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Jason Reitman Finds Beekle For DreamWorks Animation
27 May 2015
Jason Reitman Finds Beekle For DreamWorks Animation
He has an animated, 'Unimaginary' friend
He's had trouble with his recent films as a director for adults – both Labor Day and Men, Women & Children faltered critically and commercially – so Jason Reitman will be hoping for more success with a family audience, sealing a d...... Read more

Tilda Swinton In Talks For Doctor Strange
27 May 2015
Tilda Swinton In Talks For Doctor Strange
She may school Benedict Cumberbatch in the mystic arts
While Tilda Swinton has acted alongside a number of Marvel universe folk in recent years – Chris Evans in Snowpiercer and Tom Hiddleston in Only Lovers Left Alive to name but two – she’s never set foot inside the actual MCU. All that is ...... Read more

Transformers Writing Team Developing Cybertron-Based Origin Story
27 May 2015
Transformers Writing Team Developing Cybertron-Based Origin Story
As Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari join up
You may have already seen the story about Michael Bay and the other Transformers producers tasking Akiva Goldsman with assembling a writing team to hash out more films and essentially construct a shared universe for different stories to work in. Dead...... Read more

Jesse Plemons And More Join Tom Cruise In Mena
27 May 2015
Jesse Plemons And More Join Tom Cruise In Mena
Caleb Landry Jones and Benito Martinez among those boarding the drug drama
Doug Liman is now busy cranking his cameras on Tom Cruise-starring drug drama Mena and he’s been boosting the ensemble. Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones and Benito Martinez have all jumped aboard the film.The title refers to Mena, Arkansas, the sit...... Read more

First Trailer For A Walk In The Woods
27 May 2015
First Trailer For A Walk In The Woods
Robert Redford wants one last adventure
The healthy, prepared Reese Witherspoon was nearly destroyed by a long hike in Wild, so how do two cranky old geezers fare on the Appalachian Trail? We’ll find out in A Walk In The Woods, which has just put its first trailer online.  You might ...... Read more

Inside Out Set For The 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival
27 May 2015
Inside Out Set For The 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival
Robert Carlyle's The Legend Of Barney Thompson will kick things off
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF to its friends and those who enjoy acronyms) kicks off again on June 17 this year, featuring films as varied as Pixar's Inside Out and Patrick Bryce's comedy The Overnight. The opening film will be R...... Read more

The End Of The Tour Has A First Promo
27 May 2015
The End Of The Tour Has A First Promo
Jason Segel channels David Foster Wallace
David Foster Wallace might not be as recognizable name here as he is in the States, but the late author is still respected as one of the best writers of the late 20th Century. The Spectacular Now’s James Ponsoldt has made The End Of The Tour, a...... Read more

Trailer For The New Point Break Arrives
27 May 2015
Trailer For The New Point Break Arrives
Bodhi and the gang get bootylicious
Will the new Johnny Utah at any time say, “I am an F! B! I! Agent!” Will Gary Busey show up for a surprise cameo? Will Danny Butterman approve? None of these questions are answered in the first trailer for the new Point Break, but go...... Read more

Fox Now Plans Movie Reboot For The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
27 May 2015
Fox Now Plans Movie Reboot For The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
We're waiting to be impressed
Ah, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen. That much-maligned 2003 superhero effort, spawned from Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s graphic novels, that failed to generate much love either from fans, critics or – given its eventual $179 mil...... Read more

Richard Loncraine Begins Finding Your Feet
27 May 2015
Richard Loncraine Begins Finding Your Feet
Directing the senior citizen rom-com
Hot off 5 Flights Up, which stars Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton, director Richard Loncraine will return to home shores for his next film, Finding Your Feet. The rom-com about a woman on the verge of retirement stems from a screenplay by Nick Moorcr...... Read more

Marko Mäkilaakso Adapts It Came From The Desert
27 May 2015
Marko Mäkilaakso Adapts It Came From The Desert
While Taneli Mustonen Heads For Bodom
Set up last year to champion Scandinavian horror, the Nordic Genre Invasion has most recently infiltrated Cannes, where some significant deals have advanced the cause. Taneli Mustonen's Bodom is finally underway, and it's been joined on its j...... Read more

RZA To Direct Azealia Banks In Coco
27 May 2015
RZA To Direct Azealia Banks In Coco
Common to co-star
Three years on from The Man With The Iron Fists, RZA is set to make his second film as director. He'll man the cameras for Azealia Banks' acting debut in the drama Coco.  Common, Jill Scott, Lucien Laviscount, Lorraine Toussaint and Hana Mae ...... Read more

Robert Rodriguez On Board Warner Bros.' Jonny Quest
26 May 2015
Robert Rodriguez On Board Warner Bros.' Jonny Quest
He has the Hanna-Barbera 'toon character in his sights
Although its first incarnation only lasted for a single season back in 1984, Hanna-Barbera adventure cartoon Jonny Quest continues to interest filmmakers. Now Robert Rodriguez thinks he’s the man to bring the character to the big screen.Quest, shoul...... Read more

Vincent D'Onofrio Recruited As The CHiPs Movie Villain
26 May 2015
Vincent D'Onofrio Recruited As The CHiPs Movie Villain
Will he punch Ponch? Or jab Jon?
He’s played a bad guy or two in his time, and he’s recently been burning up the small screen as nuanced threat Wilson Fisk in the Marvel/Netflix Daredevil series. So you can see why Dax Shepard might have picked Vincent D'Onofrio to play t...... Read more

Belle's Amma Asante Directing A United Kingdom
26 May 2015
Belle's Amma Asante Directing A United Kingdom
David Oyelowo will produce and star with Rosamund Pike
David Oyelowo has been working since at least the end of 2013 to bring a story of love in the face of oppression called A United Kingdom to life as a producer and star. He’s now locked in two key players, with Belle director Amma Asante on...... Read more

Shine On: The Shining Turns 35
26 May 2015
Shine On: The Shining Turns 35
Lee Unkrich introduces a reunion for Kubrick's horror crew
Thirty-five years since its release, The Shining received a special anniversary screening yesterday, with an introduction from cinema’s most uncanny kid, Danny Lloyd (all grown up) and a Q&A moderated by the film’s most passionate – ...... Read more

First Trailer For The Diary Of A Teenage Girl
26 May 2015
First Trailer For The Diary Of A Teenage Girl
Looking for love in all the wrong places
After finding success at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Marielle Heller’s The Diary Of A Teenage Girl is hoping it can break out into the wider world. The first trailer has arrived online. The film stars Bel Powley – largely un...... Read more

Robot Overlords Will Invade Our TV Screens
26 May 2015
Robot Overlords Will Invade Our TV Screens
Jon Wright's sci-fi is coming to the small screen
Robot Overlords took over our cinema screens back in March and now, according to the film’s director Jon Wright, the malignant mechanicals have their beady laser eyes on our tellies. Yes, they’re targeting a small screen spin-off. Wright ...... Read more

Exclusive: Channing Tatum Talks Standalone Gambit X-Men Film
26 May 2015
Exclusive: Channing Tatum Talks Standalone Gambit X-Men Film
Are you ready for a Gambit origin story?
Channing Tatum takes centre stage in the new issue of Empire - out on Thursday, May 28 - with Magic Mike himself answering our queries in The Empire Interview. Some questions, as you may have suspected, concern his upcoming Gambit movie, one of the new st...... Read more

Cary Fukunaga No Longer Directing The New It
26 May 2015
Cary Fukunaga No Longer Directing The New It
He's departed the adaptation of Stephen King's horror
Although it looked like the new film version of Stephen King’s It was well on track, with True Detective’s Cary Fukunaga talking up his plans to make two movies from the story of an evil fiend targeting smalltown folk as both kids as adults&nb...... Read more

New Point Break Poster Online
26 May 2015
New Point Break Poster Online
The only law that matters is gravity
The first proper look at the new Point Break was unveiled last month, shortly after Warner Bros. showed off footage at this year’s CinemaCon event. But while we’ve seen the film’s two leads, the new poster shows off some more of the atti...... Read more

Tomorrowland Spoiler Special - Brad Bird And Damon Lindelof
26 May 2015
Tomorrowland Spoiler Special - Brad Bird And Damon Lindelof
Welcome to the land... of tomorrow!
Dare you unearth the secrets of Tomorrowland? If you're reading this, and you've seen Tomorrowland, chances are you do indeed dare. So for interviews with the director, Brad Bird, and his co-writer, Damon Lindelof, as well as half an hour's ch...... Read more

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