Black Panther

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever resumes production after extended break

News | Lauren Miles | 17.01.22
Marvel sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, has continued production in Georgia after a break of almost two months
Jared Leto in House of Gucci

Jared Leto wants to reprise his House Of Gucci role

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.22
As his turn as Paolo in House Of Gucci gets awards nominations, Jared Leto admits he’d like to tackle the role again in a prequel film

Each dimension in Across the Spider-Verse will be very different: more details

News | Dan Cooper | 17.01.22
The highly anticipated animated sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will also be coming in two parts, it has been revealed
Real Steel

Real Steel is finally getting a follow-up – but on TV

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.22
Real Steel 2 might not be happening – but a follow-up to the 2011 robot boxing film is finally happening on television
John Cena in Blockers

John Cena to star in action comedy Freelance, discusses Marvel rejections

News | Dan Cooper | 17.01.22
John Cena has snagged another role that will showcase his action comedy skills, alongside the talented Alison Brie
Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart to star in Renny Harlin action thriller, The Bricklayer

News | Dan Cooper | 17.01.22
With Renny Harlin directing, there’s a solid action movie foundation for The Bricklayer to, erm, build on
Asa Butterfield in Sex Education

Asa Butterfield and Natalia Dyer starring in horror-thriller All Fun And Games

News | Lauren Miles | 17.01.22
Sex Education star Asa Butterfield is teaming up with Stranger Things actor Natalia Dyer for horror-thriller All Fun And Games
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4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: upcoming UK releases and dates

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.22
As the format continues to slowly gain traction – here’s our regularly-updated list of upcoming 4K UK disc releases

UK DVD and Blu-ray release dates confirmed: up to August 2022

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.22
A glimpse at upcoming UK DVD and Blu-ray release dates until summer 2022 – here’s what’s arriving and when
Rebecca Front

Batgirl adds Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson and Ethan Kai to its cast

News | Lauren Miles | 14.01.22
Warner Bros’ Batgirl adds Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson and Ethan Kai to its cast – the superhero film is currently shooting in Glasgow
Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson to host BAFTA Awards

News | Lauren Miles | 14.01.22
Comedian Rebel Wilson, who most recently starred in Jojo Rabbit and Cats, will host the 2022 BAFTA Awards
The Godfather

The Godfather trilogy heading to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.22
The Godfather trilogy isn’t just coming back to cinemas, it’s heading to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray as well – more details on the release right here
Predator

Disney settles the Predator copyright dispute

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.22
Disney settles a 35 year copyright claim against the Predator film, clearing the way for the release of the upcoming new movie, Skull
Guy Ritchie

Amazon secures Guy Ritchie’s next project, starring Jake Gyllenhaal

News | Dan Cooper | 14.01.22
Guy Ritchie’s soon-to-shoot Afghan action thriller will be premiering on Amazon’s streaming platform, whilst receiving a theatrical release via MGM in the US
The cover of Stephen King's Firestarter novel

Firestarter remake given an R rating by MPAA, still no scheduled release date

News | Dan Cooper | 14.01.22
Stephen King fans will be glad to hear that the upcoming adaptation of his 1980 Firestarter novel is rated R, giving the film scope for horrors aplenty

Netflix launches trailer for upcoming sci-fi flick, BIGBUG

News | Dan Cooper | 14.01.22
Robots are the way forward in this near-future science fiction movie from the director of Amelie: here’s the trailer for BIGBUG

Film Quiz Friday: The Magnificent Kevin

News | Mark Harrison | 14.01.22
We come to it at last – this week’s film quiz includes 30 questions about comedy remakes, the Scream franchise, and the movies of Kevin Costner
Bam Margera

Bam Margera appearing in Jackass Forever, in some capacity, despite suing producers

News | Dan Cooper | 14.01.22
Although Bam Margera’s legal action against his former friends is now heading to court, the performer has been listed on the credits for the upcoming Jackass Forever
Daisy Edgar-Jones

Searchlight acquires Daisy Edgar-Jones’ thriller ahead of Sundance debut

News | Lauren Miles | 14.01.22
Searchlight Pictures has picked up the Daisy Edgar-Jones thriller Fresh ahead of its debut at Sundance Film Festival
Andrew Burnap

Andrew Burnap cast in Disney’s live-action Snow White

News | Lauren Miles | 14.01.22
Theatre actor Andrew Burnap has been cast in Disney’s live-action remake of Snow White – he will star opposite Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot
Pete Davison

Pete Davidson to star in horror film The Home

News | Lauren Miles | 14.01.22
Pete Davidson, who starred in Judd Apatow’s The King of Staten Island, has been cast in horror-thriller The Home

British movie podcast of the week: Hammer House of Podcast

Feature | Em McGowan | 14.01.22
Our movie podcast recommendation of the week? It’s one devoted to the work of British horror studio Hammer – Hammer House Of Podcast
Red Notice

Red Notice 2 and 3 set to shoot back to back

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.22
Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds are all set to return for Red Notice 2 and Red Notice 3, films Netflix wants to make back to back
Denzel Washington in The Equalizer

The Equalizer 3 is Denzel Washington’s next film

News | Dan Cooper | 13.01.22
Antoine Fuqua is also said to be back in the director’s chair for The Equalizer 3, as Denzel Washington gets back into training
Ti West's X

A24 premieres trailer for new horror film, Ti West’s X

News | Dan Cooper | 13.01.22
Ti West returns with a brand new film, the period horror X – and the first trailer for the movie has now landed

Disney’s Encanto and its unexpected UK Singles Chart success

News | Mark Harrison | 13.01.22
Three songs from Encanto have popped up in this week’s UK Official Singles Chart – with stats and waffle, here are some of Disney’s other chart hit crossovers
Escape From L.A.

Escape From L.A. getting UK 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.22
Kurt Russell’s second outing as Snake Plissken – John Carpenter’s Escape From LA – is heading to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in the UK: more here
Viola Davis

Viola Davis in talks to star in Two Butterflies for Amazon

News | Lauren Miles | 13.01.22
Acting powerhouse Viola Davis is in talks to star in Amazon drama Two Butterflies – Yance Ford will direct
Jessica Rothe

Jessica Rothe replaces Samara Weaving in Boy Kills World

News | Lauren Miles | 13.01.22
Happy Death Day actor Jessica Rothe has stepped in to replace Samara Weaving in action thriller Boy Kills World
Berlin Film Festival

Berlin Film Festival to open with François Ozon’s Peter von Kant

News | Lauren Miles | 13.01.22
Peter von Kant, the latest film from French director François Ozon, will be the opening film for this year’s Berlin Film Festival
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Films to watch on BBC iPlayer right now (and when they’re leaving the service)

News | Em McGowan | 12.01.22
Who needs Netflix and Prime? Turns out that BBC iPlayer has a terrific collection of films to watch – here’s our fully updated list
Scream

Scream (2022) review: a very welcome return

Review | Tom Beasley | 12.01.22
The fifth Scream movie demonstrates that there’s a lot of life in the franchise yet: here’s our review of the movie
Ben Affleck in The Last Duel

Ben Affleck says Gigli flopping was in hindsight, ‘a blessing’

News | Dan Cooper | 12.01.22
Ben Affleck has been taking another stroll down memory lane, this time discussing the notorious box-office failure of 2003’s Gigli
Scream

Final trailer arrives for the new Scream movie

News | Dan Cooper | 12.01.22
We hope you’ve brushed up on your horror movie rules, ahead of another encounter with Ghostface, in the upcoming Scream
Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot to star in remake of Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief

News | Dan Cooper | 12.01.22
To Catch A Thief is getting a Hollywood remake, and Gal Gadot is being lined up to star in the movie: more information on it here
Tesco

Now we hear that Tesco is removing CDs and DVDs from its stores

News | Simon Brew | 12.01.22
Tesco staff are being advised that CDs and DVDs are being removed from the supermarket’s stores over the coming month or two: more here
Samantha Morton in Save The Cinema

Save The Cinema review: a very welcome family movie

Review | Simon Brew | 12.01.22
Samantha Morton, Tom Felton, Jonathan Pryce and Adeel Akhtar lead a heartwarming live action family movie: here’s our review
Coffee

Mental Health and Wellbeing Matters: seeking help

Feature | Simon Stothard | 12.01.22
In our latest mental health and wellbeing column, a few words about making the jump to ask for help, by someone who did just that
A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place: next film lands Pig director

News | Simon Brew | 12.01.22
The director of the acclaimed drama Pig – Michael Sarnoski – is to take on the next chapter in the A Quiet Place franchise
House Of Gucci

House Of Gucci heading to DVD and Blu-ray in February

News | Simon Brew | 12.01.22
Ridley Scott’s House Of Gucci movie heads to DVD and Blu-ray in the UK next month, with some extra features include on the discs too

WarnerMedia CEO says the company is ‘monitoring’ The Batman release date

News | Lauren Miles | 11.01.22
WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kiler has said the company is monitoring the release date of Robert Pattinson’s The Batman amid the surge in Covid-19 cases
Spider-Man: No Way Home

Spider-Man: No Way Home won’t be receiving any BAFTA awards

News | Lauren Miles | 11.01.22
Spider-Man: No Way Home will not be up for any awards at the BAFTAs this year