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Chronicle Helmer Adapting “Colossus”

One of the most acclaimed and beloved games that appeared on the PlayStation 2 (and remastered last year for the PS3) may be getting a film adaptation."Chronicle" director Josh Trank has approached Sony Pictures about the idea of adapting...

Trailer For “Aliens: Colonial Marines” Game

SEGA has unleashed a new trailer for "Aliens: Colonial Marines", the upcoming console game based on James Cameron's 1986 film classic "Aliens".The trailer seems to be there to soften the blow of a release delay from Q4 2012 to...

Failed “Gears of War,” Escape NY Casting

A few years back "Underworld" and "Live Free or Die Hard" director Len Wiseman was attached to both an "Escape from New York" remake and a film adaptation of the Xbox 360 game series "Gears of War". Both...

TV News: Who, HBO, Thrillsville, Skies

Doctor Who31-year-old Lara Pulver, best known for her recent BBC roles as Irene Adler on "Sherlock" and Erin Watts on "Spooks" (aka. MI-5), is said to be among the front runners to potentially replace Matt Smith as the titular...

Batman Sells Big As Hamill Retires?

Some news from the Batman universe that isn't to do with "The Dark Knight Rises" today.The just out video game "Batman: Arkham City" has sold 4.6 million copies worldwide in its first week of release on the Playstation 3...

Batman, “Uncharted” Launch Trailers

While the Summer is the time for tentpole movies, mid-September to mid-November seems to be THE time for games with a glut of big releases hitting over two months, all to be ready for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday...

Star Trek, “Tomb Raider” Game News

"Star Trek" writers/producers Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman are taking J.J. Abrams version of the famed sci-fi saga to the video game world reports Heat Vision.The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game will be "an extension of the adventure...

Mortal Kombat Banned In Australia

The Australian Government Classification Board has refused classification of the latest instalment of the popular "Mortal Kombat" game series, effectively banning it from sale within Australia reports The ABC.The RC rating has been said to be due to the...

Emotional “Dead Island” Zombie Game Trailer

Pretty damn stunning. This new announcement trailer for "Dead Island", a new console game coming from Techland, is quite impressive - promising not just another lazy shoot 'em up or satire, but a story-driven and more realistic take...

Game News: Voltron, Transformers, Lantern

VoltronTHQ and World Events Productions have announced plans to produce video games based on the classic 80's cartoon franchise "Voltron".The original cartoon dealt with five robotic lions, piloted by a team of brave space explorers, who combined to form...

David Milch Adapts “Heavy Rain”

"Deadwood" creator David Milch has signed on to adapt the noir-style PS3 video game "Heavy Rain" into a feature for Unique Features reports Variety.Selling well over a million copies since its release, the procedural-themed game has users playing four...

Third “Uncharted” Video Game Announced

I don't normally cover games but one exception I'll make is the "Uncharted" series on the PS3. Last year's sequel game "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" was the most critically acclaimed game of the year, and recently there's been...

Fillion Campaigns For “Uncharted”

"Castle" and "Firefly" star Nathan Fillion has tweeted fans to help him get cast as Nathan Drake in the upcoming video game adaptation "Drake's Fortune" for Sony Pictures.On the surface the 39-year-old Canadian actor seems a perfect fit -...

David O. Russell Locked For “Uncharted”

After being linked to the project back in May and then dropping out in August, filmmaker David O. Russell ("Three Kings," "I Heart Huckabees") is not just back in the running but is now set to to tackle a...

Pitt Seeking “Red Dead Redemption”?

Showbiz Spy reports that Brad Pitt is the favourite to play the lead in a film adaptation of video game hit "Red Dead Redemption".The open world action-adventure Western video game from Rockstar Games, the creators of the hit "Grand...

David O. Russell Is No Longer “Uncharted”

David O. Russell ("Three Kings," "I Heart Huckabees") has dropped out of the running to direct the video game adaptation "Uncharted" for Sony Pictures reports The L.A. Times.Joshua Oppenheimer and Thomas Dean Donnelly ("Sahara," "Dead of Night") penned a...

Facebook Game “Mafia Wars” Becomes Film?

They've made a sitcom out of a Twitter feed, it was only a matter of time before they made a movie out of a Facebook application.Pajiba reports that the strategy-based game app "Mafia Wars" is being turned into a...

Billie Piper “Secret Diary” Gets A Movie

Former "Doctor Who" star Billie Piper has revealed to The Sun that a film version of her sexy British series "Secret Diary Of A Call Girl" may be in the works.The 27-year-old is currently working on a fourth and...

David O. Russell Considering “Uncharted”?

David O. Russell ("Three Kings," "I Heart Huckabees") is among several filmmakers who've apparently met with Sony Pictures over potentially directing the video game adaptation "Uncharted" for the studio reports The L.A. Times.Joshua Oppenheimer and Thomas Dean Donnelly ("Sahara,"...

Noel Clarke Likes “Fast Girls”

British actor Noel Clarke ("Centurion," "Heartless," TV's "Doctor Who") will pen, produce and potentially direct the Rocky-esque sporting drama "Fast Girls" reports The Press Association.The story will follow a group of female athletes hoping to compete at the 2012...

Blu-ray 3D Standards Finalised

The Blu-ray Disc Association has announced that a 3D Blu-ray specification standard has been finalized reports CNet.Using the new MVC codec, an extension of the MPEG-4 AVC codec currently used by most Blu-ray discs, 3D films will require around...

Netflix Streaming Via Sony’s PS3

Sony and Netflix have announced that they are teaming to make thousands of movies and TV episodes from Netflix available to be streamed instantly to TVs via the PlayStation 3.Netflix expects to begin streaming via the PS3 system next...

FOX & EA Develop “Spore” Film

20th Century Fox and Electronic Arts are teaming to produce a CG-animated feature based on the popular online game "Spore" says <a href="http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118009454.html?categoryid=13&cs=1">Variety.In the game, players create their own creatures and the worlds they live in and share them...

Sony Lands Turner’s “inFAMOUS”

Sheldon Turner's pitch for an adaptation of the PS3 video game "inFAMOUS" has been picked up by Sony Pictures says Wired.The story centers on bike messenger Cole MacGrath, who survives an explosion that destroys entire blocks of Empire City...

Uncharted Video Game Becomes Film

Popular and well-received PS3 video game "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune" is set to become an action-adventure feature film for Sony Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows a descendent of explorer Sir Francis Drake, a treasure hunter named Nate Drake...

The Weekly Spin: April 28th 2009

Mike Dougherty's horror/comedy "Trick 'r Treat" scored great notices at test screenings but the studio has been struggling to find a place for it in its film schedule for two years. At last comes the news this past...

Star Trek & Rock Band Team-Up

MTV Games and Harmonix's Rock Band® are joining forces with Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment to celebrate the May 8th theatrical release of the film STAR TREK from director/producer J.J. Abrams. The first-of-its-kind collaboration will fuse together the massive...

Dante’s Inferno Film Begins Production

Electronic Arts Inc. and Starz Media's Film Roman announced today the start of production on an animated movie based on the immortal epic "Dante's Inferno." The feature-length project will expand on the story in EA's new game coming out...

G.I. Joe Video Game & Cobra Revealed

Electronic Arts Inc. today announced that development is underway to bring Hasbro's legendary "G.I. Joe" brand to all major console and handheld gaming platforms in summer 2009.The game will coincide with the theatrical release of the G.I. Joe: The...

Wiseman On “Gears” Film, “Underworld” Series

"Underworld" director Len Wiseman tells Bloody Disgusting that he plans to make not a film but a trilogy of films based on the hit XBox 360 video game franchise "Gears of War"."The hope is that were wanting to do...

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