1Up cast

Fanboys director Kyle Newman‘s upcoming eSports drama has experienced a late-stage roster change.

Elliot Page (Juno, The Umbrella Academy) was previously cast to play a professor and mentor figure in the movie, but Page has since stepped away from the project and the producers have hired Ruby Rose (John Wick: Chapter 2, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage) to play that role instead. Read more about the project below. Read More »

1Up Video Game Movie

Ellen Page has gotten pregnant in high school, pulled off a heist in someone’s dreams, walked through walls, and roughed some people up in roller derby. Now she’s heading into uncharted territory on the big screen: the world of professional video gaming.

BuzzFeed is getting into the movie business with 1UP, an underdog eSports comedy that finds Ellen Page coaching a college a team of misfit women gamers who team up to take down a team of chauvinist asshole players on campus. It’s one of the most millennial movies we’ve heard of so far. Read More »