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root letter
After several years of waiting with a noticeable lack of updates, the niche film known as Root Letter (or, √Letter, but pronounced and more recently labeled as Root Letter) has finally received its first official trailer! For those unfamiliar with the origin of the title, Root Letter is actually based on a popular 2016 Japanese visual[...]
alan wake
Four years after talk of developing the best-selling video game franchise as a television series, Sam Lake the Creative Director of Remedy Entertainment, revealed at the game's 12th-anniversary celebration that "AMC, the wonderful, wonderful home for absolutely brilliant TV shows has bought the rights for Alan Wake. We have been collaborating on making a TV show[...]
twisted metal
The casting rollout for Peacock's live-action adaptation of the video game Twisted Metal rolls on with word that Neve Campbell (Scream 5, The Lincoln Lawyer) will recur as a guest star Joining Anthony Mackie (Captain America 4) and Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), and Thomas Hayden Church (Divorce) in the action-comedy series, Campbell is set for the role[...]
twisted metal
Peacock's live-action adaptation of the video game Twisted Metal is recruiting another familiar face into its casting ranks, with Thomas Hayden Church (Divorce) set to join Anthony Mackie (Captain America 4) and Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) in the action-comedy series. Church's Agent Stone is a cold and unyielding post-apocalyptic highway patrolman who rules the roads with[...]
Alan Wake: AMC Networks Developing Video Game Series Adapt
AMC is in the midst of developing a thrilling new series based on a favorite action-adventure video game series whose first installment was released back in 2010 The series also comes around the same time as building excitement grows for the next installment, Alan Wake 2,  which was announced back in December 2021 during The[...]
Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, Amazon Studios & Kilter Films' (in association with the games' producers Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks) series adaptation of the "Fallout" video game franchise has reportedly cast Yellowjackets star Ella Purnell in a lead role opposite The Righteous Gemstones star Walton Goggins Much like Goggins, nothing official has been released[...]
resident evil
So the last time we checked in on how things were going with Netflix, Constantin Film, and co-writer, showrunner & EP Andrew Dabb's (Supernatural) live-action series take on the "Resident Evil" video game franchise, we were being hit with some major casting news Lance Reddick (Castlevania, American Horror Story) had joined the series in the[...]
god of war
So what do you get when you combine Amazon's Prime Video, The Expanse creators/executive producers Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby, and The Wheel of Time executive producer/showrunner Rafe Judkins? Oh, and let's not forget Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions? Based on what Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively, you get a live-action adaptation of the[...]
So the last time we checked in on how things were going with Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, Amazon Studios & Kilter Films' (in association with the games' producers Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks) series adaptation of the "Fallout" video game franchise, things were looking pretty good Nolan was on board to direct the pilot,[...]
system shock
Greg Russo, who has worked on video game adaptations previously like the Mortal Kombat film from last year, is now attached to Binge's own adaptation It's a collection of games that's giving Bioshock meets SOMA vibes… and honestly, I'm here for it The game premiered in 1994, made for PC, Macintosh, and NEC PC98[...]
last of us
Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin's upcoming HBO series adaptation of the video game franchise The Last of Us is welcoming Storm Reid (Euphoria, A Wrinkle in Time) to the cast Joining a cast that includes Bella Ramsey (Ellie), Pedro Pascal (Joel), Gabriel Luna (Tommy, Joel's younger brother), Nico Parker (Sarah), Merle Dandridge (resistance leader Marlene), Jeffrey Pierce[...]
Fallout is in development at Amazon Studios (Image: Bethesda Game Studios)
Back in July 2020, Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy announced that they were teaming with Amazon Studios and Kilter Films (in association with the games' producers Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks) to bring the "Fallout" video game franchise to the small screen Nearly 1-1/2 years later, Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Nolan[...]
twisted metal
Anthony Mackie (Captain America 4) will be taking some time off from the MCU for a deep dive into the Twisted Metal universe, with Deadline Hollywood reporting exclusively that the actor is set to lead & executive produce Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions' live-action adaptation of the popular video game Mackie is set to[...]
The Last of Us is coming to HBO (Image: WarnerMedia)
Based on who is and isn't present (no Ellie?), fans of the video game who are up on the storyline might have a pretty good idea what filming might be focusing on (that's our way of staying spoiler-free for this one). The Last of Us (Image: WarnerMedia) Here's a look at Luna's Instagram post from earlier today:   View[...]
The Last of Us
Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin's The Last of Us announced that Nico Parker (Dumbo) has joined the cast of HBO's live-action series adaptation of the popular video game franchise in the role of Joel's daughter (Sarah?) Parker joins a cast that includes Pedro Pascal (Joel), Bella Ramsey (Ellie), Gabriel Luna (Tommy, Joel's younger brother), and[...]
Halo artwork (Credit: 343 Industries)
Back in February 2021, Halo fans learned that the upcoming Pablo Schreiber (American Gods)-starring series adaptation of the popular video game franchise was making the move from Showtime to the streaming universe of Paramount+ Flash ahead four months, and Variety is reporting on another major change for the series Co-showrunners Steven Kane and Kyle Killen[...]
Assassin's Creed live-action series is coming (Image: Netflix)
On Monday, Variety reported that the streaming service and Ubisoft's upcoming live-action adaptation based on the international best-selling video game franchise Assassin's Creed has tapped Jeb Stuart (Vikings: Valhalla, The Fugitive) to pen the series Executive produced by Ubisoft Film & Television's Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik, the series is part of Netflix's deal with Ubisoft[...]
the last of us
A little more than a month after learning that Academy Award nominee Jasmila Žbanić (Quo vadis, Aida) and Ali Abbasi (Border) were set to join Kantemir Balagov (Beanpole, Closeness) in the director's chair for Neil Druckmann (game franchise) and Craig Mazin's live-action HBO series adaptation of The Last of Us, it looks like a member of[...]
TheToyZone Reveals Idea For Video Game Themed NERF Guns
Video game replicas are always something fans, and gamers can get behind, and NERF is one brand that has captured some of the magic Fortnite and Overwatch have been some of the few hit games to get their own replica blasters, but the people over at TheToyZonewanted to see what other games would be great[...]
ARK: The Animated Series is coming soon. (Image: Studio Wildcard)
Fans of ARK: Survival Evolved have some animated adventures coming their way in the near future, with Studio Wildcard and director Jay Oliva (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) teaming up to executive produce and co-showrun an original animated television series based on the hit video game Created and executive produced by[...]
3 Horror Video Games That Deserve Cinematic Adaptations
With horror video game films like the Resident Evil reboot on the horizon, there's a lot of intrigue around the next wave of video game to film adaptations In the past, we've had some like Silent Hill strike somewhere in the middle — not finding it's initial footing or box office breakthrough, but still obtaining a[...]
AEW Reveals A New Video Game Announcement Coming Wednesday
A bit of a surprise today as All Elite Wrestling revealed they revealed there will be a video game announcement on the way One of the biggest things fans have been asking the company about since it was announced clear back in early 2019 was when they would be getting a video game together Because[...]
Critics Choice Super Awards
The superhero category includes comic books and video game-inspired films. For TV/Streaming, the awards are Best Action Series, Best Actor in an Action Series, Best Actress in an Action Series, Best Animated Series, Best Male Voice Actor in an Animated Series, Best Female Voice Actor in an Animated Series, Best Superhero Series, Best Actor in a[...]
Shenmue: Crunchyroll, Adult Swim Original Anime Based on SEGA Game
"The first Shenmue video game was released more than twenty years ago and we're so excited to be working again with Adult Swim to bring this franchise to life through anime," said Sarah Victor, Head of Development, Crunchyroll "We're eager to show our fans more of this action-packed adventure series as we move through production." Produced[...]
Auto Draft
Manga publisher Yen Press has announced  Sekiro Side Story: Hanbei the Undying, a new manga series inspired by the hit video game Sekiro: Shadow Dies Twice, which is coming out next week. Sekiro Side Story: Hanbei the Undying synopsis: "Life beyond death…A foolish notion with which to deceive oneself But what happens when death does not come?[...]
Numskull is Celebrating Pac-Man's 40th with New Merchandise!
The iconic and popular video game has been entertaining millions of people around the world and continues to find new fans every day Pac-Man can be found in a number of things — from pinball machines, to consoles games, and of course the legendary arcade machine But Pac-Man also lends himself nicely to all kinds[...]
Myst is being adapted for television, courtesy of Cyan.
Considered by many one of the most revolutionary video games of the 1990s, Myst is set to be adapted for television courtesy of X-Men: First Class writer Ashley Edward Miller The production comes courtesy of Village Roadshow Entertainment Developing the pilot, Miller acts as showrunner if ordered to series She previously wrote and produced other[...]
The news was posted via social media, and shared by members of the cast and creative – and though it confirms the anime's return, it (understandably) was lacking in more specific details. Netflix Here's a look at both the Twitter and Instagram announcements of the series' fourth-season return:   View this post on Instagram   That's right, Castlevania is officially getting[...]