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Watch Ian McKellen in the Mr. Holmes trailer

Watch Ian McKellen in the Mr. Holmes trailer

Directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, Kinsey), the film stars Sir Ian McKellen and Laura Linney (Kinsey, You Can Count on Me, The Savages). The film, based on the novel “A Slight Trick of the Mind” by Mitch Cullin and adapted for the screen by Jeffrey Hatcher (The Duchess, Casanova, Stage Beauty). This story begins in 1947...

Steve Martin joins Ang Lee on Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Steve Martin joins Ang Lee on Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Steve Martin is joining the cast of Ang Lee’s adaptation of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Martin will join newcomer Joe Alwyn, with Garrett Hedlund in talks for another role. Based on the novel by Ben Fountain it has the makings of a great film. Nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is home from war. Back in Texas, he has become a national celebrity. A Fox...

Watch Léa Seydoux in the Diary of a Chambermaid trailer

Watch Léa Seydoux in the Diary of a Chambermaid trailer

Diary of a Chambermaid (Journal d’une femme de chambre) is directed by Benoît Jacquot, the film stars Léa Seydoux, Vincent Lindon. It is the fourth film adaptation of Octave Mirbeau’s 1900 novel of the same name. Early twentieth century, in the province. Célestine, a young chambermaid who is much courted for her beauty, has just arrived from...

Bryan Singer is working on Heinlein’s The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Bryan Singer is going to have a crack at an adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein’s 1966 novel, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. It is not clear whether Singer will produce and/or direct the film, but Marc Guggenheim will adapt the book for the project, which will be titled Uprising. An adaptation has been attempted twice before, but they didn’t go...

Steven Spielberg to direct Jennifer Lawrence in It’s What I Do

Steven Spielberg to direct Jennifer Lawrence in It’s What I Do

Spielberg directing Lawrence! I’m in. Okay, you need to know more. Warner Bros. are closing a deal for the rights to Lynsey Addario’s memoir, It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life Of Love And War. Addario is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who went to Afghanistan during the post-9/11 invasion of Afghanistan and carved out a niche giving...

Charlize Theron is on the poster for adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places

Charlize Theron is on the poster for adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places

Gillian Flynn wrote a little book called Gone Girl. Some bloke called David Fincher made a film based on it. You may have heard of it! Obviously, with the success of Gone Girl, it will be interesting to see whether the adaptation of Flynn’s Dark Places can match it. I posted the first image from the film back in 2013, but a new poster has now been...

First Look: Chloë Grace Moretz in The 5th Wave

First Look: Chloë Grace Moretz in The 5th Wave

A news image has been released that shows Chloë Grace Moretz filming The 5th Wave. In this tense thriller, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th...

The Stars My Destination film gets another jaunte closer

The Stars My Destination film gets another jaunte closer

“Gully Foyle is my name And Terra is my nation Deep space is my dwelling place And death’s my destination.” The absolutely brilliant novel, The Stars My Destination, by Alfred Bester has long been in development for a film adaptation. It is an awful lot of story to fit into a film, but with some incredible characters, fantastic concepts and...

Game of Thrones Season 5 clips show Brienne & Jon Snow

Game of Thrones Season 5 clips show Brienne & Jon Snow

These two new clips from Game of Thrones Season 5 feature Jon Snow (Kit Harington) & Mance Rayder (Ciaran Hinds) then we have Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) and Podrick (David Portman). Game of Thrones returns to HBO on April 12th. Watch the clips below. First up is Brienne. Then we have Jon...

Rosamund Pike may join Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Good-by

Rosamund Pike may join Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Good-by

A film adaptation of John D. MacDonald’s mystery novel series has been in the works for a long time. Over the years Robert Downey Jr and Leonardo DiCaprio had been attached to play Travis McGee, but now it seems that Christian Bale has got the role. McGee is a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He’s also a knight errant...