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Haim, M83, Royal Blood, Imagine Dragons for Insurgent soundtrack

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Haim, M83 and Royal Blood are among the artists who will feature on the upcoming Insurgent soundtrack.

The latest instalment of the franchise flick - which follows last year's Divergent - will be in cinemas on March 20 and will be preceded by a new musical accompaniment.

M83 and Haim have teamed up for lead track 'Holes in the Sky', while Imagine Dragons, Anna Calvi, Lykke Li and Woodkid have all contributed tracks to the soundtrack.

The full tracklist is as follows:

1. M83: 'Holes in the Sky' [ft. Haim]

2. Royal Blood: 'Blood Hands'

3. Woodkid: 'Never Let You Down' [ft. Lykke Li]

4. Anna Calvi: 'The Heart of You'

5. Zella Day: 'Sacrifice'

6. Sohn: 'Carry Me Home'

7. Imagine Dragons: 'Warriors'

8. Joseph Trapanese: 'Convergence Score from Insurgent'

The Insurgent soundtrack will be released on March 17 via Interscope.

Insurgent - the second adaptation from the popular Divergent book trilogy by Veronica Roth - will star Shailene Woodley, »


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Fifty Shades of Grey's Jamie Dornan to star in war drama Anthropoid

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Jamie Dornan is to star in wartime drama Anthropoid.

The Fifty Shades of Grey actor will appear alongside Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy in the Sean Ellis film.

Dornan will play a Czechoslovakian soldier who plots to assassinate the SS officer Reinhard Heydrich as part of Operation Anthropoid.

Ellis has co-written the film with Anthony Frewin, with filming due to begin in July.

Speaking to Screen Daily, Ellis said: "I feel incredibly proud to bring the story of Anthropoid to the big screen. In the Czech Republic, it is a story of great national pride, and it's time to tell the world that story."

Dornan will reprise his role as Christian Grey in the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, despite recent unsubstantiated claims that the 32-year-old actor would be pulling out of the movie franchise.

Watch Digital Spy's interview with Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan below: »


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Neill Blomkamp on Elysium: "I feel like I f**ked it up"

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Neill Blomkamp has admitted that he feels he "f**ked up" Elysium.

The Chappie director claimed that "[he] just didn't make a good enough film" when working on the 2013 Matt Damon sci-fi.

Elysium is set in 2159 and features a spaceship full of ultra rich passengers flying over a poverty-stricken earth.

Speaking to Uproxx about Elysium, Blomkamp said: "I feel like I f**ked it up.

"I feel like, ultimately, the story is not the right story. I still think the satirical idea of a ring, filled with rich people, hovering above the impoverished Earth, is an awesome idea. I love it so much, I almost want to go back and do it correctly.

"But I just think the script wasn't... I just didn't make a good enough film is ultimately what it is. I feel like I executed all of the stuff that could be executed, like costume and set design and special effects, »


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Mel Brooks announces first ever one-man show in London

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Mel Brooks has announced a one-off London show.

The actor will perform his first solo show in the UK at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre on Sunday, March 22.

He said: "I am thrilled to bring this introspective retrospective of my life and career to the West End stage. It will be an evening the audience will never forget - whether they want to or not!"

Hani Farsi - who will co-produce the one-man show - said: "I have been a Mel Brooks fan all of my life and his incredible career is something that I have personally celebrated for many years.

"Being able to co-produce his London show gives me the opportunity to celebrate with him and the people of London. It will be an amazing night and one not to be missed."

Tickets for the show go on sale on Tuesday (March 3).

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Viola Davis on 'dream' Suicide Squad role: 'It's like play acting'

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Viola Davis has spoken about joining the cast of Suicide Squad.

The Oscar nominee and Tony Award winner was last week confirmed as Amanda Waller in the DC Comics/Warner Bros film.

Davis told The Hollywood Reporter: "As a comic book and Wonder Woman fan, I love the whole DC Comics universe. I traded comic books as a kid, so all of that appeals to me. When you dream about being an actor as a kid, that's what you dream about.

"That's like play acting: being the superhero, getting the gun; it plays into that fantasy."

Davis also said that her role on ABC's new series How to Get Away with Murder changed her level of visibility.

"How to Get Away with Murder changed my exposure. I don't know if it changed the quality of roles as much as it changed the exposure. I mean, certainly Amanda Waller is a fabulous character, »


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Bruce Willis thriller Wake shut down due to lack of funds

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Bruce Willis-starring thriller Wake has been shut down due to a lack of funds.

Production was halted after 7 to 10 days of filming, according to Deadline.

Ben Kingsley, Ellen Burstyn and Piper Perabo are also attached to The Quiet Ones director John Pogue's project.

The film centres around a violent man (Willis) who returns to protect the community that formerly shunned him.

The Greater Cleveland Film Commission hopes to find funds to continue shooting within 23 weeks (via Cleveland.com).

The Wake cast are said to have returned to their homes to await the final word on the movie's fate. »


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Dwayne Johnson means business in Fast & Furious 7 trailer: 'I am the cavalry'

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Dwayne Johnson is seen getting ready for war in a new trailer for Fast & Furious 7.

Johnson's character Luke Hobbs utters the words "Woman, I am the cavalry" in the latest action-packed TV spot, which features several new scenes from the forthcoming movie.

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Michelle Rodriguez return for the action franchise, which marks Walker's last film appearance following his death in late 2013.

Jason Statham joins the series in his first full appearance as villain Ian Shaw, following his uncredited cameo in Fast & Furious 6. Kurt Russell, Ronda Rousey and Tony Jaa also debut.

The film's world premiere was recently moved from Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles, following news that Diesel's partner Paloma Jiménez is expecting a baby.

Fast & Furious 7 opens on April 3 in the UK and the Us. Watch another trailer below: »


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Bruce Lee's daughter Shannon developing new biopic of action star

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Bruce Lee's daughter is working on a new biopic of the action star and martial artist.

Shannon Lee aims to make a film that captures her father's "philosophies and artistry", something that she claims previous biopics have lacked.

As The Guardian reports, Lee is developing the movie in collaboration with Bruce Lee Entertainment and producer Lawrence Grey.

"There have been projects out there involving my father but they've lacked a complete understanding of his philosophies and artistry," said Shannon.

"They haven't captured the essence of his beliefs in martial arts or storytelling. The only way to get audiences to understand the depth and uniqueness of my father is to generate our own material."

Grey said of the martial arts icon: "In this age of an increasingly globalised culture, I can't think of a more talented and innovative individual who embodies the best of east and west and who can inspire future generations. »


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Sigourney Weaver: 'Hackers should leave Jennifer Lawrence alone'

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Sigourney Weaver has warned hackers off Jennifer Lawrence.

The Hunger Games actress was the victim of a nude photo leak when her iCloud account was allegedly hacked by an anonymous party.

Why do we consider hurting celebrities 'fair game'?

Weaver said that there is now "no escape" from social media, meaning that actors and other stars need to work out how to deal with the pressures it brings.

Speaking to The Sunday Times Style Magazine, she said: "It is something actors need to figure out how to combat, and it doesn't serve anyone to have privacy invaded to such an extent.

"[Jennifer] is brilliant. Leave her alone."

The Alien actress also said that she has no desire to see her idols naked, explaining that she would rather keep them on a "pedestal".

"Would I have tried to hound Steve McQueen to see nude pictures? Probably not. I wanted him on a pedestal, »


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New Alien movie secrets revealed: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn to return

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New Alien movie confirmed, Neill Blomkamp to direct

Neill Blomkamp reveals concept art for Alien sequel

One of the big surprises of 2015 so far was the news that the Alien series will continue under the stewardship of District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp.

With Blomkamp's new film Chappie in cinemas this week (and Weaver among its all-star cast), Digital Spy quizzed the pair on the upcoming Alien continuation.

Weaver gave the seal of approval for the new Alien director and teased her hopes for Ripley this time around, while Blomkamp uncorked some very cool secrets about the film (and how he's ignoring Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection).

Watch the video above to find out all this and more about the forthcoming Alien sequel.

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Chappie will open in cinemas on March 6. »


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