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Idris Elba says he is "this close" to making a 'Luther' film

Idris Elba has said a Luther film could still be in the works – saying he is “this close” to making it. The actor explained that there wasn’t “a real formal plan” for the future of the TV series “at the moment”, preparations for a film, first teased in 2018, are still on the horizon. […]

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Martin Scorsese to direct new documentary about New York Dolls' David Johansen

Martin Scorsese will direct a new documentary about David Johansen, the musician best known as frontman of legendary punk band New York Dolls. Read More: “There’s no end in sight”: what we learned from Martin Scorsese’s new BBC short film about lockdown Showtime Documentary Films announced today (July 7) that Scorsese will co-direct with Dave […]

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Thandie Newton felt "so scared" of Tom Cruise on 'Mission Impossible 2'

Thandie Newton has spoken of her experience working with Tom Cruise on Mission Impossible 2, saying she was “so scared” of the actor, and calling him “a very dominant individual”. The actress played Nyah Nordoff-Hall in the 2000 film, and when asked whether she had been offered a role in any subsequent Mission Impossible films, Newton said, […]

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'Hamilton': Lin-Manuel Miranda calls criticism of whitewashing "valid"

Lin-Manuel Miranda has responded to criticisms of whitewashing in Hamilton and has acknowledged them as “valid”. Quote-tweeting the initial criticism, which pointed to the way “hamilton the play and the movie were given to us in two different worlds & our willingness to interrogate things in this way feels like a clear sign of change”, Miranda […]

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Dominic West details "homeless" night in London: "You become invisible"

Dominic West has spoken of his experience being homeless for one night in London. The actor, best known for his roles in The Wire and The Affair, spoke of the impact of his short time without a home. Read more: When Actors From ‘The Wire’ Turn Their Hand To Music, The Results Are Always Sheeeeeit […]

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Janelle Monáe says she would love to play 'X-Men' hero Storm in the MCU

Janelle Monáe has said she wants to play X-Men character Storm in the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Discussing the development of the Black Panther sequel, Monáe mentioned her dream to play Storm – who, as it stands, hasn’t been introduced into the current phase of the MCU. Read more: ‘Homecoming’ season two review: Janelle […]

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Halle Berry drops transgender film role, apologises for considering part

Halle Berry has issued an apology for considering a role as a transgender man in an upcoming film. The actress explained on Instagram Live over the weekend that she was in discussions for the role. “I’m thinking of [playing] a character where the woman is a trans character, so she’s a woman that transitioned into […]

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Metallica's James Hetfield pays tribute to Ennio Morricone, "part of the Metallica family"

Metallica‘s James Hetfield has paid tribute to Ennio Morricone, the legendary film composer whose death at the age of 91 was announced earlier today (July 6). Read More: Ennio Morricone – 1928-2020: the legendary film composer who changed music forever Morricone, who scored over 500 films, most famously Sergio Leone’s Spaghetti Westerns, died last week following […]