Tag Archives: Entertainment

‘Bioshock 2’ reveals expansion plans

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Get ready, “Bioshock” addicts. Rapture is about to get a whole lot larger. 2K Games unveiled plans for what the company is describing as an “aggressive” post-launch downloadable content plan for the immersive first-person-shooter sequel, which hit shelves on Feb. 9. Starting next month, “BioShock 2” players will[...]

Warner Entertainment adds Rocksteady Studios

BY STAFF Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has added the development of Rocksteady Studios to develop action-adventure video games to their lineup. Rocksteady Studios developed “Batman: Arkham Asylum” which grew the attention of Warner Bros. to their work. Kevin Tsujihara, president of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, said, “This arrangement is a[...]

‘Toy Story’ game goes to infinity … and beyond!

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Disney Interactive Studios today announced development of “Toy Story 3: The Video Game,” which will reach shelves by June 15, timed to the release of Pixar’s new “Toy Story” film. Mary Beech, general manager and vice president of franchise development and marketing for Disney Consumer Products, told audiences at[...]

Apatow, Feig and Wiig come together for wedding party picture

BY TODD GILCHRIST Freaks and Geeks collaborators Judd Apatow and Paul Feig are set to reunite for the first time for an upcoming film cowritten by starring Saturday Night Live member Kristen Wiig. According to Variety, Feig will direct and Apatow will produce the yet-untitled project for Universal Pictures, where Apatow[...]

Sony releases EverQuest II Sentinel’s Fate

BY STAFF Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has released a sixth expansion entitled “Sentinel’s Fate” for the hit EverQuest II franchise. The combo pack hits the stores shelves today and will be available for the price of $39.99, or via digital download on Feb. 23 from www.everquest2.com. Producer of SOE, Alan Crosby,[...]

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden finally seal the knot

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden are finally engaged after dating for several years and having two kids together. Richie is expected to share the big news on Friday when she is set to appear on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Madden announced the news to his fans via twitter[...]

Avatar, Hurt Locker, Sherlock Holmes dominate ADG Awards

“Avatar,” “The Hurt Locker,” and “Sherlock Holmes” dominated the Art Directors Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night. “Avatar” took home the prize for excellence in production design in a fantasy film; “The Hurt Locker” for contemporary film; and “Sherlock Holmes” for a period film. Television awards were also[...]

The Black Eyed Peas coming to theaters in March

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ The Black Eyed Peas are going to be streaming their “E.N.D. World Tour Live” Los Angeles concert live in nearly 500 movie theaters across the country on March 30. The event, sponsored by Blackberry, will be broadcast from the Staples Center where the concert is taking place.[...]

More Oscar nominees coming to DVD

BY SEAN O’CONNELL A couple of Best Picture nominees announced their DVD release dates this week. “An Education,” starring Carey Mulligan as a British ingénue who falls under the spell of an older suitor (Peter Sarsgaard), arrives on DVD and Blu-ray March 30 from Sony Home Entertainment. Lone Scherfig’s insightful coming-of-age story[...]

Penelope Cruz in negotiations to star in Pirates 4

Penelope Cruz is in negotiations to star in Rob Marshall’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” alongside Johnny Depp and his famous Captain Jack Sparrow character. The story line is set to touch on the Fountain of Youth, but all other details are being kept secret. The Hollywood Reporter[...]