movie and its cast here.
Two Join Margot Robbie in DC Movie ‘Birds of Prey’ - Two names have been added to the cast list of the upcoming DC character team-up movie 'Birds of Prey', which is set to be headlined by Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Full details here.
Allison Janney Joins Fox News Anchor Movie - 2018 Oscar winning actress Allison Janney is to re-team with fellow 'I, Tonya' star Margot Robbie on the new Roger Ailes/Fox News/Sexual Assault movie from Annapurna pictures and the screenwriter of 'The Big Short'.
‘Bond 25’ Finds Director - For the first time in Bond franchise history, an American has been placed in the directors seat. Full story here.
Henry Cavill Exits Superman Role - The death of Superman - Henry Cavill out as Superman as the shake-ups at Warner Bros and DC continues.
New Ken Loach Film Begins Shooting - Ken Loach is set to return to the director's chair for the first time since his Palme d'Or winner 'I, Daniel Blake' (2016) with 'Sorry We Missed You', which has begun filming in Newcastle.
Burt Reynolds Has Passed Away Aged 82 - Famous Hollywood leading man and 1-time Oscar nominee Burt Reynolds has passed away at the age of 82.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Most Successful Studio Rom-Com in 9 Years - Don't call it a comeback, but 'Crazy Rich Asians' just proved that people still want to see studio rom-coms. Full details...
Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh In Talks for New Daniels Movie - 'Crazy Rich Asians' (2018) stars Awkwafina and Michelle Yeoh could be teaming with The Daniels and 'Infinity War' directors The Russo Brothers for a new action movie.
Mamma Mia 2, Incredibles 2 Set Huge Records | Box Office Report 24-26th August 2018 - Could 'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again' be the biggest movie of the year in the UK? 'Incredibles 2' sets new records. Box office report with results from the 24-26th Aug 2018 weekend.
Matt Smith, Dominic Monaghan Join ‘Star Wars 9’ - It has been revealed that 'Doctor Who' and 'Lord of the Rings' alumni Matt Smith and Dominic Monaghan are set to join J.J. Abrams' 9th 'Star Wars' movie.
The World’s Highest Paid Actors and Actresses 2018 - The highest paid actors and actresses of 2018 have been revealed by Forbes, with Scarlett Johansson being the only woman to make a combined top 10 and George Clooney earning by far the highest amount. Details...
‘The Meg’ In Too Deep? | Box Office Report 10-12th August 2018 - A full break down of the UK, North American and worldwide box office performance of 'The Meg' and the rest of the highest grossing movies from this past weekend 10-12th August 2018.
BAFTA Likely To Move Awards Date Forward In Conjunction with Oscars - It looks like the BAFTA Film Awards are set to move forward as a response to the Oscars doing the same starting in 2020. Full details...
Oscars To Add Popular Film Category - Starting in 2019, the Oscars will present an award for Best Popular Film, with a change in telecast formula and broadcasting date to follow. Full details here...
Ant-Man 2 vs Mamma Mia 2 vs Mission Impossible 6 – Box Office Report 3-5th August 2018 - Where the 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' box office fits into the Marvel Studios release catalogue and just how big is 'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!'? Plus the entire top 15 fully analysed in our Box Office Report.
Affleck, Damon Teaming for McDonald’s Monopoly Theft Movie - Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are teaming with Fox to bring a movie about a $24million theft involving the McDonald's Monopoly game to the big screen. Details...
Glen Powell Joins ‘Top Gun 2’ - 'Set It Up' star Glen Powell is the latest name to join the long-awaited 'Top Gun' sequel, 'Maverick'. Full details here.
Robbie, Kidman, Theron Set for Fox News Movie - Annapurna are looking to follow up their hotly anticipated Dick Cheney biopic 'Backseat' with a star-studded drama about the 2016 Fox News sexual abuse scandal, and have locked in an all-star cast.
New Records and ‘Mission: Impossible’ | Box Office Report 25-27th July 2018 - 'Incredibles 2' crosses 1 billion dollars worldwide and 'Mamma Mia 2' may be one of the biggest UK hits of all time, plus news on 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' and its record setting opening weekend, in this week's box office report.
James Gunn Fired from ‘Guardians 3’ - James Gunn has been fired from his role as screenwriter-director of the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' franchise following the resurfacing of a number of distasteful tweets. Full details and statements, here.
‘Zombieland 2’ Is A Go At Sony - Sony Pictures have got the band back together as the original cast and crew reunite for 'Zombieland 2', set for release in 2019.
Bill Murray and More Board New Jim Jarmusch Film - Jim Jarmusch is making a zombie comedy and it's going to feature one of the most star-studded casts you can imagine. Full details here.
‘Black Widow’ Director Revealed - The 'Black Widow' movie will be directed by the first solo female director in the history of the MCU. Full details here.
‘Robocop’ Sequel Confirmed - We're getting a new 'Robocop' movie from MGM and the director of 'District 9' is on board to direct. Full story here.
Lowest Grossing Weekend of the Year | UK Box Office Report 6-8th July 2018 - It was the lowest grossing weekend of 2018 at the UK box office this past weekend (6-8th July 2018), as 'The First Purge' pushed to the top spot and Whitney Houston documentary 'Whitney' disappointed. Joseph Wade's full report, here.
‘Star Wars IX’ Will See Return of Lando Calrissian - Lando Calrissian will return for 'Star Wars: Episode IX' as Billy Dee Williams is confirmed. Full story here.
Idris Elba Joins ‘Fast and Furious’ Spin-Off - Idris Elba is joining The Rock and Jason Statham on Universal's 'Fast and Furious' spin-off. Full details here.
‘Top Gun 2’ Adds Miles Teller - Miles Teller has beaten Nicholas Hoult and Glen Powell to a central role in upcoming 'Top Gun' sequel, 'Top Gun: Maverick', set for release in 2019. Full details here.
New ‘Child’s Play’ Movie Revealed - A remake of 'Child's Play' (1988) is on its way from MGM and the producers 'IT' (2017), with filming set to begin in September 2018. Full details here.
‘The King of Oil’ Looking to Cast Matt Damon - Matt Damon is talking with Universal about starring as controversial businessman Marc Rich in their upcoming project 'The King of Oil'. Full details here.
Streep, Stone, Ronan and Chalamet Set for Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’ - 'Lady Bird' director Greta Gerwig is making a "Little Women" adaptation for Columbia and is looking to unite an all-star cast including Meryl Streep and Timothee Chalamet.
Jim Carrey To Star As ‘Sonic’ Villain - Jim Carrey will play the live-action Doctor Robotnik in Paramount's upcoming 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie.
More Fallen Kingdom vs Solo | UK Box Office Report 15-17th June 2018 - 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' has now earned more than 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' worldwide despite not yet being released in North America and having been on the market for around half the time.
Fallen Kingdom Destroys Disney’s Domination | UK Box Office Report 8-10th June 2018 - In the 8-10th June 2018 edition of the UK box office report, Joseph Wade looks at the debut of 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' and looks at the good and bad news for 'Infinity War' and 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', plus more.
Jackie Chan, John Cena to Star in Action-Thriller - John Cena has joined Jackie Chan as a co-lead in a new action-thriller from the director of 'Need for Speed'.
Sky Cinema To Release 3 Movies Including ‘Serenity’ In UK - Sky Cinema have acquired the rights to day-and-date distribution of three more films set for 2018, including 'Serenity' starring Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey. Full details...
Stand-Alone Jared Leto Joker Movie in the Works - A stand-alone Joker movie set in the same universe as 'Suicide Squad' is in the works at Warner Bros. with Jared Leto set to reprise his role and act as executive producer on the project.
More Damning ‘Solo’ Statistics | UK Box Office Report 1-3rd June 2018 - 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is set to be the first financial failure in live-action 'Star Wars' history and will likely be out-grossed by 'Peter Rabbit', 'Fifty Shades Freed', 'Detective Chinatown 2' and 'Operation Red Sea'. Full details in this week's box office report.
Solo Bombs | UK Box Office Report 25-27th May 2018 - Solo: A Star Wars Story bombs at the box office, falling below even 'Peter Rabbit' as regards its opening weekend total at the UK box office. Full UK box office report for the weekend of May 25th-27th 2018.
Lucasfilm Developing Boba Fett Movie from James Mangold - A Boba Fett standalone 'Star Wars' spin-off is being developed by 'Logan' director James Mangold for Lucasfilm and Disney, with an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in the works, too. Full news, here.
Deadpool 2 Sets A Record | UK Box Office Report 18th-20th May 2018 - How big was the opening weekend for 'Deadpool 2'? Take a look in this week's UK box office report, also featuring further updates on 'Avengers: Infinity War'.
GLAAD Say Hollywood LGBTQ Representation Hit New Low in 2017 - GLAAD today released the results of a Hollywood studio survey that outed studios on their lack of LGBTQ representation in Hollywood movies in 2017, with the organisation refusing to give a single studio a "pass" grade.
Cannes 2018 – Full List of Festival Winners - In a ceremony headlined by an impassioned Asia Argento speech on industry sexism, a panel headed by Cate Blanchett awarded the best of Cannes International Film Festival 2018 with prestigious awards such as the Palme d'Or. The full list of winners here.
‘Infinity War’ Breaks New Records and ‘Black Panther’ Exits | UK Box Office Report 11-13th May 2018 - 'Infinity War' becomes the highest grossing superhero movie of all time, 'The Greatest Showman' is 2017's 4th highest grossing film, 'Black Panther' breaks worldwide top 10 for all time, and more in the our box office report for the weekend starting 11th May 2018.
‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Sets More Box Office Records | UK Box Office Report 4-6th May 2018 - 'Avengers: Infinity War' has become the 5th highest grossing movie since 2016 after just 11 days of release! This and so much more box office analysis in Joseph Wade's UK Box Office Report 4-6th May 2018, here.
Full Avengers: Infinity War Box Office Analysis | UK Box Office Report Apr 27-29th 2018 - Full reports on 'Avengers: Infinity War' (2018) in the UK, North America and worldwide, as it sets all kinds of records at the box office. Take a look at how it compares to other superhero movies and the historical importance of the film in this week's UK box office report.
Rampage vs A Quiet Place | UK Box Office Report 20-22nd April 2018 - $120million action-monster movie 'Rampage' versus $17million horror film 'A Quiet Place' at the box office, plus news on the UK performance of 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society' and the pre-'Infinity War' landscape in this week's UK box office report.
Netflix versus Cannes: All You Need to Know - Netflix and Cannes Film Festival have been embroiled in a bitter debate regarding cinema. Here's all you need to know about the Netflix versus Cannes debate.
Is Rampage a Financial Success? | UK Box Office Report 13-15th April 2018 - 'Rampage' tops the chart, but is it actually financially successful? Which national cinema has become the 3rd biggest in UK cinemas over the past 12 months? Could 'A Quiet Place' become the most profitable movie of 2018? Answers to these questions and more in this week's UK Box Office Report 2018.
‘Greatest Showman’ Sets Another Milestone | UK Box Office Report April 6-8th 2018 - 'A Quiet Place' becomes a breakout hit, 'Peter Rabbit' could be one of 2018's highest earners, 'The Greatest Showman' adds an accolade to its ever-growing list - all in this week's UK Box Office Report.
Tessa Thompson Joins ‘Men In Black’ Spin-Off - Tessa Thompson looks set to join fellow 'Thor: Ragnarok' star Chris Hemsworth in F. Gary Gray's 'Men In Black' reboot at Sony. Full story here.
Peter Rabbit’s Remarkable Performance | UK Box Office Report March 16-18th 2018 - 'Peter Rabbit' just out-performed Disney Pixar at the box office and grossed more in 3 days than most 2018 releases have in total, while 'Tomb Raider' performed way under expectations. We've also got news on 'Finding Your Feet' and 'Black Panther', among others, in this week's UK Box Office Report.
Which Best Picture Oscar Nominee Won the Box Office? | UK Box Office Report March 9-11th 2018 - Which Oscars Best Picture nominee was the only one to not at least double its production budget, and just how well are 'The Greatest Showman' and 'Black Panther' doing at the box office? We have the answers, and much more box office analysis in our UK Box Office Report (March 2018).
Jennifer Lawrence Bankable? UK Box Office Chart 2nd-4th March 2018 - Following the release of 'Red Sparrow', is Jennifer Lawrence still a bankable Hollywood star? How well is 'Black Panther' doing relative to other Marvel films? Is Polish cinema the new Bollywood at the UK box office? All in our UK Box Office Report 2nd-4th March 2018.
The 2018 Oscars Winners - Take a look at each of the 90th annual Oscars' awards winners and how many awards each film won in a night celebrating inclusion and acceptance from the Dolby Theatre in California. The full results.
Lady Bird vs Best Picture Nominees – UK Box Office Report Feb 23-25 2018 - In this week's UK Box Office Report: Joseph Wade takes a look at Lady Bird's opening weekend in comparison to the other Oscar Best Picture nominees, has an update on Black Panther, outlines The Greatest Showman's continued success and more.
‘Black Panther’ Box Office Debut: UK Box Office Report Feb 16-18th 2018 - Marvel's 'Black Panther' broke all kinds of records at the UK box office, North American box office and worldwide box office this past weekend, out-grossing many a superhero film in just a matter of days. All the facts and figures you need are in our UK box office report.
2018 EE BAFTA Film Awards Winners - The 2018 EE BAFTA Film Awards winners - the full list.
Joaquin Phoenix to Play The Joker - 3-time Oscar nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix looks set to play iconic comic book villain The Joker in an upcoming standalone origins story from Todd Phillips and Martin Scorsese.
Sky to Offer Original Films in UK - Sky Cinema look set to enter the Original Content game with "5 to 7" releases coming in 2018, including films starring the likes of Pierce Brosnan, Emily Watson, Dave Bautista and Clive Owen. Full story.
Title to 6th ‘Mission: Impossible’ Movie Revealed - The full title for 'Mission: Impossible 6' has been revealed by Tom Cruise.
‘The Big Sick’s’ Emily V. Gordon to Adapt ‘The Nest’ for Amazon - 'The Big Sick' screenwriter Emily V. Gordon is set to adapt Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's novel "The Nest" for Amazon Studios. Full details of this movie news story, here...
The 2018 Oscars Nominations – Complete List - The full list of 2018 Oscars nominees, including several big awards nominations for 'The Shape of Water' and 'Lady Bird'. Full movie news about the Academy Awards 2018 here.
Motley Crue Biopic Casts the Band - 'Game of Thrones' star Iwan Rheon and 'The Punisher' actor Daniel Webber have rounded out the cast of band mates for Netflix's Motley Crue biopic, 'The Dirt'. Full story...
The 2018 Razzie Nominations - The 2018 Razzie Award nominees have been announced, with Jennifer Lawrence & Darren Aronofsky receiving attention for 'Mother!' and 'Transformers: The Last Knight' leading the way in terms of nominations for the very worst of cinema in 2017,
Ken Watanabe Joins ‘Detective Pikachu’ - Oscar nominated Japanese actor Ken Watanabe has become the latest name to join Legendary's live-action 'Pokemon' movie 'Detective Pikachu', joining Ryan Reynolds and more.
Universal Grab Rights to Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer Comedy - A new holiday season comedy starring Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer has been snapped up by Universal. Full details here.
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Screenwriters to Direct ‘Flash’ - The screenwriters behind 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' are set to direct DC's upcoming 'Flash' movie starring Ezra Miller. Full details here.
Critics’ Choice Awards 2018 – The Winners - 373 critics based in North America have voted to determine the best films of 2017 in their view, with 'The Shape of Water' winning some of the big awards and 'Wonder Woman' winning the Best Action category. Full results here.
2018 DGA Awards Nominees - Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele are among the Directors Guild of America's choices for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film.
Women Filled Just 18 Percent of Key Behind-the-Camera Roles in 2017’s Top Films - At just 18 percent of all key behind-the-camera roles and just 11 percent of all directors, the author of the Study of Women in Television and Film has tagged Hollywood as producing "a toxic culture that supported the recent sexual harassment scandals".
‘Black Widow’ Marvel Movie Sets Writer - The long awaited Black Widow Marvel movie has finally taken a step forward by hiring a writer. Full story here...
The 2018 EE BAFTA Film Awards Nominees - The nominees for the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards have been announced, with 'The Shape of Water', 'Dunkirk', 'Darkest Hour', 'Three Billboards' and 'Blade Runner 2049' receiving the most nominations.
Record High Annual Box Office for UK in 2017 - The UK set another record high box office accumulation in 2017. Full details, including information on which films earned the most money and where the studios rank, inside.
The 2018 Golden Globe Awards – The Winners - The full list of 2018 Golden Globe Film Awards winners as handed out from the Beverly Hilton on Sunday 7th January 2018.
The 2018 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards Winners - The official winners of the 2018 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards (AACTAs 2018).
The Disney/Fox Merger: All You Need to Know - All you need to know about Disney's $52.4billion purchase of 21st Century Fox, including how it benefits the Murdochs and how it effects you.
Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Burial Rites’ - Jennifer Lawrence is set to team up with 'Call Me By Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino for a new movie based on Hannah Kent's novel "Burial Rites". Full story...
The 2018 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards Nominees - 'Call Me By Your Name', 'Lady Bird' & 'Three Billboards' lead the nominations for the 2018 AACTA International Awards, in a list that includes the likes of 'Logan' and 'Get Out'. The full list here.
The 2018 Golden Globe Awards – The Film Nominees - 'The Shape of Water' and 'The Disaster Artist' have been honoured by the Golden Globes as they headline this year's nominees. The full list is available here.
The British Independent Film Awards 2017 – The Winners - 'Lady Macbeth' and 'God's Own Country' were the biggest winners at the 2017 British Independent Film Awards. Read the full list of winners here.
The European Film Awards 2017 – The Winners - A full list of all of the awards winners at this year's European Film Awards 2017.
Dexter Fletcher Replaces Bryan Singer on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ - 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' star, and the director of 'Eddie the Eagle, Dexter Fletcher has replaced recently fired Bryan Singer as the director of upcoming Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
Ryan Reynolds to Star in ‘Detective Pikachu’ - Ryan Reynolds has signed on to star in the upcoming live-action 'Pokemon' movie 'Detective Pikachu. Full details here.
‘Logan’ Director James Mangold to Direct Patty Hearst Drama - 'Logan' director James Mangold is set to tackle the real-life kidnapping of Patty Hearst for Fox 2000, and looks set to name Elle Fanning as his lead.
Bryan Singer Fired from Queen Biopic - 20th Century Fox have fired 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer from the set of their Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody', citing "on-set chaos".
‘Hellboy’ Reboot Gets 2019 Release Date - Lionsgate's 'Hellboy' reboot, which is set to star David Harbour as the titular character alongside Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane and Daniel Dae Kim, has been given a release date.
Live-Action ‘Pokemon’ Movie Casts Lead - 'Big Little Lies' actress Kathryn Newton has been cast in one of the lead roles in the upcoming silver screen 'Pokemon' live-action adaptation, 'Detective Pikachu'.
Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Reboot Casts Lead - Disney have cast Chinese actress Crystal Liu as the titular hero in their upcoming live-action remake of the classic animated title 'Mulan'.
McFly Bassist Dougie Poynter Begins Filming on ‘Kat and the Band’ - Dougie Poynter begins filming for 'Kat and the Band', a British independent film from Boudica Films, a company with a passion for making female-centred films. Full story...
Anna Kendrick to Star in New Chris Morris Comedy - Details surrounding the 2nd film from 'Four Lions' director Chris Morris have been kept secret by Film4 and the film's producers, but we can finally confirm the movie's central cast.
Jude Law in Talks to Join ‘Captain Marvel’ - Jude Law looks set to join Brie Larson, Ben Mandelsohn and Samuel L. Jackson on the cast of the MCU's first female-led superhero movie 'Captain Marvel'.
Lizzy Caplan in Talks To Join ‘Gambit’ - Lizzy Caplan looks set to join Channing Tatum on 'X-Men' spin-off 'Gambit', from 'Pirates of the Caribbean' director Gore Verbinsky.
Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Adam Driver Join Noah Baumbach Film - Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern and Adam Driver have been cast in the latest Netflix movie from 'The Meyerowitz Stories' and 'Frances Ha' director Noah Baumbach.
Illumination Ent. To Make a Super Mario Movie - The animation studio behind 'Minions', Illumination Entertainment, could be set to bring Nintendo character Super Mario back to the silver screen. Full story here.
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 – The Winners - The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 official winners selection, as decided by Aesthetica's 12 person panel.
The 2017 British Independent Film Awards Nominees - A full list of all of the 2017 British Independent Film Awards nominees.
Jamie Foxx To Play Black Panthers Leader in New Film - Jamie Foxx joins Anthony Mackie and Elizabeth Banks in Signal Hill Scandal drama, 'Signal Hill'. Full details here.
‘Beetlejuice 2’ Gets New Writer - 'Beetlejuice 2' could finally be under development. 'Rememory' screenwriter Mike Vukadinovich has joined the KatzSmith Productions/Warner Bros. project to write a script.
Fox, Locksmith Unveil ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ - UK-based production house Locksmith Animation have announced their first film in their partnership with 20th Century Fox, 'Ron's Gone Wrong'. Full details here.
Will Smith, Tom Holland to Star in ‘Spies in Disguise’ Animation - Blue Sky Studios' next animated film release 'Spies in Disguise' will pair Will Smith and Tom Holland together. Full details here.
‘Bob’s Burgers’ Movie Set for 2020 - A 'Bob's Burgers' movie is set to hit screens via 20th Century Fox in July of 2019. Full details here.
Kate Winslet Joins ‘Avatar’ Universe - Kate Winslet looks set to star in the upcoming 'Avatar' sequels, reuniting the actress with 'Titanic' director James Cameron for the first time in 20 years.
Sebastiano Riso a Victim of Homophobic Assault - Sebastiano Riso, the director of new Italian movie 'A Family' was the victim of a homosexual assault in Rome on Monday. Full details and the director's statement, here.
Jared Leto to Play Hugh Heffner - Jared Leto is set to play Playboy founder Hugh Heffner in a biopic from 'X-Men: The Last Stand' (2006) director Brett Ratner. Full details...
“Gender Bias at All Levels” in Film Industry Says European Human Rights Body - The Council of Europe has called for "practical solutions" to "conscious and unconscious gender bias at all levels" of the film industry in an official recommendation to European governments and corporations.
Sony Planning ‘Men In Black’ Spin-Off - Sony Pictures are fast-tracking a 'Men In Black' spin-off, with a release date already confirmed for 2019. Full details here.
JJ Abrams to Direct ‘Your Name’ Live-Action Adaptation - Paramount have struck a deal with J.J. Abrams that will see the 'Star Wars: Episode IX' director helm a live-action adaptation of Japanese anime 'Your Name'.
Official Selection Announced for Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 - Introducing the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017's official selection. Get all of the information you need, here.
Lord and Miller to Direct ‘Artemis’ - Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are to direct the 20th Century Fox film adaptation of Andy Weir's next novel "Artemis".
Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese Teaming for Theodore Roosevelt Biopic - Martin Scorsese is to direct a Theodore Roosevelt biopic that will star Leonardo DiCaprio. Details...
John Cena and Kumail Nanjiani to Star in Buddy Cop Comedy - John Cena is set to team up with 'The Big Sick' star Kumail Nanjiani for a new buddy cop comedy from the director of 'Zombieland'.
Andy Garcia Joins ‘Mamma Mia!’ Sequel - Andy Garcia is joining the cast of 2008's 'Mamma Mia!' for the sequel 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'. Full details here.
M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Adds Two Actors - M. Night Shyamalan's new film 'Glass' is coming together nicely. Today it announced two new cast members.
20th Century Fox Enters Partnership With UK-Based Locksmith Animation - UK-based animators Locksmith Animators have signed a long-term production deal with 20th Century Fox that will see a film released by them every year to 18 months.
Mark Wahlberg to Star in ‘Instant Family’ - Paramount are re-teaming Mark Wahlberg and his 'Daddy's Home' director Sean Anders for a new family comedy titled 'Instant Family'.
Jamie Lee Curtis Returning to ‘Halloween’ Franchise - Jamie Lee Curtis returns to the 'Halloween' franchise for a fifth time in a new movie from David Gordon Green and Danny McBride due for release in 2018.
JJ Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars IX’ - J.J. Abrams has officially been unveiled as the producer, screenwriter and director of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.
’47 Meters Down’ Sequel Announced - A sequel to '47 Meters Down', the US's most popular independent film of 2017, has been announced, with its screenwriter-director set to return.
Gavin O’Connor to Direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’ - Warner Bros and DC have finally found their director for 'Suicide Squad 2', hiring 'Warrior' and 'The Accountant' director Gavin O'Connor. Full details here...
Colin Trevorrow No Longer Directing ‘Star Wars IX’ - Disney and Lucasfilm have released a joint statement announcing the departure of 'Star Wars Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow just 4 months before filming is scheduled to begin.
Gary Oldman to Star In ‘Mary’ from ‘American Horror Story’ Director - Gary Oldman has joined 'Mary', a new supernatural thriller from 'American Horror Story' director Michael Goi by way of Tucker Tooley Entertainment and eOne.
Sam Rockwell to Play George W. Bush in ‘Cheney’ - Sam Rockwell is set to play former US President George W. Bush in a biopic about his former vice-president Dick Cheney from 'The Big Short' director Adam McKay. Full details...
Fox to Push ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ for Best Picture Oscar - 20th Century Fox are beginning a campaign to get 'War for the Planet of the Apes' nominated for Best Picture at the 2018 Academy Awards. Full details here.
Lily Collins Joins J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic ‘Tolkien’ - The Nicholas Hoult starring JRR Tolkien biopic just cast Lily Collins as the "Lord of the Rings" author's great love Edith Bratt.
US Cinema Attendance Lowest Since WWII This Weekend - The North American box office fell to its lowest attendance figure since World War II this past weekend, a certified disaster for the film industry.
Ed Skrein Exits ‘Hellboy’ Reboot - Ed Skrein has exited 'Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen' amidst a backlash against his casting as a character historically presented as being of Asian heritage.
Tobe Hooper Passes Away - Tobe Hooper, the director of the original 'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' (1974) has passed away.
Joker and Harley Quinn Movie In the Works - Jared Leto and Margot Robbie to play The Joker and Harley Quinn in the characters' own movie from 'This Is Us' directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.
David Oyelowo Joins ‘Chaos Walking’ - 'Selma' star David Oyelowo has joined Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland and Nick Jonas on the cast of Doug Liman's 'Chaos Walking'.
Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth Join ‘Bad Times At the El Royale’ - Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth are in final negotiations to join the case of the latest film from 'The Cabin in the Woods' director Drew Goddard.
Joker Origins Movie Being Developed - Details have emerged of a plan to bring a Joker origin story to the big screen via Todd Phillips, Scott Silver and Martin Scorsese, but not Jared Leto. Details...
Ed Skrein Joins ‘Hellboy’ Reboot - 'Deadpool' star Ed Skrein becomes the latest actor to join the cast of the 'Hellboy' reboot.
‘The Equalizer 2’ Casts Villain - 'Narcos' star Pedro Pascal will star opposite a returning Denzel Washington in 'The Equalizer 2'. Full details here.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Queen Movie Casts Band Members - Bryan Singer's upcoming Queen biopic just filled out its band, with Rami Malek set to lead. Full details here.
‘Shaft’ Reboot Casts Lead - The 'Shaft' reboot has cast 'Independence Day: Resurgence' star Jessie T. Usher as its star with a familiar name set to return.
Alan Arkin Joins Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ - Oscar winner Alan Arkin has joined the cast of Tim Burton's live-action Disney re-imagining of 'Dumbo' (1941).
Standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie In the Works - Stephen Daldry could take the reins for an Obi-Wan Kenobi centred 'Star Wars' movie, reports suggest. Full story here.
Emma Stone Officially World’s Highest-Paid Actress - Emma Stone has followed critical success in 'La La Land' with financial success, topping Forbes' list of highest-paid actresses for the first time.
Sasha Lane Joins ‘Hellboy’ Reboot - 'American Honey' star Sasha Lane has become the latest name to be added to the cast of Lionsgate/Millennium Films' 'Hellboy' reboot. Full details here.
Anya Taylor-Joy Joins ‘Nosferatu’ Remake - The 'Nosferatu' remake is gathering steam as Studio 8, Chris and Eleanor Columbus, and Robert Eggers add Anya Taylor-Joy to the cast.