Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, 37, and his glamorous model beau Elle Evans, 26, took some time out from the gruelling Drones Tour to enjoy some immersive horror at Secret Cinema’s 28 Days Later production on Saturday evening in London.
The British rocker was joined by his support acts from his tour including Som Wardner of My Vitriol and Sarah Barthel of Phantogram on Saturday for the latest offering from Secret Cinema.
2016 has been a busy year already for Bellamy who won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in February, announced as a Glastonbury headliner and now in the midst of a huge world tour. With only one day off in London, you might expect him to relax and unwind, but instead he took his rocker pals to don doctors scrubs and run away from zombies in the latest offering from Secret Cinema.
Muse, winners of umpteen best live band awards, would have been used to the huge spectacle, but the frightening scenes in the production caused Evans and Barthel to scream on numerous occasions as they raced around the secret location. Ever the British gent, Bellamy held Evans' hand throughout as their blossoming romance continues.
Matt Bellamy said after the show:
“That was brilliant, it was just the escape we needed, I love the film and Secret Cinema's production was great."
28 Days Later is a post apocalyptic thriller, often attributed to reinvigorating the entire zombie genre on a whole, starring Cillian Murphy as Jim, a bicycle courier who awakes from a coma to find that a virus has spread amongst the population, all but resulting in complete societal collapse.
The narrative then unfolds to follow the journey of Jim as he struggles to come to terms with what has happened and, ultimately, survive in a London that has been torn apart by the infected.
Secret Cinema presents 28 Days Later is on now until 29th May 2016 with tickets starting from £40. For more information visit www.secretcinema.org/tickets.
Love is eternal. Or so you’ll discover in Sinclair Strange’s much anticipated new game, "I Want To Be Human", available now on Steam for £10.99 / €14.99 and coming to consoles later this year.
Join our vampire protagonist on her journey to break her and her boyfriend out of the clutches of hell. Packed with five worlds of crazy platforming action, a pulsing electro-punk soundtrack featuring Mindless Self Indulgence’s Jimmy Urine, and a whole load of exploding body parts, you’ll soon realise why "I Want To Be Human might" not be your average love story. And who knows, you might even set a new high ‘sgore’ (ahem) for the ages.
“Working with both Sinclair and Jimmy Urine has been an incredible experience,” said Martin Defries, Managing Director of Rising Star Games. “We can’t wait for PC gamers to sink their teeth into the game and we look forward to bringing "I Want To Be Human" to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One very soon.”
I Want To Be Human Key Features:
· Vampire Justice – Love, betrayal, and endless destruction, all drenched in pixelated gore that spans five different worlds
· Bullets for my Valentine – Use your trusty shotgun to take the fight to the flock – the ones who are responsible for turning your boyfriend into trendy headgear
· Tongue, meet cheek – Discover a world packed with off-the-wall dark humour and a unique art style that could only come from the mind of Sinclair Strange
Additional information about I Want to be Human and all Rising Star Games titles can be found on the official Rising Star Games website: www.risingstargames.com.
Rising Star Games is a privately held video games publisher with a global reach. With operating offices in Europe and USA the company publishes video game entertainment across all gaming platforms from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and via Steam. With decades of combined experience and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment, Rising Star Games is proud of its ever-expanding and enormously diverse catalogue of over 120 titles. www.risingstargames.com
BREAKING NEWS:- Founder of artist development agency The MuseBox, Nadine Gelineau, passes away from lung cancer
Nadine Gelineau, an adored music industry veteran and the founder / CEO of music marketing agency The MuseBox, passed away due to lung cancer on Thursday, April 7 in Los Angeles, according to Billboard Magazine. She was 56. Having worked with a long list of music giants that includes The Killers, Echo and The Bunnymen, and Guided by Voices, Gelineau recently joined forces with industry vets Erik Koral and Andrea Young to co-manage The MuseBox, resulting in what is now The Koral Young Group.
Nadine’s far-reaching music career began in Ottawa, Canada as a DJ at CKCU. She started The MuseBox in 2006, with offices located in New York, Los Angeles, and Ottawa. Her many reputable clients included The Neighbourhood, Echo and The Bunnymen, and The Human League. With an unparalleled passion for music, Gelineau helped promote hundreds of independent artists while making life-long friends with musicians and colleagues. All who encountered Nadine were impressed by her business acumen, sharp wit, and kind spirit.
In January of 2016, Nadine was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. A GoFundMe campaign on her behalf quickly raised $65,000 by devoted friends, associates, and artists. Coupled with an enthusiastic support group on Facebook, it became clear that countless lives had been touched by Gelineau throughout her long and storied career.
In February of 2016, Gelineau brought in Chief Marketing Officer Koral and Chief Operating Officer Young to co-manage The MuseBox while she received treatment for her cancer. Koral and Young anticipated working alongside Gelineau during and after her treatment, but Gelineau’s health soon took a turn for the worse and she was rushed to Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Hollywood. Within a few days of being admitted, Nadine was moved to the ICU, where she remained until passing away peacefully.
Both Koral and Young hope to honour Gelineau by continuing The MuseBox’s legacy. Koral was “completely flattered” when Gelineau asked him to help run her company. Young, meanwhile, had long admired Gelineau’s “fierce and ferocious commitment to artist development.” In the final weeks of Gelineau’s life, her family gave Koral and Young their blessing to continue Gelineau’s work through The Koral Young Group.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that Barbara Broccoli OBE has been appointed Vice President for Film.
Following the recent appointment of Greg Dyke as BAFTA’s Vice President for Television, Barbara Broccoli will join Dyke in co-chairing BAFTA’s Council, supporting the Academy’s President, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, and assuming an ambassadorial role for the charity. Previous Vice Presidents for Film have been Duncan Kenworthy OBE (2009-2015) and Lord Puttnam (1995-2004). BAFTA can appoint up to three Vice Presidents, one in each of the three sectors of film, television and games, who can serve a term of up to six years.
Barbara Broccoli OBE admitted that she personally is:-
“passionate about BAFTA’s role in educating, inspiring and celebrating generations of British film-makers. I am therefore honoured to accept the role of BAFTA’s Vice President for Film”.
Anne Morrison, Chair of BAFTA, expressed her delight at the announcement, adding that:-
“one of the most illustrious and respected people in the contemporary film industry, will be joining BAFTA as our Vice President for Film. With her connections on both sides of the Atlantic, Barbara is well placed to be a brilliant ambassador for BAFTA and I know we'll benefit hugely from her experience and wisdom over the next few years. With Greg Dyke announced recently as our Television Vice President, we are in good hands for the future."
Barbara Broccoli with her brother Michael G Wilson own EON Productions and have produced the last eight Bond films together including Skyfall and Spectre. They have executive produced several independent film projects including A Silent Storm starring Damian Lewis and Andrea Riseborough directed by Corinna Villari-McFarlane and Radiator starring Richard Johnson, Gemma Jones and Daniel Cerqueira directed by Tom Browne. EON Productions recently announced a creative alliance with Cove Pictures, a joint venture with Smuggler Inc and Red Arrow Entertainment, to develop a number of television shows for the international market.
Broccoli has co-produced a number of stage productions including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2002 West End, 2005 Broadway), A Steady Rain (2005 Broadway), Chariots Of Fire (2012 West End), Once (2012 Broadway, 2013 West End) and Strangers On A Train (2013 West End), and in December 2016, Othello at the New York Theatre Workshop starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig to be directed by Sam Gold.
Among her many philanthropic interests, Broccoli is a Trustee of Into Film, a film education charity working with young people aged 5-19. She is also Patron of the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund, an Honorary Fellow of the National Film and Television School and an Honorary Member of Women in Film and Television UK. She is Patron of Spinal Research and supports many of Oxfam’s fundraising efforts.
Broccoli sits on the Board of Governors for BAFTA Los Angeles. The Albert R Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment is named after her father.
Broccoli was awarded the OBE in her Majesty the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2008. In 2014, she was honoured by the Producers Guild of America with the David O Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.
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