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Trailer Released For Pandemic Thriller ‘Locked Down’

A new pandemic-set film is released by HBO Max this week. Locked Down, starring Anne Hathaway (Linda) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Paxton), follows a couple who decide to break up just days before a UK lockdown prevents them from doing so. The plot shines a light onto the strained relationship between the pair, before they decide […]Read More

Female Directors Are At An All-Time High

The latest update to the Celluloid Ceiling Report, which tracks women’s employment in cinema, shows that women are represented in more behind-the-scenes roles than ever before The report, by Dr Martha Lauzen of the San Diego State University, is in its 23rd year and is recognised as the longest-running report of its kind. Since 1998, it has […]Read More

Steven Soderbergh Is Developing A ‘Contagion’ Sequel

Contagion director Steven Soderbergh is reuniting with the film’s screenwriter for a “philosophical” sequel to the original 2011 movie Contagion? That’ll never catch on Despite being nine years old, Contagion returned with a vengeance as one of the most discussed films of 2020. The reason behind the pandemic thriller spreading like a virus was, well […]Read More

Trailer Released for ‘French Exit’ Starring Michelle Pfeiffer

The first trailer for Michelle Pfeiffer’s latest film French Exit has been released, ahead of its February 2021 release date. French Exit is directed by Azazel Jacobs and is based on Patrick DeWitt’s novel of the same name, who also adapted the screenplay. The film sees Pfeiffer as Frances, an American socialite who uses the […]Read More

Spider-Man 3 Cast Rumours Continue To Grow

The upcoming and currently untitled 2021 Spider-Man 3 film will see the return of current cast members Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori and Marisa Tomei. Rumoured to join them are many other big names from the original Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man films. The film will be directed by familiar face Jon Watts, […]Read More

Studio Ghibli Releases Trailer for ‘Earwig and the Witch’

Studio Ghibli has released the first trailer for its upcoming film, Earwig and the Witch. It comes six years after the studio’s last film When Marnie Was There. Originally titled Aya and the Witch, the film tells the story of Earwig, an orphan girl growing up in 1990s England. She gets adopted by a strange […]Read More

Margot Robbie in talks to replace Emma Stone in Damien

In a recent announcement, it has been confirmed that Oscar-winner Emma Stone will not be reuniting with La La Land director Damien Chazelle in his upcoming Hollywood period drama Babylon.  Emma Stone was all set to play the famous silent-film actress, Clara Bow, as Babylon‘s lead alongside Brad Pitt, but has now pulled out due to […]Read More

Trailer Released for Upcoming Netflix Film ‘The Dig’

Netflix has just released the trailer for its upcoming film, The Dig. This Second World War period drama is set to star  Lily James, Carey Mulligan, and Ralph Fiennes. The Dig is a dramatized adaptation of a novel by John Preston that explores the most famous archaeological dig in modern British history:  “the discovery of […]Read More

Joaquin Phoenix In Talks To Star In Ari Aster’s ‘Beau

Despite winning an Oscar earlier this year, Joaquin Phoenix isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. The star of 2019’s Joker is rumoured to be in talks to star in the latest horror film from Hereditary and Midsommar director Ari Aster, titled Beau is Afraid. While Ari Aster does only have two feature films to […]Read More

Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyewolo Cast In Murder

Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyewolo are set to star in a new murder mystery film for Searchlight Pictures. The film will be directed by Tom George, who has previously helmed the award-winning BBC mockumentary This Country and overseen Proms coverage. Mark Chappell, who has written for Cold Feet and My Life in Film, has […]Read More

UK announces Global Screen Fund to replace Creative Europe’s MEDIA

The UK government this week announced their own ‘Global Screen Fund’ which will partially replace funding from Creative Europe. The scheme was announced as part of chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on 25 November. The new initiative will be worth £7m in its first year, which is significantly less than Creative Europe’s MEDIA fund provided […]Read More

Selena Gomez to Star as Silvia Vásquez-Lavado in Upcoming Biopic

Selena Gomez has been cast as the trailblazing mountaineer icon, Silvia Vásquez-Lavado, in the newest inspirational biopic to hit the silver screen. The film is said to be based on Vásquez-Lavado’s forthcoming memoirs about her adventures In the Shadow of the Mountain (expected to be released in late 2021-early 2022). Peruvian pioneer Silvia Vásquez-Lavado is […]Read More