Hoping to calm things on the internet down a bit, Will Smith has confirmed that his Genie in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin will be blue after all.
2019 is set to be a huge year for cinema with major releases from the studios and indie films that come with serious hype. From Star Wars to the Terminator reboot, Aladdin to Jordan Peele’s next horror Us , there will be more than a few familiar faces to entice people into cinemas but there are several rising stars to look out for too. So here are some of the up and coming actors you’ll be seeing a lot of in 2019. READ MORE Lessons Hollywood can learn from 2018 films The most searched for movies of 2018 The stars we lost in 2018
Lest you think filmmaking is all sunshine and lollipops, here are 10 reminders that showbusiness is an ugly business, and the family films which you hold dear to your heart were actually the cause of more than a little psychological scarring… ‘The Railway Children’ – The girl’s age was hushed up Casting producers on the 1970 children’s adventure 'The Railway Children’ liked actress Sally Thomsett’s audition for 11-year-old Phyllis so much, they were willing to overlook one fairly significant point – that she was actually 20 years old. Thomsett was three years old than her on-screen big sister, Jenny Agutter, but was treated like a child by crew members, who gave her sweeties for good behaviour. For starters, shooting on the movie very nearly led to tragedy, when Kym Karath, the actress playing Gretl, fell out of a boat and almost drowned – she couldn’t swim and Julie Andrews was unable to fetch her as planned. Andrews was disliked by co-star Christopher Plummer, who likened her presence to “being hit over the head with a big Valentine’s Day card every day”.