TV, Theatre and Movie News

Selena Gomez: I Want To Play A Bada**!

Selena Gomez wants to play a “bada**” in a movie.The 28-year-old singer-and-actress – who became a household name thanks to Disney series ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ when she was a teenager – thinks it would be “really fun” to take...

By Bang Showbiz on 24 October 2020

Selena Gomez Charlize Theron

John Boyega Would Return To Star Wars For An Animated Movie

John Boyega would return to the ‘Star Wars’ franchise in an animated feature.The 28-year-old actor has been vocal about not returning to the iconic sci-fi franchise after playing Finn in the most recent mainline trilogy, but has said he could...

By Bang Showbiz on 24 October 2020

John Boyega

Josh Hartnett Feared Taking Pearl Harbor Role

Josh Hartnett feared taking a part in 'Pearl Harbor'.The 42-year-old actor played pilot Danny Walker in Michael Bay's 2001 blockbuster, but he's now admitted that he wasn't keen on the project as he knew it would increase his fame significantly...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 October 2020

Josh Hartnett Michael Bay

Bette Midler Reveals Original Hocus Pocus Cast Members Will Return For The Sequel

Bette Midler has confirmed the original stars of 'Hocus Pocus' are returning for the sequel.The 74-year-old star played witch Winnie Sanderson in the 1993 movie and has revealed that fellow stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy will be reprising...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 October 2020

Bette Midler Sarah Jessica Parker Kathy Najimy Adam Shankman Kenny Ortega

Simon Kinberg Set To Write And Produce Battlestar Galactica Film

Simon Kinberg is set to write and produce the 'Battlestar Galactica' film.The 47-year-old screenwriter has been tapped for the movie adaptation of the classic sci-fi series and will join Dylan Clark as a producer.The movie has long been in development...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 October 2020

Simon Kinberg

Bella Thorne And Benjamin Mascolo To Star In Time Is Up

Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo are to star in 'Time Is Up'.The 23-year-old actress and the 27-year-old actor are poised to lead the cast of the indie film, which is being directed by Elisa Amoruso.The movie follows two high school...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 October 2020

Bella Thorne

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Has Boarded Bullet Train With Brad Pitt

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is set to join Brad Pitt and Joey King in 'Bullet Train'.According to Deadline the 'Kick-Ass' star is expected to play one of five assassins, alongside Pitt, King and Andrew Koji in the upcoming action-thriller.The flick is being...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 October 2020

Aaron Johnson Brad Pitt Joey King

Scarlett Johansson To Star In Bride

Scarlett Johansson is to star in 'Bride'.The 35-year-old actress will also produce the film, which has been described as a "genre-bending" exploration of the 'Bride of Frankenstein' story, which is a joint venture between Apple TV+ and A24.'Gloria' filmmaker Sebastián...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 October 2020

Scarlett Johansson

Michael Keaton Keeps Tight-lipped On Batman Rumours

Michael Keaton has kept tight-lipped on rumours that he will be playing Batman again.The 69-year-old actor is reportedly set to reprise the role of The Caped Crusader opposite Ezra Miller's Barry Allen in 'The Flash' but is unable to "confirm...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 October 2020

Michael Keaton Ezra Miller Jimmy Kimmel Ben Affleck

Daisy Edgar-Jones Cast In Where The Crawdads Sing

Daisy Edgar-Jones is to lead the cast of 'Where the Crawdads Sing'.The 22-year-old actress has boarded the Sony Pictures project, which is based on a novel by Delia Owens and is being produced by Reese Witherspoon through her Hello Sunshine...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 October 2020

Reese Witherspoon

Neve Campbell Reveals What Persuaded Her To Do Another Scream Film

Neve Campbell was persuaded to return for a fifth 'Scream' movie after the directors wrote her a letter.'Ready or Not' filmmakers Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett are rebooting the late Wes Craven's slasher franchise and the 47-year-old actress is returning...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 October 2020

Neve Campbell Wes Anderson

Jared Leto To Reprise Joker Role For Zack Snyder's Justice League

Jared Leto is to reprise his Joker role for 'Zack Snyder's Justice League'. The director is to release his cut on HBO Max in 2021, and filming is said to be underway with Leto returning as the iconic villain, alongside...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 October 2020

Jared Leto Zack Snyder Ben Affleck Ray Fisher Amber Heard

Legally Blonde 3 To Be Released In 2022

'Legally Blonde 3' is to be released in 2022.MGM Studios revealed that the movie is slated for release in May 2022 on Tuesday (20.10.20) evening, the same night lead star Reese Witherspoon hosted a 20-year reunion for cast of the...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Reese Witherspoon Mindy Kaling

Noomi Rapace Found Producing And Acting On The Secrets We Keep 'strange'

Noomi Rapace found it "strange" juggling producing and acting on 'The Secrets We Keep'.The 40-year-old actress plays the role of Maja Stowe in Yuval Adler's thriller which sees her character kidnap and torture neighbour Thomas (Joel Kinnaman) for perceived war...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Noomi Rapace Joel Kinnaman

Nia DaCosta: Candyman Reboot Will Explore The Character's Origins

Nia DaCosta has confirmed that the new 'Candyman' film will include an origin story for the character.The 30-year-old director has overseen the "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 horror classic and revealed that her take will give an in depth look...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Tony Todd

Stephen Daldry Exits As Wicked Director

Stephen Daldry has exited the film adaptation of 'Wicked'.The 60-year-old filmmaker had been due to helm the cinematic take on the hit stage musical for Universal but has departed amicably from the project for creative reasons.Deadline report that insiders wanted...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Stephen Daldry

Willow Sequel Series Confirmed By Disney+

Disney+ is getting a 'Willow' sequel series.The streaming service has revealed that a television series following on from the events of Ron Howard's 1988 fantasy film. The Oscar-winning filmmaker has returned to the universe as an executive producer with original...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Ron Howard Warwick Davis Kathleen Kennedy

Main Fast And Furious Franchise 'ending After 11th Movie'

The main 'Fast and Furious' franchise will reportedly end after 11 films.The blockbuster action series - which is set to continue with 'F9' in 2021 - will conclude after two further movies, with filmmaker Justin Lin at the helm after...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Vin Diesel Paul Walker

Jamie Foxx To Play A Vampire Hunter In Day Shift

Jamie Foxx is set to play a vampire hunter in the Netflix movie 'Day Shift'.The award-winning star has been added to the cast of the JJ Perry-directed movie, with Jamie set to star as a hard-working, blue-collar dad seeking to...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 October 2020

Jamie Foxx

Bob Gale Rejects Back To The Future 4

Bob Gale has ruled out a fourth 'Back to the Future' film.The 69-year-old screenwriter co-wrote the 1985 sci-fi comedy flick and two sequels with Robert Zemeckis but suggests star Michael J. Fox's battle with Parkinson's Disease means they would be...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 October 2020

Robert Zemeckis

John Boyega Compares They Cloned Tyrone To Attack The Block

John Boyega has likened 'They Cloned Tyrone' to 'Attack the Block'.The 28-year-old actor is starring in Juel Taylor's Netflix sci-fi movie with Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris and has compared the movie to Joe Cornish's 2011 alien flick, in which...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 October 2020

John Boyega Jamie Foxx Teyonah Parris Joe Cornish

Eva Longoria Joins Ice Cube In Sci-fi Film

Eva Longoria has joined Ice Cube in the cast of Universal's new sci-fi film.The 45-year-old actress has boarded the untitled project, which has been fast-tracked by the studio and is due to begin production next month.Plot details are vague but...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 October 2020

Eva Longoria Ice Cube Timur Bekmambetov

Queen Latifah Joins The Cast Of Hustle

Queen Latifah, Robert Duvall and Ben Foster are to star in 'Hustle'.The trio have joined Adam Sandler in the cast of the Netflix basketball movie, which is being produced by NBA legend LeBron James.NBA player Juancho Hernangomez, Jordan Hull, Maria...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 October 2020

Queen Latifah Robert Duvall Ben Foster Adam Sandler Lebron James

Sigourney Weaver Had 'concerns' About Underwater Scenes In Avatar 2

Sigourney Weaver has admitted she had "some concerns" about the underwater filming for 'Avatar 2'.The 71-year-old actress - who played Dr. Augustine in the first movie - is returning for the long-awaited sequel to James Cameron's sci-fi epic and revealed...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 October 2020

Sigourney Weaver James Cameron Kate Winslet

The Batman Harnesses The Mandalorian Tech For Epic Virtual Production

'The Batman' will use innovative virtual production technology from 'The Mandalorian'.The upcoming DC Comics blockbuster is set to harness the live action 'Star Wars' show's LED wall to boost its own filming.As revealed by The Hollywood Reporter, Industrial Light &...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 October 2020

Matt Reeves Jon Favreau Robert Pattinson

Tom Felton Wants A Harry Potter Reunion

Tom Felton is planning a 'Harry Potter' reunion.The 33-year-old actor played antagonist Draco Malfoy in the wizardry series based on J.K Rowling's novels and revealed that he is hoping to have a "digital celebration" with his co-stars - including Daniel...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Tom Felton Daniel Radcliffe Emma Watson Rupert Grint Jk Rowling

Harrison Ford And Ed Helms To Star In Shipwreck Comedy

Harrison Ford and Ed Helms are to star in comedy film 'The Miserable Adventures of Burt Squire Aboard the Horn High Yo'.The 'Star Wars' actor and the 46-year-old star will team up for the new shipwreck movie, which has been...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Harrison Ford Ed Helms

Letitia Wright Will Find Black Panther 'strange' Without Chadwick Boseman

Letitia Wright admits it will be "strange" reprising her 'Black Panther' role without Chadwick Boseman.The 26-year-old actress played the role of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film but admits she is finding it hard to deal with the loss...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Letitia Wright Chadwick Boseman

Ben Wheatley Wasn't 'haunted' By Hitchcock On Rebecca

Ben Wheatley was not "haunted" by Alfred Hitchcock when filming 'Rebecca'.The 48-year-old director has helmed a new take on the romantic thriller, which had been adapted for the big screen by the 'Master of Suspense' back in 1940, but confessed...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Ben Wheatley Alfred Hitchcock Lily James

Dexter Fletcher: Sherlock Holmes 3 Is On The 'back Burner'

Dexter Fletcher has revealed that 'Sherlock Holmes 3' is on the "back burner" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The 54-year-old filmmaker will take over from Guy Ritchie for the third installment of the series that features Robert Downey Jr. as the...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Dexter Fletcher Guy Ritchie Robert Downey Jr Jude Law

Jencarlos Canela To Star In Man From Toronto

Jencarlos Canela has joined the cast of 'Man From Toronto'.The 32-year-old actor and singer has boarded the comedy flick, which stars Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson.The movie revolves around a case of mistaken identity when the "world's deadliest assassin" known...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Kevin Hart Woody Harrelson Jason Statham Will Smith

The Harder They Fall Pauses Filming After Positive Coronavirus Test

'The Harder They Fall' has paused filming after a member of the production team tested positive for coronavirus. Shooting on the Western motion picture, which features Idris Elba, got underway in Mexico five weeks ago, but filming has stopped for...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Idris Elba Regina King

Sacha Baron Cohen Spent Five Days In Character As Borat For Sequel

Sacha Baron Cohen spent five days of lockdown in character as Borat.The 48-year-old comedy star has reprised his titular role for a second movie, following 2006's 'Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan', and revealed...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 October 2020

Sacha Baron Cohen Borat

Tyler Posey Is Always Looking For New Challenges

Tyler Posey is constantly searching for new challenges.The 29-year-old actor currently has a number of projects in the pipeline, and he's admitted to loving the challenge of taking on "different" roles.He said: "Usually, I try to find characters that are...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2020

Tyler Posey

Neve Campbell Was Emotionally Challenged By Clouds

Neve Campbell found her role in 'Clouds' to be an emotional challenge.The 47-year-old actress plays Laura Sobiech, the mother of terminally ill teenage musician Zach, in the flick - which is based on a true story - and admits that...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2020

Neve Campbell

Borat 2 Reveals The 'dangerous Slide To Authoritarianism'

Sacha Baron Cohen says 'Borat 2' exposes the "dangerous slide to authoritarianism".The 49-year-old comedy star has returned to the Borat character for a new movie, and he's teased what fans can expect from 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm'.Sacha - who released the...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2020

Sacha Baron Cohen Donald Trump

Clive Barker Always Wanted To Make A Thief Of Always Movie

Clive Barker has always been eager to turn 'The Thief of Always' into a movie.The 68-year-old writer has revealed he's always had the ambition to turn the 1992 novel into a big-screen success, and he's now en route to turning...

By Bang Showbiz on 18 October 2020

Oliver Parker

50 Cent Signs Horror Movie Deal

50 Cent is moving into horror movies.The rapper and actor has signed a three-movie deal with Arts District Enterainment, the production company headed by Roger Birnbaum, Eli Roth and Michael Besman, and indie studio 3BlackDot through his G-Unit Film &...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2020

50 Cent Eli Roth

Jai Courtney Hails The Suicide Squad Movie

Jai Courtney thinks movie fans will "have a ball" with the 'Suicide Squad' sequel.The James Gunn-directed film is slated for release in 2021 and Jai - who plays Captain Boomerang - believes fans will ultimately love the movie.He shared: "It’s...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2020

Jai Courtney James Gunn

Michael B. Jordan Will Produce The New Static Shock Movie

Michael B. Jordan will produce the 'Static Shock' movie.The 33-year-old actor has joined forces with filmmaker Reginald Hudlin, Warner Bros. and DC to produce the movie through Outlier Society, his production company.Marvel's 'Black Panther' star Michael told The Hollywood Reporter...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2020

Michael B. Jordan

Kirk Hammett: Zombie Movies Are Old And Tired

Kirk Hammett thinks zombie movies are "old and tired".The 57-year-old music star has admitted he's become bored of the genre and is instead more interested in "folk-horror" films.Talking about his movie passions, Krik shared: "I’m not too big on zombie...

By Bang Showbiz on 17 October 2020

Kirk Hammett

Ire Wraps Filming Amid Pandemic

‘Ire’ has wrapped filming.The upcoming prison movie - which will serve as Ross McCall’s directorial debut - has officially finished production, after the cast and crew got together amid the coronavirus pandemic to get filming finished.And Ross has said he’s...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

ROSS MCCALL Craig Fairbrass

Patty Jenkins Not Confident About Wonder Woman 1984's Christmas Release Date

Patty Jenkins isn’t “confident” that ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ will open in time for Christmas.The upcoming sequel to Patty’s first foray into the DC Comics Extended Universe, ‘Wonder Woman’, has been given a tentative release date of Christmas Day (25.12.20), but...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

Patty Jenkins Pedro Pascal Gal Gadot

Miranda July Loves Creating Quirky Films

Miranda July enjoys creating bizarre films.The 46-year-old director and actress has helmed 'Kajillionaire', a movie about a family of con artists, and revealed that she enjoyed tapping into the surreal for her projects.Miranda said: "I feel like, if you're just...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

Miranda July Evan Rachel Wood Richard Jenkins Debra Winger

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas: I Was Desperate For Rebecca Role

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas "pestered" producers for a role in 'Rebecca'.The 60-year-old actress plays the role of housekeeper Mrs. Danvers in the Netflix film, and her character disapproves when Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer) marries a new bride (Lily James)...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

Kristin Scott Thomas Armie Hammer Lily James

Love Actually Is Cheesy And Has Aged Badly, Says Star Lulu Popplewell

'Love Actually' star Lulu Popplewell has branded the film cheesy and has "aged badly".The comedian-and-actress was just 12 years old when she starred as Daisy in Richard Curtis' 2003 Christmas rom-com, and despite it being a festive favourite for many...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

Richard Curtis Hugh Grant Keira Knightley Colin Firth Emma Thompson Liam Neeson

Sally Hawkins And Rhys Ifans To Star In The Fantastic Flitcrofts

Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans have joined the cast of 'The Fantastic Flitcrofts'.The 44-year-old actress and 53-year-old actor will star in the comedy-drama flick, which tells the true story of hapless golfer and hoaxer Maurice Flitcroft, who managed to gain...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

Sally Hawkins Rhys Ifans Craig Roberts Simon Farnaby Mark Rylance

George Clooney To Produce Movie With Bob Dylan

George Clooney is teaming up with Bob Dylan for a new film.The 'Up in the Air' actor and his Smokehouse Pictures partner, Grant Heslov, are set to produce an adaptation of John Grisham's baseball-themed novel 'Calico Joe' alongside the 'Blowin'...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

George Clooney Bob Dylan Grant Heslov John Grisham

Kim Kardashian West Signs Up For PAW Patrol The Movie

Kim Kardashian West has signed up for 'PAW Patrol: The Movie'. The 39-year-old star - who has children North, seven, Saint, four, Chicago, two, and Psalm, 17 months - joked she is now a "cool mum" to her kids after...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 October 2020

Kim Kardashian Jimmy Kimmel Dax Shepard Tyler Perry Randall Park Yara Shahidi

Armie Hammer Wants The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Sequel

Armie Hammer wants to make a sequel to 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'The 34-year-old actor starred as Russian spy Illya Kuryakin in Guy Ritchie's 2015 film take on the 1960s television series and revealed that he would jump at the chance...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 October 2020

Armie Hammer Guy Ritchie Timothee Chalamet



Paloma Faith - Better Than This Video

Paloma Faith - Better Than This Video

With her fifth studio album 'Infinite Things' set to be released later this year, Paloma Faith unveils a music video for her newest song 'Better...

Album of the Week: Blur's The Great Escape turns 25

Album of the Week: Blur's The Great Escape turns 25

'The Great Escape' was released on this day (September 11th) in 1995.

Stormzy - Superheroes Video

Stormzy - Superheroes Video

With his forthcoming album 'Heavy is the Head' set for release this December, Stormzy has dropped an animated video for a new single entitled 'Superheroes'.

Fenne Lily - Breach Album Review

Fenne Lily - Breach Album Review

Nearly two and a half years since the release of her arresting debut album 'On Hold', Fenne Lily returns with her second album 'Breach'.