With the The Last of Us receiving the green light to move forward with a film adaptation. all eyes are on who will fulfill the two lead roles. Sam Raimi, who is producing, spoke during Comic-Con that he has had a discussion with Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark. Feel free to change your pants when this casting becomes official, until then learn more after the jump. Continue reading
Gamers and moviegoers rejoice! The Last of Us, one of 2013’s most critically acclaimed and celebrated PlayStation 3 games of all time, has officially received the green light for a live action movie adaptation. No release date has been announced yet, but Screen Gems has signed on to distribute the iflm with the creative director of the game, Neil Druckmann, writing the screenplay. Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead trilogy; Spider-Man trilogy) will produce the Naught Dog adaptation and you can hit the jump to learn more. Continue reading
Last night the Writers Guild of America had their little get together to announce their favorites of 2013. Her (Spike Jonze) and Captain Phillips (Billy Ray) walked away with the top honors for Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplays, respectively. Two choices that were big surprises at the awards last night. It’s always fun to shake things up during Oscar season and there’s no better awards than screenplays to keep us on our toes. Check out the full list of winners from film, television, and video games of the WGA Awards after the break.
Awards season isn’t just about the film industry, video games also have their day. Come December 7, Spike TV will broadcast their Tenth Annual Video Game Awards hosted by Samuel L. Jackson. More of the obvious choices were nominated, including Assassin’s Creed 3, Halo 4, and Mass Effect 3. But there are some rather interesting choices in major categories that stir up the pot. See the full list of nominees after the jump. Continue reading
As my psychic abilities hone in, the above picture is in reference to what will happen during Friday’s Comic-Con panel for The Walking Dead. Sony Entertainment is in force this Friday with Total Recall, Elysium, and Looper! But AMC will fight back if TWD isn’t enough with their Breaking Bad panel. Lots of good stuff all around, check out after the jump what else is in store! Continue reading