See it, Read it, Play it - MARCH
As featured in the March issue of Aspire Magazine.
FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY
UK RELEASE DATE: 27th February 2019
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Stephen Merchant
A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country, while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.
Biographical sports comedy-drama, based on the 2012 documentary The Wrestlers. The all star cast includes Lena Heady (Game of Thrones) Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz) Florence Pugh (Marcella) and Dwayne Johnson (Jumanji).
UK RELEASE DATE: 29th March 2019
DIRECTOR: Tim Burton
From the visionary mind of Tim Burton, comes the highly anticipated live action remake of Walt Disney’s 1941 classic animation, Dumbo. The thought of a Disney remake is always daunting, but I think we're in good hand with Tim Burton at the helm.
An all star cast - including Eva Green (Casino Royale) Colin Farrell (In Bruges) and Danny DeVito (Matilda) - shine on screen, retelling the story of a young elephant whose oversized ears enable him to fly and help save a struggling circus. When the circus masters plan a new venture, Dumbo and his friends soon discover dark secrets behind its shiny veneer. Co-starring Alan Arkin and Michael Keaton.
By Bella Mackie
Released in January, this beautifully candid account of how writer Bella Mackie ran herself to better mental health, has earned plenty of well deserved high praise. In her brutally honest description of how increasing anxiety left her socially paralysed, the author explains how running enabled her face the world after years of looking inwards.
The Sunday Times Best Seller is also available on Kindle and Audible.
STILL ON MY MIND
From the woman behind some of the best hits the Noughties had to offer, Still On My Mind is set to be released on the 8th March 2019. Written and recorded here in the UK, with her brother Rollo, Dido’s 5th album will reportedly display her "love of hip hop and her folk roots", and feature "a dance and electronic music sensibility”.