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News: God of War Movie May Deviate from Game's Plot

God of War Movie May Deviate from Game's Plot

With hopes of starting over

We don’t know why we credit these movie tie-in stories with bandwidth anymore, but we suppose that God of War is too big to ignore. Apparently, platform holder Sony has commissioned a flick based on the feisty franchise, with scriptwriters Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan given the go ahead to re-write Kratos’ story...

News: Sony Pictures Registers Slew of Console War Movie Domains

Sony Pictures Registers Slew of Console War Movie Domains

No, really

Your arguments with Microsoft and Nintendo fans could soon become the inspiration behind a blockbuster movie. Sony Pictures has registered a slew of Console War movie domain names through the brand protection company Mark Monitor. Fusible reports that Sony Computer Entertainment has nothing to do with the registrations, suggesting that...

News: Assassin's Creed Movie Deal A 'Waste Of Ink'

Assassin's Creed Movie Deal A 'Waste Of Ink'

Hollywood insiders have slammed Sony and Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed movie deal, labelling it "ridiculous"

Sources claim that Ubisoft's demanded a ridiculous level of creative input, leaving the project unlikely to ever get its feet off the ground. "As a director, even Steven Spielberg cannot get this kind of deal," an unnamed source revealed. According to Vulture, the deal grants Ubisoft..

News: Assassin's Creed Movie Domains Spotted

Assassin's Creed Movie Domains Spotted

Hot on the heels of last week's movie negotiations post, it has emerged that Sony Pictures has registered a whopping sixteen website domains pertaining to the Assassin's Creed series

Rumours and whispers put Sony as a dead-cert for the project late last week, when industry insiders said Ubisoft was close to signing on the dotted line with the Japanese mega-company. We reckon there's great potential..

News: Sony Swoops In For Assassin's Creed Movie License

Sony Swoops In For Assassin's Creed Movie License

Sony Pictures is on the verge of signing a deal with Ubisoft in order to bring the Assassin's Creed franchise to the big screen, so reports claim

The stealth series has been coveted by a number of big industry players, including Universal, but it seems Sony is closest to signing up the historical blockbuster. Variety reports that both Ubisoft and Sony are in the final stages of negotiation..

News: New Uncharted Movie Director 'Starting From Scratch'

New Uncharted Movie Director 'Starting From Scratch'

David O Russell is no longer involved with the Uncharted movie

He left the project earlier in the month citing creative differences between himself and Sony Pictures. With Russell's antique-hunting motion picture out of the window, new director Neil Burger is planning on starting from scratch — and he's making all the right noises about the video game. “Mainly we’re beginning from scratch and..

News: Uncharted Movie Director Compares Drake Family To The Sopranos

Uncharted Movie Director Compares Drake Family To The Sopranos

Director David O

Russell's fanned more flames in the faces of Uncharted fanboys, comparing the movie's family dynamic to The Sopranos. In an interview with IGN, Russell explain that the movie would hone in on the tale of a "tough" criminal family. “I think if we take that family dynamic that we have in The Fighter, and put that in terms of a grander stage, with a crime family that metes..

News: We'd Totally Be OK With Scarlett Johansson Playing Elena In The Uncharted Movie

We'd Totally Be OK With Scarlett Johansson Playing Elena In The Uncharted Movie

There are few women we fancy more than the polygonal model of Elena in the Uncharted games, but Scarlett Johansson ranks among them

So while we're not totally stoked about director David O. Russell's vision for the video game adaptation, we can at least appreciate his taste in female actresses. According to Russel, the movie script is being written right now, and he's pretty stoked about it: “The..

News: Uncharted Movie Pitch Causes Our Blood To Boil

Uncharted Movie Pitch Causes Our Blood To Boil

We're kinda in a strop with regards to Hollywood's adaptation of the Uncharted franchise

Why? Because it sounds like the worst thing to have ever existed. It's so bad, we don't even want to type about it. But we'll force ourselves to, hoping someone, somewhere reads our words and realises what a huge stinking pile of turd this movie is going to be. According to director David O Russell, the movie..

News: Resident Evil: Damnation 3D CGI Movie Announced

Resident Evil: Damnation 3D CGI Movie Announced

While Milla Jovovich tops the US box-office with the live-action version of Resident Evil; Sony and Capcom's announced that they'll be teaming up to produce a new CG Resident Evil movie -- Resident Evil: Damnation

The animated movie's still some way off - it'll launch in 2012 in Japan - but will feature full stereoscopic 3D support. The last CG Resident Evil movie, Degeneration, did modest numbers..

News: Uncharted Movie On Hold As Discussions With Director Break Down

Uncharted Movie On Hold As Discussions With Director Break Down

The last time we posted about the long over-due Uncharted movie was back in May, when we reported that I Heart Huckabees director David O

Russell</a> was in-line to take the helm of Nate's big-screen debut. However, according to the LA Times, talks between Russell and the Sony-owned Columbia Pictures have broken down. The report notes that both parties were unable to reach satisfactory terms,..

News: Worry Not, Shadow Of The Colossus Is Still Going To Be A Real Movie

Worry Not, Shadow Of The Colossus Is Still Going To Be A Real Movie

Honestly, what could you want more than a Shadow Of The Colossus film? Oh, you don't want a Shadow Of The Colossus film - well tough luck

According to a report in the LATimes, it's absolutely still happening. The story emerged out of an interview with the movie's screenwriter Justin Marks, the same dude that did the terrible Kristin Kreuk Street Fighter movie. Sigh. “I think many of the games..

News: Nolan North Hints Heavily At Hugh Jackman Assuming The Role Of Nathan Drake In The Upcoming Uncharted Movie

Nolan North Hints Heavily At Hugh Jackman Assuming The Role Of Nathan Drake In The Upcoming Uncharted Movie

Nolan North has hinted heavily that Hugh Jackman is in the front-running to play the part of Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted movie

In a telephone interview on the Official Playstation Magazine UK podcast, North explains that, "I would love to do the movie, obviously I'd love to do it as Nathan Drake but I've done film and television and I understand the reality of the business."..

News: inFamous Is Heading To The Cinema Too, Erm, Hurrah!

inFamous Is Heading To The Cinema Too, Erm, Hurrah!

Alongside Nathan Drake, Sony Pictures want to bring Sucker Punch's Cole McGrath to the big screen

In fact, they want to do it so badly they've already got a screenplay drafted out by Sheldon Turner. Hollywood hotshots Avi and Ari Arad are said to be producing the movie; they're also apparently going to work on the Uncharted movie. To be honest, inFamous could probably translate to cinema better..