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Empire

Jun 01 2021
Magazine

NEWS! Empire brings you world-exclusive movie news and first-look pictures of the films you want to watch and care about. REVIEWS! Empire delivers the most independent and authoritative movie reviews in the world - period. ACCESS! Empire's incredible insider-access brings you the interviews with A-list Hollywood stars that no-one else can get. All served with an irreverent sense of humour and unparalleled movie knowledge...

THIS MONTH

EMPIRE • WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO THIS MONTH

TALK TO US • COMMENT OF THE MONTH

Empire UK

No./1 The unlikely resurrection of Han Seoul-Oh • Fast & Furious –star SUNG KANG on the emotional journey of a fan-favourite character – from a Sundance indie to a billion-dollar comeback

No./2 Secrets of a successful horror marriage • Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson on how their partnership powers THE CONJURING, now set for its third outing

BLACK IN FOCUS • AMON WARMANN chews over the main moment in Black film and TV this month

No./3 Deep-diving into deepfakes • How the AI face-swapping technology could make the move from viral videos to the big screen

No./4 THE COMFORT ZONE

The Suicide Squad • Unfiltered, uncensored, uncompromising trailer reactions from team EMPIRE

No./5 Inside the challenges of Inside No. 9 • With series six incoming, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton dissect their increasingly tricky anthology show

No./6 How ’70s Hollywood inspired a new Danish thriller • How gritty European crime-action film SHORTA takes inspiration from the work of John Carpenter and Walter Hill

No./7 The man who took on Arnie, Bond and the Alien • Remembering Yaphet Kotto, the character actor who always punched above his weight

No./8 The making of a TV icon • Jessica Walter, who died last month, was best known for Arrested Development’s Lucille. Here’s the genius behind her character

No./9 The making of Justice League’s final member • How the MARTIAN MANHUNTER made a surprise appearance in Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Erin Kellyman • THE 22-YEAR-OLD BRIT STARS IN THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER

No./10 Meet the Guccis • Get to know the feuding family embroiled in power-plays and assassinations in Ridley Scott’s upcoming thriller House Of Gucci

No./11 Pushing the animation boundaries • The co-writer/director of new sci-fi family comedy THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES on how he made it look very different from its rivals

No./12 The Spielberg in Spielberg films • The filmmaker is gearing up for his most autobiographical film ever – but as Empire’s Ian Freer explains, he’s always added personal touches to his work

No./13 Why Emerald Fennell is the right woman for Zatanna • Helen O’Hara, author of Women Vs Hollywood, on why the filmmaker taking on a DC superhero makes perfect sense

No./14 Rehabilitating the Star Wars Holiday Special • With a (partial) Disney+ release, is a shunned outcast of the Star Wars canon being welcomed back into the fold?

No./15 SHARKS OUT OF WATER • Cinematic sharks are suddenly everywhere – except the ocean

No./16 “People think you have to find your furrow, but I’m not interested in that” • Throwing her weight behind a quirky Greek indie debut, Apples, CATE BLANCHETT is still making unexpected choices

No./17 NEXT IN THE SERIES • You fell in love with that incredible TV show. And then it ended! Don’t despair – Boyd Hilton recommends the brother shows to watch next

No./18 Game Of (Several More) Thrones • Empire’s James Dyer on what to expect from the Westeros TV spin-off shows

No./19 Is this the wildest Oscar nomination ever? • Borat 2 breakout star MARIA BAKALOVA on her remarkable journey from obscurity to an unlikely Academy Award...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 124 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Jun 01 2021

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NEWS! Empire brings you world-exclusive movie news and first-look pictures of the films you want to watch and care about. REVIEWS! Empire delivers the most independent and authoritative movie reviews in the world - period. ACCESS! Empire's incredible insider-access brings you the interviews with A-list Hollywood stars that no-one else can get. All served with an irreverent sense of humour and unparalleled movie knowledge...

THIS MONTH

EMPIRE • WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO THIS MONTH

TALK TO US • COMMENT OF THE MONTH

Empire UK

No./1 The unlikely resurrection of Han Seoul-Oh • Fast & Furious –star SUNG KANG on the emotional journey of a fan-favourite character – from a Sundance indie to a billion-dollar comeback

No./2 Secrets of a successful horror marriage • Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson on how their partnership powers THE CONJURING, now set for its third outing

BLACK IN FOCUS • AMON WARMANN chews over the main moment in Black film and TV this month

No./3 Deep-diving into deepfakes • How the AI face-swapping technology could make the move from viral videos to the big screen

No./4 THE COMFORT ZONE

The Suicide Squad • Unfiltered, uncensored, uncompromising trailer reactions from team EMPIRE

No./5 Inside the challenges of Inside No. 9 • With series six incoming, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton dissect their increasingly tricky anthology show

No./6 How ’70s Hollywood inspired a new Danish thriller • How gritty European crime-action film SHORTA takes inspiration from the work of John Carpenter and Walter Hill

No./7 The man who took on Arnie, Bond and the Alien • Remembering Yaphet Kotto, the character actor who always punched above his weight

No./8 The making of a TV icon • Jessica Walter, who died last month, was best known for Arrested Development’s Lucille. Here’s the genius behind her character

No./9 The making of Justice League’s final member • How the MARTIAN MANHUNTER made a surprise appearance in Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Erin Kellyman • THE 22-YEAR-OLD BRIT STARS IN THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER

No./10 Meet the Guccis • Get to know the feuding family embroiled in power-plays and assassinations in Ridley Scott’s upcoming thriller House Of Gucci

No./11 Pushing the animation boundaries • The co-writer/director of new sci-fi family comedy THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES on how he made it look very different from its rivals

No./12 The Spielberg in Spielberg films • The filmmaker is gearing up for his most autobiographical film ever – but as Empire’s Ian Freer explains, he’s always added personal touches to his work

No./13 Why Emerald Fennell is the right woman for Zatanna • Helen O’Hara, author of Women Vs Hollywood, on why the filmmaker taking on a DC superhero makes perfect sense

No./14 Rehabilitating the Star Wars Holiday Special • With a (partial) Disney+ release, is a shunned outcast of the Star Wars canon being welcomed back into the fold?

No./15 SHARKS OUT OF WATER • Cinematic sharks are suddenly everywhere – except the ocean

No./16 “People think you have to find your furrow, but I’m not interested in that” • Throwing her weight behind a quirky Greek indie debut, Apples, CATE BLANCHETT is still making unexpected choices

No./17 NEXT IN THE SERIES • You fell in love with that incredible TV show. And then it ended! Don’t despair – Boyd Hilton recommends the brother shows to watch next

No./18 Game Of (Several More) Thrones • Empire’s James Dyer on what to expect from the Westeros TV spin-off shows

No./19 Is this the wildest Oscar nomination ever? • Borat 2 breakout star MARIA BAKALOVA on her remarkable journey from obscurity to an unlikely Academy Award...


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