Riz Ahmed To Star In New Adaptation Of ‘Hamlet’ By

The new adaptation will be set in modern-day London instead of 17th century Denmark. Chatter has been alight for the past three years about a new Hamlet in the works. Now, reputable film sources have confirmed that it’s finally happening. Acclaimed actor Riz Ahmed will play Hamlet in a new Netflix adaptation to be directed […]Read More

Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell In Talks To Star In

The film is an adaptation of Camille DeAngelis’ young adult novel of the same name. The Internet’s boyfriend and Call Me By Your Name star Timothée Chalamet is reportedly reuniting with director Luca Guadagnino for a new coming-of-age horror film called Bones & All. The film is based on Camille DeAngelis’ 2016 young adult novel […]Read More

Voicenotes And The Rise Of Audio

“Hi?” I say awkwardly.  The little microphone icon flashes red while I scramble to think of something to say. I spend ten whole minutes agonising over how best to reply to an audio message I have just received via WhatsApp, the popular mobile messaging service used by more than two billion people around the globe. […]Read More

Florence Pugh To Star In Upcoming Sci-Fi Drama ‘Dolly’

Pugh will reportedly play a sex companion robot who murders her billionaire owner. Film history is littered with killer robots, from Blade Runner’s replicants to Frank Oz’s sexy robot killers in The Stepford Wives. Now Apple Studios has picked up the rights to Dolly, a new feature film about a female sex robot who—you guessed […]Read More

Michelle Williams To Play Peggy Lee In Biopic ‘Fever’

Billie Eilish, her mother Maggie Baird and Darkroom Records head Justin Lubliner are set to come on board to executive produce. Biopics are the most high-risk of genres, but done well, the payoff can be huge. Like Oscar-nominated director Todd Haynes, Michelle Williams is no stranger to them, having played Marilyn Monroe in 2011’s glorious […]Read More

Harris Dickinson and Taylor John Smith to join Daisy Edgar-Jones

Director Olivia Newman is adapting Delia Owens’s bestselling debut novel Rising stars Harris Dickinson and Taylor John Smith will join the cast of Where the Crawdads Sing, according to Deadline. Reese Witherspoon has been optioning the rights to novels with strong female leads for years now. Back in 2014, if your memory is able to […]Read More

Nicole Kidman & Javier Bardem In Talks For ‘Being The

The acting heavyweights are in talks to star in Aaron Sorkin’s new film, according to Deadline. Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem will reportedly play Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in Being the Ricardos, about the lives of real-life married couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. The pair starred in the hit TV show I Love Lucy, […]Read More

Reading Goals: Keeping Up With The Cultural Zeitgeist Is Stressful

Millions of us have embraced reading as a way to cope in These Unprecedented Times. But with reading piles acquiring social media clout (all the books I read this year!), for some (writers and journalists in particular), reading has become an act of performance, an endless routine in ‘brand maintenance.’ We’ve been instilled with the […]Read More