Filming will apparently start in February
Two characters described as Asian-Indian and Korean-American in the book are not played by actors of the same race
Ridley Scott’s The Martian, based on a very well-researched book by Andy Weir, is being praised for its scientific accuracy, with even astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson commending it.
(12A) Ridley Scott, 141 mins. Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Ridley Scott's new space epic, based on an ebook, has confidence in its astrophysics focus
'The whole point of it is to explain the Alien franchise and to explain the how and why of the creation of the Alien itself'
Clooney and Bullock's real bodies were not shown in space, Corbould reveals
Struggling Hovis is to get £200 million of investment under a deal that will hand a major slice of the operation to an American firm.
“I am making an appeal to the world – do not come to Bugarach.” Not the kind of pro-tourism message you’d expect from a mayor. But pity poor Jean-Pierre Delord of Bugarach in France, who is putting off visitors who believe his town’s Pic de Bugarach mountain is due to open up and spit out human-saving aliens during today’s Mayan-predicted apocalypse.
This is his fourth Paralympics but he is proud to have a GB able-bodied vest as well, he tells Simon Turnbull
The results from an autopsy on Top Gun film-maker Tony Scott may not be known for six weeks, according to the Los Angeles Department of Coroner.
Tony Scott inspired great affection from his family and crew
Britain in a Day
I finally "got" Wes Anderson the other day. Which is not to say that I hadn't "got" him before – in the sense of liking his work and always being willing to substitute his vision of the world for mine for an hour or two. Though I'm not very fond of fey art-house whimsy (see references to Miranda July passim), there has always been something about.
It's no surprise Ridley Scott is to remake his sci-fi action thriller with a woman in the lead role. David Connett explains