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First Teaser Trailer for Disney’s Live-Action ‘Artemis Fowl’ Hits

Yes, perhaps we used the term ‘live-action’ to remind the House of Mouse what that actually means in the wake of such films as Jungle Book, and The Lion King. That said, Kenneth Branagh‘s upcoming film adaptation of the Eoin Colfer-authored children’s adventure story dropped their first trailer today. The film will follow title character Artemis Fowl, 12-year-old […]


Sony Classics Nabs Kenneth Branagh’s Return to Shakespeare, ‘All Is True’

It’s been a Stratford second since Kenneth Branagh has done Shakespeare in film form, and Sony Classics has just bought his directorial (and starring) return to the Bard, All Is True. In classic Branagh fashion, the film was directed by and will star the Brit as William Shakespeare, but this isn’t a story you’ve seen before. Apparently, All […]

Gal Gadot in Talks to Join Kenneth Branagh in ‘Orient Express’ Sequel Death on the Nile

Kenneth Branagh‘s master detective Hercule Poirot might be getting a pretty “wonder”-ful co-star in the form of Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), who is currently in neogotiations to book passage on Fox’s adaptation of Agatha Christie whodunit classic Death on the Nile. The film serves as a sequel/follow-up to surprise hit Murder on the Orient Express – which also starred […]

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Everything Wrong with Murder on the Orient Express… or So They Say

I’m a fan of the Cinema Sins group and their “Everything Wrong With…” videos. They often catch things that most moviegoers don’t see and bring up plot holes that are never addressed… and they do so in a rather humorous way. That said, while their latest release on the recent Kenneth Branagh-directed/led Murder on the […]

‘Orient Express’ Duo Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon Adapting ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ for TV

Murder on the Orient Express‘s Kenneth Branagh appears to be going the “stay-cation” route with his newest project, re-teaming with Mark Gordon to star/produce Entertainment One’s television adaptation of Amor Towles’s novel A Gentleman in Moscow. Entertainment One optioned the book’s series rights in 2017 from publisher Viking, a division of Penguin Random House in North America, […]

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From Iron Man to Black Panther: Marvel Studios’ True Superhero, Casting

It’s easy to look at the collection of Marvel Studios releases now and appreciate some examples of the true unsung hero of the film franchise giant: the casting department. Yeah, yeah, we know, not everyone is happy with all the hero and villain casting, but you have to admit, Marvel has had some pretty great […]

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Murder on the Orient Express: The Changes Made from the Novel

Having watched Murder on the Orient Express on Thanksgiving day, I decided it would be good to re-read the original Agatha Christie novel since I hadn’t read it since I was a teenager. And by “read” I mean go out to Audible.com and find a copy to listen to, because I don’t have time to […]

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Murder On The Orient Express Is Classic Filmmaking By Kenneth Branagh

When I was younger, my girlfriend and I had a tradition. After we’d eat the Thanksgiving meal with my family (always served at 2 p.m.), we’d head up to the theater and see a movie. Last night, after the plates were cleared, the leftovers put away and the pie served, we decided to head out […]

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Kenneth Branagh Says The MCU Could Have Fallen Apart If Thor Failed

Kenneth Branagh has a new film in theaters this weekend with Murder on the Orient Express, which will be going up against a character that Branagh helped bring to the big screen: Thor. Branagh was the director behind the first Thor movie, and he recently spoke to UPROXX about whether or not he was going to […]

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Hiddleston And Branagh Reunite For Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Tom Hiddleston and Kenneth Branagh first worked together on the BBC police drama Wallander. Branagh was the star of the series with Hiddleston being a supporting character. The two would work together again on a slightly higher profile project, Thor for Marvel Studios where Hiddleston was a breakout star as the God of mischief, Loki. Now […]

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Christopher Nolan On Designing Dunkirk Specifically For IMAX

Christopher Nolan has brought us some of the most unique and visually stunning films to hit theaters in the last few decades. Memento, Isomnia, The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, the Dark Knight trilogy and now Dunkirk just shows that his imagination sees things on a much larger scope than most people. With Dunkirk, he’s filmed the […]

First Trailer For ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Arrives

In a world of modern detectives, why NOT return to the classics with Hercule Poirot, the hero behind the classic Agatha Christie novel ‘Murder On The Orient Express’?  20th Century Fox is revisiting the beloved whodunnit tale in a film releasing later this year, and the first trailer released this morning. Trailer: The film follows […]

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk Film Confirmed

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the rumors about Christopher Nolan‘s upcoming film about the evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II are true. The film, to be released by Warner Bros., is titled Dunkirk. Nolan wrote the screenplay and actors like Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hardy are said to be talks to join […]

Kenneth Branagh To Direct Artemis Fowl

According to The Tracking Board, director Kenneth Branagh, director of Shakespeare adaptations, Thor and Disney‘s recent live action Cinderella, will adapt Artemis Fowl for the screen. The Eoin Colfer novel, the first in a series of children’s books, follows “the brilliant and cunning 12-year-old eponymous criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl II, whose cunning plot to extort […]

Kenneth Branagh Talks Thor And Why Loki Is So Loved

Actor and Director Kenneth Branagh was out doing press for his latest film Cinderella when he was asked about why people were so taken with Tom Hiddleston’s turn as Loki and why he thought the Marvel Cinematic Universe was a success… he has an interesting take on both questions. Thor: Ragnarok is set to be […]

Kenneth Branagh Brings His Vision To A Classic Tale

And here we have another trailer, this is the second one for Disney’s live-action Cinderella. We can see that the plot is a little more complicated than in the animated classic. The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to […]

Chris Pine Regrets Having Gotten It Wrong On A Franchise

In talking with Moviefone, Into The Woods star Chris Pine spoke about the franchise he rebooted and how he regrets not getting it right. No he wasn’t talking about Star Trek but rather the Jack Ryan franchise. This is what Pine had to say when asked about a sequel to Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. “No, […]