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Rob Brydon, Shabana Azmi Board Lily James and Emma Thompson Comedy ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’

Working Title and Studiocanal romantic comedy “What’s Love Got To Do With It?,” directed by Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth”), has added to its cast.Joining the existing cast of Lily James (“Yesterday”), Shazad Latif (“Departure”) and Emma Thompson (“Last Christmas”) are British actors Rob Brydon (“The Trip to Greece”) and Asim Chaudhry (“Wonder Woman 1984”), Pakistan’s Sajal […]

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Shekhar Kapur Talks Lily James Starrer ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It,’ Future of Indian Entertainment

Veteran Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth”) has revealed thematic details about his Working Title romantic comedy “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” starring Lily James (“Yesterday”) and Emma Thompson (“Last Christmas”).“It’s a story of identities,” Kapur said. “It’s about cultural clashes and it’s a comedy, but it’s about hiding behind an identity and how […]

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Sandra Oh and Michelle Yeoh Join Henry Golding in ‘The Tiger’s Apprentice’ Animated Movie

Paramount Animation’s adaptation of The Tiger’s Apprentice has struck gold with its cast. Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) and international superstar Michelle Yeoh are lending their voices to The Tiger’s Apprentice animated film, an adaptation of the best-selling children’s book. The casting reunites Yeoh with her Crazy Rich Asians and Last Christmas co-star […]

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Paul Feig Is Still Annoyed By Everyone Who Leaked the Twist Ending of ‘Last Christmas’

[Editor’s note: The following post contains extensive spoilers for “Last Christmas,” including its twist ending.]Back in August, when Universal released the first trailer for Paul Feig’s rom-com “Last Christmas,” internet sleuths were quick to read between the lines and come to a conclusion much to the filmmakers chagrin: Henry Golding’s holiday knight-in-shining armor to Emilia […]

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Paul Feig on the ‘Last Christmas’ Twist, Playing With Genre, And How ‘Freaks and Geeks’ is the Template for ‘Dark Army’ [Interview]

Paul Feig was not happy that the internet guessed the twist in Last Christmas. But sometimes, in the words of the great George Michael, you gotta have faith. Of course, there was a chance that someone would guess the premise of Last Christmas, which takes its inspiration from the Wham! song of the same name, […]

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The film quiz of the year: do you know your Green Book from your Cats?

Whether you like arthouse, the multiplex or streaming on your smartphone, this quiz is for youIn January, a Us teenager in Utah caused a highway collision while driving blindfold – she was taking a challenge, inspired by which movie?Eyes Wide ShutBird BoxThe Blind SideCrashAccording to Sight and Sound magazine, what was the best film of […]

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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ takes UK box office crown from ‘Frozen II’ with £5.2m debut

Other new openers included horror remake ’Black Christmas’ and Imelda Marcos documentary ’The Kingmaker’.RankFilm (Distributor)Three-day gross (Dec 13-Dec 15)Total gross to date Week 1 Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony) £5.2m £9.4m 1 2 Frozen II (Disney) £3.17m £38.27m 4 3 Last Christmas (Universal) £1.28m £14.9m 5 4 Knives Out (Lionsgate) £1.25m £8.4m 3 5 Blue […]

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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ rules international box office as ‘Frozen 2’ becomes sixth Disney film in 2019 to cross $1bn

Last Christmas crosses $100m worldwide.Frozen 2 has become the sixth Disney film to cross $1bn at the global box office in 2019 as Jumanji: The Next Level ruled international box office on an estimated $85.7m weekend haul.Universal’s rom-com Last Christmas surged past $100m worldwide, and Lionsgate/Mrc’s Knives Out climbed to $83.3m internationally.Sony Pictures Releasing InternationalJumanji: […]

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Emilia Clarke’s ‘Last Christmas’ Crosses $100 Million at Global Box Office

Universal’s “Last Christmas,” a romantic comedy starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, surpassed $100 million in global ticket sales. The milestone is a win for original fare, one that is especially impressive considering the movie was skewered by critics for its wacky twist ending.After six weeks in theaters, “Last Christmas” has earned $34.4 million in […]

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‘Snake Eyes’ Movie Casts ‘The Expanse’ Actor as Title Character’s Father

Hey, remember Snake Eyes? No, not the Nicolas Cage movie. The G.I. Joe character who never takes his mask off and rarely speaks? I’d totally forgotten about this, but Paramount is giving that character his own spin-off film, with Crazy Rich Asians and Last Christmas star Henry Golding playing the lead role. Well, today the […]

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