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Following last week’s news that Venom 2 would feature comic book villain Shriek, the film has already found an actor to play her. That didn’t take long. Naomie Harris is currently in talks for the role, according to Variety. Harris is best known for playing Selena in 28 Days Later, Eve Moneypenny in the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre (as well as upcoming film No
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Aardman deliver a love-letter to classic SF with the funny and visually inventive A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon By Amy West 18-10-19 770 Released: 18 October 2019 Certificate: U Director: Will Becher, Richard Phelan Writer: Mark Burton, John Brown Cast: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Amalia Vitale Distributor: StudioCanal If you like this, try… Chicken
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Paul Dano is officially playing The Riddler in The Batman By Poppy-Jay Palmer 18-10-19 4,622 After all the talk, Jonah Hill (Superbad) definitely won’t be playing the Riddler in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. Instead, that famous villainous role is going to the brilliant Paul Dano. Dano will be joining a cast made up of Robert Pattinson
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Aardman Studios have always been into their sci-fi – Wallace and Gromit’s first outing took them to the moon for A Grand Day Out, there’s the Terminator homage in A Close Shave, not to mention that pesky Were-Rabbit. In their next film, though, Aardman are bringing us aliens for the first time. The follow-up to
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Here’s our review of The Addams Family, the gothic fam’s first feature-length animated adventure By Abigail Chandler 17-10-19 7,417 Released: 25 October Director: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard Distributor: Universal If you like this, try… The Addams Family (1991) This film is likely to give you
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Iron Fist’s Jessica Henwick has joined The Matrix 4 in a lead role By Poppy-Jay Palmer 17-10-19 188 The Matrix 4 casting news just won’t quit, with the latest addition to the ensemble being Jessica Henwick. According to Deadline, she is in talks for a lead role in the film. The news comes shortly after casting
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A Haitian girls’ boarding school is riddled with weirdness in this new trailer for Zombi Child By Poppy-Jay Palmer 16-10-19 135 It’s anyone’s guess what’s going on in this new trailer for Bertrand Bonello’s folklore flick Zombi Child, fresh from the BFI London Film Festival and coming to Mubi on 18 October:  Here’s the film’s synopsis:
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Zoe Kravitz has been cast as Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson in The Batman By Poppy-Jay Palmer 15-10-19 2,643 In a particularly juicy piece of casting news, The Wrap brings word this week at Matt Reeves’ upcoming film The Batman has cast Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman. Kravitz is known for her roles in films like X-Men: First Class, The Divergent
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This new poster of The Grudge reboot is gross By Poppy-Jay Palmer 11-10-19 3,140 If, like us, you totally forgot about the existence of the reboot of The Grudge for a moment, this new poster for the film is here to remind you that it’s still definitely happening. Perhaps the presence of a poster means there’s also
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Mirrah Foulkes reimagines the infamous seaside puppets in her intoxicating Judy & Punch By Katherine McLaughlin 11-10-19 3,980 Released: 15 November 2019 Director: Mirrah Foulkes Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman, Benedict Hardie Distributor: Picturehouse Entertainment If you like this, try… The Company Of Wolves Angela Carter and Neil Jordan’s fantasy horror is startling and ripe
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Two brothers attempt to save their warlock dad in this new trailer for Pixar’s Onward By Poppy-Jay Palmer 10-10-19 618  Onward is directed by Dan Scanlon, written by Scanlon and CS Anderson, and produced by Kori Rae. It features the voices of Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julie Louis-Dreyfus and Octavia Spencer. Here’s the film’s synopsis:
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Here’s our review of the final film in Fabrice du Welz’s Ardennes based trilogy, Adoration By Katherine McLaughlin 08-10-19 1,064 Released: TBC Director: Fabrice du Welz Cast: Laurent Lucas, Benoît Poelvoorde, Martha Canga Antonio Distributor: TBC Director Fabrice du Welz concludes his Ardennes based trilogy, following Calvaire and Alleluia, with a nightmarish fairy-tale that recalls
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Jayro Bustamante’s La Llorona is one of the most powerful depictions of the legend in film By Katherine McLaughlin 08-10-19 2,404 Released: TBC Director: Jayro Bustamante Cast: María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, Margarita Kenéfic Distributor: TBC If you like this, try… Atlantics Mati Diop’s haunting debut feature gives a powerful voice to those
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Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz’s latest horror The Lodge is chilling and atmospheric By Katherine McLaughlin 08-10-19 3,307 Released: TBC Director: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz Cast: Jaeden Martell, Alicia Silverstone, Riley Keough Distributor: TBC From the makers of Goodnight Mommy, Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz (the Austrian nephew/aunt directorial duo) comes a chilling and atmospheric
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Armie Hammer is having a terrible time in this gross new trailer for Netflix horror Wounds By Poppy-Jay Palmer 30-09-19 1,965 Ahead of the release of Netflix’s new horror Wounds, here’s a look at the film in the form of a trailer and poster. Check them out below:  Here’s the synopsis for the film: WOUNDS
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The gang makes some new friends in these character posters for Zombieland: Double Tap By Poppy-Jay Palmer 27-09-19 3,309 Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, Emma Stone and more stand up to be counted in this brand new collection of character posters for Zombieland: Double Tap. Here’s the synopsis for the film: A decade after Zombieland
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Following Harry Styles’ abrupt departure from Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, Deadline reports that Cameron Cuffe and Jonah Hauer-King are both currently testing for his role. The role in question is that of Prince Eric, Ariel’s love interest. Cuffe is known for playing Superman’s grandfather Seg-El in Syfy series Krypton. He has also appeared in Florence
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