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Who will be singing the new Bond theme?

Sam Mendes, director of the long awaited new James Bond film Spectre, has revealed that the theme song for the upcoming spy thriller has been recorded. He won’t say who by though. Speaking to the BBC, the man behind the 24th Bond film said: “The song’s been recorded and it’s fantastic, and I’m very excited about it.” He then …

Godfather actor Alex Rocco dies aged 79

The character actor Alex Rocco, best known for playing the bespectacled Las Vegas mobster Moe Greene in The Godfather, has died aged 79. The Emmy-winning actor’s career spanned five decades and he remained active up until his death. His most famous role came in 1972’s The Godfather, where he played the humbled casino owner who …

Film News July 20, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in The Revenant trailer

Leonardo DiCaprio is arguably the most sought-after actor of his generation, a favourite of directors Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg, with a string of landmark performances behind him. But despite being nominated for five Academy Awards in his career, the 40-year-old star still doesn’t have an Oscar statuette on his mantelpiece. Judging by the trailer for …

Jennifer Lawrence fires shotgun in first trailer for Joy

Jennifer Lawrence wields a shotgun in the first trailer released for David O. Russell’s Joy, the dramatised version of the life story of the American inventor and entrepreneur Joy Mangano. In the newly released promo Lawrence is shown growing up and getting married, over a church-bell version of the Rolling Stones song ‘You Can’t Always …

Watch the tense new trailer for Sicario

When Canadian director Denis Villenueve’s Sicario was premiered at Cannes last month it received rare reviews (although not from us), drawing favourable comparisons to the films of Michael Mann. Boasting an impressive cast including Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, it’s set to be one of the biggest releases of the latter part of the year. …

Kingsman 2 planned, says Matthew Vaughn

Kingsman: The Secret Service, a tongue-in-check twist on the secret agent film, was an unexpected box office smash for British director Matthew Vaughn earlier this year. So it’s no surprise he’s trying to get a sequel to the screen. Speaking to Yahoo, the helmer of the wildly popular Kick Ass, as well as cult hits Layer Cake …

Film News June 12, 2015

Chris Hemsworth cast as the receptionist in Ghostbusters

Who ya gonna call? Chris Hemsworth, apparently. There’s certainly something strange in Paul Feig’s neighbourhood. The Bridesmaids director has announced that he’ll be casting action-man archetype Hemsworth as the role of the receptionist, Janine Melnitz, in his updated version of Ghostbusters. This might seem odd considering the role was previously played by Annie Potts, but the …

Film News June 11, 2015
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