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Check out BAFTA Guru’s screenwriting videos

Check out BAFTA Guru’s screenwriting videos

If you’re a big fan of the craft of screenwriting and would like to get involved yourself, then BAFTA’s Guru content may be right up your street.  This series of videos on screenwriting features advice and insight from some of the best in the business, such as Richard Curtis (Love Actually), Susannah...

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New trailer! X Men: Days of Future Past

New trailer! X Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men fans listen up! There's a brand new international trailer online for the new movie X-Men: Days of Future Past. See it here. It feels like we've been waiting too long now for the next X Men movie to be released. Trailers and clips and interviews are slowly starting to trickle out, giving the...

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Brian May: Ben Whishaw is keen to play Freddie Mercury

Brian May: Ben Whishaw is keen to play Freddie Mercury

Brian May, the Queen guitarist has expressed his interest in Ben Whishaw portraying Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming biopic about the singer's life. And apparently Mr Whishaw is 'very keen' to give the project a go. He's perhaps not the first person we would have thought of to play such an iconic...

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Avengers 2: Aaron Taylor Johnson is Quicksilver

Avengers 2: Aaron Taylor Johnson is Quicksilver

Good news for eager fans awaiting The Avengers: Age of Ultron, the casting of the role of Quicksilver in the sequel has finally been confirmed. Aaron Taylor-Johnson will be playing the speedy mutant. He will be joining new cast members James Spader and Elizabeth Olsen. Unfamiliar with Aaron? Originally...

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Daniel Radcliffe cast as Sebastian Coe in Olympic film

Daniel Radcliffe cast as Sebastian Coe in Olympic film

Did you ever think that Daniel Radcliffe aka Harry Potter would play an Olympian? You better believe it, because he has been cast as Sebastian Coe in a film drama which will cover the rivalry he had with fellow Olympian Steve Ovett. Gold, the project's current title, will see the star reunite with his...

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Pixar come to Ken Loach’s aid

Pixar come to Ken Loach’s aid

We like it when like-minded people from the film industry pull together to help out. And we love it when people from very different corners of the industry give each other a hand. What could be less likely than the animation studio Pixar coming to the aid of British director Ken Loach, sending over nineteen...

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Writer calls plagiarism over Justin Timberlake film

Writer calls plagiarism over Justin Timberlake film

Odysseus Lappas is suing the makers of the Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried film In Time, because they allegedly stole his idea. The Greek native is demanding $4.5million from 20th Century Fox and New Regency, according to papers which were filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. For those who have...

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Final Catching Fire trailer released

Final Catching Fire trailer released

The release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is only a month away now, and the final trailer has arrived online to tease fans into a frenzy. Catch a glimpse of Katniss fighting for her life in the 75th Hunger Games aka The Quarter Quell. To be honest, considering the trailers for The Hunger Games...

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Ender’s Game cast: Film doesn’t reflect author’s views

Ender’s Game cast: Film doesn’t reflect author’s views

For anyone who has been keeping an eye on the progress of the big screen adaptation of Ender's Game, you'll probably be aware of the controversy which hit the project earlier in the year. Equality groups called for a boycott of the movie, because of the book's author Orson Scott Card's right-wing views. What does...

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Tom Hardy to play Elton John

Tom Hardy to play Elton John

The wait is over to discover who is to play Elton John in Michael Gracey's biopic Rocketman. It's officially confirmed that Tom Hardy will portray the artist who was once known as Reginald Kenneth Dwight. Exciting stuff! It was never going to be easy to find someone who could accurately portray the man...

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