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Sam Heughan has announced that he would like to be the next James Bond after he missed his chance when he auditioned the first time for Casino Royale. When predecessor Pierce Brosnan left, Daniel Craig stepped into 007’s shoes but Heughan had been desperate to play the role himself. With Craig now leaving in his …

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James Gunn has revealed that if there will be a Guardians of the Galaxy 4 that some of the gang we know and love would have to leave to give newbies a chance at the big screen. The director has just finished production on The Suicide Squad and is moving onto the pre-production stage for …

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Good news, American Bond fans! No Time to Die will be released five days earlier than originally intended on the 20th of November 2020. The film had already been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic; it was supposed to be released on the 10th of April. This new release date means that the latest instalment …

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Safety guidelines have been published by the UK Cinema Association detailing how drive-in cinemas can reopen in England. There are currently only 20 drive-in cinemas across the UK but this could change if traditional cinemas are unable to reopen due to the current coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines provided focus on maintaining social distancing, good hygiene …

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A musical based on the biggest hit by singer Lionel Richie is being worked on by Disney. It will be a live action film, the working title is All Night Long but this could be subject to change. Richie will be working on the project itself, producing the film with Bruce Eskowitz (his manager), Dana …

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Kenneth Branagh has said that even he isn’t sure if he’s playing the villain in Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. The film has already been known for being so mysterious that the cast themselves aren’t too sure what it’s about or what’s going on. “I kid you not, I read this screenplay more times than I have …

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Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave and Shame has dedicated his latest films Mangrove and Lovers Rock to George Floyd. The films have been selected for Cannes which is going to be virtual as it cannot take place physically due to coronavirus. “I dedicate these films to George Floyd and all the other …

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The UK sector for film and TV have released guidelines for how the entertainment industry can work safely during the coronavirus pandemic when producing new projects. This allows productions to continue filming so long as they fulfil the requirements set in front of them – but the issue comes with insurance. The sector have submitted …

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James Cameron and Jon Landau, director and producer of Avatar respectively have returned to Wellington, New Zealand in order to resume filming of the Avatar film series. The filming will not begin immediately as they will have to follow through with the two week quarantine period. How did they get through the border controls while …

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