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Fans ‘furry’ excited as first CATS movie trailer drops

Cats, the movie based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway classic, has shared its first trailer and fans are furry excited. It’s equal parts surreal, wonderful and bonkers. Helmed by Tom Hooper, who directed The King’s Speech and the 2012 Oscar-winning Les Misérables, the film is stacked with some of the biggest names in entertainment. Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo, […]

Toy Story 4 breaks global box office animation record

Toy Story 4, the long-awaited fourth film in the animated franchise, has broken global box office records for an animated movie. It earned $238m (£187m) since opening worldwide over the weekend, performing particularly well in Latin America and Europe. The film struggled in China, however, and also failed to meet expectations in the US, where its […]

Koffee signs deal with CAA

CAA has signed Jamaican reggae singer, rapper and guitarist Koffee for representation in North and South America. The 19-year-old reggae/dancehall sensation released her first EP titled Rapture on 14 March. The five-song album has already garnered 20 million streams on Spotify and features single “Toast,” which appeared in Jordan Peele’s 2019 thriller Us. The music video for “Toast” has also […]

Poem in 64 languages written by school children displayed in Manchester

A brand-new multi-lingual poem incorporating an incredible 64 different languages and written mostly by school children, takes pride of place in Manchester Central Library for the next year. Local school children and community groups have been invited over the last year to add new lines to a poem ‘Made in Manchester’ written by local poet […]

Parklife announces Afterlife after party series

Parklife festival has dropped the wide-ranging line-ups for the official after party series Afterlife, with tickets available from Friday 24 May at 9am. Taking places across five city centre venues on 8 and 9 June, Afterlife will join forces with a number of local, independent promoters to host four parties per evening with a varied […]

Aladdin smashes past expectations at the box office

Aladdin still has the magic according to cinema-goers who turned out in their droves for the first weekend of Disney’s live-action remake. Guy Ritchie’s take on the 1992 movie brought in more than $113m (£89m) in its first three days in North America. The film, released on the US’s four-day Memorial Day weekend, went well […]

Sonic The Hedgehog movie cast and release date announced

Sonic the Hedgehog is finally making it to the big screen with his own live-action movie. The first trailer for the film was released today and shows the blue hedgehog using his supersonic speed to the fullest. Fans will also recognise his arch-enemy Dr Ivo Robotnik, who has been one of the main villains for […]

Stars pay tribute to inspirational film director John Singleton

Stars from around the world of music, film and beyond have paid tribute to Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, who has died aged 51. Singleton, best known for 1991’s Boyz N The Hood “passed away peacefully” after being removed from life support in Los Angeles, his family confirmed. The filmmaker had been in intensive care following […]