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Future Films Heads Up: Johnny Depp returns in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR’S REVENGE (out on 26 May 2017) – New Teaser trailer

Oct 22 2016

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen in May 2017 as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge. My first impression from the first teaser trailer is that the film is a lot darker than previous Pirates of the Caribbean films. Having said that though, in the trailer we don’t see Jack / Depp’s character who usually is the one bringing the humour and fun to these movies.

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Children’s book tour turns into a London-wide competition backed by educational prizes offered by major London kids brands

Oct 21 2016

A book tour during which Francesca Lombardo, the author of London-inspired book series Beatrice and the London Bus, presented her books and ran drawing workshops across 10 Southwark schools and three libraries turns into a real life experience with prizes offered to schools which won the drawing competition by major family brands (Coca – Cola, London Eye, The London Transport Museum,  KidZania, The Classic Tour).

The book series spin off events and workshops are also now part of a sister educational project called London meets its children which aims to help London children engage with their city.

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Future Films Heads Up: Paddington 2 (out on 10 November 2017)

Oct 20 2016

I am personally very pleased to hear that STUDIOCANAL has started principal photography for Paul King’s highly anticipated PADDINGTON 2. The first live action Paddington movie was really lovely and hugely successful on top of being a London film. The producers have also revealed that Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson will join the all-star returning cast of Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin with Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington and Imelda Staunton as Aunt Lucy.

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Win 1 of 5 Greedy Granny games

Oct 19 2016

We are offering five lucky winners TOMY’s brand new game Greedy Granny in celebration of its launch.

Granny loves biscuits! So much so that she has fallen asleep with the entire tray on her lap. No wonder everyone calls her Greedy Granny!

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STAR WARS Identities: The Exhibition

Oct 18 2016

The Star Wars franchise is here to stay. With a schedule of a movie released every year including one out this December, Rogue One – A Star Wars story, fans cannot get enough of opportunities to get closer to their interstellar heroes from the big screen and find out more about characters and the stars behind the films.  Now a groundbreaking exhibition STAR WARS Identities: The Exhibition opening at the O2 on 18 November 2016 explores the complex notion of identity through the characters of Star Wars with a exclusive collection of 200 props, models, costumes and artwork from the Star Wars films. Visitors will be taken on an interactive identity quest, leaving with their own personalised and unique Star Wars character.

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