Disney is fighting to keep hold of the Predator movie rights

News | Simon Brew | 16.04.21
Jim and John Thomas are hoping to get the rights to Predator back – but the case is going to court

Paul Greengrass, Jed Mercurio join forces for new film

News | Dan Cooper | 16.04.21
Director Paul Greengrass’ next film will adapt the tale of a rogue president and those that seek to stop him: more details here

Trailer lands for Riders Of Justice, new Mads Mikkelsen film

News | Dan Cooper | 16.04.21
Mads Mikkelsen looks mean in upcoming revenge-laced black comedy/drama Riders Of Justice, set to release next month

Carey Mulligan joins Adam Sandler in astronaut drama Spaceman

News | Dan Cooper | 16.04.21
Spaceman is being developed by Adam Sandler at Netflix and continues to amass a promising cast, with Carey Mulligan joining the ensemble

Slight delay to Film Stories issue 25

News | Simon Brew | 16.04.21
Our next issue is running just a little behind schedule, and won’t be arriving until May

Pete Davidson signs on to Joey Ramone bipoic

News | Clare Brunton | 15.04.21
Pete Davidson reunites with director Jason Orley for rock biopic I Slept With Joey Ramone

Indiana Jones 5 adds Mads Mikkelsen

News | Clare Brunton | 15.04.21
Mads Mikkelsen is the latest star to be added to the upcoming (untitled) adventure film Indiana Jones 5, joining Harrison Ford and Pheobe Waller-Bridge

Psychological thriller/horror about parenthood seeking funding.

News | Charlotte Harrison | 15.04.21
My Baby Cries is a short film following a young couple trying to have a child, from first-time director Faith Elizabeth

A new project from Film Stories…

News | Simon Brew | 15.04.21
Film Stories is getting into the physical media business, and we’re bringing the film Sneakers back to Blu-ray in the UK

Zack Snyder details Army Of The Dead, throws a little shade at Warner Bros

News | Dan Cooper | 15.04.21
The helmer of the upcoming Netflix zombie action flick – a certain Mr Zack Snyder – has been chatting about Army Of The Dead

The A-Team reboot links Will Smith

News | Simon Brew | 15.04.21
A new rumour links Will Smith with a fresh take on The A-Team – and we’ve got just a little bit of extra information on that

Dream Horse: new trailer lands for delayed family movie

News | Simon Brew | 15.04.21
There are signs around the world that Dream Horse – starring Toni Collette – is finally heading to release, with a new trailer landing

Jacob Tremblay joins Peter Dinklage in Toxic Avenger reboot

News | Dan Cooper | 15.04.21
The Good Boys star is set to join Peter Dinklage in Legendary’s reimagining of the low budget 80s cult movie The Toxic Avenger

Trailer lands for immigration drama, Blast Beat

News | Dan Cooper | 15.04.21
The trailer has released for the acclaimed Sundance film Blast Beat, about a Colombian family who face struggles after emigrating to the US

I’ve got a few questions about Kevin Smith’s Tusk

News | Hattie Gladwell | 15.04.21
Kevin Smith’s 2014 horror comedy Tusk stars Justin Long and asks walrus-related questions of humankind – and Hattie has questions too
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Films to watch on BBC iPlayer right now (and when they’re leaving the service)

News | Em McGowan | 14.04.21
Who needs Netflix and Prime? Turns out that BBC iPlayer has a terrific collection of films to watch – here’s our fully updated list

Fast & Furious 9 trailer brings family back

News | Clare Brunton | 14.04.21
The Fast Saga has released a mega 3-minute trailer for the long-awaited Fast & Furious 9

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern attached to Florian Zeller’s The Father follow-up

News | Clare Brunton | 14.04.21
Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern have signed up to star in a new film by Florian Zeller, writer and director of BAFTA-winning The Father

Steve Guttenberg on Three Men & A Baby, Police Academy sequels

News | Simon Brew | 14.04.21
Don’t expect Steve Guttenberg in the new Three Men & A Baby reboot – but Police Academy 8 might just be a different matter

Gerry Anderson: new in-depth feature documentary announced

News | Simon Brew | 14.04.21
A full documentary feature about Gerry Anderson is to use technology to build a new interview with him too: more details here

Kevin Smith selling next film Killroy Was Here as a crypto-data token

News | Dan Cooper | 14.04.21
Kevin Smith is crossing the streams of cryptocurrency and filmmaking, as he looks to get funding together for his next project

Saw, Chaos Walking getting Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray releases in the UK

News | Simon Brew | 14.04.21
Two more films are heading to the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format in the coming weeks: more details on them right here

Director Chris McKay helming Universal Monsters Renfield movie

News | Dan Cooper | 14.04.21
The solo film for Dracula’s unhinged servant Renfield is now moving forwards with the director of The LEGO Batman Movie at the helm

Trailer lands for upcoming horror, Seance

News | Dan Cooper | 14.04.21
Catch your first glimpse of the next horror from one of the creators of V/H/S and You’re Next, Simon Barrett

A big DC Comics cameo is set for Ava Duvernay’s Naomi – with a twist

News | Film Stories | 14.04.21
Exclusive: with a spoiler for the first episode and the first issue of the comics, it looks like there’s something special coming to DC’s Naomi

The extremes of collecting physical media: how many copies of the same film do YOU own?

News | Mark McManus | 14.04.21
VHS? LaserDisc? DVD? Blu-ray? 4K? Delve into one man’s lifelong obsession with collecting physical media

Wellbeing & Mental Health Matters: it’s okay, to not be okay

Feature | Jane Roberts | 14.04.21
A few words on the world opening up, and why it’s absolutely okay to still be struggling with that a little
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4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: upcoming UK releases and dates

News | Simon Brew | 14.04.21
As the format continues to slowly gain traction – here’s our regularly-updated list of upcoming 4K UK disc releases

Zach Snyder’s Army Of The Dead trailer

News | Clare Brunton | 13.04.21
The trailer for Zach Snyder’s highly anticipated film Army Of The Dead was released this afternoon

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard trailer released

News | Clare Brunton | 13.04.21
Ryan Reynolds is back to be a hitman one more time in a new trailer for The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, the sequel to his 2017 comedy with Samuel L Jackson

Google Play Movies: changes ahead for digital movie purchases

News | Simon Brew | 13.04.21
Owners of certain televisions and Roku devices will now have to watch their Google-purchases movies through YouTube instead

Ryan Gosling signs up for The Actor

News | Dan Cooper | 13.04.21
Neon has acquired the upcoming drama The Actor, based on the best-selling book Memory – and Ryan Gosling will star in the film

Joe Cornish to adapt Mark Millar’s Starlight for next project

News | Dan Cooper | 13.04.21
Joe Cornish’s third film will be an adaptation of the Mark Millar comic book hero Starlight, that he will both write and direct

Trailer for Dave Grohl-directed music documentary, What Drives Us

News | Dan Cooper | 13.04.21
What Drives Us examines the allure of touring as a band, and will reportedly be coming to Amazon Video: trailer here

The challenge of launching a new Blu-ray label

News | Matt Edwards | 13.04.21
Filmmaker Phil Escott talks about launching Cardiff-based physical media company Fractured Visions, starting with the release of Silent Action

The Hours And Times hits 30, new UK Blu-ray release

News | Film Stories | 13.04.21
The film telling the story of John Lennon and Brian Epstein’s trip to Spain in 1963 is now getting a new UK Blu-ray release

Backdraft is finally getting a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release in the UK

News | Simon Brew | 13.04.21
1991’s firefighting drama Backdraft is set to give 4K home cinema set-ups in the UK a workout from the end of May

Carol Morley and her lockdown film club

Feature | Gala Woolley | 13.04.21
Director Carol Morley tell us all about about her Lockdown Film Club – and her future plans

BAFTAs 2021: full list of winners as Nomadland takes best picture

News | Clare Brunton | 12.04.21
Overnight, the annual British Academy Film Awards took place, with Nomadland taking Best Film, continuing its sweep of the awards season

Mad Max as an allegory for the crack epidemic

News | Luke Hinton | 12.04.21
How the Mad Max movies tapped into the politics of the 1980s across the original trilogy – and looking ahead at where they’ll go next

Old movies: The Sign Of The Cross in focus

News | Sarah Cook | 12.04.21
Our old movies column returns, and this time we take a look back at the pre-code era film The Sign Of The Cross from Cecil B DeMille

New Star Trek movie coming in 2023

News | Simon Brew | 12.04.21
Paramount Pictures confirms that Star Trek is heading back to the big screen in 2023, with the surprise reveal of a new film