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Danny Boyle Working On 28 Days Later Sequel

Danny Boyle has confirmed that he is working on a third '28 Days Later' movie. The 62-year-old director and writer Alex Garland - who penned the screenplay to the original 2002 horror hit - have...

Natalie Portman Reacts To 'Whitewashing' Casting Criticisms Of New Film 'Annihilation'

Natalie Portman and her Annihilation co-star Jennifer Jason Leigh have both spoken out over the ‘whitewashing’ controversy that has engulfed their casting in the film, saying that they had no idea their characters were not...

Oscar Isaac Reuniting With Alex Garland

In the 2015 psychological thriller, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor starred as an eccentric billionaire who hires a young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) to test his lifelike android, portrayed onscreen by Alicia...

'Ex Machina' Reigns With Four Wins At The British Independent Film Awards

While the world is waiting with bated breath for the nominations for the Oscars and Golden Globes, the UK is celebrating their independent success as Alex Garland's sci-fi drama 'Ex Machina' takes home four awards...

Alex Garland: 'There Will Be No Dredd Sequel'

The Brit, who wrote the screenplay for director Pete Travis' 2012 film, in which Karl Urban portrayed the comic book crimefighter Judge Dredd, has told fans of the movie not to expect...

Geoff Barrow And Ben Salisbury Score Alex Garland's Directorial Debut

Portishead star Geoff Barrow and composer Ben Salisbury teamed up to score writer Alex Garland's directorial debut Ex Machina.The two musicians previously worked together on the soundtrack for 2012 movie Dredd, which was adapted for...

Alex Garland's 'Ex_machina' Touches A Real Nerve

'Ex Machina' is the directing debut of writer Alex Garland, who burst onto the cinematic scene in 2000 with Danny Boyle's adaptation of his novel 'The Beach'. Since then, he has explored sci-fi themes in...

Sylvester Stallone Flop Paved Way For Dredd

Sylvester Stallone's flop 'Judge Dredd' movie made it possible for 'Dredd' to be made.The 'Expendables' actor played the comic book character in a widely-panned 1995 film and because it was so heavily criticised, studio chiefs...

Karl Urban's Dark Dredd

Karl Urban's portrayal of iconic comic book character Judge Dredd will be "much darker" than Sylvester Stallone's interpretation. The 38-year-old actor - who is best known for playing nervous doctor Leonard 'Bones' McCoy in 2009's...

Universal And Fox Win Halo Rights

MICROSOFT CORPORATION has signed a two film deal with Hollywood studios Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox for rights to its hugely popular space-based videogame series HALO. The studios have both agreed to...

Movie Makers Battle For Halo Film Rights

Hollywood movie makers are locked in a $87.4 million (GBP46 million) battle to secure the film rights for hit videogame HALO. The Xbox game is the console's biggest-selling title to date - selling over...

Boyle: 'I Hated The Beach'

British film-maker DANNY BOYLE remains adamant LEONARDO DiCAPRIO was not to blame for the critical failure of THE BEACH - he insists his hatred of the backpacker lifestyle was the root cause of the problem....

Boyle Backs Dicaprio

Director DANNY BOYLE blames himself for the failure of 2000 movie THE BEACH, insisting star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO was unfairly targetted by critics. The film, about backpackers who discover a paradise island, was reviewed unfavourably...

Garland Combats Writer's Block With Cannabis

THE BEACH author ALEX GARLAND overcomes writer's block by smoking cannabis to free his mind from the restraints of closed thinking. The 28 DAYS LATER screenwriter refuses to become frustrated with the affliction commonly...

Garland's Film Fury

British author ALEX GARLAND has disowned a new movie version of his novel THE TESSARACT after producers changed the film's location. Garland's book was set in the Philippine capital Manila - but the movie,...

Cooper's Riders Beats Bridget Jones As Top Read

JILLY COOPER's RIDERS has been crowned British women's favourite holiday book, beating BRIDGET JONES' DIARY and HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE to the top spot. Women in the poll conducted by TESCO.COM chose...

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