Tag: Sony Pictures
News Ghostbusters VR Officially Called Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, Out for PSVR2 Next Year
I ain't afraid of no ghosts
After announcing a PSVR2 adaptation of the Ghostbusters series is in the works, Sony Pictures has given the game an official title: Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord. The name was confirmed in a Kinda Funny livestream, where studio nDreams also revealed it'll be out for Sony's next-gen VR headset at some point next...
News Tom Holland's Uncharted Movie Is Most Watched on Netflix
Update: Just a couple of days after being added to Netflix, the Uncharted movie has climbed straight to the top of the streaming service’s charts. It’s an impressive feat, given it’s up against strong competition from the likes of The Gray Man and Purple Hearts. The movie, of course, already enjoyed a tremendously successful cinematic...
News Uncharted Movie Plunders Netflix from 15th July
The Uncharted Movie has been a huge hit for Sony, with its theatrical run reeling in over $400 million. Now the film is set to earn a few more fans, as it leaps to Netflix for its streaming debut. According to What’s on Netflix, the movie will be available for members in the US to
News Sony Pictures Announces Ghostbusters VR, But No Word on PSVR2
They slimed us
Sony Pictures just closed out a Meta Quest livestream with the reveal of Ghostbusters VR, developed by Fracked creator nDreams – but there’s currently no word of the game coming to PSVR2. The game – which was introduced by Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg himself – was revealed with a cinematic trailer, so is likely still...
News Uncharted Is One of the Highest Grossing Video Game Movies of All Time
Warcraft still unbeaten, though
As the cinematic run for Uncharted nears its conclusion, PlayStation Productions has to be happy with its first effort. According to The Numbers, the film has pulled around $339 million in ticket sales worldwide, making it the fifth highest grossing video game movie of all time. It’s unlikely to catch the likes of...
News Amazon Primed for Live Action God of War TV Series
Kratos is coming to the small screen
Amazon Prime Video is on the cusp of signing a live action television adaptation of God of War, a Deadline report claims. PlayStation Productions – the new movie and TV subsidiary of Sony’s gaming division – has been busy lately, bringing Uncharted to
News Sony Pictures Declares Uncharted a 'New Hit Movie Franchise'
Looks like an Uncharted movie sequel is all but inevitable, as Sony Pictures boss Tom Rothman has described the series as a “new hit movie franchise for the company”. The film – which was pulverised by critics but warmly received by cinema goers – decimated its
News Uncharted Movie's Audience Score Is Completely At Odds with Critics
Greatness from bad reviews
Movie critics weren’t overly keen on the Uncharted movie, but cinema goers are loving it. Over on Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a critics rating of just 39% approval, but it’s a certified hit among audiences: 90% of viewers recommend it. It’s a largely similar story on Google, where it currently commands a score of...
News Tom Holland's Uncharted Movie Is a Hit as Global Tickets Estimated at $132 Million
North American launch outperforms expectations substantially
Update: It looks like Uncharted has made back its enormous production budget, with Box Office Report pegging the film's global take at around ~$132.2 million through Sunday, following its launch in Europe last week and North America this week. All in all it's a surprisingly astronomical...
Movie Review Uncharted - Glossy Green Screen Spectacle Isn’t Entirely Sure Who It's For
Watching the credits roll on Uncharted feels like closure in a lot of ways. We’ve been writing about this movie since the site’s inception in 2009, which ironically is roughly the same year a pre-pubescent Tom Holland was photographed prancing around in a Spider-Man costume, praying that he’d one day get the opportunity to...
Movie Review Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City - Reshuffled Reboot Misses the Mark
Almost brain dead
Resident Evil fans have had a rocky ride over the years. Sure, the mainline games may have steadied the course with a return to true survival horror, but we’re still not that far removed from the dark days of Umbrella Corps, Resident Evil 6’s messy intertwined story, and worse yet, Paul W.S. Anderson’s progressively baffling...
News Uncharted, Ghost of Tsushima Movies Will Stream on Netflix After Theatrical Run
Sony Pictures signs blockbuster deal
Upcoming movies from Sony Pictures like Uncharted and Ghost of Tsushima will stream on Netflix once their theatrical releases have concluded, as the film distributor has inked a lucrative long-term deal with the juggernaut streaming service. It’s important to note that this contract will not entitle subscribers...
News Sony's Been Trying to Make a Super Smash Bros Movie
We already know that Sony's been trying to make a Super Mario movie, but what we didn't previously know is that it wants to make a Super Smash Bros flick, too. Uncovered by Ars Technica as part of the Japanese giant's now infamous emails hack, there are multiple references to Nintendo's mascot mash-up, with the firm apparentl
News 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
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'
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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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,...