franchises

Can the television showrunner model work in film?

Mark Harrison Feature Jul 8, 2014

007, Star Wars, Marvel, DC and Spider-Man all seem to work on a movie franchise-runner model. But is that the way forward for film?

Movie franchises that continued once the star quit

Simon Brew Feature May 16, 2014

What do you do when a lead actor quits a movie franchise? In these examples, you carry on...

What makes the last instalment of a movie franchise special?

Mark Harrison Feature Nov 30, 2012

In a year that's seen the Dark Knight and Twilight franchises come to an end, Mark celebrates a few particularly fine final instalments...