We take a stab at bringing the anticipated game to the big screen.
by IGN Movies
April 28, 2008 - It's the most-anticipated game of the year, and it drops on Tuesday for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Grand Theft Auto IV is the ninth title in the best-selling sandbox-style action-adventure series.
The game, developed by Rockstar North, has players taking on the persona of Niko Bellic, an Eastern European wiseguy convinced to emigrate to the United… Continue
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Four new films debut in the top ten...
The Forbidden King debuted #1 at the box office this weekend, earning $20.8 million. The film also had the highest per theater average of any in the top ten with $6,623 per theater.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall debuted #2 with $17.3 million.
Prom Night fell two spots to #3 in its second weekend, earning $9.1 million to bump its total up to $32.5 million.
88 Minutes debuted at #4 with $6.8 million.
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Latest on flick...
Danielle Panabaker (Sky High, Mr. Brooks) has been cast as the leading lady in the upcoming Friday the 13th remake. She will play an adventurous, athletic teen who will likely be the center of Jason's, um, interest.
The cast also includes Jonathan Sadowski as the geeky guy who knows the story of Camp Crystal Lake, Aaron Yoo as the quirky one who has a tendency to wear his heart on his sleeve, and Travis Van Winkle will play the alpha male who gathers the… Continue
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Im going to make this review short. The film starts off with a decently effective sequence, as freshman Donna Keppel (Snow) comes home one night to find an obsessive science teacher, Richard Fenton (Schaech), has killed her father and brother, apparently in an attempt to woo her over. Clearly, Mr. Fenton’s romantic skills need a little work. She hides under the bed just in time to see him finish off her mother, a moment which is captured well, in a moment of creepiness, then left behind as if… Continue
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Latest on JJ Abrams film...
A scooper at Screen Rant was in attendance at a recent Star Trek convention which featured screenwriter Roberto Orci. Orci said the following about JJ Abrams' upcoming Star Trek film.
- The film would be rated PG-13
- The script with written with Leonard Nimoy in mind
- The budget will be below the $200 million mark
- The USS Enterprise will be constructed in space, with parts assembled on Earth
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Check it out!
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This is a trailer the guys at black20.com made of a what if movie of tetris. Check it out!
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Zack Snyder (300) is set to direct Guardians of Ga'Hoole, an animation based on the children's books by Kathryn Lasky.
The movie is set in the Forest of Tyto, where the Barn Owls live in peace and feathery harmony - until their kingdom is threatened by an evil that seeks to destroy their home.
Filming is set to begin in Australia later this year.
Snyder's next film, Watchmen, hits theaters on March 9th, 2009.
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A New York businessman has purchased the only copy of an original sex tape featuring Marilyn Monroe for $1.5 million. The original is still being held by the FBI.
The 15 minute black and white video shows Monroe giving oral sex to a man whose face is never shown. Former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover apparently spent a lot of time trying to prove that the guy in the film was either John F. Kennedy or his brother, Robert.
The buyer says he plans to keep the tape locked up and… Continue
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Shia LaBeouf has signed on to star in Dark Fields, a new techno thriller from director Neil Berger (The Illusionist). The film will be based on the book by Alan Glynn.
The plot revolves around a slacker (LaBeouf) who comes into possession of a top-secret pharmaceutical drug that makes you smarter. He experiences sudden financial and social success but soon discovers that the drug has lethal and lasting side effects, including 'trip-switching' - a phenomenon in which time moves with a… Continue
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Juno director Jason Reitman recently said that they've got "Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried getting into a fight in their underwear" for Jennifer's Body.
ShockTillYouDrop.com says that Reitman revealed even more yesterday on the Howard Stern show, saying that Fox (Transformers) will be appearing topless in a scene in which she has lured a guy into the woods with her. She'll be wearing a skirt and apparently her hair will cover some parts.
Reitman is producing the… Continue
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Three new photos from Fox's Untitled X-Files Motion Picture have turned up online featuring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in the anticipated July 25 release. The film takes the complicated relationship between Fox Mulder (Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Anderson) in unexpected directions. Mulder continues his unshakable quest for the truth, and Scully, the… Continue
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James Cameron is currently working on his 3-D film, Avatar, but recently revealed details on what he wants to do after that.
"I plan to shoot a small dramatic film in 3-D... after Avatar. In Avatar, there are a number of scenes that are straight dramatic scenes, no action, no effects. They play very well, and in fact seem to be enhanced by the stereo viewing experience. So I think this can work for the full length of a dramatic feature. However, filmmakers and studios will have to… Continue
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IGN reports that British martial artist-actor Scott Adkins (The Bourne Ultimatum) will apparently play Weapon 11 in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
SPOILER:: Weapon 11 will apparently be featured in the final scene of the film which will be a fight scene. END SPOILER
Meanwhile, Daniel Henney recently spoke out about landing the role of Agent Zero in the film.
"We sat down and she explained the basic premise of the film to me. I had no idea at this point that the… Continue
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StreetFighterMovie.net reports that three more actors have joined Street Fighter. According to the site, Moon Bloodgood will be playing Maya, actress Pei Pei Cheng (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) will play Zhilan, and Edmund Chen (The Eye) will play Huang.
The cast already includes Kreuk (Chun-Li), Neil McDonough (M. Bison), Chris Klein (Nash), Michael Clarke Dunacn (Balrog), Black Eyed Peas member Taboo (Vega), and Josie Ho (Cantana).
The site also reports that Duncan is… Continue
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Directors Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury have pulled out of the Hellraiser remake, according to Bloody Disgusting. No word on why the duo has decided not to direct the film, but Dimension is now looking for a new director for the film.
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Duff plays a girl named Slut...
Check out the clip below of Hillary Duff in the upcoming film, WAR, INC., where she plays a pop star named Slut.
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Last week, it was Barricade, and this week Optimus Prime was spotted on L.A.'s 405 being moved to a new location. Is Michael Bay getting ready to start shooting Transformers 2 already? Or perhaps they are doing some early shots for the sequel? The last we heard is that Bay and DreamWorks/Paramount were targeting an early June start for the follow-up so that they could make the June 26, 2009 release… Continue
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Few videogame properties hold the cache of The Legend of Zelda. As a film project, it's on the scale of Lord of the Rings. But no one has tackled a live-action adaptation of the storied franchise… until today. Production Company Rainfall Films has asked IGN to premiere the very first footage from their live-action Zelda film — a very literal adaptation of the magical epic — and, of course, we… Continue
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