Robert Downey Jr’s possible Emergency!

Robert Downey Jr’s possible Emergency!

Robert Downey Jr's next film role could be in an adaptation of the Neil Strauss book, Emergency! This Book Will Save Your Life. Sony Pictures Entertainment has obtained the rights to the book, and Downey Jr is already on board to produce the adaptation, along with his wife, Susan Downey. Now he is reportedly considering taking on the...

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Art won’t be imitating life for Robert Downey Jr

It could have been a handy bit of method acting for the former addict, but Robert Downey Jr has said that Sherlock Holmes's opium habit, explored in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original novels, will not play a prominent part, in Guy Ritchie's upcoming big screen adaptation - ensuring the flick is fit for all the family. [caption id="attachment_168"...

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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 named Aaron Johnson before he...

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Iron Man 3 – Review

Iron Man 3 – Review

Robert Downey Jr. is living proof that there's such a thing as an enjoyable comic-book protagonist in cinema. Iron Man 3 simply piles more proof on top. I'm not sure what I like about RDJ's performance as billionaire hero Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) the most - his quirky personality, his entertaining body language, or the ease with which he fits...

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Superhero Olympics

Superhero Olympics

With the likes of super-speedy Usain Bolt bombarding the 100m and Rebecca Adlington swimming her way to success, the London 2012 Olympics has never been more exciting to watch. But how would these professional athletes compare to the likes of our favourite superheroes and supervillains? We've put together a list of super strong, fast and agile...

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James Badge Dale to play baddie in Iron Man 3

James Badge Dale to play baddie in Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 is not set to come out until next May, however there is already a lot of talk surrounding cast members and storylines. The latest addition to the cast is James Badge Dale, who will play villain Eric Savin. If Iron Man and Iron Man 2 are anything to go by, Tony Stark can pretty much take on anyone he wants, even if it is...

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Avengers Assemble box office takings are … wow!

Avengers Assemble box office takings are … wow!

Avengers Assemble (known as The Avengers in every other country) has had some inter-dimensional hype for a lot of the last year, and it has finally made its expected impact on the box office. It took $178.4 million in ticket sales before the US release. We were expecting it and we're still speechless. Joss Whedon's blockbuster...

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Marvel Avengers Assemble – Review

Marvel Avengers Assemble – Review

What happens when you take a bunch of Marvel superheroes, throw in a famous villain and get man-of-the-moment director Joss Whedon to mix them together? The answer is 142 minutes of gripping adventure, hilarious banter and pure entertainment, of the kind that doesn't come around very often. Marvel Avengers Assemble is the kind of film that...

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Iron Man 3’s potential new cast members

Iron Man 3’s potential new cast members

Everyone's favourite genius-billionaire-playboy-philanthropist is back in May 2013 and he'll be joined by some new faces. Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley and Jessica Chastain look set to join the cast of Iron Man 3, which has us wishing it was next year already. After his upcoming outing in Marvel Avengers Assemble, Tony Stark (played by Robert...

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The Avengers teaser: “I still believe in heroes.”

The Avengers teaser: “I still believe in heroes.”

It would certainly seem that Marvel believe in its super heroes. They chose to premiere the trailer for The Avengers on Super Bowl Sunday, in front of a world wide audience of 100 million. The Super Bowl is a massive advertising opportunity as millions tune in. Among the movie trailers that made an appearance: The Hunger Games and G.I....

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New image released of Captain America in The Avengers

New image released of Captain America in The Avengers

The release date for The Avengers is getting excitingly close now and to get audiences even more excited, a new image of Captain America has been released. Below is the new image showing Captain America, aka Steve Rogers, who is played by Chris Evans (Sunshine, Fantastic Four). Director of The Avengers, Joss Whedon, has said that most...

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Review

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Review

Madam Simza to Sherlock Holmes: “What do you see?” Holmes: “Everything, that is my curse.” In Guy Ritchie's second Sherlock Holmes adventure, Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law return to their bantering, boisterous best as Holmes and Watson. In their first film together, Sherlock Holmes, they came up against the apparent dark magic...

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Sherlock Holmes on film

Sherlock Holmes on film

Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows hits the cinemas this Friday, with Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law taking on Jared Harris's 'Napoleon of Crime' Professor Moriarty. As the movie is a sequel to the 2009 film Sherlock Holmes and the latest in a long line of film Sherlocks, we thought we'd take a look at some of the most memorable...

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New Sherlock 2 poster released

New Sherlock 2 poster released

The master of mysteries is back. Sherlock Holmes and his trusty assistant Doctor Watson, take on a new batch of baddies, but not without a good action scene. How about an exploding train? A brand new poster has been released for the upcoming murder-mystery sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, where we can see a steam train go up...

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Clint Eastwood to cast Leonardo DiCaprio opposite Beyoncé?

Clint Eastwood to cast Leonardo DiCaprio opposite Beyoncé?

Leonardo DiCaprio may be set to star opposite Beyoncé in the upcoming remake of A Star is Born. Clint Eastwood is currently on board to direct the remake of A Star is Born, which follows the story of an ageing alcoholic actor, who becomes the mentor to a bright young starlet. Fredric March and Janet Gaynor starred as the original pairing...

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Joaquin Phoenix to star in Paul Thomas Anderson film?

Joaquin Phoenix to star in Paul Thomas Anderson film?

Joaquin Phoenix could be set to star in an upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson film. Phoenix last graced our screens in Casey Affleck's slightly odd mockumentary I'm Still Here, which saw the actor fake his own retirement in order to pursue a career as a rap star. After all the is-it-real-is-it-fake confusion was put to rest with Affleck's...

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Due Date – a review

Due Date – a review

Director Todd Phillips clearly felt that we were all due another bromance before Hangover 2 came out, so created this vaguely funny comedy to keep us interested in the mean time.  But like expectant parents, we would have been happy to wait the full nine months, for a health, bouncing... Hangover 2. On paper Due Date looks very good....

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Stephen Fry to star in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes 2

Stephen Fry to star in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes 2

Stephen Fry has stated that he will be joining Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law in the second Sherlock Holmes film, to be directed by Guy Ritchie. Fry made the announcement on Radio 5 Live over the weekend, saying that he will take on the part of Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock's older brother. He seemed excited about taking on the role, reportedly...

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Wizard of Oz fever

Wizard of Oz fever

This story could get a little confusing but it looks like there are to be no less than seven follow ups to The Wizard of Oz. First up is Summertime Entertainment's animated 3D musical Dorothy of Oz which is set to star Glee's Lea Michelle. This will be here debut movie role and one that couldn't really be more perfect for her. She will sing...

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The Pros of having Robert Pattinson and Johnny Depp at Comic-Con

It might just just a few hours down the road from Hollywood, but San Diego's Comic-Con may as well be as be on the moon... For one, that location would be quite apt for the largely sci-fi-based event, and for another, with the general public at it's core, it's also a million miles from the usual industry-bod heavy showcases you get elsewhere in...

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Sherlock Holmes looks to be a hit – that's elementary

Sherlock Holmes cynics can stick this in their pipes and smoke it; a new trailer has been released for the Guy Ritchie film - and it's really rather good! A role made for Robert Downey Jr, the detective has been given an ever so camp make-over in the action-packed thriller - imagine Bond in a stripped-down fight with the Da Vinci Code's Dr Robert...

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