- The latest Star Wars Insider magazine provides some new and intriguing information about the mysterious Sith Troopers.
- Spike Lee has released a powerful short film on social media highlighting police brutality and racism in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
In the clip, entitled 3 Brothers-Radio Raheem, Eric Garner And George Floyd, Lee begins with the question: “Will history stop repeating itself?”
It then cuts real-life footage of the deaths of Eric Garner in 2014 and Floyd last week with a scene from Lee’s own 1989 movie Do The Right Thing. The moment in question sees character Radio R
- Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has revealed the story behind Sean Bean’s now-iconic Mordor speech.
The moment in the first movie The Fellowship of the Ring – which sees character Boromir declare “one does not simply walk into Mordor…” – has become one of the biggest internet memes over the last two decades.
During a cast reunion for Josh Gad’s Reunited Apart series, Jackson admitted that the speech was actually written at the last minute.
- Films and TV shows in the UK have been given the go-ahead to resume production with new guidelines in place.
Most film and TV projects suspended filming earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the likes of The Batman and Fantastic Beasts 3 affected.
Read more: All the films and TV shows suspended due to coronavirus
The British Film Commission has now published a new set of guidelines for high-end film and TV, in consultation with the British Film Institute, to follow.
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- The cast of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy have reunited remotely on Zoom for Josh Gad’s Reunited Apart chat series — watch the ‘One Zoom to Rule Them All’ special in full below.
Gad has been keeping people entertained during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown by reuniting the stars of such beloved movies as The Goonies, Back To The Future and Splash over mass Zoom chats for charity.
Gad remotely hosted the 50-minute ‘One Zoom to Rule Them All’ special
- Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Kathy Najimy are all ready for Hocus Pocus 2, but will it happen?
- Up the Creek is your classic slobs versus snobs premise with a uniqueness that shines above the dozens of 80s comedies with the same idea.
- Diana Prince and Barbara Ann Minerva do not have a romantic relationship in Wonder Woman 1984.
- Two men dressed as the Clown Prince of Crime and the Dark Knight showed up at protests over the weekend.
- John Wick director teases absolutely crazy Matrix 4 action sequences that are being put together by Lana Wachowski.
- A Rocky documentary narrated by Sylvester Stallone is set to arrive next month.
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Written and produced by Derek Wayne Johnson, 40 Years Of Rocky: The Birth Of A Classic will see Stallone recall his experiences working on the original Rocky movie.
“The documentary is a golden nugget for Rocky fans and casual audiences alike,” Johnson said in a statement. “It’s a charming piece of film history narrated by Rocky himself, Sylvester Stallo
- Henry Cavill may have to reshoot some scenes for Zack Snyder's Justice League.
- The Batman And other movies given the go-ahead to restart filming in the UK soon.
- Riddler actor Paul Dano teases a surprising and powerful The Batman script.
- Michael Angelis, best known for starring in TV dramas such as Boys From The Blackstuff, has died at the age of 76.
The actor, who also narrated children’s show Thomas & Friends, died suddenly on Saturday (May 30) while at home with his wife, his agent said.
“Michael Angelis was one of the greatest TV actors I’ve ever seen,” comedian Matt Lucas said, paying tribute to the actor on Twitter.Michael Angelis was one of the greatest TV actors I've ever seen. His work with A
- David Ayer says that his original Suicide Squad cut can be compared in tone to Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Philip's Oscar-winning Joker movie.
- Christopher Nolan loves and knows James Bond almost better than anyone, yet he refused to watch any of the movies during filming on Tenet.
- John Wick 4 director Chad Stahelski has hinted that the new film may feature deleted scenes initially set for the franchise’s third film, Parabellum.
The fourth film in the series is set to be released in 2022, a year later than planned, having been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.Read more: ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ review — a brutal, blood-soaked sequelIn a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Stahelski discussed what may happen i
- John Cusack has claimed police officers “came at me with batons” and hit his bike while they ordered protesters to disperse in Chicago.
The High Fidelity actor, 53, was documenting the unrest in the Illinois city yesterday (May 30) following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
Floyd, 46, died earlier this week after an altercation with police officers. The African American man was killed when a white police officer appeared to kneel on his neck as he lay on the grou
John Malkovich didn’t originally want to be subject of ‘Being John Malkovich’: “Why not ‘Being Tom Cruise'”?John Malkovich has revealed he didn’t originally want to be subject of 1999 classic Being John Malkovich.
Speaking to NME in a new interview, the actor revealed that when he was approached for the role and given Charlie Kaufman’s screenplay, he wanted to direct the film himself – and for the subject to be someone else.Read more: John Malkovich: “What makes me laugh? A chimp in a space suit hurtling towards the sun”Being John Malkovich takes place inside the mind of
- J.K. Simmons has revealed he remains signed on to appear in future Spider-Man films in the MCU.
The veteran actor, 65, is known for playing hot-tempered Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). Simmons hasn’t starred in any further reboots of the superhero films except for a cameo in a post-credits scene last year for Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Far From Home.
J. K. Simmons attends the premiere of ‘Spide
- Suicide Squad director David Ayer has discussed his original idea for the film, saying that it was “beaten into a comedy” for the final version.
It comes after fans called for the ‘Ayer Cut’ of Suicide Squad to be released, with the director responding and saying it “may always be just a rumour”.
In response to a Tweet directed at him about the film’s trailer, Ayer replied: “This trailer nailed the tone and intention of the film I made. M
- The original motion picture score for Spike Lee’s upcoming new Vietnam movie Da 5 Bloods has been released – you can listen to it below.
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The Netflix movie follows a group of four Vietnam veterans – played by Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. – as they return to Vietnam in search of buried treasure and the remains of their squad leader (Chadwick Boseman).
The score for Lee
- No decade or genre of film encapsulated lighthearted escapism quite like 80s comedies. Here's a list of 37 movies that will lift your spirits.
- A Wolfman reboot looks to be in the works with Ryan Gosling set to potentially take on the lead role.
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It comes months after Universal successfully relaunched its monster universe with Elisabeth Moss’ The Invisible Man.
According to Variety, Wolfman is being developed as a starring vehicle for Ryan Gosling – and it will be the next movie based on one of the iconi
- Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson made a surprise cameo at the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home.
- Avengers: Endgame nailed down the storybook ending for Chris Evans' Steve Rogers, but could there be more story to tell?
- Kyle MacLachlan recreated a screenshot of his character from The Flintstones to celebrate the movie's 26th anniversary.
- Lost And Watchmen showrunner Damon Lindelof addresses Superman movie rumors.
- Patty Jenkins explains why she likes making Wonder Woman movies and why taking on Justice League is not interesting to her.
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