All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘live action’

Sofia Coppola to Helm Live-Action The Little Mermaid

You may be used to seeing Sofia Coppola’s name attached to independent directing projects like The Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation. However, Deadline is reporting that Francis Ford’s daughter may be entering territory that not even the great The Godfather director has ever ventured, a live-action version of the classic fairy tale The Little Mermaid. Coppola is currently working …

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‘Ryse: The Fall’ Episode Two Released

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled the first episode of a live-action mini-series based on the upcoming Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome. Titled The Fall, the series depicts the video game’s protagonist, Marius Titus, in a sort of prologue that will lead up to the events of the game. Today, the second episode in the series has already …

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‘Ryse’ Live-Action Series Starts November 5

In the run-up to last year’s release of Halo 4, Microsoft Studios produced a live-action Halo mini-series titled Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. Aside from the series’ probably origins as a marketing effort, the quality of Forward Unto Dawn was impressive for a video game tie-in, and even garnered an Emmy nomination for its title sequence. This year, Microsoft will …

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Aliens Invade in New The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Live-Action Trailer

Before trying out the marketing strategy of weird, annoying trailers, 2K Games was putting out regular live-action story trailers for its upcoming The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. The trailers featured Dominic Monaghan (Merry from Lord of the Rings) as XCOM Agent Cole, who was very upset about a certain “Pima Incident” and runs into a trap in a later video. Another …

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Another Live-Action ‘The Bureau’ Teaser Released

Before releasing that ridiculous YOLO trailer earlier this week, 2K Games had been steadily putting out live-action teasers for the upcoming The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Several of them featured Dominic Monaghan of Lord of the Rings and Lost fame. Today, 2K released the latest live-action teaser for The Bureau. This one does not star Monaghan, and instead focuses on the …

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Another ‘The Bureau: XCOM Declassified’ Live-Action Trailer Released

The release of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is less than a month away now, and 2K Games is focusing its marketing on a series of cryptic live-action trailers. Earlier this week, half of a trailer was released, with the events of the second half of the trailer dependent upon fans tweeting whether they wanted the clip’s character to grab a …

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Creepy Live-Action The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Trailer Released

Earlier this week, 2K Games released a trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. That video featured a lot of the action gamers can expect to see in the game, as well as a few of the story beats and main characters they will control. Today, another Bureau trailer has been released. This one’s a live-action trailer, and one that shows …

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New ZombiU Live-Action Trailer Demonstrates Multiplayer Gameplay

The creators of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 are certainly proud of their zombie mode. It’s a feature that sets the Black Ops games apart from the Modern Warfare side of the Call of Duty franchise. However, it is just one mode among many in that game. Zombie apocalypse fans looking for a pure zombie survival horror experience might …

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Check Out This Awesome Legend Of Zelda Live Action Film

I love the idea of video game film adaptations, but the execution never works out. The studios make the movie for a general audience instead of the gamers. This leads to plenty of terrible films that don’t stand as good movies or good game adaptations. Thankfully, there are fans who are good at making movies whose love of the source …

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The Live Action Trailer for Assassin’s Creed Is Slightly Polarizing

Do live action trailers for video games work? I mean, sure the one Bethesda commissioned for Skyrim worked, but the anticipation for that game was at least as much as Assassin’s Creed, if not more. Of course, seeing such a trailer gives people ideas of seeing of a full blown movie for the title being advertised, and while that’s certainly …

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A Need For Speed Movie is Racing to Theatres

Electronic Arts (EA) announced today that the feature film rights to its Need For Speed franchise have been acquired by DreamWorks Studios. A screenplay, written by “Real Steel” writer John Gatins’ brother George Gatins, has already been completed and the studio will “fast-track” the project, beginning production on the movie early next year. DreamWorks stated that the screenplay, while based …

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Halo 4 Getting Live Action Web Series

Do you remember those awesome live action trailers Microsoft created for the Halo ad campaign a few years ago? It turns out their making more of those for the impending fall release of Halo 4, but the videos are being turned into a full Web series this time. Variety is reporting that Microsoft is creating a Halo Web series called …

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