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DreamWorks Animation shuts down one of its studios

DreamWorks
Simon Brew News Jan 26, 2015

UPDATE: DreamWorks Animation has confirmed it's shutting down one of its two studios, PDI. Over 500 jobs are to go.

Harley Quinn: Margot Robbie on playing the role in Suicide Squad

Simon Brew News Jan 26, 2015

Ahead of bringing Harley Quinn to the screen in David Ayer's Suicide Squad film, Margot Robbie admits "it's a challenge".

The Jetsons: Warner Bros presses ahead with new movie

Simon Brew News Jan 26, 2015

The Jetsons are returning to the big screen in animated form, as Warner Bros orders a screenplay.

Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: female lead confirmed

Simon Brew News Jan 26, 2015

Kaya Scodelario goes from The Maze Runner to starring opposite Johnny Depp in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales...

The Crow: Luke Evans officially departs the reboot

Simon Brew News Jan 26, 2015

Luke Evans follows Bradley Cooper, and walks away from the planned remake/reboot of The Crow.

Batkid: Julia Roberts set to star in and produce feature

Simon Brew News Jan 26, 2015

The story of Miles Scott's day as Batkid is to be turned into a feature film by Julia Roberts...

Aquaman: director shortlist, Karl Urban linked to cast

Simon Brew News Jan 23, 2015

Jason Momoa could be going head to head with Karl Urban in 2018's Aquaman movie...

The Blob remake lands Con Air director

Simon Brew News Jan 23, 2015

Simon West is to direct the remake of The Blob, and promises to use modern CGI to realise its potential...

Marvel's Doctor Strange: Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks for role

Simon Brew News Jan 23, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch looks like he's going to be joined by Chiwetel Ejiofor in Scott Derrickson's Doctor Strange movie...

X-Men: Apocalypse: Cyclops, Jean Grey, Storm confirmed

Simon Brew News Jan 23, 2015

Bryan Singer has revealed who will be the latest to bring Storm, Jean Grey and Cyclops to the X-Men movies...

Top 25 must-see movies of 2015

Ryan Lambie Simon Brew Odd List Jan 23, 2015

From Star Wars and Tomorrowland, to Mad Max and Ant-Man: join us as we look forward to 2015's must-see movies...

Oblivion's writer: "the director and the studio made their bed"

Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

Writer William Monahan on how his original idea for Oblivion "differed enormously" from what made it to the screen...

Star Trek 3: Simon Pegg taking on co-writing duties

Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

Simon Pegg and Doug Jung have taken over scripting duties for Justin Lin's 2016 Star Trek movie...

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter to shoot in August

Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

Milla Jovovich confirms plans to start shooting the final Resident Evil movie this summer...

Suicide Squad: Jake Gyllenhaal turns down Rick Flag role

Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal will not, after all, be replacing Tom Hardy in DC's upcoming Suicide Squad movie...

Star Wars: George Lucas confirms Disney didn't use his Episode VII ideas

Mr George Lucas
Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

The plans that George Lucas had for his own Star Wars: Episode VII were not the ideas Disney was looking for...

Star Wars: more casting rumours for 2016 standalone movie

The Star Wars logo.
Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

The casting shortlist of three for the 2016 Star Wars movie has now expanded to four, as Kate Mara is linked.

Exclusive: brand new poster for It Follows

Simon Brew Poster Jan 21, 2015

Looking for a quality horror film to chill your February? It Follows may be it. Here's an exclusive look at the poster...

Snow White And The Huntsman sequel changes director

Snow White And The Huntsman
Simon Brew News Jan 21, 2015

Frank Darabont isn't going to direct The Huntsman. But Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is.

American Sniper: the fake baby, Sarah Palin defends film

Simon Brew News Jan 21, 2015

Why does Clint Eastwood's American Sniper film use a very obviously fake baby? The film's writer has the answer...

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