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John Boyega, Joe Cornish to return for ‘Attack The Block’ sequel

Writer/director Joe Cornish will also return, 10 years after the original.A sequel to UK alien invasion thriller Attack The Block is in the works, which will reunite writer/director Joe Cornish with star John Boyega.Studiocanal and Film4 confirmed that early development has begun on Attack The Block 2, a decade after the release of the original […]

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‘Attack The Block 2’: John Boyega Officially Returning For Alien Invasion Comedy Sequel; Joe Cornish Set To Write & Direct

John Boyega first made waves when he led the Joe Cornish-directed mature science-fiction comedy film “Attack The Block,” an alien invasion comedy similar to Edgar Wright‘s zombie flick “Shaun of The Dead.” The comparison isn’t shocking since Wright was a producer on the film and a longtime friend of Cornish; the pair had co-written Marvel’s […]

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Sequel Bits: ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Coming 2 America,’ ‘Attack the Block,’ ‘Resident Evil,’ ‘Avatar 2,’ ‘Dream House,’ and More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: The new Evil Dead movie will start filming this year. Coming 2 America had to cut a joke referencing the first film because Eriq La Salle couldn’t return. Joe Cornish once again swears that a potential Attack the Block sequel might be headed our way. Lupin team Omar Sy […]

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Netflix hires producer Fiona Lamptey as director of UK features

Screen named Lamptey a UK & Ireland Star of Tomorrow last year.Netflix has hired producer and 2019 Screen Star of Tomorrow Fiona Lamptey as director of UK features, with a remit to develop films focused on British productions and IP.Based in London, Lamptey will identify books, theatre and other material for development. She will also […]

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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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