Harry Styles Replaces Shia LaBeouf in ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ cast

In April, Olivia Wilde excitedly announced the cast for her second feature film, Don’t Worry Darling, including big stars such as Florence Pugh, Chris Pine, and Shia LaBeouf. Yesterday, however, the director tweeted a picture of her new star, Harry Styles, with Pugh, captioned: “Jack & Alice. #DontWorryDarling”. The former One Direction member has not […]Read More

Luca Guadagnino to adapt ‘Scotty and the Secret History of

After snatching up the rights to Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, a Matt Tyrnauer-directed documentary released last year, Searchlight Pictures has given Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name, A Bigger Splash, Suspiria) the all-important role of directing its narrative film. Read more: 6 Films To Watch if You Liked Call Me By […]Read More

Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans to star in adaptation of

Avengers: Infinity War and Captain America: Civil War directors the Russo Brothers are currently in talks to create screen adaptation of Mark Greaney’s 2009 novel, The Gray Man. The film, dubbed the “American version James Bond,” is set to star Ryan Gosling and Avenger’s own Chris Evans. Joe and Anthony Russo’s production company, AGBO, has […]Read More

Emma Mackey, Fionn Whitehead, Joe Alwyn and more cast in

Sex Education star Emma Mackey has been cast alongside an array of young actors for Frances O’Connor’s directorial debut Emily. Starring alongside her is Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk), Joe Alwyn (The Favourite), and Emily Beecham (Cruella). The third-eldest of the four famous Brontë siblings, Emily published a single novel, Wuthering Heights, under the pen name Ellis […]Read More

Hugh Jackman in talks to play Enzo Ferrari in new

A new biopic about the life of Italian car manufacturer and racing driver, Enzo Ferrari, is currently being discussed with X-Men star Hugh Jackman as Ferrari himself. The film, reportedly simply titled Ferrari, is set to be directed by Michael Mann, who also directed hit films such as Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al […]Read More

Shia LaBeouf, Florence Pugh & Chris Pine to Star in

After her directorial debut Booksmart, actor and director Olivia Wilde (Her) had made herself known in Hollywood as a fresh and exciting new director. It’s no surprise then that New Line Cinema were quick to take on distribution of her next project, Don’t Worry Darling, which will feature big names like Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf […]Read More

Film News: Rian Johnson announces details of Knives Out sequel

Earlier this month, Paramount announced that their critically acclaimed whodunnit, Knives Out, would be getting its very own sequel. Directed by Rian Johnson, the film was a hit with audiences and even earned itself an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. A lucky treat for the fans, Johnson shed some more light on the plans […]Read More

Film News: Bradley Cooper to Direct Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Following six Oscar nominations for his directorial debut A Star is Born, including nods for Best Actor and Best Picture, Bradley Cooper is set to direct, produce, and star in a new film for Netflix. It will tell the story of Leonard Bernstein and his complex relationship with his wife, Felicia Montealegre. Cooper has already […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Top Films of the Decade: Libby Briggs

Moonrise Kingdom If you’re not familiar with the work of Wes Anderson, you’re truly missing out. Every shot he takes looks like a perfectly painted picture and each story both thrilling and heart-warming. Whether a remarkably odd friendship or young love, Anderson tells a story to last in our hearts long after we’ve watched the […]Read More

Film News: Baz Luhrmann set to adapt ‘The Master and

Australian writer and director Baz Luhrmann (known for films such as Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge!) has recently been granted the rights to the classic Russian novel The Master and Margarita. The news follows the cast announcement of Luhrmann’s other upcoming film as he recently jumped on the biopic bandwagon. Following Bryan Singer’s Bohemian […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! In this feature, Libby Briggs looks at the longevity of beloved US sitcom, It’s Always Sunny… Now the longest running US sitcom ever, FXX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been making us laugh for a whole 14 years. With such dark comedy at the heart […]Read More

Martin Scorsese on Marvel: “That’s not cinema”

Martin Scorsese – arguably one of the greatest living directors, known for classics such as Goodfellas and Taxi Driver – gave his not-so-popular opinion on Marvel films, claiming “that’s not cinema” and sparking widespread discourse online. While promoting his upcoming film, The Irishman, the auteur told Empire magazine: “the closest I can think of them, […]Read More