Tag: Tv

  • News Captain America's Anthony Mackie on Deck to Star in Twisted Metal TV Show

    Action comedy gathers speed

    As was the case with The Last of Us’ HBO adaptation, Sony is not playing when it comes to casting in its Twisted Metal television show. According to Deadline, Marvel star Anthony Mackie is on deck to play lead character John Doe, a milkman offered a shot at a better life if he can successfully transit a mysterious...

  • News Anna Torv Joins The Last of Us TV Show Cast as Tess

    Fringe actress on board

    HBO has recruited another actress for its big-budget TV adaptation of The Last of Us, with the latest pick-up being Anna Torv as Tess. She is perhaps best known for her role in Fringe as Olivia Dunham, but has also appeared in more recent television shows such as Secret City, Mindhunter, and The Newsreader. Hitting much...

  • News The Last of Us' HBO Adaptation Has a Beastly Budget

    "This project well exceeds the eight figure per episode"

    HBO’s television adaptation of The Last of Us is not just some cheap tie-in – apparently it could be the “largest project” shooting in Canada right now. That’s according to IATSE 212 president Damian Petti, who’s in charge of the group responsible for attracting Hollywood crews to...

  • News Netflix's The Witcher: Season 2 Saddles Up on 17th December

    Signed and sealed

    The second season of Netflix’s wildly popular The Witcher adaptation will air from 17th December, and here’s the teaser trailer you’ve probably been waiting for. Confirmed during this week’s WitcherCon, the show will see Henry Cavill once again reprise his role as the Butcher of Blaviken, as Geralt of Rivia is reunited with...

  • News The Last of Us HBO TV Series Has Cast Nico Parker as Sarah, Joel's Daughter

    Prepare to cry

    It's time for another update on The Last of Us' TV adaptation. HBO is working alongside PlayStation Productions to bring Naughty Dog's beloved game to the small screen, with shooting to begin this month. Production is just getting started, but news about the cast has been slowly trickling out. The latest character to be cast in the...

  • News Lance Reddick, Ella Balinska Star in Netflix's Resident Evil

    Reddick is Wesker

    Netflix has cast The Wire’s Lance Reddick as Albert Wesker in its live-action adaptation of Resident Evil. PlayStation fans will, of course, recognise the American actor for his role as Sylens in Horizon Zero Dawn, but here he will play one of gaming’s most iconic villains in a show that sounds like it will deviate...

  • Guide All PlayStation Productions Movies and TV Shows

    Release dates, casting, and more for all PlayStation Productions projects

    PlayStation Productions is a new division established within the Sony Interactive Entertainment hierarchy designed to convert popular PlayStation gaming properties into television shows and movies. In this guide, we will list all PlayStation Productions movies and TV shows in...

  • News Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Sees the Light on Netflix from July 2021

    Spin-off series slated for summer

    Spin-off series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will beam to Netflix from July 2021, and here’s a new trailer featuring CG stars Leon S Kennedy and Claire Redfield to prove it. The story is set after the events of Resident Evil 4, and revolves around a hacking incident at the White House. The above trailer shows...

  • News HBO's The Last of Us TV Show to Start Shooting in July

    The start of it

    Principal photography for HBO’s television adaptation of The Last of Us will begin in Calgary, Canada this coming July, reports CBC. The news comes courtesy of the Director’s Guild of Canada, with production to begin on 5th July and wrap on 8th June, 2022. That seems like an extraordinarily long span of time to us, but we can’t...

  • News Action Comedy Twisted Metal Television Show Officially in Production

    About a "motor-mouthed outsider" in an apocalyptic wasteland

    Twisted Metal is one of the oldest and most iconic first-party PlayStation franchises – and now it’s officially getting its own television show. There have been murmurs regarding this project for years now, but Variety has revealed that it’s officially moving forward at long last...

  • News Mysterious Ratchet & Clank Short Movie Airs in Canada

    The life of pie

    Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has a PlayStation 5 release date – and also a 23-minute short movie, animated by the makers of the full-length film and aired on Canadian network Crave. Apparently, this dates back to 2019, and precedes the new PlayStation Productions branding that Sony is tagging all its cross-media efforts with...

  • News Sony Has Ten Movies, TV Shows Based on PlayStation Properties in Production

    Cross media

    Sounds like the Uncharted movie and The Last of Us television show are just the tip of the iceberg for Sony’s newly established PlayStation Productions department, as Sony Pictures has ten projects in production based on the company’s video game intellectual property. According to CEO Tony Vinciquerra, speaking with CNBC, three of...

  • News Netflix Announces Sonic the Hedgehog 3D Animated Series, Then Deletes the Tweet

    Gotta tweet fast

    Sonic the Hedgehog is seemingly hopping aboard the on-demand streaming bandwagon. In a now-deleted announcement on Twitter, Netflix is set to produce an all-new 3D animated series based on the beloved character. Netflix has partnered with SEGA, WildBrain, and Man of Action Entertainment to produce the new show. The latter company...

  • Guide Best 4K TVs for PS5

    Our top TV picks for use with PS5

    Sony is ushering in the start of a brand new console generation with PlayStation 5, and with that comes new technology to be taken advantage of. No matter what television set you currently own, you're going to notice a big upgrade the moment you boot up the new console. However, if you truly want to take full...

  • News PlayStation Heroes Appear Alongside Tom Hanks in Sony Puff Piece

    Heroes are all around us

    A new marketing puff piece, produced and released by Sony, showcases some of PlayStation’s biggest heroes alongside some of the organisation’s other major productions. Deacon St John from Days Gone stars with Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn and Kratos from God of War, as the increasingly entertainment focused firm shows off...

  • News The Last of Us TV Show to Include 'Jaw Drop' Moment Excluded from the Game

    More lore

    There’ll be a “jaw drop” moment in HBO’s television adaptation of The Last of Us that was excluded from the original game. Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin – who’s working alongside Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann on the show – revealed the tidbit as part of an interview with the BBC, where he also shared additional information...

  • News Kaitlyn Dever Would 'Love' to Play Ellie in The Last of Us TV Adaptation

    Huge fan of the game

    HBO has partnered with PlayStation Productions and Naughty Dog to transform The Last of Us into a big budget TV series, and Unbelievable actress Kaitlyn Dever has admitted she’d “love” to play Ellie in the show. The actress is no stranger to Sony’s games, having previously portrayed Cassie Drake in Uncharted 4: A...

  • News Sony Going All-Out on PS5 Reveal Event with TV Advertising

    The future of gaming

    Sony's really splashing the cash for this PlayStation 5 event. Scheduled to be broadcast live this Thursday, the platform holder is getting ready to lift the lid on PS5 with a games showcase. While the anticipation online is palpable at this point, it seems Sony is thinking even bigger. The above 16-second teaser clip is not...

  • News Only Coronavirus Can Slow Geralt, as The Witcher Production Is Halted by Netflix

    Toss a cure to your Witcher

    Production of the second anticipated season of Netflix’s The Witcher series has been temporarily paused due to coronavirus, Deadline reports. The show – which is being shot at Arborfield Studios in Wokingham, England – will be put on ice for two weeks but could be pushed back further depending on the latest...

  • News The Last of Us Composer Joins the Team on Upcoming HBO TV Series

    Music man

    The Last of Us is an extremely memorable game for many reasons, and one of them is its distinct soundtrack. The moody acoustic sound of Naughty Dog's PlayStation 3 masterpiece is wonderful, and a perfect match for the dark tone of the story. Gustavo Santaolalla is the man behind the music, acting as composer for The Last of Us: Part II as...

  • News Many More PlayStation Productions Adaptations in the Pipeline

    Just the beginning

    Sony established PlayStation Productions in order to adapt its intellectual properties for television, cinema, and more. The overall concept is to expand the reach of series such as Uncharted and Ratchet & Clank, introducing them to new fans who may end up later purchasing the game. The Witcher’s runaway success on Netflix...

  • News The Last of Us to Be Adapted into HBO TV Series

    Neil Druckmann on board

    The Last of Us is getting its highly anticipated sequel later this year, but that isn't the only project currently in development for Joel and Ellie. According to Hollywood Reporter, the critically acclaimed PlayStation exclusive is to be adapted into a TV series with HBO. Before you all roll your eyes, a key creative mind...

  • News The Witcher Tracking to Be Biggest Netflix Season One Ever

    Toss a coin

    Given the dramatic resurgence of the game, it’s hardly surprising to learn that The Witcher is on track to become Netflix’s most-watched Season One of all-time. The streaming juggernaut claims that 76 million households have now tuned in to at least two minutes of the adaptation, which may sound like a strange metric, but it’s...

  • News YouTube TV Is Now Available on PS4 in the US

    What is YouTube TV?

    Every company on the planet is getting into the streaming game, and here comes Google with YouTube TV. The service, which launched back in 2017 in select areas of North America, is an alternative to traditional cable or satellite television. With YouTube TV, you're able to stream live TV from a wide variety of channels. The good...

  • Deal Highly Recommended Philips 4K OLED TV Drops Below £1,000

    4Kin' 'ell

    You want to take full advantage of your PlayStation 5, right? Yeah, we know it’s not out just yet, but it will be this time next year, so you need to be prepared. And what better way to be ready than with the purchase of a highly recommended Philips 4K OLED television. This one comes highly recommended from pretty much everyone in the...

  • Rumour PlayStation Productions Is Working on a Twisted Metal TV Series

    Sweet Tooth is back

    Sony's overnight investor meeting included a Q&A portion, and according to one thread over on ResetEra, it was announced that the recently formed PlayStation Productions is working on a Twisted Metal TV series. Apparently revealed by Tony Vinciquerra on-stage, the project recently began production - meaning we probably won't...

  • News Sony Establishes New Unit to Adapt Games for Film and TV

    Inspired by Marvel Studios

    It would appear that PlayStation’s fed up with Sony Pictures, as it’s launched its own division designed to adapt games to film and television. The aptly named PlayStation Productions will be led by Asad Qizilbash and overseen by Worldwide Studios chairman Shawn Layden, and has already started work on its first slate...

  • Guide Best 4K TVs for PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro

    Which ultra high-definition display to buy for your PS4

    Choosing a suitable 4K TV to get the most out of your PS4 Pro or regular PlayStation 4 is a bit of a minefield. Of course you'll want an effective HDR presentation, that goes without saying. But differences in colour gamut, backlight dimming, and peak brightness all play their part. In addition...

  • Guide Best Black Friday 2018 4K TV Deals for PS4 Pro

    4K and HDR displays discounted

    What are the best deals on 4K TVs for Black Friday 2018? Below, you'll find a list of all the very best bargains on televisions for all your PS4 and PS4 Pro needs. From OLED screens to curved displays, there's a range of TVs here to suit all budgets. If you're looking for a PS4 or PS4 Pro to complement your purchase...

  • News Sly Cooper Animated Series Starts October 2019

    52 episodes planned

    Sly Cooper’s long-awaited animated series will start in October 2019, with a whopping 52 episodes commissioned. Each instalment will be 11 minutes in length, with the ‘toon targeting both boys and girls aged between 6-years-old and 10-years-old. Of course, that means that the real audience will be long-time fans in their late...

  • News PS4's TV and Video Interface Revamped in the United States

    Deal with it

    Sony’s rolled out the revised TV & Video section for the PlayStation 4 in the United States, bringing it up to speed with the European version. This essentially adds an additional layer to the browsing experience, but allows the platform holder to push sponsored content in your direction – some of which you can tailor by logging...

  • News Sony's Improved the PS4's TV Section and Everyone Hates It

    TV, TV, TV

    The latest in a long line of PlayStation 4 usability “improvements”, Sony has controversially tweaked the TV & Video section of the system, which houses media apps like Netflix and BBC iPlayer. Where previously you could twirl down from a folder to access all of your apps, now you’ll be taken to a standalone page with a heavy...

  • News There's a BBC Drama About Grand Theft Auto

    And it's got Harry Potter in it

    BBC dramas tend to go one of two ways: they're either really good like Sherlock or awful like The Gamechangers appears to be. This forthcoming feature starring Daniel Radcliffe promises to plot the rise of Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar Games, with Harry Potter himself filling the role of London-born chief Sam...

  • News Sony Files a Trademark for a Game and TV Show Named The Player

    What could it be?

    Trademarks always start popping up in May, as companies register product names ahead of the big E3 convention in June. And as is the case every year, Sony's getting in on the act. GameSpot has uncovered an American trademark for something called The Player which has been filed by Sony Pictures Television. The interesting thing abou

  • News Powers Recharging for Second Season Exclusively on PlayStation

    You've got the touch, you've got the Powers

    Powers, the E3 conference pace breaking show that debuted exclusively on PlayStation earlier this year, will be getting a second season. After surprisingly positive reviews – we, er, haven't watched it yet – Sony has opted to commission another series based on Brian Michael Bendis' popular comic book...

  • News Sony Switches on PlayStation Vue Beta in New York

    Change the channel

    Sony may not be saying a whole lot about PlayStation Vue right now, but it’s clear that the television service is pivotal to its future plans. The manufacturer mentioned as part of its recent mid-term strategy report that it intends to extract additional cash out of consumers by creating worthwhile services

  • News PlayStation Vue Is Sony's Very Own TV, TV, TV Service

    Fuses live, on-demand, and catch-up television

    It’s been rumoured for what feels like an eternity, but Sony has finally officially unveiled PlayStation Vue today – a cloud-based television service which will allow you to cut the cord on your cable or satellite box, and watch live or on-demand content on your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 3. A...

  • News Resident Evil TV Series to Rise Following Final Movie

    Ada know what to say

    Remember those live-action Resident Evil movies? Well, they’re still being made – and now there are plans for a television series to debut following the release of the sixth (and, allegedly, final) cinematic flick. Resident Evil: The Last Chapter is currently being written, and will see all of the franchise's ‘famous’...

  • News Sony Lining Up Internet TV, TV, TV Launch for PlayStation 4

    Watch this space

    Ever since the announcement of the PlayStation 4, few could deny that Sony’s been incredibly smart. The platform holder cunningly sold its next-gen system on the strength of its games, but, like Microsoft, the company still wants to rule your living room with more general entertainment applications as well. It’s no real...

  • News Oh No, There's a Resident Evil Television Show in the Works

    Bet it'll be dead bad

    For many, Resident Evil has already been butchered beyond recognition. Ignore the mixed quality of Capcom’s recent outings, and you’re still left with the weird Milla Jovovich movies and terrible CG flicks. What could possibly be worse than all of the above, though? Well, a television show based upon the survival horror...

  • News Giggidy, It's a New Family Guy Video Game

    Open the Griffin door once more

    Fox's incredibly popular Family Guy series is getting another bite of the gaming apple this year with Activision's Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse. Currently only announced for 'consoles' — which you can bet means PS3 — it's set for release this autumn, though that's about all we know aside from the usual...