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‘Star Wars’ movie in 2022 will come from ‘Game of Thrones’...

'Game of Thrones' showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will take charge of a new 'Star Wars' film slated for 2022.

Cannes kicks off with Jim Jarmusch’s star-studded zombie comedy

The 2019 Cannes Film Festival opened with Jim Jarmusch's 'The Dead Don't Die', a zombie horror-comedy that features a star-studded cast comprised of Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Selena Gomez and Tilda Swinton.

Cult horror director John Carpenter honoured at Cannes

Carpenter is also a renowned pioneering composer who created or jointly composed the majority of his own film scores.

Chinese heartthrob Hu goes to dark side in Cannes debut

'Wild Goose Lake' is actor Hu Ge's first lead role on the big screen following a stellar career in television. The film will compete against Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

‘Harry Potter’ star set to star in new S. Africa jailbreak...

Daniel Radcliffe to star in thriller film about historical escape from one of South Africa's most notorious prisons.

Will Smith says son inspired him to pick Aladdin role

Hollywood star Will Smith, who stars as the Genie in the live-action remake of the 1992 animated film, also called the movie a 'love letter' to the region.

Indonesian director calls for LGBT+ debate after film ban

Filmmaker Garin Nugroho received death threats over new LGBT-themed film, calls backlash a 'form of oppression'.

Avengers record sets up weekend bonanza, topping Star Wars

All signs are pointing toward Endgame joining the billion dollar club in gross earnings.

In summer movie season, superheroes and a king may set records...

Disney's summer movie lineup appears to be the most formidable, which is giving theatre owners hope for a turnaround after a sluggish start to 2019.

Horror film ‘Curse’ leads the pack on a very slow weekend

The overall box-office total of US$112 million was the lowest for an Easter weekend since 2005.

New dog café coming to London to celebrate ‘The Secret Life...

This dog café will be hosted at 'The Happenstance' café/restaurant a stone's throw from Saint Paul's Cathedral.

Filmmaking icon Tim Burton soars to new heights with ‘Dumbo’

The outsider persona gave Tim Burton the space to grow into one of Hollywood's most sought-after creatives.

Bill Murray film’s use of famed US horse racing phrase draws...

US horse racing announcer Dave Johnson claimed the movie used his signature phrase without permission.

‘Intimacy coordinators’ key for filming intimate scenes

'The Deuce' was the first to hire Alicia Rodis, the very first 'intimacy coordinator' for television.

Making ‘Capernaum’ was a duty, says Oscar contender Labaki

Director of Oscar-nominated movie hopes to increase awareness and start discussions about the plight of the poor in Lebanon.

Al Pacino signs up for Nazi hunter series

This is only the second time the 78-year-old has signed up for the small screen.

‘Lego’ movie disappoints at US box office

The animated sequel took in US$34.7 million, one of the lowest openings in the series.

‘Men In Black: International’ drops trailer

"Men in Black International" is set to hit theatres June 14, 2019.

‘Don’t Look Now’ director Nicolas Roeg dies at 90

The British director of "Don't Look Now" has died Friday night.

Marvel maestro Stan Lee joins the Warriors Three in comics Valhalla

Pop culture legend Stan Lee, the man who created the Marvel Universe and popularised comics with others such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, is no more, but his creations will live on.

Disney details new ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ attractions

The two signature attractions now under construction will be "Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run," and "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.

Zhang Yimou’s film ‘Shadow’ shines at Chinese ‘Oscars

Zhang, the maker of classics such as "Red Sorghum" and "Raise the Red Lantern", has won best director for the film inspired by traditional ink-brush painting.

Universal sees lots of green as ‘Grinch’ tops box office

The three-day estimate puts the ever-popular Dr. Seuss tale well ahead of last week's No. 1 film, "Bohemian Rhapsody," which slid to second place with a still-healthy take of $30.9 million.

“Disney+” service a year away from streaming shows

The Walt Disney Company will launch a "Disney+" streaming service in the United States late next year, boosting it with live-action shows spun from hit "Star Wars" and Marvel hero films.