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FX Lands Rights to BBC Series 'Taboo', with Tom Hardy

19th November 2014 -

 News

FX has landed the domestic rights to the BBC period drama Taboo, which will star Tom Hardy. The series hails from Ridley Scott and World War Z scribe Steven Knight and is the first project...

Japanese Actor Ken Takakura, Star of 'Black Rain', Dies Aged 83

18th November 2014 -

 News

Veteran Japanese film star Ken Takakura has died at the age of 83, it has been announced. The actor passed away on November 10th at a Tokyo hospital after suffering from lymphoma. A private funeral...

Ridley Scott and Lynda Obst Planning Tv Series Based On Ebola Book 'The Hot Zone’

18th October 2014 -

 News

Mega producers Ridley Scott and Lynda Obst are planning a new mini series together, based on Richard Preston's best-seller, The Hot Zone. The non-fiction book, published in 1994, chroncials the outbreak of viral hemorrhagic fevers,...

Exodus: Gods and Kings

15th September 2014 -

 Video

Director Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven) talks about world of his new film, 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'. The film follows the life of Moses (Christian Bale), and works on "the complexity of his...

Before I Go to Sleep

3rd September 2014 -

 Movie Review

A clever premise can't help but grab the audience's attention as this mystery-thriller plays with ideas of identity and memory, but the simplistic filmmaking makes it feel like a cheat. Writer-director Rowan Joffe (2010's Brighton...

Ridley Scott Will Make 'Blade Runner 2' after 'The Martian'

27th August 2014 -

 News

Ridley Scott has revealed that the script for Blade Runner 2 is finished and that Harrison Ford is ready to reprise his role as Deckard. Scott's iconic 1982 movie - about a man hired to...

See Heavily Eye-Linered Christian Bale As Moses In Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods And Kings' [Trailer & Pictures]

10th July 2014 -

 News

Director Ridley Scott has dealt with some epic stories whether it's the might of the Roman Empire and the obsession with gladiators, slavering murderous aliens in space or legends of British folklore. But now the...

Exodus: Gods And Kings

10th July 2014 -

 Video

Moses and the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses grew up together as brothers after the former was saved from drowing in the Nile. However, Moses has not forgotten the reason why he was cast into the river;...

Could Will Smith's Role In Ridley Scott's NFL Drama Land Him His First Academy Award?

6th June 2014 -

 News

Will Smith is in talks to star in Ridley Scott’s upcoming NFL drama, currently untitled. Will he be doing a Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson style coach role or starring as a player/retired player?...

Will Smith To Star In NFL Drama Based on 'Game Brain' Concussion Article

4th June 2014 -

 News

Will Smith is close to signing up for Peter Landesman's untitled drama about the NFL's concussion problem, based on the GQ article Game Brain. Ridley Scott will produce for his Scott Free production company.Will Smith...

'Alien 5' Is Basically Happening. Ok, So Sigourney Weaver Wants It To.

3rd June 2014 -

 News

Sigourney Weaver may not be done with the Alien movies just yet. The sci-fi franchise has moved in a different direction with the Prometheus films though the original star excited fans at the Hero Complex...

'Blade Runner 2' Producers "Would Be Honored" To Land Harrison Ford

16th May 2014 -

 News

The producers at Alcon Entertainment have publically announced their intention to cast Harrison Ford in the lead role for Ridley Scott's Blade Runner sequel. Along with the original director, the film is being written by...

H.R. Giger Dies: Celebrating The ‘Alien’ Visionary’s Nightmarish Creations

13th May 2014 -

 News

H.R. Giger has passed away aged 74 from injuries sustained from a stair fall, according to The Guardian. The Swiss artist, who was best known for lending terror to the Alien movies with his biomechanical...

Michael Fassbender Back for 'Prometheus 2'. Yes, Yes and Yes.

11th May 2014 -

 News

Michael Fassbender has confirmed a sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus is in the works and that he will reprise his role in the movie. The Oscar nominated actor, 37, revealed the news during an interview...

Michael Fassbender Confirms Prometheus 2, He Just Doesn't Know When It'll Happen

10th May 2014 -

 News

Michael Fassbender is currently riding a wave of critical acclaim for his masked performance in Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘Frank’, but the German/Irish star has recently attracted attention to a sequel to ‘Prometheus’, Ridley Scott’s polarizing sci-fi...

Looks Like 'Blade Runner 2' Is A Thing. And Harrison Ford Is Ready.

14th April 2014 -

 News

Harrison Ford has described the prospect of starring in a Blade Runner sequel as "curious and exciting." The veteran actor - who is apparently starring in JJ Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII - spoke of...

Tom Hardy To Work With Ridley Scott On BBC Period Drama 'Taboo'

4th April 2014 -

 News

Tom Hardy and Sir Ridley Scott will be working together on an upcoming eight part BBC drama Taboo, based on an original story created by Hardy and his father.Tom Hardy has teamed up with his...

'Prometheus 2': Everything That We Know So Far

27th March 2014 -

 News

'Prometheus 2', the follow up to Ridley Scott’s 2012 semi 'Alien' sequel has been given a release date of March 2016. That’s good news for fans who weren’t really sure exactly when or even if...

Prometheus 2 Gets Release Date, Will Be Heavy on Michael Fassbender

25th March 2014 -

 News

Prometheus 2 will hit cinemas in March 2016 though may take on a different movie title, according to The Wrap. An insider confirmed that production is scheduled to start this fall, once Ridley Scott has...

Out of the Furnace

30th January 2014 -

 Movie Review

Coarse and not exactly subtle, this dark drama might disappoint viewers expecting a more traditional revenge thriller, but there's something more interesting going on here. And even though it starts at full volume and only...

Five Other Script Leaks to Make Quentin Tarantino Feel Better

23rd January 2014 -

 News

Film headlines have been awash this week with news of Quentin Tarantino’s seemingly canned project, Hateful Eight, due to a script leak. The mercurial director has been candid in his plans to scrap the movie,...

Ridley Scott To Begin Casting For 'Wool' In 2014

26th November 2013 -

 News

Sir Ridley Scott, the visionary director behind 'Alien' and 'Prometheus', is set to begin casting for his new film, 'Wool', in early 2014. 'Wool' is the director's adaptation of Hugh Howey's post-apocalyptic novels, hoping to...

A Week In Movies: Catching Fire premieres, Portman dodges the paps, Jolie is Maleficent, Farrell travels in time and Wahlberg is buzzing

15th November 2013 -

 News

The big event this week was the world premiere on Monday night of the new Hunger Games movie Catching Fire, with the entire cast on the red carpet in Leicester Square. Early word on the...

Reasons to Ignore the Critics and See 'The Counsellor' Tonight

15th November 2013 -

 News

At least let us explain ourselves. The world has turned against The Counsellor lately; negative reviews have flown in to the tune of a 34% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and people are ready to write...

UK Movie Reviews Special: Dom Hemingway, The Butler, Don Jon, The Counsellor

14th November 2013 -

 News

It’s a big weekend for the UK box office, kicking off tomorrow (Fri Nov 15), when Jude Law’s Don Hemingway, Forest Whitaker’s The Butler, Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Don Jon and Michael Fassbender’s The Counsellor all...

The Counselor

14th November 2013 -

 Movie Review

This film proves that all the right ingredients don't necessarily make a movie work. Even with top-drawer filmmakers and actors, this dramatic thriller simply never grabs our interest. It looks great, and everyone is giving...

From Oscars Contender to Forgotten Film - 'The Counsellor'

14th November 2013 -

 News

Ridley Scott’s The Counsellor is a perfect example of how Oscar season can distort a film’s presence. Many, including us, touted Ridley Scott’s latest effort as a world-beater; Cormac McCarthy writing the screenplay, the stellar...

Ridley Scott Confirms 'Prometheus 2,' But It's 'Exodus' That Is 'F*cking Huge'

31st October 2013 -

 News

Ridley Scott has confirmed that the sequel to his sci-fi epic Prometheus is written and could be released in 2014 or 2015. Scott is currently on the promotional trail for The Counselor - his drug-drama...

'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Finally Topples 'Gravity' From The Top Of The US Box Office

28th October 2013 -

 News

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is this weeks number one movie at the box office, ousting the mega-successful Gravity from the top spot after a three week stay. The Johnny Knoxville-starring prank fest more than doubled...

'Jackass Present: Bad Grandpa' Looks Like The Early Favourite To Top Weekend Box Office

26th October 2013 -

 News

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is predicted to earn close to $30 million at the box office in it's opening weekend, according to Deadline, making it the most likely candidate to finish at the top of...

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