Tag Archives: Action-adventure games

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[...]

LEGO Batman 2 game hints at possible Justice League movie?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We don’t do a lot of video game news here on the site, but this bit of information has us pretty excited about a playable game (and the impact it might have on future movies). The LEGO franchise has transitioned beautifully into the video game format,[...]

Sony set to distribute “Assassin’s Creed” film adaptation

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Assassin’s Creed” video game franchise has expanded on a vast and elaborate world where hooded killers stalk enemies through 15th and 16th century Italy. The graphics are impressive, but most playing the various “Creed” games are content to get lost in the immersive environments created[...]

Liam Neeson to reprise “Dark Knight” role?

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Josh Pence will play a young Ra’s Al Ghul in 2012’s Batman sequel “The Dark Knight Rises”; but will Liam Neeson reprise his role as an older version of the character? Reports that Neeson has been spotted on the London set of the film—not as a[...]

Ubisoft moving ahead with 3D “Assassin’s Creed,” “Splinter Cell” films

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Movie adaptations of popular video games are nothing new. They trace as far back as “Super Mario Brothers,” and include such in-development titles as “Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune” and the next “Resident Evil” installment. But a longstanding video game developer is about to toss its hat into[...]

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[...]

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[...]

“Prince of Persia” will ascend to the Blu-ray/DVD throne come September

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Disney’s live-action update of the “Prince of Persia” video game franchise didn’t exactly set the world on fire during its early summer run. Led by Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Mike Newell, “Persia” pulled in $89.7 million domestically and an additional $237 million overseas. The studio[...]

Warwick Davis to Launch Release of LEGO Harry Potter Game in London

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick) announced this morning via Twitter that he will appear in London for the release of the highly anticipated LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 video game. The release event will take place at Hamleys Toy Shop in London, beginning at 6:00pm GST.[...]

Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton talk “Prince of Persia” sequel

Hollywoodnews.com: There’s always a chance of a sequel with a Jerry Bruckheimer production and in the case of this weekend’s opening film “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” consider Jake Gyllenhaal and femme co-star Gemma Arterton already signed up. “I loved being a part of the movie. It is[...]