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Day: May 4, 2017

See First Image of Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene in New Musical, Been So Long

SIGH!!! This is ABSOLUTELY what we need right now. Filming has wrapped on Been So Long, the musical film adaptation of Che Walker’s play of the same name. Billed as a ‘Modern day Romance’ Been So Long is set in Camden, London and tells the story of a dedicated single mother (Michaela Coel) who gets charmed by a handsome yet troubled stranger (Arinzé Kene). Been So Long is developed by the BFI and Greenacre Film with co-financing from Film4 This is a massive move from the British film industry, in that that they’re making a musical, lead by black leads! Especially of...

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Modern Tales Announces Fresh Series of Training Course Days for BAME, Women & Diverse Filmmakers

“ The aim of Modern Tales is to empower and discover more inclusive and diverse voices in the UK film industry and foster a greater range of stories in the global marketplace”. GENRE is the topic of the next course day on 6th May, 2017. The day will be lead by Uzma Hasan, Founder and Producer at Little House Productions, Nirpal Bhogal, Director of Netflix Firstborn, Tom Grievson, Head of Marketing and Distribution at HanWay , Kolton Lee, Award-winning Filmmaker, Novelist & Academic and Angeli Macfarlane, Director of Modern Tales and Acting Head of Talent, Development & Production Film...

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#TBB10 – With Solomon Israel, The Brother Pulverising the Stage With His Acting Game

When work knows no borders, what’s the cost? Badea’s explosive drama, is a powerful and unsettling portrait of globalisation’s far-reaching grip on our working lives. A quality assurance officer from France, a call centre manager from Senegal, a factory worker from China, and an engineer from Romania – in four corners of the world, they are all engaged in one struggle: the multinational conglomerate they work for is trying to engulf their every waking moment. The Pulverised is a vital new play about escaping the rat race, overcoming distances and discovering new life. One of the stars, Solomon Israel...

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The Dark Tower Starring Idris Elba New Trailer

Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), the last Gunslinger, is locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim (Matthew McConaughey), also known as the Man in Black. The Gunslinger must prevent the Man in Black from toppling the Dark Tower, the key that holds the universe together. With the fate of worlds at stake, two men collide in the ultimate battle between good and evil. The Dark Tower Director: Nikolaj Arcel Writer(s): Akiva Goldsman | Jeff Pinkner | Anders Thomas Jensen | Nikolaj Arcel | Stephen King (author) Cast: Idris Elba, Dennis Haysbert, Matthew McConaughey, Katheryn Winnick Release date(s): UK 18 August 2017 | US 4...

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