Watch the trailer for the new Mary Shelley movie here!

By April 15, 2018Adaptations, Authors

Mary Shelley’s life was so full of passion and drama that it is perfect for the movies, and a new film directed by Haifaa Al Mansour hopes to do the great writer’s life justice.

Love, lust, and loss colour the story of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and Percy Shelley which resulted in the classic horror tale Frankenstein. Elle Fanning (Maleficent, Box Trolls) and Douglas Booth (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) star as Mary and Percy, and take us with them on their heart-rending journey.

Watch Shakespeare’s Juliet Capulet as a bisexual vampire

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Have you ever wondered if Juliet Capulet would make a good vampire? Or whether she was absolutely heterosexual? Yeah… Me neither… But it seems those questions will be answered anyway.

With a Kiss I Die is a new film directed by Ronnie Khalil. The Shakespearean classic has been reimagined as a vampiric romp, answering that age-old question of ‘what if Juliet Capulet was turned into a vampire and discovers her bisexuality?’

It is set 800 years after the death of Romeo and the death of Juliet as a mortal… Juliet (played by Ella Kweku), meets Farryn (Paige Emerson) who captures her heart much like Romeo had all those centuries ago.  Once again it seems the lovers are star-crossed as the ruthless head of Juliet’s vampire family does not approve of the lesbionics. Juliet finds she must choose between her love and her family, and is understandably nervous that she will be repeating her past and inviting tragedy once more.

With a Kiss I Die is released on August the 28th 2018 and you can preorder the film on iTunes.

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Watch the latest Winnie the Pooh live action movie trailer here

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Winnie the Pooh is starring in his own live-action movie, Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor as the boy child all grown up, this Summer.

We first had a teaser trailer for it back in March’18 and Disney are treating us to another while we wait for the movie’s release.

In this latest trailer we get to see Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of Pooh’s friends!

Release date is August 3rd 2018- and we cannot wait!

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Season 6 of OITNB is Coming – and the Trailer is Here!

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The new season of Orange is the New Black (OITNB) is coming and the release date is announced as 27th July. The Netflix series which follows the life of Piper Chapman and the other prisoners at Lichfield Prison is based on the memoir of the same name, but fans of the memoir and the show will be aware that the show has gone ‘off page’, meaning it’s no longer true to the memoir.

That isn’t stopping us from lapping it up of course and if you’ve been eagerly awaiting season 6 then here’s the trailer.  Read More

Meryl Streep Cast in Upcoming Little Women Adaptation

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It was recently announced that a Hollywood film adaptation of Louisa May-Alcott’s classic novel Little Women is set to be filmed. The movie is going to be directed by Greta Gerwig, who recently received acclaim for directing the 2017 film Lady Bird. The film already has a star-studded cast, but now it has been announced that three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep is also on board. Read More

Game of Thrones’ Final Season Will Be “More Emotionally Torturous Than All the Years Before,” Says Sophie Turner

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Since its first season aired back in 2011, Game of Thrones has become one of the most watched and most successful TV shows of all time. The show is based upon George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels and, though it’s set in a fantasy land, includes all the violence, sex, political intrigue, and morally grey characters our own real world history features. Read More

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