Lin-Manuel Miranda raps fan for filming Hamilton

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Miranda returned to Hamilton to star in the show’s two-and-a-half week run in Puerto Rico Regular theatre-goers will no doubt be familiar with a pre-show announcement advising that “the use of recording equipment is strictly prohibited”. Anyone found breaking this cardinal rule risks being thrown out, with actors rarely taking […]

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Netflix used rail disaster in Bird Box

Image copyright NetflixImage caption Netflix used footage of the 2013 Lac-Megantic rail disaster in Bird Box, a horror film starring Sandra Bullock Streaming service Netflix has confirmed it used stock footage of a real-life rail disaster in the film Bird Box. Netflix will not be removing the brief clip from Canada’s Lac-Megantic tragedy used early […]

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Sofia Coppola to direct first Apple film

Image copyright AFPImage caption Coppola’s first film since 2017’s The Beguiled will be co-produced by Apple Sofia Coppola will reunite with Lost in Translation star Bill Murray to make Apple’s first original feature film. News of the film, titled On the Rocks, comes ahead of the expected launch of the tech giant’s own streaming platform. […]

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