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Ron Howard Pays Tribute To Donald Sutherland

Ron Howard has paid a glowing tribute to Donald Sutherland.The award-winning actor has passed away, aged 88, following a long illness, and Ron has taken to social media to pay tribute to Sutherland's career.The 70-year-old...

Edgar Wright Set To Direct Barbarella Remake

Edgar Wright is in talks to direct the 'Barbarella' remake.The 50-year-old filmmaker is set to helm the new take on the 1968 cult classic that will star Sydney Sweeney in the title role – a...

Glen Powell Boards Edgar Wright's The Running Man Remake

Glen Powell has been confirmed for Edgar Wright’s 'The Running Man' remake.The 49-year-old director is working on a movie based on Stephen King's 1982 novel of the same name and previously promised that his take...

'Crying Out To Be Adapted': Edgar Wright Is Actively Developing The Running Man Reboot

Edgar Wright's reboot of 'The Running Man' is in active development.The 49-year-old director is working on a movie based on Stephen King's novel of the same name and has promised that his take will be...

Edgar Wright Urges Hollywood Franchise To 'Take A Breather' To Avoid Burnout

Edgar Wright urges massive Hollywood franchises to "take a breather and let people get excited".The 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' director - who was careful not to name the likes of Marvel - insisted some...

Martin Scorsese: 'I'm A Teacher More Than A Filmmaker'

Martin Scorsese views himself as a "teacher".The 80-year-old director is proud of the influence he has had on other filmmakers, not just through his own work but by recommending movies made by other people, and...

'What Are You Doing?' Chris Evans Baffled As Michael Cera Randomly Revives Scott Pilgrim Group Chat

Chris Evans was baffled when Michael Cera revived the 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' group chat after a nine year break.It's been over a decade since the duo starred alongside the likes of Mary Elizabeth...

Michael Cera Felt 'Depressed' When Scott Pilgrim Vs The World Wrapped

Michael Cera felt "a little depressed" after finishing filming 'Scott Pilgrim vs The World'.The 34-year-old actor admitted he struggled to accept it was over when work wrapped on Edgar Wright's 2010 action comedy - which...

'It's The Last Thing You Need': Simon Pegg Rules Out Shaun Of The Dead 2

Simon Pegg has insisted a 'Shaun of the Dead' sequel won't happen.The 53-year-old actor has urged fans hoping for a sequel to the 2004 zombie comedy film - which he starred in and co-wrote with...

Edgar Wright Added A Song To Top Gun: Maverick

Edgar Wright contributed to the 'Top Gun: Maverick' soundtrack.The 48-year-old director told producer Christopher McQuarrie to use Foghat's 'Slow Ride' for the action sequel's bar scene after being shown the blockbuster prior to its release.He...

Sparks Hits The Studio To Start Work On New Album

Sparks have started work on their next album.The American art rock duo - comprising brothers Ron and Russell Mael - have teased fans that they are back in the studio working on their follow-up to...

Blake Lively To Make Feature Film Directorial Debut With Seconds

Blake Lively will direct ‘Seconds’.The ‘Gossip Girl’ actress will make her feature film directorial debut with an adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s graphic novel, which follows Katie Clay, who receives the power to fix her...

Thomasin Mckenzie Learnt Lessons About Acting On Last Night In Soho

Thomasin McKenzie learned the importance of separating herself from her character on 'Last Night in Soho'.The 21-year-old actress leads the cast of Edgar Wright's psychological horror flick as Ellie Turner and felt it was necessary...

Last Night In Soho Costume Designer Says Anya Taylor-joy Is Wonderful To Work With

Anya Taylor-Joy is a “joy” to dress, according to the ‘Last Night in Soho’ costume designer. Odile Dicks-Mireaux – who is responsible for the outfits in Edgar Wright’s new 1960s set film - said...

Edgar Wright First Approached Anya Taylor-joy For Last Night In Soho Years Ago

Edgar Wright approached Anya-Taylor Joy about starring in 'Last Night in Soho' six years ago.The 47-year-old director has helmed the psychological thriller that takes place in 1960s London and revealed that he had been eyeing...

Edgar Wright Wants Last Night In Soho To Be Seen At Cinemas

Edgar Wright is urging audiences to see 'Last Night In Soho' at the cinema.The 47-year-old director has helmed the 1960s set psychological thriller and wants fans to watch the "immersive" picture on the big screen.Edgar...

Edgar Wright Rules Out Shaun Of The Dead Sequel

Edgar Wright has ruled out directing a 'Shaun of the Dead' sequel - because he doesn't like to "cover the same territory again".The 54-year-old filmmaker has no plans to work on a follow-up to the...

Edgar Wright Hits Out At Cinema Doom-mongers

Edgar Wright is "tired" of hearing about the death of cinema.The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the film industry as studios turn to streaming services to release their movies but Edgar is...

Richard Donner Dead At 91

Richard Donner has died.The 'Goonies' filmmaker passed away on Monday (05.07.21) at the age of 91, his wife, producer Lauren Schuler Donner, and his business manager have confirmed.No cause of death has yet been given.The...

Edgar Wright Eyed To Direct New Adaptation Of The Running Man

Edgar Wright is being lined up to direct a new adaptation of Stephen King's 'The Running Man'.The 46-year-old filmmaker is close to reaching a deal with Paramount to develop an adaptation of the best-selling novel.He...

Nikolaj Coster-waldau Leads Tributes To Dame Diana Rigg: 'An Absolute Joy And Honour To Work With'

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, John Bradley, and Pedro Pascal have paid tribute to the late Dame Diana Rigg.The veteran actress - who was best known for playing Emma Peel in 'The Avengers' and more recently as Lady...

Edgar Wright Cried When He Saw Jackie Chan On Big Screen

Edgar Wright cried when he first saw Jackie Chan on the big screen.The 46-year-old filmmaker has heaped praise on the action movie icon and martial arts star, and recalled the moment he first saw him...

Edgar Wright Glad Sparks Trust Him With Documentary

Edgar Wright is ''proud'' Sparks are trusting him to tell their story.The 46-year-old filmmaker - who has worked on the likes of 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Hot Fuzz' as well as music videos for...

Edgar Wright Set To Direct Stage 13

Edgar Wright is to direct 'Stage 13'.The 'Cornetto trilogy' filmmaker is attached to helm the new project, which will be written and produced by Simon Rich, who has previously worked on 'Saturday Night Live'.The movie...

Matthew Mcconaughey Pays Tribute To Joel Schumacher

Matthew McConaughey believes his career wouldn't have hit the heights it has if it wasn't for Joel Schumacher.The 50-year-old actor has paid tribute to the late director, who passed away at the age of 80...

Edgar Wright To Helm Movie Adaptation Of The Chain

Edgar Wright is set to helm a big screen adaptation of Adrian McKinty's 2019 novel 'The Chain'.The 'Baby Driver' director has a string of films in the pipeline after 'Last Night in Soho', which was...

Edgar Wright's Last Night In Soho Delayed To 2021

Edgar Wright's 'Last Night in Soho' has been pushed back to next year. The 46-year-old director took to Twitter to confirm the movie is ''not quite finished yet'' due to the coronavirus pandemic, so it...

Simon Pegg Hints At Hot Fuzz Sequel

Simon Pegg has refused to rule out a 'Hot Fuzz' sequel.The 50-year-old actor believes that the movie - the second in the 'Cornetto Trilogy' with co-star Nick Frost and writer Edgar Wright - has the...

Edgar Wright: Shaun Of The Dead Was Influenced By Video Games

Edgar Wright got the idea for 'Shaun of the Dead' after spending an entire night playing zombie-themed video games.The 46-year-old filmmaker helmed the 2004 horror comedy, as well as co-writing it alongside lead actor Simon...

Edgar Wright Announces New Documentary Film About Pop Duo Sparks

Film director Edgar Wright has revealed that his next project will be a feature-length documentary about cult pop duo Sparks.The British-born filmmaker, best known for helming Shaun of the Dead and the so-called ‘Cornetto Trilogy’...

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