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Enslaved pitched as real-time Unreal Engine 3 movie, shot down by Hollywood

Ninja Theory has always had Hollywood ambitions. Its last game, Heavenly Sword, employed extensive use of motion capture, and had Lord of the Rings alum Andy Serkis as a pivotal contributor to the project. Before Enslaved was revealed, Ninja Theory's Nina Kristensen teased the possibility of a CG...

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Angry Birds dev working with Hollywood advisors for possible movie pitch

Movie adaptations of console games are no surprise. But when was the last time you heard of a movie based on an iPhone game? Angry Birds, a Boom Blox-esque 2D puzzle game, may be the first App Store title to find a Hollywood adaptation, according to a new report in Variety. At first, the idea...

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Rollercoaster Tycoon movie rights picked up by Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures has been rather successful with its Resident Evil movie franchise, so it only makes sense that the company has acquired the rights for the next big video game movie: Heavy Rain God of War Rollercoaster Tycoon. According to a report by Reuters, the project is being developed as a...

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Producer hopes to start filming Silent Hill 2 in 'late spring'

Anxious to check out the sequel to 2006's big screen adaptation of Silent Hill? Producer Don Carmody -- who is also working on the upcoming Paul W.S. Anderson film, Resident Evil: Afterlife -- told Fearnet that he's "hoping to start [filming] it in late spring in Toronto." Carmody also reveals in...

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Ex-Infinity Ward heads now represented by Creative Artists Agency

In the video game industry, the talent (read: game developers) are often "hired guns," if you will -- part of a developer that is either wholly owned by a publisher (i.e. Infinity Ward's relationship with Activision) or a developer that's being contracted for development by a publisher (i.e....

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Warner Bros. in talks to produce Space Invaders movie

According to a recent report from the L.A. Times, Warner Bros. is in talks with Japanese game developer Taito to secure the rights for a film adaptation of Space Invaders. The Times speculates the film would be a big-budget action-blockbuster, helmed by prolific producers of big-budget...

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Modern Warfare 2 talent director Keith Arem moves to film

[IMDB] What do you do once you've directed actors for a game that's piled up millions faster than pretty much everything? Well, if you follow the Keith Arem School of Thought, you move on to directing in film. Variety reports that Arem's just signed on to direct upcoming action-thriller Frost Road...

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Universal wins 'bidding war' for Asteroids movie rights

[INTERIOR] [SPACE STATION SORBET VII] ENSIGN CAMEO: Sir! I'm picking up several signatures on my gamma pulse spectrum radar! GENERAL CONSENSUS: Is it an attack? Did the Radical Space Sect find us? ENSIGN CAMEO: No, sir, these objects are too small ... too listless and apathetic to be ships! It's...

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Tigon's Ian Stevens: For Hollywood, 'making video games has been the same thing as making action figures'

Running Tigon Studios is a bit of a strange job to have. Ian Stevens, the man in charge, is responsible for not just organizing development talent to make games like this year's Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, but also working with Hollywood. And, unsurprisingly, he says it's a bit...

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Tigon's Ian Stevens sees an evolving relationship between gaming and Hollywood

No stranger to the Stiq, Tigon Studios head Ian Stevens has been talking Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena post-mortem recently. While speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, though, Stevens discussed the game industry and Hollywood becoming closer bedfellows, mostly due to -- wait for it --...

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