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GREEN ROOM Director’s Next To Star John Boyega

John Boyega (‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,’ ‘Attack the Block’) is set to take the lead in ‘Rebel Ridge,’ a new thriller from ‘Hold the Dark’ and ‘Green Room’ director Jeremy Saulnier. Per Variety, the ...

Neill Blomkamp’s INFERNO to Star Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch (‘Lone Survivor,’ Waco’) has been tapped to take the lead role in ‘District 9’ and ‘Chappie’ director Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming science-fiction thriller ‘Inferno.’ The film will see Kitsch play...

ALADDIN is coming to Dublin this Christmas

You've seen the classic animation, you've seen this year's hit movie, but now you have the chance to see ALADDIN in Panto at The Gaiety Theatre... oh no you don't, oh yes you do! Aladdin is an Arabian tale of t...

THE BATMAN Eyes Colin Farrell to Play The Penguin

Colin Farrell is reportedly in negotiations to play Oswald Cobblepot aka The Penguin in the Matt Reeves-directed ‘The Batman, with Andy Serkis ('Venom 2,' 'Black Panther') in talks to play Alfred Pennyworth. ...

Park Chan-wook Remaking Horror Comedy THE AX

Acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook (‘Old Boy,’ ‘Snowpiercer,’ ‘Thirst’) has signed on to take the helm for a remake of the 2005 horror comedy ‘The Ax,’ Variety has learned. Directed by Costa Gav...

Nicolas Cage Heads To WALLY’S WONDERLAND

Take the premise of the Five Night at Freddy’s videogame, throw Nicolas Cage into the mix and you have ‘Wally’s Wonderland.’ Deadline brings word that Nicolas Cage has signed on to lead a genre film titled ‘Wal...

Nicolas Winding Refn Developing MANIAC COP Series

Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn (‘Drive,’ ‘Only God Forgives,’ ‘Bronson’) is set to co-direct and executive produce a small screen adaptation of William Lustig’s cult film ‘Maniac Cop for HBO and Canal Pl...

Fincher & Oldman Team for CITIZEN KANE Screenwriter Biopic

‘Gone Girl’ and ‘The Social Network’ helmer David Fincher has signed on to take the director’s chair for ‘Mank,’ a biopic revolving around ‘Citizen Kane’ screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz that has Gary Oldman star...

Ben Affleck Leads FALLING TO EARTH Adaptation

Ben Affleck has closed a deal to take the lead in a feature adaptation of Kate Southwood’s acclaimed 2013 novel ‘Falling to Earth.’ Per Deadline, the book “is based on the 1925 Tri-State Tornado, the deadlie...

HOCUS POCUS Sequel in Development at Disney+

A follow-up to the 1993 cult classic ‘Hocus Pocus’ is believed to be in the works over at Disney+ with Variety hearing that ‘Workaholics’ writer and co-producer Jen D’Angelo is attached to shape the script. ...

VENOM Sequel Eyes Naomie Harris to Play Shriek

British star Naomie Harris (‘Skyfall,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ’28 Days Later’) is reportedly in talks to take on the role of the villain Shriek in the ‘Venom’ sequel. With Andy Serkis behind the camera, the sequel has...

THE BATMAN Casts Paul Dano As The Riddler

Paul Dano (‘There Will Be Blood,’ ’12 Years A Slave,’ ‘Escape at Dannemora’) has landed the role of The Riddler opposite Robert Pattinson in Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman.’ Featuring a script by Reeves and Mattso...

A BUMP ALONG THE WAY longlisted for 4 BIFAs

Following its successful opening weekend across Irish and Northern Irish cinemas, the award-wining comedy drama A BUMP ALONG THE WAY has been longlist nominated for four British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs)....