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Ava DuVernay 'to direct superhero film'

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ava DuVernay began her career making music documentaries Ava DuVernay, director of Selma and A Wrinkle in Time, is in talks to direct a superhero film based on DC Comics characters, according to reports. DuVernay, whose other films include the Oscar-nominated documentary 13th, has been linked to The […]

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John Boyega: Inclusion riders are fantastic

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Boyega set up his production company in 2016 John Boyega has told Newsbeat he’s “100%” interested in using inclusion riders. It’s a clause in an actor’s contract where they ask or demand that projects have a diverse cast and crew. He was speaking at a screening of […]

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Petition launched to change Aylesbury to 'Aylesbowie'

[ad_1] Image copyright David Stopps Image caption David Stopps is petitioning Buckinghamshire County Council to rename Aylesbury, “Aylesbowie” A petition to change the name of Aylesbury to “Aylesbowie” in honour of David Bowie and his connection to the Buckinghamshire town has been launched. Bowie first performed as his Ziggy Stardust persona and debuted two albums […]

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Gumball and Duggee win animation awards

[ad_1] Image copyright Cartoon Network Image caption The Amazing World of Gumball airs on the Cartoon Network Hey Duggee and The Amazing World of Gumball were among the top winners at the British Animation Awards. Gumball – a quirky series about a blue cat and his family – picked up the best children’s series award. […]

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BBC One to screen Oscar-winner Silent Child

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton accompanied Maisie Sly (centre) at the Oscars Oscar-winning British short film The Silent Child is to be shown on BBC One on Good Friday, giving UK viewers the first chance to see it. Written and directed by ex-Hollyoaks stars Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton, […]

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Mixed reviews for Tomb Raider reboot

[ad_1] Image copyright Warner Bros Image caption All a quiver: Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider The reviews are out for the new Tomb Raider movie starring Alicia Vikander as computer game heroine Lara Croft – and they’re a bit of a mixed bag. Variety praised the “convincing human scale” of its “vine-swinging, […]