Star-Studded Shakespeare Biopic ‘All Is True’ Headed for Oscar Glory

Star-Studded Shakespeare Biopic ‘All Is True’ Headed for Oscar Glory

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Just in time for Oscar season, a star-studded film about the life of William Shakespeare, All Is True, will hit cinemas. It’s title was an alternate name for Shakespeare’s play Henry VIII.   The Guardian reports that Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench will star in a film about the life of William Shakespeare , All Is True, which will also be directed by Branagh. The film is cutting it close, releasing just one week before the cut-off for Oscar season. It has pretty strong competition from contenders like Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, Mary Queen of Scots and many more.      Image via Giphy    The …

Upcoming Willy Wonka Film Will Be a Prequel

Upcoming Willy Wonka Film Will Be a Prequel

A trip through a factory where almost everything is made of chocolate and candy delights is a child’s dream! Willy Wonka is the chocolatier that runs this particular chocolate factory where he employs Oompa Loompas and creates Everlasting Gobstoppers, Wonka bars, Fizzy Lifting Drinks and more tantalizing treats! Though we admire his candy making prowess, has anyone ever wondered where Willy Wonka got his start?   via GIPHY   If you have then you’ll be excited to know that a prequel will be produced by Warner Bros. The Willy Wonka producer David Heyman has confirmed that though there is slow …

Teen Spy Series ‘Alex Rider’ to Become TV Show

Teen Spy Series ‘Alex Rider’ to Become TV Show

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Oscar-nominated director Andreas Prochaska of Das Boots has received the green light to direct the first four episodes of the upcoming Alex Rider television series. Variety reports that the eight episode series will be produced by Sony.   Based on the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, the latest adaptation of the book follows the 2006 film, Alex Rider: Stormbreaker. The twelfth book is to be released mid-2019.   Image via Amazon UK   The book series has sold over 19 million copies and is still hugely popular among the Young Adult demographic.   Deadline released that the screenwriter of The Borgias and The Hole, Guy Burt, will …

Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey on Board to Produce Film of ‘The Color of Purple’ Musical

Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey on Board to Produce Film of ‘The Color of Purple’ Musical

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker, a literary classic which sold more than five million copies and won Walker the 1983 Nobel Prize in Literature has already made its name as a Tony Award-winning musical, and will now be making it’s way from the stage to the big screen.    The Hollywood Reporter has announced that the film is in the early stages of development and executive producers include Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, Scott Sanders and most recently Steven Spielberg. The Color of Purple follows a black women named Celie, who grew up in impoverished in southern America while enduring mistreatment from her father, …

‘London Fields’ Fails at the Box Office and The Author Knows Why

‘London Fields’ Fails at the Box Office and The Author Knows Why

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Originally published in 1989, the mystery thriller London Fields was well received by critics, however its recent movie adaptation has not garnered much praise. but it did not hold up on the big screen. The film has record breaking low numbers of the decade since the release last week!  With the budget of $8 million, the film only made about $160,000  at the box office…And it doesn’t help that Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 0% rating.      Image via Giphy     London Fields follows a women named Nicola Six who plots her own murder, and plans to make sure the murderer is one of …