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‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is Getting a Sequel… and It’s ‘Death on the Nile’

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It looks like Kenneth Branagh‘s going to have to dust off that moustache again, as this year’s Murder on the Orient Express gets a sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Agatha Christie adaptation with an all-star cast will be followed by an updated version of Death on the Nile, the 1937 novel turned into a […]

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WATCH: A Sneak Peek at the ‘Call the Midwife’ Holiday Special

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It’s back to a chilly winter for the Call the Midwife ladies, after last year’s trip to sunny South Africa. And not just any winter, either. The winter of 1962 was one of the coldest on record in the U.K., so cold in fact it was dubbed the Big Freeze, with blizzards forming 20-ft high snow […]

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10 Surprising Artists Who’ve Released Christmas Albums

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Okay, so it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but we’ve already got our eye (or should that be ear?) on Christmas, thanks, in no small part, to Sia. Today (November 17) marks the release of Everyday is Christmas by the “Chandelier” chanteuse, featuring a tracklisting of 10 original soon-to-be Christmas classics like “Snowman,” “Underneath the Christmas Lights,” “Candy Cane Lane,” […]

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Casting News: Daisy Ridley to Star in a Comedy Superhero Movie

Actress Daisy Ridley attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.

If Daisy Ridley thought she’d escaped Josh Gad‘s constant questioning about the future of Star Wars, then she’s got another thing coming. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Last Jedi star is now down to star in Super-Normal, a superhero comedy also featuring Josh and his Beauty and The Beast co-star Luke Evans. Apparently the movie will be “a […]

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WATCH: Jeremy Irons Reveals Alfred is The REAL Superhero of ‘Justice League’

Actor Jeremy Irons attends the BFI Luminous Fundraising Gala at The Guildhall on October 3, 2017 in London, England.

Justice League is out Friday (November 17), and you’d be forgiven for thinking the movie’s stand-out hero would be one of Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), The Flash (Ezra Miller), Aquaman (Jason Momoa) or Cyborg (Ray Fisher). Not so, says its other star Jeremy Irons. Unsurprisingly, he contends the film’s true superhero […]

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Casting News: Dev Patel Will Play the Lead in ‘The Wedding Guest’

British actor Dev Patel poses with the award for a Supporting Actor for his work on the film ‘Lion’ at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 12, 2017.

British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom has announced his first feature in three years, and it’ll star the Bafta award-winning star Dev Patel. Variety reports that The Wedding Guest will be Dev’s next film, after Hotel Mumbai is released in 2018, telling the story of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. Both films are set in […]

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Amazon is Bringing ‘Lord of the Rings’ to the Small Screen

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One hundred years since J.R.R. Tolkien invented Middle-earth, Amazon has announced it’s turning Lord of the Rings into a TV series. Deadline reports that the streaming service paid a whopping $250 million for the global rights to the novel, and plans to make a sprawling series that spans multiple seasons and even a spin-off. Well, at least now we know what we’ll […]

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The ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ Universes Collide in Set Photo

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#Wholock came one step closer to reality yesterday, when the Twelfth Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi, made a visit to Sherlock’s residency at 221B Baker Street, as revealed in a photo by director Rachel Talalay (Doctor Who, Sherlock). “Wholock,” of course, refers to a hypothetical show that combines Doctor Who and Sherlock, both of which Rachel has directed in the past. […]

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10 of the Weirdest High-Concept Comedy Shows

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New comedy Ill Behaviour starts on Showtime this week (November 13), and to say its premise is unusual would be an understatement. Imagine the scene: Recently divorced Joel (You’re the Worst‘s Chris Geere) discovers his best friend Charlie (Tom Riley) is refusing chemotherapy for his cancer, so enlists an alcoholic oncologist (Masters of Sex‘s Lizzie Caplan) and mutual friend Tess […]

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WATCH: Jack Black and Cate Blanchett Rock Out on the Set of ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’

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Jack Black has challenged his The House with A Clock In Its Walls co-star Cate Blanchett to a “battle of the jams,” posting the results to Instagram yesterday (November 9). And that’s not all: he tagged Thor star Chris Hemsworth and director Taiki Waititi to his challenge as well, calling both of them out for “poach[ing] our […]

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