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Jennifer Hudson is asking for a little ‘Respect’ in teaser

Following on from a series of music biopics in recent years including Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman and the James Brown-focused Get On Up, the life of the late Aretha Franklin will be given the big screen treatment in the Jennifer Hudson-starring Respect. Due for release in January 2021, Respect will focus on Franklin’s rise to fame, […]Read More

First Look at Emma Mackey in French Period Drama ‘Eiffel’

A passion strong enough to forever change the Paris skyline… After a three month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 lockdown in France, Eiffel’s cast and crew have finally returned to the set. The romantic costume drama, which stars Emma Mackey, tells the story surrounding the creation of the most famous landmark in the French capital. […]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

Margot Robbie To Star In and Produce New ‘Pirates Of

Tonya Harding, Harley Quinn, Sharon Tate—Margot Robbie can now add a pirate to her eclectic CV of varied characters. Over the weekend, The Hollywood Reporter broke the story that Margot Robbie would be starring and producing in a Pirates Of The Caribbean remake for Disney.  The project will be separate from the already announced Pirates […]Read More

Pride Month: ‘The Birdcage’ and an Ode to Well-Meaning Camp

Steph Green revisits this caper-filled comedy, which thrives in its own takedown of heteronormativity  Dianne Wiest gazes at her bowl, unaware that it depicts men having sex with each other—albeit in the style of a Grecian ceramic. “What interesting china!” she exclaims. “It looks like young men playing leapfrog!” She isn’t yet aware that the […]Read More

Twinception: Body Horror in ‘Dead Ringers’ and ‘Double Lover’

Dead Sexy: A Fortnightly Column on Erotic Thrillers The depiction of twins in cinema is often horrifying—and no, I’m not talking about the 1988 movie starring Danny Devito and Arnold Schwarzenegger. “Come play with us,” whisper the Grady twins in The Shining, a ghostly apparition designed to terrify the young Danny Torrance. In Brian De […]Read More

A.I. Robot ‘Erica’ Cast As Lead in Sci-Fi Blockbuster

Like any industry, film has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Many actors have thought of creative ways to keep working during the pandemic, such as participating in live-streamed theatre performances from home. Such isolation from others is continuing in an unlikely form, with the recent announcement that the cast of upcoming science fiction blockbuster ‘b’ […]Read More

Chicken Run 2: They sprint now?

Whilst the majority of us thought that coronavirus would delay most film news, it seems to be coming as quickly and (certainly in this case) as surprisingly as ever. Because in a tweet sent from the Netflix UK & Ireland Twitter account earlier this week on the 20 year anniversary of the original film, it […]Read More

Homemade: a new Netflix anthology of quarantine-created shorts

A new anthology of short, quarantine-created films is heading to Netflix. Homemade, spearheaded by filmmaker Pablo Larraín, will see 17 filmmakers unite to capture the shared experience of quarantine. In the wake of many film sets shutting down for quarantine or production being postponed – including Warner Bro’s The Batman, Universal’s Jurassic World: Dominion, and Disney’s live […]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