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‘I ain’t waiting’: John Boyega shows movie stars what political engagement looks like

His Hyde Park speech is a teachable moment in the history of race, racism and celebrity. He’s part of a vigorous, distinguished traditionJohn Boyega’s rousing Black Lives Matter speech wins praise and supportAlready, the sneery backlash has begun – as so much Trumpism is founded on that keynote of faux-underdog self-pity in the face of […]

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‘Snow Crash’ TV Series in the Works at HBO Max

Neal Stephenson‘s sci-fi classic Snow Crash is getting the TV treatment for HBO Max. Writer Michael Bacall (21 Jump Street) and director Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) are tackling the adaptation. Stephenson’s novel covers a wide range of topics, including “history, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, religion, computer science, politics, cryptography, memetics, and philosophy.” Deadline has the […]

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Joe Cornish Heads to HBO Max for TV Series Adaptation of Sci-Fi Novel ‘Snow Crash’

Director Joe Cornish has set up his next project: A return to television directing with an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Snow Crash. Although Cornish is best known for his work on Attack the Block and the more recent adventure flick The Kid Who Would Be King, the director did get his start directing the […]

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John Boyega: ‘Star Wars’ Fandom Conflict Is ‘The Most Stupid Thing in the World’

Unlike his “Star Wars” compatriots Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac, John Boyega enjoys a robust presence on social media, with nearly 1.5 million followers on Twitter and over 1.6 million followers on Instagram. He regularly engages with fans, and posts inside looks at his life inside the “Star Wars” media maelstrom.It’s meant that Boyega — […]

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UK box office preview: ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ faces battle to conquer ‘The Lego Movie 2’

Joe Cornish returns with his second feature.Joe Cornish’s sophomore feature The Kid Who Would Be King opens in UK cinemas this weekend, with Warner Bros’ sequel The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part currently holding the number one spot.Cornish previously directed 2011 inner city sci-fi Attack The Block starring Screen Star of Tomorrow 2011 John […]

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‘Glass’ to Remain at No. 1 With $16 Million

In a weekend dominated by holdovers, M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” will likely top the box office again in its second frame with an estimated $16 million.The third part in a trilogy that includes “Unbreakable” and “Split” has earned $59 million domestically and nearly $54 million internationally since its debut despite generally unfavorable reviews. If estimates […]

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‘Kid Who Would Be King’ Exclusive Track: Here’s A Sneak Peek At The Score For The Upcoming Fantasy Film

There are plenty of reasons to be excited for the upcoming fantasy film, “The Kid Who Would Be King.” First, you have the fact that the story follows a modern-day spin on the classic King Arthur tale. And of course, probably the biggest draw for film fans is the fact that the film marks the […]

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Film Review: ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

A likable enough, Amblin-esque update to the classic Arthurian legend, “The Kid Who Would Be King” is hardly the first time a group of adolescents have saved England from supernatural harm in a Joe Cornish movie. That said, much of the attitude and originality that drew fans to the irreverent writer-director’s inner-city alien-invasion debut “Attack […]

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