Free Fire UK Release Date Set for March; Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy & Armie Hammer Lead Ben Wheatley’s Actioner

Free Fire UK Release Date Set for MarchIn recent years, Ben Wheatley has proven himself to be one of Britain’s most prolific filmmakers, if not the most prolific in the wide release sphere. This year saw him tackle J.G. Ballard’s dystopian thriller, High-Rise. And now StudioCanal has confirmed the Free Fire UK release date is set for March next year. Continue reading

LFF 2016: Free Fire Review

Free Fire Review - LFF 2016Ben Wheatley and co-writer Amy Jump are firing on all cylinders with Free Fire, an explosive and spectacular first outing for the duo in an American setting. The bullets start flying about twenty minutes in, and the action doesn’t let up for a second from there on out. Awesome is the only way to describe it. Continue reading

Brie Larson Brokers an Arms Deal in First Look at Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire

Free Fire - Armie Hammer, Enzo Cilenti, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley & Michael Smiley sliceComing off the back of bringing J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise to the big screen, Ben Wheatley has crossed the Atlantic to make his first film shot in the US. Free Fire is set to be one of the highlights during the sales part of Cannes this month, though fortunately it has already secured strong distribution partners in the form of StudioCanal and A24 in the UK and US, respectively. Continue reading

Alchemy Acquires Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire with Brie Larson, Armie Hammer & More

Alchemy-acquires-Ben-Wheatleys-Free-FireBen Wheatley’s anticipated next feature Free Fire is in the process of locking down distribution after going on the market at AFM this month. Continue reading

Brie Larson Replacing Olivia Wilde in Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire

Brie-Larson-replacing-Olivia-Wilde-in-Free-FireCurrently in post-production on his anticipated High-Rise, Ben Wheatley continues to be one of the most prolific filmmakers on either side of the Atlantic. Before shooting began on High-Rise, Wheatley was already prepping his follow-up, Free Fire, putting his cast together on that.

Unfortunately, Variety is reporting that Olivia Wilde has had to exit the project due to scheduling conflicts. But the good news is that Brie Larson will be coming on board in her place. Larson is another incredibly talented actress, who keeps the line-up just as promising as it was with Wilde as a part of it. Continue reading