Tag Archives: Films based on video games

Duncan Jones attempts a blockbuster with the video game adaptation “Warcraft”

For my money, there are few up and coming filmmakers who are more exciting to follow than Duncan Jones. He is a director who consistently puts out unique movies that make you always want to see what he has up his sleeve next. This week, he goes big and blockbuster[...]

Seth Gordon will direct Uncharted

An adaptation of the adventure video game Uncharted has been in the works for a while now. For the longest time, it seemed like David O. Russell was going to be the man to bring Nathan Drake’s story to the screen, but that was before Silver Linings Playbook and American[...]

Milla Jovovich will host the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Actress Milla Jovovich will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Jovovich will present 10 awards to 30 individual recipients during the evening. Jovovich is the star of “The Fifth Element” and the[...]

“Mortal Kombat: Legacy” has massive YouTube debut

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Machinima.com announced that the original digital media series “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” premiered to over five million views since its debut last Tuesday, making it one of the most watched films on YouTube over the past week. The next highly anticipated episode is[...]

Mark Wahlberg might not enter “Uncharted” after all?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Remember all of those reports that Mark Wahlberg would reteam with “The Fighter” director David O. Russell for a big-budget, big-screen adaptation of “Uncharted,” the thrilling video game adventure from Naughty Dog? Well, it turns out that’s nothing but “Hollywood scuttlebutt,” according to an interview on Joystiq.com. That[...]

David O. Russell bringing “Uncharted” to the big screen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Good” and “mixed” news for video game fans. A big-screen adaptation of Sony’s “Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune” is moving forward after months of rumors. Those who play know the “Uncharted” franchise combines the heart-racing adventures of a 1940s serial with a lead hero who is equal parts Han[...]

Milla Jovovich on landing ‘Stone’: ‘I cried’

HollywoodNews.com: When Milla Jovovich landed the role in the upcoming thriller “Stone” alongside Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, she cried. The ex-model who has been the go-to girl for genre action roles, exclaimed at the “Stone” premiere, “I was so happy that I was able to share more with these[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Resident Evil,’ ‘The Romantics,’ ‘Heartbreaker’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: It was a week in movies where all the action was in other countries with the Venice Film Festival wrapping up in Italy and the Toronto International Film Festival just getting under way in Canada. So with the field all to itself in this country and not shown[...]

Milla Jovovich on ‘Resident Evil’: ‘There is another’

HollywoodNews.com: Zombies are truly hard to kill and so is the film franchise “Resident Evil” whose fourth chapter rallied at the worldwide weekend box office with $74 million. However, Milla Jovovich had some news for the film’s fans at the Mercedes-Benz Tea Party in Lincoln restaurant in New York City, on[...]

‘Resident Evil: Afterlife’ comes in an obvious first-place finish

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I honestly can’t figure out for the life of me why there was only one new release this weekend, especially when there are four wide releases next weekend. But be it fear of opening a film on the weekend of September 11th, concerns about getting your press[...]
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