Tom Beasley is a budding journalist and stand-up comedian based in Coventry. After the work of Stanley Kubrick kick-started an interest in cinema, Tom began to consume films like a proverbial fat kid in a sweet shop. He especially loves horror movies and is thus worryingly desensitised to extreme gore.
Follow him on Twitter: @BeasleyOnFilm
Website URL: http://www.thepopcornmuncher.wordpress.com
Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore has been cast as Alma Coin in Mockingjay: the two-part finale of the Hunger Games franchise.
Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara has described Ben Affleck’s upcoming incarnation of Batman as “tired and weary,” indicating a very different character to Christian Bale’s acclaimed performance in the cowl.
Speaking to an investors’ gathering earlier this week, Tsujihara said that Zack Snyder’s upcoming Batman/Superman movie will see a Dark Knight who is “tired and weary and seasoned and been doing it for a while.”
Disney CFO Jay Rasulo has revealed that the studio’s previously announced Star Wars spin-off movies will be character origin stories, written and produced by either Lawrence Kasdan or Simon Kinberg.
JK Rowling is to bring her Harry Potter universe back to the big screen as she pens a movie adaptation of Hogwarts textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Shivers, the ground-breaking work of erotic body horror, is to be remade for a modern audience. Producers announced the project, which will shoot early next year, at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday which also held a special screening of the original 1975 film.