Movies

Star Wars Episode VII to be released December 2015

The next movie in the “Star Wars” franchise will hit Cinemas on December 18, 2015, Walt Disney said on Thursday. Disney purchased “Star Wars” producer Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in 2012 and promised at least three more films in the…

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Star Wars Episode VII pushed back to 2016?

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ could be pushed back until 2016. The team behind the film have asked Disney to delay the release date following the exit of writer Michael Arndt on October 24. According to those close to the project,…

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Daniel Radcliffe to star in Gold

Daniel Radcliffe is to star in ‘Gold’. The ‘Harry Potter’ actor has been cast as Sebastian Coe in a film drama created around his rivalry with fellow athlete Steve Ovett in the years leading up to the Moscow Olympic Games.…

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Nicolas Cage wins Venice praise with brutal drama ‘Joe’

A tortured Nicolas Cage captivated audiences at the Venice film festival Friday with his performance as a tormented ex-con who seeks redemption in David Gordon Green’s brutal American South drama “Joe”. Cage, who won an Oscar for his rendition of…

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One Direction takes top spot at the global box office

“One Direction: This is Us,” a concert documentary featuring the highly successful English-Irish band, dominated the global box office this week, bringing in $31.5M in the period ending September 1, according to data from the research company Rentrak. Currently in…

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Scott Cooper replaces Ben Affleck as director of ‘The Stand’

The actor-turned-director has agreed to take the reins on “The Stand,” an adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name, following Ben Affleck’s departure from the project, according to the Hollywood trade press. Working with Warner Bros. and…

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French hit film ‘Amelie’ to become Broadway musical

The 2001 hit French film “Amelie,” beloved by audiences at home and abroad, is headed for Broadway, according to US composer Dan Messe. Few other details have emerged on the stage version of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s internationally acclaimed film, which cast…

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What’s next for Star Wars?

What’s next for Star Wars? Since the Star Wars mega-franchise was sold in late 2012 for $4 billion, there has been much speculation about what’s next for George Lucas’ creation. With Disney at the helm, JJ Abrams on board and…

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Vin Diesel to star in Soldiers of the Sun

Vin Diesel will produce and star in new franchise, ‘Soldiers of the Sun’. The ‘Fast & Furious 6’ actor has teamed up with screenwriter Arash Amel – who penned the upcoming Nicole Kidman-starring ‘Grace of Monaco’ – for the new…

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Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas Join Expendables 3

New recruits for Stallone’s action sequel. Recently Bruce Willis dropped out of the soon to start shooting three-quel over a pay demand that would have seen the ageing star get $1 million a day. Sylvester Stallone announced on Twitter that…

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