Earlier this year, word came out that Blumhouse Productions was set to make a Five Nights at Freddy’s movie based on the popular video game series, with Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Mrs. Doubtfire) lined up to direct. The project was at one point aiming for a 2020 release date, but now Scott Cawthon, the creator of the games and producer of the film, says that the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie has been delayed because it’s getting a total overhaul. Read More »
What made Wreck-It Ralph great back in 2012 wasn’t the plethora of video game references, but the big beating heart of a movie thanks to the friendship between the titular bad guy and the misfit racer Vanellope von Schweetz. Thankfully, the early buzz on the Disney sequel confirms that, much like the first film, Ralph Breaks the Internet isn’t just chock full of Disney-owned Easter eggs, but it also makes good on the emotional core of the first film and digs into the darker side of the internet.
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Nintendo lovers will immediately recognize the name Samus Aran, the protagonist of the long-running Metroid video game series. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson counts herself as a fan: she dressed up as Samus for Halloween, and she’s also interested in playing the character in a movie. Hear that, Hollywood? You may want to start dusting off those Metroid movie scripts and see if there are any hidden gems waiting to be found. Read More »
Just a week after the long-awaited second season of Castlevania hit the streaming platform, Netflix has announced its renewal for season 3. The animated adaptation of the classic Konami video game franchise is proving successful, with an even longer episode order set for the upcoming third season.
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Here’s some quick news regarding two very different productions. While taking a break from a galaxy far, far away, Rian Johnson is making the star-studded mystery movie Knives Out. Shooting has just begun on the film, as evident from a tweet from Johnson himself. And that’s not all! Hereditary‘s Toni Collette has just joined the cast.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, word comes that the Call of Duty movie, adapted from the video game series, might start production as soon as 2019 (which isn’t that far away, folks).
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A The Legend of Zelda TV series may be on its way from Castlevania producer Adi Shankar. The producer behind the hit Netflix anime series as well as feature films like Joseph Kahn’s Bodied is working on a TV series adaptation of an “iconic video game series” that is reported to be the beloved, long-running Nintendo franchise The Legend of Zelda.
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Ready for a live-action Mega Man movie from the directors of Catfish and two of the Paranormal Activity movies? Well, even if you’re not, that’s what’s happening. Capcom has confirmed Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman will helm a Mega Man movie that will bring the popular video game character to life. Mega Man has been around since the late 1980s, and Mega Man 11 just arrived this month. Read More »
Apparently Dance Dance Revolution is still a popular enough video game craze that Hollywood wants to turn it into a movie.
The newly launched Stampede production banner from producer Greg Silverman is behind the effort to turn the dance video game from Konami into a feature length film. But how exactly can you turn a game about hitting the right combination of dance moves into a movie? Well, the answer is a thriller called The FP, but apparently this will be something different. Read More »
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The Monster Hunter cast is starting to look bulk up. Joining video game movie veteran Milla Jovovich in Screen Gems’ adaptation of the Capcom video game are Hellboy‘s Ron Perlman and rapper-turned-actor T.I. Harris.
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This morning, a brand new trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet arrived, showcasing even more footage from the parade of Disney intellectual property that the not-so-bad video game bad guy will encounter when he heads into the internet. That footage included the debut of some characters who we hadn’t yet seen, and thankfully, we know exactly who those characters are, and who will be voicing them. So let’s find out who else is in the Ralph Breaks the Internet cast. Read More »