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We haven't heard anything about the Gears of War movie since back in 2010, when it was said that production was being scaled back. Today it seems the project has new life and is being shopped around, thanks in part to the impending release of Gears of War: Judgment. Creative Artists Agency is curre...

October 9th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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New Line Cinema has found someone to pen the script for its apparently still-forthcoming movie version of 1986's Midway arcade classic Rampage, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Described as a "relative newcomer" to script writing, Ryan Engle will be boiling the game down into a screenplay, whil...

March 31st 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We can hardly think of a more gripping, dramatic story than people transformed into gigantic lizards, apes and wolves, who go about destroying skyscrapers, so we're happy to report that New Line has optioned Rampage for the silver screen. Just imagine it: a gigantic ape, palming a frightened blon...

November 19th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Did you like Kevin Tancharoen's Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series? New Line Cinema evidently did, as it's hired Tancharoen to direct a new film based on the bloody franchise. So, to sum up, that one self-produced "Rebirth" short got Tancharoen a job first as a web series director, and now on a fea...

September 29th 2011 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Director Seth Gordon launched his first major film back in 2007, King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, and has since gone on to a successful career in directing several feature films and major television shows. He's even pinned to the forthcoming remake of '80s hacking classic, WarGames. His next...

July 11th 2011 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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Heavy Rain continues its slow progression from "like a movie with lots of button inputs" to "just a movie." Deadline reports that Unique Features is in the process of acquiring the film rights to Quantic Dream's game. Unique Features is a production company started by Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, wh...

May 19th 2010 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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We're constantly looking for reasons to re-purchase the Lord of the Rings film trilogy -- a fact clearly evidenced by our ownership of the theatrical versions of the films, the extended director's cut of each movie, the Blu-ray version of the trilogy, and another set of each of those, so we can kee...

April 11th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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What if Heavy Rain, which is so often heralded by creator David Cage as "interactive fiction," was just a bit less interactive? Is the game's story and cast of vaguely-French-sounding characters strong enough to carry a feature-length film? We might just find out, some day -- internet super-sleuth...

February 27th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Word on the internets (news that was published yesterday and is promised not to be an April Fools' joke) is that a new writer has taken on the Halo movie screenplay in hopes of cutting production costs and getting the project back on track.According to the Latino Review, screenwriter Stuart Beattie...

April 2nd 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Gears of War film producer Wyck Godfrey has told Coming Soon that the production company is shooting for a Summer 2010 release of the video game adaptation. Said Godfrey: "We've got our script on and a director we're about to attach. We'll hopefully make that early next year for the summer of 2010....

March 31st 2008 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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In the wake of the big Warner Bros. announcement to exclusively support Blu-ray, some people may not have noticed New Line Cinema's transition into Blu-ray as well. (Both New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. are owned by Time Warner. PS3 Fanboy is also owned by AOL/Time Warner.) Formerly a supporter of...

January 9th 2008 at 4:15pm 0 Comments