Watch first trailer for X Men: Dark Phoenix

Watch first trailer for X Men: Dark Phoenix

The first trailer for X Men: Dark Phoenix has been shared – and you can watch it here. In the first clip of the eagerly-awaited Marvel movie, we get a first look at Sophie Turner as a villainous Jean Grey and learn about her traumatic childhood — triggered by a car crash that kills her parents. The trailer also provides a first glimpse of Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy in their respective returns…

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Edinburgh’s Pollyanna McIntosh set for bigger role in The Walking Dead S8

Edinburgh’s Pollyanna McIntosh set for bigger role in The Walking Dead S8

Hit zombie series The Walking Dead will make three of its supporting castmembers regulars for its eighth season – including Edinburgh actress Pollyanna McIntosh. The hugely-popular AMC show routinely reshuffles its cast list each season, with a small number of primary actors usually leaving the show following the death or exit of their character from the story. These spots in the cast are normally filled by either existing characters (who then become a more integral…

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Jennifer Lawrence on her future in X-Men franchise

Jennifer Lawrence on her future in X-Men franchise

X-Men star Jennifer Lawrence has spoken candidly about her future in the hugely-popular film franchise. The 25-year-old actress reprised her role as shape-shifting Raven/Mystique in X-Men: Apocalypse, which opened in cinemas today, but like co-stars Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy, her three-picture deal draws to a close with the latest film in the series “Fassbender and McAvoy and I were all talking,” the Louisville-native told Entertainment Weekly. “Like, ‘Will you come back?’ ‘I dunno.’ ‘I’ll come back, if…

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Irvine Welsh writing script for Alan McGee biopic

Irvine Welsh writing script for Alan McGee biopic

Edinburgh author Irvine Welsh is to turn former Oasis manager Alan McGee’s memoirs on his time running Creation Records into a film, it has been announced. McGee’s iconic record label, which he ran from 1983 to 1999, was home to legendary bands including Primal Scream, Teenage Fanclub, The Pastels and The Jesus & The Mary Chain. The East Kilbride-born music mogul, pictured right, documented the early days of the label in the 2013 book The Creation Records…

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