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First Trailer Release For DETROIT

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Detroit an examination of the civil unrest that occurred in the city in the late 60s. From the Academy Award winning director of THE HURT LOCKER and ZERO DARK THIRTY, DETROIT tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ’67. Check out […]

PACIFIC RIM 2 Starring John Boyega Sets Release Date

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Sci-Fi sequel Pacific Rim has set a release date for the mecha on monster action. With the addition of breakout star John Boyega the sequel looks to build on the success of the first film. Pacific Rim is set in the near future with Earth at war with the Kaiju, monsters that emerged from an interdimensional portal at the bottom […]

John Boyega To Join Film Based On Detroit Riots

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John Boyega is set to join the cast of a film that centres on the 1967 Detroit Riots. The film is from Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal the team that brought us Zero Dark Thirty. The film is as yet untitled but is described as a crime drama set amidst the background of racial tensions that […]

John Boyega To Star in PACIFIC RIM 2

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Legendary Pictures have snapped up John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) to star in the second installment of the meca brawler sci-fi Pacific Rim franchise. Boyega will play the son of Stacker Pentecost the character played by Idris Elba in the first film which made $411 Million worldwide. The first film was directed by […]

Old Vic Play WOYZECK Casts John Boyega As Lead

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Fresh from his breakout success as Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Boyega is set to appear at the Old Vic theatre in the play Woyzeck. The ubiquitous Jack Thorne will script the adaptation of the iconic story about a lowly, downtrodden soldier who ends up killing his wife. The character of Woyzeck originated out […]

WATERSHIP DOWN Remake Casts John Boyega & Nicholas Hoult

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Watership Down is being given the remake treatment with a mini-series thanks to a BBC/Netflix partnership. Watership Down is beloved of the British public, and you can see that reflected in two casting announcements with John Boyega and Nicholas Hoult joining the cast of the animated mini-series. Set in the idyllic rural landscape of southern England, […]