SDCC14: Maisie Williams Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Eyed for ‘Last Of Us’ Adaptation

- 07-25-14Film, Videogames Posted by Brandon Marcus

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A young actress from one of the most critically-acclaimed TV shows starring in a film based on one of the most critically-acclaimed video games ever? Makes sense.

Hot off his announcement about a possible Evil Dead TV seriesSam Raimi dropped another bombshell on San Diego Comic-Con: he is producing a film adaptation of the insanely-loved video game The Last Of Us. The film was announced months ago but now Raimi is producing, adding a hefty dose of star-power. No director or cast has been announced but apparently the team (Raimi and writer/Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann) have met with Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark from Game of Thrones. We can hear fans rejoicing already.

Is this is a done deal? Who would Williams be playing? (more…)

Shiny! ‘Firefly’ Cast Reunites To Voice ‘Firefly Online’ Video Game

- 07-25-14TV, Videogames Posted by Mark Poynter

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Firefly, Joss Whedon‘s show that would not die, made the move from the small screen of television to the big screen of Hollywood years after its untimely cancellation. Now the show makes another jump back into the computer game monitors of online video game players everywhere. That’s right, Firefly is getting an online video game, but that’s not the big news. The big news is that the ENTIRE cast is returning to voice their characters! (more…)

SDCC14: ‘Halo: Nightfall’ Teases with Images and a Trailer

- 07-24-14TV, Videogames Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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The busy first day of San Diego Comic Con is coming to a close, and if you’re at all interested in Xbox and Microsoft’s latest experiment in home entertainment, than this one’s for you. After years of attempting a Halo movie for the big screen, the fine people at Microsoft said screw it, let’s make it a series and put it on our own Xbox network. And voila! Halo: Nightfall is coming this fall, and the first look is here after being first looked at earlier today in San Diego. So what’s it about, and what does it look like? Let’s see some images and watch a teaser trailer. (more…)

SDCC14: First Official Look At Rupert Friend As ‘Hitman: Agent 47′

- 07-24-14Film, Videogames Posted by Luke Gallagher

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Here’s your first official look at the new film version of Hitman. You remember the 2007 film Hitman, don’t you? It starred Timothy Olyphant and Olga Kurylenko and was directed by Xavier Gen (who’s also made the ‘X’ segment of The ABCs of Death). If you don’t then that’s okay, because the producers of Agent 47 certainly hope you don’t end up recollecting it. The official Facebook page and twitter handle for 20th Century Fox’s Hitman: Agent 47 have gone live. To help kick things off they’ve released the first official image of Rupert Friend (Homeland) as the title character. (more…)

Bonus Story Packs With Batman: Arkham Knight Pre-Order

- 07-24-14Comics, Cool Stuff, Videogames Posted by Aspry Jones

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This Fall, Batman will again be the talk outside of Gotham when his new Kevin Conroy-voiced game debuts. Yesterday, GameStop teased a playable story within Batman: Arkham Knight, but you have to pre-order the game in order to access it. Inside the tweet was a blurred out image (ABOVE) of the character they were featuring. This information comes behind the already announced challenge maps and “story pack” of Harley Quinn‘s playable avatar. The pixelated image could actually pass as Pitfall Harry (how cool would that be??), but the color scheme is completely wrong. It still produced a good amount of fervor over the interwebs, even though you’d have to be a real noob to not know who it was. There aren’t too many Bat-friends wearing red things on their heads. (more…)

First Official Production Still For Sandler, Dinklage, & Gad In ‘Pixels’

- 07-18-14Film, Videogames Posted by Mark Poynter

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It all started with a fantastic short Pixels back in 2010 by film maker Patrick Jean. Don’t worry if you haven’t seen it yet, we’ve embedded that short for you below. From there it quickly moved into development over at Columbia pictures and Happy Madison Productions. That’s right Adam Sandler and company are bringing this Pixel short concept to the big screen. (more…)

Seth Gordon Talks ‘Uncharted’ Adaptation – Directing, Timetables and Reinventing the Story

- 07-17-14Film, Videogames Posted by Jason McAnelly

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In yet another great attempt to produce a video game movie that doesn’t suck, the folks at Sony are the road to bringing Uncharted to life. It’s been a hard ride, however, and several names have flipped through the director’s chair before Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief) finally settled his butt there. Now, after all the delays and reshuffling, it looks like Gordon is ready to commit to a timetable regarding the shooting of the flick. Scroll on to see what he had to say about the film, from casting a lead actor to keeping in line with the story of the original games. (more…)

SDCC 14: Saturday and Sunday Schedule Offers Movie Madness

- 07-14-14Comics, Cosplay, Film, Nerd Culture, TV, Videogames Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Obviously when you release the schedule for the first half of a con, you’re going to release the schedule for the second half sooner rather than later. To wit, San Diego Comic Con has now fully disclosed the goings on of their 2014 edition, and the weekend line-up promises the bulk of the con’s big movie panels and some of the TV shows it didn’t have time to get to one Friday. So what’s in store? Read on to find out. (more…)

What’s Going on Thursday and Friday at SDCC 14

- 07-11-14Comics, Film, Nerd Culture, TV, Videogames Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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For your nerding convenience, we now present the schedule for the first two days of San Diego Comic Con, the 2014 edition. If you’ll be in San Diego this year for the con, then lucky you, because it seems like an all you can nerd buffet of treats and dishes to keep you satisfied all weekend long. There’s something for everyone from screenings of upcoming comic book-based TV shows, panels for old and new TV favorites, previews for new films from many of the major studios, celebrations, interviews, reminiscences with nerdy icons and, dare I say, a few surprises. Strap in because getting through this one half of a full schedule is trip in and of itself. (more…)

Sigorney Weaver & Other ‘Alien’ Cast Members to Voice ‘Alien: Isolation’ Expansion

- 07-09-14Film, Videogames Posted by Mark Poynter

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The Creative Assembly has pulled out all the stops when it came to adding downloadable content to their upcoming Alien: Isolation video game. They’ve managed to pull together the original 1979 Alien cast to recreate their characters voices for the additional missions. (more…)