MGM is tapping Ben Wheatley (Free Fire, High-Rise) to direct the Tomb Raider sequel starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Based on the 1996 video game from Core Design and Crystal Dynamics of the same name, the franchise spawned 19 games and three films in its 23-year history. The first two films Lara Croft: Tomb […]
Ben Wheatley as a writer and director is best known for his work in the thriller and horror genres, including the psychological horror films Kill List and A Field in England, the J. G. Ballard adaptation High-Rise, and the action comedy Free Fire. More recently he has directed episodes of Doctor Who as well as thriller Strange Angel for […]
I'm always wary of posting rumors started by Hollywood gossip site Deadline because doing so once resulted in my receiving a thirty minute long bare bottom spanking from Dan Wickline, but in this particular case, it's probably worth the risk. Supposedly, Warner Bros is in negotiation to adapt Frank Miller and Geof "Geoff" "Jeff" Darrow's […]
Brie Larson takes aim as an arms deal goes south in the trailer for Free Fire, Ben Wheatley's upcoming film in which she, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer and Cillian Murphy find themselves in a spirited negotiation over a suitcase filled with cash and a small arsenal. Well, "spirited" if you consider gunfire a legitimate negotiation […]
In the trailer for High-Rise, Tom Hiddleston takes up residence in an apartment block west of London. Initially wanting solitude, he comes to learn the building is going a little mad as power failures and class distinctions create tensions among the residents. Filmmaker Ben Wheatley adapts the novel by J.G. Ballard into a fascination nightmare […]
First, the Spike Milliganish storyboards from Doctor Who: Into The Dalek director Ben Wheatley. And in comparison, the more polished storyboards of James Iles. Including how the Dalek antibodies were oruginally supposed to look and act….
We've got a few images and a trailer for the next episode of Doctor Who, Into The Dalek thanks to the Nerdist. This episode is written by Phil Ford and Steven Moffat and directed by Ben Wheatley. This also introduces a new character Danny Pink (Samuel Anderson) that is supposed to be a friend or […]
Filming begins in July in Ireland.
Everything that follows is unconfirmed, but the general information sits very well with well-sourced rumours that have been criss-crossing behind the scenes for months now.
Sounds like a real trip and Wheatley will surely add his own twisted spin on things too.
Filming continues on the first pair of Doctor Who episodes of the Peter Capaldi era under director Ben Wheatley. Tonight, they're shooting a sequence in which The Doctor hops on the back of a horse for some high-speed riding. Well, a fake horse at least. And according to eye witness accounts, the stunt double for […]
From the filming of the first episodes in the run, also the first to shoot. The first was written by Steven Moffat and the second by Phil Ford, both are being directed by Ben Wheatley.
Things are quite busy behind the scenes for me right now – you'll all reap some of the rewards as we get closer to the release of Thor 2, I promise- so some stories just aren't making it to the Bleeding Cool front page as quickly as I'd like. Let me try and make it up […]
The novel is about the moral decay of a society housed in an ultramodern high rise tower, something not too dissimilar to a less-fantastical Mega City tower block.
The director of Kill List, Sightseers and A Field In England directs his first music video.
Film 4 and Warp have cooked up a pretty daring release plan for this film. As well as rolling into UK cinemas on July 5th, it's also going to be made available on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD and premiered on television, for free, on Film 4's channel.
Is there an old rhyme that goes "Red moon by day, certificate AA"?
Let the director of Down Terrace, Kill List and Sightseers school you in his style.
Inside the mind and methods of the caravan spree killers.
From the director of Kill List and Sightseers.