Post Tagged with: "direct"

JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

September 12, 2017 12:40 pm0 comments
JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

JJ Abrams, who launched the new era of Star Wars films with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to the series as director and co-writer of Star Wars: Episode IX. “With The Force Awakens, JJ delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said. “I […]

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Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

February 10, 2017 10:33 pm0 comments
Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately, Greenlight proved to be a disaster. There was far too little curation and the system was easily gamed, with developers […]

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Sports Direct 'hid data breach from staff'

February 9, 2017 11:25 am0 comments
Sports Direct 'hid data breach from staff'

A data breach at retailer Sports Direct last year was reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office but not to staff whose data may have been compromised, according to reports. The ICO confirmed to the BBC that it was “aware of an incident” and was making enquiries. According to technology website […]

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Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call

December 2, 2016 9:39 pm0 comments
Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call

US President-elect Donald Trump has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan – breaking with US policy set in 1979 when formal relations were cut. Mr Trump’s transition team said he and Tsai Ing-wen noted “close economic, political, and security ties” between the US and Taiwan in a phone call. […]

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Jodie Foster to direct Black Mirror episode

October 20, 2016 8:33 am0 comments
Jodie Foster to direct Black Mirror episode

Actress and director Jodie Foster is to direct an episode of Charlie Brooker’s satirical drama series Black Mirror. The Silence of the Lambs star will direct an episode in the fourth season of the show, to premiere on Netflix on 2017. Rosemarie DeWitt, currently to be seen in the Oscar-tipped […]

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Ewan McGregor in no rush to direct again after American Pastoral

September 11, 2016 4:09 am0 comments
Ewan McGregor in no rush to direct again after American Pastoral

Ewan McGregor says he has no plans to rush back to directing after making his debut with American Pastoral. The 1960s-set drama, based on Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, premiered at the Toronto film festival. McGregor also stars in the film, alongside Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning. Speaking to the […]

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Watch: Vince runs out Aslam with direct hit

August 4, 2016 11:02 am0 comments

Media playback is not supported on this device England’s James Vince runs out Pakistan’s Sami Aslam for 82 with a direct hit to end a 181-run stand with Azhar Ali on day two of the third Test at Edgbaston. Follow live coverage of the day’s play here. WATCH MORE: Root […]

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Sports Direct staff 'not treated as humans', says MPs report

July 21, 2016 5:53 pm0 comments
Sports Direct staff 'not treated as humans', says MPs report

MPs have accused one of Europe’s biggest retailers of not treating its workers like humans. A report by the Business, Innovation and Skills committee states Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley must be held accountable for failings at the company. MPs also said the firm’s business model could “become the norm […]

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