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The Jungle Book behind the scenes pics show Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray and Christopher Walken

The Jungle Book behind the scenes pics show Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray and Christopher Walken

Jon Favreau is busy filming The Jungle Book for Disney and has shared some behind the scenes images. They show Neel Sethu, Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Christopher Walken and Dr. John. The Disney version has Neel Sethi as Mowgli, Bill Murray voices Baloo, Idris Elba voices Shere Khan, and Scarlett Johansson is the voice of Kaa, Christopher Walken is...

The Hobbit – Leaving Middle Earth

The Hobbit – Leaving Middle Earth

“I’m a little sad to say good-bye to Middle-earth at this point. It actually felt like we were there, it felt like we were in this extraordinary mythic place.” – Lee Pace In the IMAX® Featurette, “Leaving Middle-Earth,” Director Peter Jackson and the film’s actors Luke Evans, Lee Pace and Evangeline Lilly reflect on what they will miss most...

Honest Trailer – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Honest Trailer – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The ScreenJunkies turn their attention to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Before you say goodbye to Middle Earth with The Battle of the Five Armies, relive The Desolation of Smaug, the bloated second chapter in Peter Jackson’s mercilessly long Hobbit...

Spielberg’s The BFG adaptation has found its Sophie

Spielberg’s The BFG adaptation has found its Sophie

DreamWorks Studios announced today that newcomer Ruby Barnhill has been cast as the young girl, Sophie, in Roald Dahl’s beloved classic story, “The BFG.” Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaptation of the children’s novel. Published in 1982, “The BFG” is the tale of a young London girl and the mysterious Giant who introduces her to the...

ITV to make an epic 13 part Beowulf series

ITV to make an epic 13 part Beowulf series

ITV has commissioned thirteen-part drama Beowulf, an epic re-imagining of one of literature’s greatest and most enduring heroes. Created by James Dormer, Tim Haines and Katie Newman, this action-packed series is set in the mythical Shieldlands, a place of spectacle and danger populated by both humans and fantastical creatures. Essentially, a western...

You can own The Babadook book

You can own The Babadook book

Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook has been called one of the scariest films of the year (read our review). If you have seen the film you will know that Mister Babadook is introduced in a pop-up book and things get steadily worse from there. Plans are afoot to recreate the book for people to own and it sounds like it will be a quality piece of movie...

First Look: Damian Lewis & Mark Gatiss in Wolf Hall

First Look: Damian Lewis & Mark Gatiss in Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall is a fictionalised biography by Hilary Mantel that goes through the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII. ‘Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,’ says Thomas More, ‘and when you come back that night he’ll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks’ tongues, and all the gaolers...

New trailer for Jason Statham’s Wild Card

New trailer for Jason Statham’s Wild Card

A new trailer for Simon West and Jason Statham’s Wild Card (aka Joker) has been released. William Goldman (The Princess Bride, Marathon Man) wrote the screenplay which is based on his novel, Heat. That was previously made into a film of the same name starring Burt Reynolds. The film tells the story of a tough compulsive gambler (Jason Statham) who makes...

Divergent Series: Insurgent – Trailer

Divergent Series: Insurgent – Trailer

Insurgent, the next gripping action-adventure in the blockbuster Divergent series, raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the dystopian ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Summit have released the first full trailer for the film. Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Kate...

Sir Ian McKellen surprised fans at The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies screening

Sir Ian McKellen surprised fans at The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies screening

Hobbit fans were given the surprise of their lives as Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf) made a very special appearance at a marathon screening at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo, just before the start of the closing chapter The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, which is released in IMAX 3D today – read our review. Hobbit superfans dressed as their favourite Middle...