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The Limitless TV show has been cancelled after one season

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The TV show based on the Bradley Cooper movie Limitless has been cancelled after just one season. The news was revealed on Twitter by showrunner Craig Sweeny.

I'm truly sad to report that #Limitless will not continue on any platform. Thanks so much to everyone who watched.

Craig Sweeny (@CraigSweeny) May 25, 2016

Cooper popped up in the show as a recurring guest star, and Limitless screened on Sky television in The UK, and CBS in the Us. The rumour, via Deadline, was that the network were shopping it around following the first season, but it looks like it hasn’t been picked up.

Cooper also executive produced the show, along with Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci.

Sad news.

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- Paul Heath

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‘Fast and Furious’ producer updates us on the ‘Hobbs’ spin-off

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One of the best things about The Fast and the Furious series is clearly Dwayne Johnson‘s character of Hobbs, and as the actor goes to work on the eighth film in the series after finishing up on the Baywatch movie, the series’ producer has an update on the proposed Hobbs spin-off, which has been mooted over at Universal.

“Hobbs was one of the first characters we merged together on”, Hiram Garcia told Comic Book, “and when Fast approached [Dwayne Johnson], telling him about the character they wanted to create, [Johnson] and I were able to sit down and craft this guy that we would just laugh out loud at the lines we would come up with”.

“When you can say ‘you’re gonna put a hurt on someone so bad you’ll make their mama wish they kept their legs closed’, stuff like that where we can’t even finish the line »

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Check out this awesome new poster for Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016

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As I write this Star Wars Celebration Europe is a mere 50 days away. On July 15th, and the following two days, 50,000 people plus are expected to descend upon the Excel centre in London’s East End for the annual event.

As you can see, there are characters from The Force Awakens and the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which releases this December.

Star Wars Celebration Europe aims to deliver a landmark experience where memories are made, families brought together, old friends reunited, and new friendships formed — all in the setting of the ever-evolving Star Wars universe.

Check out this amazing new piece of art, which was revealed via The Star Wars Show, a new new web series about everyone’s favourite sci-fi franchise. For more info on Star Wars Celebration, click it here.

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- Paul Heath

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‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ has started shooting in Cuba

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The fifth movie in the Transformers movie, Transformers: The Last Knight, has started shooting over in Cuba.

The news was revealed today by Michael Bay, who shared an image of his Instagram page, along with the caption ‘Cuba! Second American Movie shot in Cuba. Transformers. Amazing place!#transformers‘

Cuba! Second American Movie shot in Cuba. Transformers. Amazing place!#transformers

A photo posted by Michael Bay (@michaelbay) on May 25, 2016 at 10:39am Pdt

The film will see the return of Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager as well as newcomer Isabela Moner, and will hit cinemas on June 23rd of 2017. The movie will be the second major studio movie to shoot in Cuba, following Fast 8, which kicked off principal photography last month. That sequel will also be released next year.

Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Ken Nolan wrote the screenplay for Transformers: The Last Knight, the film which will be Bay »

- Paul Heath

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Disney might be making a live-action version of ‘The Little Mermaid’

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We know what you’re thinking… aren’t they already doing one? Well, no. Universal have their own ‘Little Mermaid’ in development which will star Chloe Grace Moretz, be directed by Rebecca Thomas from a screenplay by Richard Curtis. It has nothing to do with Disney. However, the Mouse House are apparently mulling over an idea to bring a live-action version of their animated tale, released back in 1989, to the screen.

Deadline report the news that following next year’s Beauty and the Beast and the countless other re-dos of their animated classics that are in the works (Pete’s Dragon, Dumb etc), they may be adding their take on the famous Hans Christian Andersen tale to that growing list. Apparently, they’ve been pitched a decent idea as to how to bring it to the screen, but are as yet undecided on if they will through some cash at »

- Paul Heath

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There’s a New Scott on the Block: ‘Morgan’ Trailer Lands

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Luke Scott has a lot to live up to. He’s the son of Ridley Scott and the nephew of the late Tony Scott. Both have a strong set of films and so it’s either bold brilliant or naive stupidity that made the youngest Scott decide to give the directing gig a whirl. Thankfully from the first glimpses of his feature Morgan he seems to have inherited his father’s panache for science fiction.

It’s a pretty starry cast for a first time feature but obviously the Scott name brings actors running. Actors present include Kate MaraAnya Taylor-JoyToby JonesBoyd Holbrook, Rose LeslieMichelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Giamatti.

The project has been shrouded in secrecy, no mean feat in today’s spoiler mad society,and all we know about the story is what the synopsis has revealed:

A corporate troubleshooter (Kate Mara) is sent to a remote, »

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Rams Blu-ray Review: “A beautiful, resonating drama”

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The first seven minutes or so of Rams plays out in almost absolute silence, with no music and only a few words spoken. What we see is a group of farmers tending to their sheep and farm. It’s a serene scene, showing us the connection between man and nature. It also sets the stage nicely for the rest of the film – the quiet, profound tone is echoed within director Grímur Hákonarson‘s project – which is comfortably subdued depicting the relationship between two brothers and that of man and nature. The simple premise can sometimes be a little too much and occasionally feels a little too slow while we wait for something to happen.

Set in a remote valley in Iceland, Rams follow two brothers, Gummi (Sigurdur Sigurjónsson) and Kiddi (Theodór Júlíusson), who, despite living a mere few steps from one another, haven’t spoken in 40 years. Their sheep stock »

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Bo66y review: “A significant, honest and moving documentary”

24 May 2016 9:36 AM, PDT

Bo66y review: An exceptional documentary charting the life and career of one of England’s greatest, Bobby Moore. Bo66y review

Bo66y review by Paul Heath, May 2016.

We all remember the glorious year of 1966 when England last lifted the football world cup, and while most of us reading this won’t have been around at that time, we all know of the legendary Bobby Moore, the man who led the country on that historic afternoon. My fingers wanted to put a ‘sir’ before his name when typing that last sentence, but its difficult to believe that the England hero was never knighted prior to his death in 1993, a fact that this documentary highlights, but also underlines and questions repeatedly, as well as focussing on Moore’s more well known glory days both at West Ham and leading out the squad at Wembley nearly fifty years ago.

Ron Scalpel‘s talking head feature documentary, »

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The Scares get Interactive in Latest ‘Conjuring 2’ Featurette

24 May 2016 8:00 AM, PDT

Directed by James WanThe Conjuring 2 arrives in UK cinemas on 13th June for what could be the scariest Monday on record. The film is based off of the real-life suspected paranormal activity that took place in Enfield during the 1970’s. To get you in the mood for all the scares that the film will provide why not test your nerves with this interactive video.

Released as part of the marketing campaign for the release the video offers viewers the chance to step inside the Hodgsons house and experience the chills of the Enfield haunting for yourself, all 360°of it. Be warned, you’ll need nerves of steel to make it through this.

It was only last week that we were praising the publicity guys working on The Conjuring 2 for their imaginative and terrifying featurette which included interviews with the real life Janet Hodgson. Now we have a rather different, »

- Kat Hughes

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Horror Channel Becomes Official Frightfest Sponsor

24 May 2016 7:29 AM, PDT

We’re only a couple of weeks away from this year’s Frightfest to be announced and we at team Thn are starting to get excited. The event which will this year take place at Vue Shepard’s Bush, embraces the ‘dark heart’ of cinema and runs from 25th – 29th August.

Ahead of the line-up being released it has been revealed that digital television channel, Horror Channel, will become the popular festivals headline sponsor.

Chris Sharp, Chief Programming Officer, AMC Networks International – UK, said the following about the collaboration:

“Horror is coming home. We were FrightFest’s banner sponsor in 2005 and 2006 and have maintained a very close partnership with the organisers and fans ever since. We’re thrilled to further cement that ‘bloody bond’ and look forward to celebrating the festival with a frighteningly good season of FrightFest favourites on the channel in August.”

FrightFest co-director Alan Jones added:

“FrightFest »

- Kat Hughes

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New ‘Star Wars Episode 8’ set images reveal detailed Millennium Falcon

24 May 2016 6:26 AM, PDT

Star Wars Episode 8 is currently filming in various locations, the main one being at Buckinghamshire’s legendary Pinewood Studios, but here’s a set of new images of the Millennium Falcon, now piloted by Daisy Ridley’s Rey and Chewbacca in the forthcoming sequel.

Oblivion State (via Making Star Wars), are reporting that a bunch of urban explorers have managed to track down the full-size Falcon on set. How, we do not know.

Great photos of the Falcon & Set from Star Wars: Episode VIII! #StarWars #StarWarsVIII https://t.co/OimDaWuqQs pic.twitter.com/wscUBPeIpc

Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) May 23, 2016

We took a BBQ and some beers into the forest of Endor and set up camp. After fending off a few horny ewoks and getting ourselves a couple of hours sleep we woke up to the sound of the Imperial March music coming from my alarm clock. We set about our quest »

- Paul Heath

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Here’s the new trailer for Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’

24 May 2016 6:14 AM, PDT

The new trailer for Finding Dory, Pixar’s big movie of 2016, has arrived online.

Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Finding Dory is directed by Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, Wall•E) and produced by Lindsey Collins (co-producer “Wall•E”), the film features the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Eugene Levy and Diane Keaton.

Watch the new trailer below.

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- Paul Heath

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A new international poster for ‘Star Trek Beyond’ has arrived

24 May 2016 6:05 AM, PDT

There’s a touch over six weeks until Star Trek Beyond makes its way onto cinema screens. The film, which is directed by Justin Lin and produced by J.J. Abrams, beams into cinemas from July 22nd, and we have a brand new international poster to share with you. It’s pretty awesome.

The film’s plot is being kept under wraps, but we do hear that the story revolves around Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine), and Spock (Zachary Quinto) who are stranded on alien while the rest of the Enterprise crew face a new alien threat, which we believe may be Idris Elba’s character.

Check out the recently released trailer for the film over here, and make sure you’ve got your ticket for the film for when it arrives at the end of July.

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- Paul Heath

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Watch the new trailer for upcoming animation ‘Sing’

24 May 2016 3:35 AM, PDT

The new trailer for the upcoming Illumination Entertainment animation Sing has just debuted online.

Directed by Garth Jennings and produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, Sing stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly. Sing will release in UK cinemas January 2017.

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey), a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times.  Buster is an eternal optimist—okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel—who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it.  Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.

Watch the new trailer below.

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- Paul Heath

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Filming has officially wrapped on ‘xXx 3’

23 May 2016 11:40 PM, PDT

Filming has officially wrapped on xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage and its star, Vin Diesel, is heading off to shoot the eighth Fast and Furious movie. Diesel posted an image of him on a dirt bike underwater on Instagram late yesterday, confirming the end of principal photography.

The film revolves around Xander Cage (Diesel), who is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson).

Diesel added the following caption to his post.

That's a wrap for XxX… Proud of the cast and crew for making magic. Xander.

A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on May 23, 2016 at 4:13am Pdt

That’s a wrap for XxX… Proud of the cast and crew for making magic. Xander.

Nina Dobrev, Ruby Rose, Toni Colette, Tony Jaa, Rory McCann and Deepika Padukone also star in »

- Paul Heath

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‘Austin Powers 4’ may still happen, says director

23 May 2016 11:33 PM, PDT

The last Austin Powers movie, Austin Powers in Goldmember was released fourteen years ago, and while we all thought that the franchise was officially done following a very successful trilogy, it seems that a fourth film may still happen.

The films’ series producer Jay Roach commented to Larry King that an Austin Powers 4 is still being considered.

Here’s what he had to say: “You know, Mike Myers and I talk about it every time we get together. I would say it’s in a latent phase right now, but someday if we find the right idea that seems to have it earn itself, for sure. Mike gave me the break of a lifetime in letting me direct [Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery] so I’m always good to go.”

Wow. The last we heard was that a potential plot man actually revolve around Dr. Evil and his son Scott (Seth Green) and would »

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New ‘Free State Of Jones’ trailer lands

23 May 2016 11:26 PM, PDT

Free State Of Jones trailer

A new U.S. trailer for the upcoming Matthew McConaughey civil war movie Free State Of Jones has debuted. The film, from Stx Entertainment, arrives in its domestic territories on June 24th, but won’t come out in the UK until 9th September.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Christopher Berry, and Keri Russell also star in the Gary Ross directed film, which revolves around McConaughey’s poor farmer from Mississippi who leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army.

Check out the new Us trailer below.

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- Paul Heath

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Pink takes to the stage for Us premiere of Alice Through The Looking Glass

23 May 2016 11:20 PM, PDT

James Bobin‘s Alice Through The Looking Glass debuts in cinemas everywhere from this Friday (read our review here), and last night Hollywood saw the Us premiere for the highly anticipated Disney sequel. Pink, who provides the theme song for the film, and took to Hollywood Boulevard outside of the famous El Capitan theatre to sing her song from the film, Just Like Fire.

The film stars Johnny Depp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Mia Wasikowsca, Helen Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway and many more, and it’s actually pretty good.

After slipping through a mirror, Alice (Mia Wasikowska) finds herself back in Underland with the White Queen (Anne Hathaway), the Cheshire Cat, the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum. Her friends tell her that the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp) is depressed over the death of his family. Hoping to save his loved ones, Alice steals the Chronosphere from Time (Sacha Baron Cohen) to travel into the past. »

- Paul Heath

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Seth Rogen spoofs Walt Disney in new ‘Sausage Party’ promo

23 May 2016 11:10 PM, PDT

Seth Rogen is a very busy boy. Just yesterday the prolific actor, producer, director and writer released the first episode of his new TV series Preacher onto Amazon Prime in the UK (it’s on AMC in the Us), and in a few months his first adult animated comedy Sausage Party will make it onto cinema screens.

Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.  The film features the vocal talents of a who’s who of today’s comedy stars – Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera, James Franco, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Paul Rudd, Nick Kroll, David Krumholtz, Edward Norton, and Salma Hayek.

Rogen released a very entertaining promo for the upcoming film onto the internet yesterday, »

- Paul Heath

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Joss Whedon reveals his next project, kind of…

23 May 2016 11:04 PM, PDT

Joss Whedon reportedly had a tough time on his last big-screen directing project, the fairly decent Avengers: Age Of Ultron, and in the year since its release, Whedon has been quiet on what his next project may be. Until now.

According to TheWrap, Whedon revealed some tiny tidbits at the HeForShe Media Summit in Los Angeles. Referring to the planned project, Whedon said that “it is a story about a girl who goes through some unbelievable shit. And that much is all I can say”.

“It’s the first time in my life I’m writing without a sort of studio audience rating — without a plan,” he added. “I’m just writing about something I care about, so it’s a little terrifying and it’s taking a little longer. But I think it will be good!”

He added that it is “an original screenplay that is very different from everything I’ve ever done, »

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