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Dead Rising to become straight-to-Crackle movie

Legendary Digital Media plans to produce a feature-length film based on Capcom's Dead Rising series, Variety reported. The movie will stream via Sony's Crackle channel, an app available via many game consoles and devices. Lorenzo di Bonaventura, producer of the Transformers films, will serve as...

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Warcraft movie initial cast revealed

The Warcraft movie from Legendary and Universal Pictures has received its first set of stars. Don't start riding around your epic mount in celebration just yet though, because while each of the actors Universal has closed a deal with is talented, they're not the big-name stars that generally set...

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Report: Paula Patton, Colin Farrell offered Warcraft movie roles

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol co-star Paula Patton and Daredevil villain Colin Farrell have been offered lead roles in the upcoming film adaptation of Blizzard's Warcraft series, Deadline reports. Warcraft production company Legendary Pictures previously signed on Source Code director...

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Warcraft movie to be helmed by Source Code director Duncan Jones

The film adaptation of Blizzard's Warcraft universe, simply titled Warcraft, is moving ahead with director Duncan Jones, The Hollywood Reporter says. Jones, whose previous work includes Moon and Source Code, is an award-winning English director and the son of music icon David Bowie. Joystiq has...

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Mass Effect film script in the hands of 'Rescue Me' assistant editor

Yes, not only is the Mass Effect movie still in the works, but its pre-production phase has actually progressed to Standard Hollywood Adaptation Step 43, Subsection A, where a new writer is attached to the project without any mention of the original talent. In this case, the movie is now being...

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Sam Raimi off World of Warcraft film in light of Oz: The Great and Powerful

Camp director extraordinaire Sam Raimi is no longer in charge of the World of Warcraft film, he tells Crave Online. "They don't have me directing World of Warcraft anymore," he told the site. "Because when I took the Oz job, they had to move on to another director. They had to start making it."...

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Legendary Pictures hosting Mass Effect movie panel at Comic-Con

Looks like the reports were true: Legendary Pictures has announced the contents of its very first San Diego Comic-Con panel, a list of films that notably includes the silver screen adaptation of BioWare's interstellar RPG, Mass Effect. According to the event's description, the panel will feature...

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Report: World of Warcraft movie on ice, as Raimi commits to Disney's 'Oz' prequel

There comes a time in all great directors' careers when they must choose between not another sequel, a video game adaptation and the almost-always-panned (but-oh-so-high-grossing) remake/reboot. Sam Raimi has apparently gone with Plan D, as in Disney's Wizard of Oz 3D prequel, reports Deadline.com....

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Report: Mass Effect movie rights obtained by Legendary Pictures

We're wary of video game-derived movies, which is a pretty fair stance for a genre that has Mortal Kombat sitting unchallenged atop its pinnacle, but the effort to bring Mass Effect to the big screen sounds legitimate enough to pique our interest. THR reports that the film rights have been picked...

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Legendary Pictures hires EA Casual vet for games venture

As expected, former EA Casual president Kathy Vrabeck has accepted the top spot at Legendary Pictures' new digital division. Variety reports that Vrabeck is looking to bring games based on Legendary's properties -- including the still-in-development The Lost Patrol, a tie-in with the upcoming 2010...

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