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Ashley Walters: ‘Kids make mistakes. I know that now as a father of eight’

The Top Boy star on making his directorial debut, becoming a grandfather and hiding his ballet skills from the boys in PeckhamLondon-born Ashley Walters, 38, first found fame under the moniker Asher D, a member of UK garage collective So Solid Crew. He’s now best known as an actor, with film and TV credits including […]

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John Boyega, Felicity Jones, Jodie Turner-Smith, Jack Reynor Set for ‘Borderland’

“Star Wars” actor John Boyega will star alongside Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim”), Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”) and Jack Reynor (“Midsommar”) in thriller “Borderland,” to be directed by the Guard Brothers (“The Uninvited’).The film will follow an Irish paramilitary soldier who witnesses the shooting of his wife by an Sas sergeant and makes […]

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BAFTA Heralds Greater Diversity in 2020 Television Awards Nominations

BAFTA has heralded an improvement in the diversity of nominees for this year’s Television and Craft Awards.This year’s shortlist, announced Thursday morning, has seen a 22% rise in nominees of color, said BAFTA.New talent, in particular, has broken through, with nominations for “Sex Education‘s” Ncuti Gatwa (pictured), “Man Like Mobeen’s” Guz Khan and “Home’s” Youssef […]

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Vertigo teams with Island Records on UK crime prequel ‘The Intent 2: The Come Up’ (exclusive)

Adam Deacon, grime artist Ghetts starring in prequel.Vertigo Releasing is partnering with music label Island Records on the release of its UK crime thriller prequel The Intent 2: The Come Up.Nicky Slimting Walker and Femi Oyeniran have re-teamed to write and star in the prequel following their 2016 feature The Intent, which they self-financed and […]

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