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Chris Weitz interview: Cinderella, Star Wars: Rogue One

Simon Brew Interview Sep 3, 2015

We speak to the screenwriter of Cinderella and the upcoming Star Wars: Rogue One, Mr Chris Weitz...

145 movie sequels currently in the works

Simon Brew Rob Leane Feature Sep 3, 2015

From Zoolander 2 to 23 Jump Street, with 100s in-between. Here's our rundown of the assorted movie sequels in the works...

Jack Reacher 2 confirmed for 2016

Simon Brew News Sep 3, 2015

Next up for Tom Cruise? He's going to film Jack Reacher 2, which is due in October 2016...

Stephen King's It: why its director left the project

Simon Brew News Sep 3, 2015

Cary Fukunaga had been set to direct two films of Stephen King's It before surprisingly leaving the project. So: what happened?

Stan Lee on the Fantastic Four movie's failure

Simon Brew News Sep 3, 2015

The Fantastic Four movie could have used a Stan Lee cameo, says Stan Lee. But that's not the only reason he reckons it tumbled.

Steven Spielberg predicts decline of superhero movies

Simon Brew News Sep 3, 2015

"There will be a time when the superhero movie goes the way of the western", predicts Steven Spielberg...

Mega Man is next videogame character heading to the movies

Simon Brew News Sep 3, 2015

Capcom's Mega Man is heading to the movies, courtesy of 20th Century Fox...

Daniel Craig on Spectre fears, James Bond future

Simon Brew News Sep 2, 2015

The pressures of following Skyfall were "massive" says Daniel Craig, and he's not committing to a further 007 film post-Spectre right now.

Star Wars: Episode VIII casting latest

Simon Brew News Sep 2, 2015

Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany and Jane The Virgin's Gina Rodriguez are in the running for a lead role in Star Wars: Episode VIII...

Ready Player One casting shortlist revealed

Simon Brew News Sep 2, 2015

Elle Fanning, Lola Kirke and Olivia Cooke lead the shortlist for Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One cast...

Kenneth Branagh set to direct Artemis Fowl

Simon Brew News Sep 2, 2015

Following his success with Disney's Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh is now circling the film take on Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl...

Bourne 5 adds Vincent Cassel as villain

Simon Brew News Sep 2, 2015

Matt Damon's Jason Bourne is set to be chased down by Vincent Cassel in Bourne 5...

Trailer: The 5th Wave - the next young adult movie blockbuster?

Simon Brew Trailer Sep 2, 2015

Chloe Grace Moretz stars as aliens invade in The 5th Wave, based on the books by Rick Yancey...

Suicide Squad wraps production, new cast and crew picture

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2015

The cast and crew assemble for a farewell Suicide Squad picture. It's worth taking a closer look at...

Andrew Garfield on Amazing Spider-Man 3, Marvel wishes

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2015

Andrew Garfield was keen to see Spider-Man be part of Marvel's cinematic universe - and had been arguing the case for some time...

Iron Giant 2: Brad Bird rules out sequel

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2015

Vin Diesel may have hinted at The Iron Giant 2 - but director Brad Bird says it's not going to happen...

Ghostbusters: Bill Murray on why he's filmed a cameo

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2015

Bill Murray admits he was unsure about whether to return for Ghostbusters - then reveals what changed his mind.

Batman V Superman: Michael Shannon on those Zod rumours

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2015

Update: Michael Shannon has given an update on rumours that circulated regarding General Zod in Batman V Superman...

Marvel Studios reorganisation gives Kevin Feige more power

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2015

Kevin Feige's success at Marvel appears to have been rewarded by Disney...

Will Smith stars in Concussion: first trailer here

Simon Brew Trailer Sep 1, 2015

Might Sony have Oscar hopes for its new Will Smith film? Here's the first trailer for Concussion...