Sunday, December 31, 2017

NEW PHOTOS FROM 'FANTASTIC BEASTS 2' WITH EDDIE REDMAYNE, JUDE LAW, 'MARY POPPINS RETURNS' WITH EMILY BLUNT, 'BUMBLEBEE' TRANSFORMERS SPINOFF WITH HAILEE STEINFELD

'FANTASTIC BEASTS 2'
NEW PHOTOS WITH JUDE LAW AND EDDIE REDMAYNE!
Photo treats for you in the last weekend of 2017! New photos have been released from FANTASTIC BEASTS 2: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD featuring lead star Eddie Redmayne and also Jude
Jude Law plays younger version of professor Dumbledore!
Law. The movie which is out next November continues the story after the powerful dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured by Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped
The Fantastic Beasts has been imagined as the five movie series
custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non magical beings. In
Poppy Corby Truech is Vinda Rosier, Grindenwald's trusted follower
an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even
Eddie as Newt with Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski
among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world. Hopefully this one ain't as ghastly bad and boring as the first one!



'MARY POPPINS RETURNS'
& GOES ON A MAGICAL JOYRIDE
Disney has, meanwhile, revealed a new photo from their family adventure MARY POPPINS RETURNS showing Emily Blunt on a fun ride with all the kids and Jack the Lamplighter! Out next December and also starring
The story is set 25 years after the original Disney movie!
Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth and Angela Lansbury, it sees Ben Whishaw as the older Michael Banks who needs help of his old nanny with his own children!



1ST 'BUMBLEBEE' PHOTO
FROM TRANSFORMERS SPINOFF!
Transformers spin off movie also has its 1st photo unleashed revealing Hailee Steinfeld in BUMBLEBEE which is set in 1987, with the titular yellow robot seeking refuge in a California junkyard, where he encounters
John Cena also stars in the Bumblebee movie!
young Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld). Together, Charlie will help nurse the injured, runaway Transformer back to health, and he will help her find her place in the world. It is also out December next year.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

'KRYPTON' SUPERMAN'S GRANDFATHER SF SHOW WITH CAMERON CUFFE, ELLIOT COWAN TO START AIRING IN MARCH! NEW PHOTOS AND TEASER

'KRYPTON' SF SHOW
STARTS AIRING  MARCH 21ST
Finally, oh, finally! After years of waiting, SyFy has finally given its new science fiction show KRYPTON an airing date! The show which follows legends forged on Krypton long before Superman came to Earth, will start airing March 21st!
THE STORY OF KRYPTON
 is set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet, and revolves around Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), the legendary Man of Steel’s grandfather, whose House of El was ostracised and shamed. With Krypton’s
Da Vinci's Demons' Elliot Cowan and Blake Ritson also star in the series!
leadership in disarray, Seg-El encounters Earthly time traveler Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos) who warns he’s under the clock to save his beloved world from chaos. Fighting to redeem his family’s honour and protect the ones he
The series was shot two years ago in Serbia!
loves, Seg is also faced with a life and death conflict – save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson.

Friday, December 29, 2017

1ST TEASER AND PHOTOS FROM THE SCANDALOUS FOURTH SEASON RETURN OF 'THE ROYALS' SAGA WITH ELIZABETH HURLEY, WILLIAM MOSELEY, MAX BROWN!

'THE ROYALS' SEASON 4
KISS MY ARISTOCRACY!
Amid the recent scandal with its show runner, who's just got fired, E!'s leading scripted show THE ROYALS has announced the beginning of its
The Royals are returning with the spring!
 long awaited new season for March 11th, which is a bit later than usual. All the leading stars will return for the fourth season led by Eliza- beth Hurley as cunning queen Helena, William Moseley as Prince Liam and Max Brown as the newly crowned King Robert, Tom Austen as their super hunky bodyguard Jasper and Alexandra Park as bratty princess Eleanor, with Jake Maskall as their uncle Cyrus who was the biggest loser of the
The cast is ready to return to the court for season four!
previous season losing both the crown and his balls. He will now form an unlikely alliance with his nephew Liam. As you remember the previous season saw the return of the missing prince Robert who took over the throne from
When the queen tells you to walk away, you walk away!
prince Liam, after literally kicking his royal ass, and then revealed those who supported him shouldn't expect sweet treatment from him either which includes his unsuspecting mother the queen. As you can see in the first teaser below, she won't give up without fight! Are you excited to see the new schemes and plots at the royal court?

Thursday, December 28, 2017

SCARY FANTASY HORROR ADVENTURE TRAILER AND POSTER FOR 'GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB' WITH KELLAN LUTZ, LI BINGBING, KELSEY GRAMMER!

'GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB'
TRAILER & POSTER UNLEASHED!
Kellan Lutz plays the male lead
Here's something scary and exciting to shake you up from your postfestive lethargy with freaky spiders, terrifying tombs and awoken skeletons! Mysterious first trailer and some gorgeous character posters have been released for Chinese Australian fantasy adventure GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB (also known as The Nest) which should arrive into Chinese cinemas this January  with a rather stellar cast lead by Australian hunk Kellan Lutz, American star Kelsey Grammer and one of China's biggest female superstars lovely Li Bingbing next to Wu Chun, Shane Jacobson, Tim Draxl and Stef Dawson!
Li BingBing is female lead!

GUARD- IANS OF THE TOMB
fantasy horror thriller film directed and written by Kimble Rendall (who worked previously as a second unit director on Matrix movies and I, Robot), has the story which revolves around a team of scientists who lose a colleague in an ancient labyrinth while trying to make the discovery of a century. The group must battle their way through a swarm of deadly, man-eating funnel web spiders and discover the secret behind the insects’ power
The movie arrives into Chinese cinemas January 19th!
and intelligence. An innocent discovery of a well preserved mummified Emperor from 200 BC China unearths a 2000 year old nightmare - a secret that should have remained buried.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

'LITTLE JULES VERNE' ANIMATED ADVENTURE MOVIE! NEW 'THE HAPPY PRINCE' PHOTOS WITH RUPERT EVERETT, COLIN FIRTH, COLIN MORGAN, EMILY WATSON!

'LITTLE JULES VERNE'
NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURE!
News from the 19th century today, starting with Oscar winner Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) who will adapt the script for LITTLE JULES VERNE animated movie which will describe the young Verne’s life and
Didier Ah Koon who worked on Ice Age and Secret Life of Pets is directing
inspirations in 19th century Europe. Legendary French writer was the king of adventure novels such as 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in Eighty Days and Journey to the Centre of the Earth

'THE HAPPY PRINCE' PHOTOS
WITH RUPERT EVERETT, COLIN FIRTH AND COLIN MORGAN
Meanwhile, new photos have arrived for another 19th century movie: Rupert Everett's film on Oscar Wilde THE HAPPY PRINCE which boasts the most stellar of casts including Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson and Tom Wilkinson
HAPPY PRINCE IS THE UNTOLD
story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde. This great mean of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. We are taken through his last nocturnal ramble through Paris.
Emily Watson joins Rupert and Colin in the stellar cast!
Totally inebriated Oscar falls off a table at a Varieté. In bed, dying, the past floods back. Friends appear. The room expands and shrinks inside his addled head, transporting him to other times and places. We immerge into the great
Rupert Everett both directs and stars in the movie
love stories of Oscar Wilde, notably his relationship to Lord Alfred Douglas, which observed under the microscope of death is revealed for what it really is - a passionate affair based on snobbery. And yet, through the smoky fumes of
Colin Firth plays Reggie Turner in the movie
absinthe and cigars, appears a twinkle of love: Robbie. Sternly devoted to Oscar like no other friend ever has before, true and faithful. Oscar's visions intensify. Past scenes of passion, injured pride, ignorance and humiliation are reviewed in his minds eye.

Monday, December 25, 2017

WISHING YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS 2017 SPYLINGS!

And we return to our regular postfestive spying tomorrow!

NEW PERIOD SET & EPIC TV SHOWS COMING TO AMAZON IN 2018: BRITANNIA, KING LEAR, VANITY FAIR & PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK!

AMAZON'S 2018 EPIC DELIGHTS
PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK!
This 6 episode series will air on Foxtel in Australia and then on Amazon. Starring Natalie Dormer PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK  will plunge viewers into the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and one
Picnic at Hanging Rock is based on Joan Lindsay novel
teacher on Valentine’s Day 1900, taking the audience on a new journey into the revered Australian novel from Joan Lindsay.
NEW 'VANITY FAIR'!
The 7 part adaptation of Thackeray’s classic is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows modern heroine Becky Sharp (Olivia Cooke) as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English
Vanity Fair will first air on ITV in UK, probably this spring
Society. Her story of takes her all the way to the court of King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking hearts and losing fortunes as she goes. VANITY FAIR also stars Tom Bateman and Charlie Rowe!

STAR STUDDED 'KING LEAR'
David Morrissey Once a governor always a governor!
Set in the fictional present, with Anthony Hopkins as the king, presiding over a totalitarian military dictatorship in England KING LEAR will first air on BBC 2 and then on Amazon. Emma Thompson is his eldest daughter Goneril, Emily Watson middle daughter Regan, Florence Pugh Cordelia, the youngest one. Jim Broadbent is the Earl of Gloucester, Andrew Scott his loyal son Edgar and John Macmillan his bastard son Edmund. Jim Carter, Christopher Eccleston, Tobias Menzies also star! It will be a one hour TV film.

BRAVE CELTIC BRITANNIA
Starring Kelly Reilly and David Morrissey, this ten part saga will start airing January 18th on Sky in the United Kingdom and on Amazon around the world. BRITANNIA is set in 43 AD as the Roman Imperial Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior
Britannia will start its rule in less than a month from now
women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Zoe Wanamaker and Steven Weber also star in the epic adventure series.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

PREMIUM SPOTLIGHT ON BBC'S 17TH CENTURY AMSTERDAM SET MINI SERIES 'THE MINIATURIST' AIRING THIS CHRISTMAS


BBC'S 'THE MINIATURIST'
1ST PERIOD SET DRAMA CLIP
The only thing I have for you this prefestive Saturday are new photos presenting the characters from BBC's new three episode period set drama
THE MINIATURIST which will air next Tuesday and Wednesday, December 26th and 27th in UK in their holiday programme. You can also check out two clips below!

WHAT DID THE SPY THINK?  
An exquisitely beautiful, visually breathtaking mini series, from the sets and lighting to the beautiful palette of colours and costumes. The series achieves mesmerizing atmosphere which is at the same time both suspenseful and tranquil making it a most unique mix. Wonderfully acted with an outstanding performance from Romola Garai and enchantingly lovely debut of Anya Taylor Joy, plus an intriguing story told with lots of style and elegance.

 BASED ON JESSIE BURTON BOOK
Set in 1686, it follows 18 year old Nella Oortman (Anya Taylor Joy) who knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam.
Anya Taylor Joy is Nella Oortman
Full of hopes and dreams, she has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of wealthy merchant, Johannes (Alex Hassell) Brandt. But instead
Alex Hassell is Johannes in the series
of Johannes, she’s met by his cold sister Marin (Romola Garai) and quickly realises that nothing is as it seems in the Brandt household. When Johannes
Romola Garai and Anya Taylor Joy
finally appears he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a doll’s house replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturist,
The series will air first two days after Christmas on BBC
whose tiny creations mirror what is happening within the house in unexpected ways and seem to be predicting and unravelling the future with unsettling accuracy. You can also check out the two, rather cheap looking, clips from the mini series below.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

NEW PHOTOS FROM BBC AND NETFLIX EPIC SERIES 'TROY: FALL OF A CITY' WITH TOM WESTON JONES, FRANCES O'CONNOR, JONAS ARMSTRONG

 NEW 'TROY: FALL OF A CITY'
PHOTOS FROM BBC EPIC SAGA
Treats from BBC this Friday ahead of the festive weekend! Today, you can enjoy some new photos from their upcoming historical series TROY: FALL OF A CITY which will air sometime early next year and we are still waiting for a trailer.
TROY: FALL OF A CITY
an epic tale of mortals and gods,  has a psychologically rich and sweeping narrative which goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen, and the ill-starred prophecy surrounding
David Threlfall is King Priam of Troy
his birth. Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, TROY: FALL OF A CITY is a rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging. Combining thrilling adventure with heart-breaking intimacy, it
Tom Weston Jones is the heroic and tragic prince Hector of Troy
conveys the big themes of human existence and identity; of people battling to retain their sense of humanity and compassion amid the devastation and destruction of war.

THE CAST OF THE 8 PART DRAMA
The eight part saga, which will also air on Netflix after the run in UK,  will see Louis Hunter and Bella Dayne as Paris and Helen, the two lovers whose
Louis Hunter and Bella Dayne are two epic brats Paris and Helen
passionate affair plunges Greece and Troy into war, threatening to bring both empires to their knees. David Threlfall plays Paris’ father, King Priam of Troy, alongside Frances O’Connor as Hecuba, Queen of Troy, and Tom
Robin Hood's Jonas Armstrong is King of Sparta Menelaos
Weston-Jones  as their eldest son brave Hector. They are joined by a cast including Joseph Mawle as Odysseus, Chloe Pirrie as Hector's wife Andromache, Johnny Harris as Agamemnon, David Gyasi as Achilles, and
For some reason BBC thinks Achilles was black, played by David Gyasi
Jonas Armstrong as Menelaos, the King of Sparta whose marriage to Helen is destroyed when Paris arrives in his city. Further casting includes Alfred
As far as the spy's heard the series is still under production in South Africa
Enoch as the Trojan general Aeneas, David Avery as Xanthius, and Aimee-Ffion Edwards as Priam and Hecuba’s daughter, Cassandra.



Friday, December 22, 2017

SUN KISSED ABBA HAPPY 'MAMA MIA HERE WE GO AGAIN' SEQUEL TRAILER IS HERE WITH MERYL STREEP, JULIE WALTERS, AMANDA SEYFRIED, COLIN FIRTH, PIERCE BROSNAN, DOMINIC COOPER, CHER

 'MAMA MIA HERE WE GO AGAIN'
MERYL STREEP IS DEAD IN THE FIRST SEQUEL TRAILER
The movie is out next July!
Continuing the prefestive week of exclusive new trailers for next year's films, today you can enjoy MAMMA MIA HERE WE GO AGAIN trailer. Arriving exactly ten years after the first movie it will sail into cinemas next July!

 CHER AND ABBA!
After Amanda Seyfried's character Sophie (who is now pregnant and realises she needs to take risks like her mother did) got married on a Greek island to the sounds of Abba in the first movie also discovering that her mother Donna (Meryl Streep) does not know who Sophie's father is (Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan and Stellan Skarsgard return as the three possible candidates),
The original movie has earned more than $600 million around the world
the sequel now, since Donna has apparently died after the wedding, focuses on Donna's youth with Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn and Alexa Davies playing the young Donna and her group the Dynamos who were played by Christine Baranski and Julie Walters in the original film.
The film will have some of the Abba songs that weren't used in the original
Dominic Cooper returns as Sophie's husband Sky,  while Jeremy Irvine, Josh Dylan and Hugh Skinner play younger versions of her possible dads. Cher also appears as grandmother in the movie which was shot last summer in Croatia!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

WARNER BROS TITLES ITS JUNGLE BOOK MOVIE 'MOWGLI' CHRISTIAN BALE, CATE BLANCHETT, JACK REYNOR, TOM HOLLANDER, ANDY SERKIS IN THE VOICE CAST

WARNER'S 'JUNGLE BOOK'
IS NOW CALLED JUST 'MOWGLI'!
Blanchett will probably be better as Kaa than Scarlet Johannson
In order to avoid confusion with Disney's recent movie of the same name, Warner Bros' Jungle Book movie has been retitled MOWGLI! Andy Serkis is still directing with an October 2018  release date. 

THE PLOT
has also been revealed: mixing live action and performance capture, the story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli (Rohan Chand) raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. As he learns the often-harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo (Andy Serkis) and a panther named Bagheera
Andy Serkis is both directing and lending his voice to Baloo
(Christian Bale), Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own. All but one: the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Benedict Cumberbatch). But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins. The other story's central
Young Jack Reynor is lending his voice to Mowgli's wolf brother
animal characters are: Kaa, the snake (Cate Blanchett), the leader of the wolf pack, Akela (Peter Mullan), the scavenging hyena, Tabaqui (Tom Hollander), Nisha, the female wolf (Naomie Harris), who adopts the baby Mowgli as one of her cubs, Nisha's mate, Vihaan (Eddie Marsan), and Mowgli's Brother Wolf (Jack Reynor).

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

MAGICAL TRAILER FOR LASSE HALLSTROM'S 'NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS' FANTASY ADVENTURE WITH HELEN MIRREN, MATTHEW MACFADYEN, MORGAN FREEMAN, MACKENZIE FOY

DISNEY'S 'NUTCRACKER' TRAILER
AND THE FOUR REALMS
Continuing with massive trailer premieres, here is the first trailer for Disney's NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS directed by our favourite Lasse Hallstrom which brings magic to the big screens October next year in Europe, November 2018 in USA!
SEARCH FOR A MAGICAL KEY
All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key, a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread,
The movie is currently undergoing a month long reshoots!
presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer's (Morgan Freeman) annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key, which promptly disappears into a
The movie opens next October in Europe, next November in USA
strange and mysterious parallel world. It's there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and the
The story is based on the ballet by Peter Tchaikovsky
regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm,
Helen Mirren is almost unrecognisable as Mother Ginger
home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve Clara's key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world. Matthew Macfadyen, Jack Whitehall, Richard E Grant also star.