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ICON – Blackpool’s new rollercoaster unveiled

Live in the UK? Love rollercoasters? Then you’ll be pleased to know Blackpool Pleasure Beach has unveiled its new rollercoaster – ICON. The hotly anticipated attraction – valued at £16.25m – officially launches on Friday 25th May. Upon opening ICON will be the UK’s first ever double-launch rollercoaster, propelling riders at speeds of up to…

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Watch: Hotel Artemis trailer

Global Road Entertainment has released the first trailer for Hotel Artemis. The movie – directed by Drew Pearce – is described as a “high octane action-thriller” and stars Jodie Foster, Dave Bautista, Jeff Goldblum and Zachary Quinto. Hotel Artemis arrives in cinemas in June. Here’s the official synopsis: “In Hotel Artemis, set in riot-torn, near-future Los…

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On this day in geekdom: April 20th

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… April 20th – On this day in 2017, Marvel releases the first official…

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A reminder: It’s A Stampede! is on Instagram

Just a reminder: Should you want to follow It’s A Stampede! on social media, Instagram is the best place to go. Simply search for @itsastampede and give the It’s A Stampede! account a follow. The account is updated on a regular basis, with links to news and features appearing on the blog. So… if you’re not following the blog (and you should) then…

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Blumhouse kicks off Halloween marketing

It’s official – the marketing and promotion for forthcoming horror movie, Halloween has started! Blumhouse Pictures took to Twitter today to release the first official poster for the movie, which is due in cinemas in October. The film is a sequel to the original Halloween and will once again star Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode and…

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Watch: Deadpool 2: The final trailer

The final trailer for Deadpool 2 has been released. The trailer – which you can watch below – arrived on YouTube with the following description: “After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his…

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And Car Share will return on…

The BBC have announced the air dates for the final two episodes of UK comedy Peter Kay’s Car Share. The show – which stars Peter Kay and Sian Gibson – will return to TV screens in May. The first episode, which is being described as a “completely improvised” episode will hit BBC One on Monday…

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Black Panther ticks off another significant achievement

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has added another achievement to its already impressive portfolio – it has become the first film to receive a public screening in Saudi Arabia for 35 years. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Black Panther was screened yesterday at the AMC, located within Riyadh’s King Abdullah Financial District. The AMC is the first…

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