Movies

ubisoft-details-splinter-cell,-far-cry,-and-blood-dragon-animated-shows VG247

Ubisoft details Splinter Cell, Far Cry, and Blood Dragon animated shows

Netflix and Ubisoft have spilled the beans on more animated projects coming to the streaming platform soon, including details on Splinter Cell, a Far Cry, and Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix.Not content with taking over the videogame/TV market with The Witcher and Castlevania, Netflix is expanding further into the world of geekdom with more shows based on Ubisoft IP.First up, the Splinter Cell animated show will follow the exploits of an aged, haggard Sam Fisher. The tweet embedded below shows more or less all we know about the show so far – but it does a wonderful job of…

here’s-more-teaser-images-of-the-borderlands-film-stars-in-character VG247

Here’s more teaser images of the Borderlands film stars in character

By Stephany Nunneley 3 June 2021 20:38 GMT More teaser images from the Borderlands film have been released.Following Tuesday’s reveal of Cate Blanchett as Lilith from the upcoming Borderlands film, more silhouettes have been released, teasing the various stars of the film in character.In the gallery below, you will find silhouetted looks at stars. The film stars Cate Blanchett (Lilith), Jamie Lee Curtis (Dr. Patricia Tannis), Kevin Hart (Roland), Ariana Greenblatt (Tiny Tina), Florian Munteanu (Krieg), and Jack Black (Claptrap).It also stars Edgar Ramirez as Atlas, who is “the universe’s most powerful S.O.B.”According to the plot released by Liongate, Lilith…

resident-evil:-infinite-darkness-will-air-on-netflix-in-july VG247

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness will air on Netflix in July

By Stephany Nunneley 16 April 2021 00:31 GMT A look at the CGI film Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness was shown during Capcom’s Resident Evil showcase this evening.Alongside a new look at Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, a release window was provided. You can expect to watch the film on Netflix this July.The movie is set in 2006, which is four years after the events of Resident Evil 2. ‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’ drops new teaser trailer during #REShowcase Coming to Netflix July 2021 pic.twitter.com/dOaP5Sg6ff — Fandom (@getFANDOM) April 15, 2021As previously reported, the location in the film is Washington DC. Here,…

the-borderlands-movie-plot-will-be-different-from-the-games VG247

The Borderlands movie plot will be different from the games

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 6 April 2021 16:20 GMT It looks like the Borderlands movie will have a storyline different from the games.This is according to Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford, who broke the news about the Borderlands movie on Twitter.“The Borderlands Cinematic Universe is not identical to the Borderlands Videogame Universe,” said Pitchford. “We are authentic to characters, tone and style, but allow for independent storylines.“The mediums are not the same, so the content should not be bound to the same rules.”According to the plot released by Liongate over the weekend, Lilith will be returning to her home planet of…

resident-evil:-welcome-to-raccoon-city-theatrical-release-pushed-to-november-24 VG247

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City theatrical release pushed to November 24

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 April 2021 19:32 GMT Sony has announced a delay for the Resident Evil reboot movie.Originally slated to arrive in theaters on September 3, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City has been delayed to November 24.According to Variety, the film was likely moved due to the September date also being the same day Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will hit theaters.Here’s the synopsis for the film:In the once-booming home of the pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil…

ghost-of-tsushima-film-in-the-works-with-john-wick’s-chad-stahelski-directing VG247

Ghost of Tsushima film in the works with John Wick’s Chad Stahelski directing

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 25 March 2021 16:45 GMT Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions are developing a film based on the hit video game Ghost of Tsushima.According to Deadline, the film adaptation of Ghost of Tsushima will be directed by John Wick’s Chad Stahelski.Stahelski, Alex Young, and Jason Spitz are producing through 87Eleven Entertainment. PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan will produce, and Sucker Punch Productions will serve as Executive Producers.“We’re excited to be partnering with Chad and 87Eleven Entertainment, to bring their vision of Jin’s story to the big screen,” said Qizilbash. “We love working with creative partners…

mortal-kombat-film-director-says-violence-is-pushed-“right-to-the-limit” VG247

Mortal Kombat film director says violence is pushed “right to the limit”

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 24 March 2021 16:55 GMT Gore and brutality? In Mortal Kombat? Are you sure?The upcoming Mortal Kombat movie apparently goes “right to the limit” of what it can get away with in terms of violence.That’s according to director Simon McQuoid, who told SFX Magazine – as reported by GamesRadar – that it takes its R rating seriously. Apparently, there’s stuff like someone ripping a foe’s heart out. You know, normal, cool stuff.“We wanted to push the [blood, gore and fatalities] right to the limit,” McQuoid said.He continued: “Obviously, there’s a point where the film becomes unreleasable…

here’s-why-johnny-cage-isn’t-in-the-mortal-kombat-movie VG247

Here’s why Johnny Cage isn’t in the Mortal Kombat movie

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 18 March 2021 14:49 GMT Johnny Cage’s notable absence from the Mortal Kombat movie has been picked up on by some dedicated fans, and now the film’s producer has finally revealed why the iconic character is missing.So far, we’ve seen a good number of the upcoming fighting game movie’s cast of characters: from new arrival to the roster, Cole Young (Lewis Tan) to longtime series veterans Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee), Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), Liu Kang (Ludi Lin), and Scorpion (Hiroyuki Sanada), there’s a lot to love if you’re a fan of NetherRealm’s incessantly violent franchise.But one…

haley-bennett-joins-the-cast-of-the-borderlands-film-in-a-role-“key”-to-lilith’s-past VG247

Haley Bennett joins the cast of the Borderlands film in a role “key” to Lilith’s past

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 13 March 2021 15:38 GMT Another actor has been announced for Eli Roth’s upcoming Borderlands film.According to Deadline, Haley Bennett (Swallow, The Girl on the Train) is the latest to join the cast of the Borderlands movie.While her character has not been announced, it’s said her role is “key” to Lilith’s past.The film also stars Cate Blanchett as Lilith, Jamie Lee Curtis as the archeologist Tannis, Ariana Greenblatt as Tiny Tina, Jack Black as Claptrap, Kevin Hart as Roland, and Florian Munteanu as Krieg.The Borderlands movie was announced back in 2015 and is in the works at Lionsgate…

netflix’s-resident-evil:-infinite-darkness-storyline-revealed-alongside-voice-cast VG247

Netflix’s Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness storyline revealed alongside voice cast

Netflix has revealed the storyline as well as part of the voice cast for Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness.Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is the CGI film coming to Netflix, which was announced back in fall 2020.According to Netflix, the film is bringing back Resident Evil 2 remake’s Nick Apostolides as Leon Kennedy and Stephanie Panisello as Claire Redfield.Alongside news of Panisello and Apostolides returning to reprise the characters, the film’s synopsis was revealed, and apparently, there has been an outbreak at the White House.Here’s the synopsis (thanks, Bloody Disgusting):In 2006, there were traces of improper access to secret Presidential files found in…

you-soon-won’t-be-able-to-buy-or-rent-films-and-tv-shows-from-playstation-store VG247

You soon won’t be able to buy or rent films and TV shows from PlayStation Store

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 2 March 2021 16:54 GMT Anything you have already bought will still be available.Sony is closing down the film and TV show sections of its PlayStation Store.The news was revealed via the PlayStation Blog, in which the firm said that people could no longer buy or rent films or television series from the platform as of August 31. At this point, any content that people have already bought will still be available for purchase; folks just won’t be able to buy anything else.“At SIE, we strive to provide the best entertainment experience for PlayStation fans, and…

playstation-productions’-twisted-metal-series-is-an-action-comedy-from-the-deadpool-writers VG247

PlayStation Productions’ Twisted Metal series is an action-comedy from the Deadpool writers

A live-action series adaptation of Twisted Metal has been greenlit, and production on the series is moving forward according to new reports.We’d heard that a series based on the (in)famous PlayStation game franchise has been in the works for some time, with the first reports about the show making waves back in 2019.As per a new report from Variety, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions are pitching the series as an action-comedy, and have brought Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (the writers behind the Deadpool movies and Zombieland) in to work on the script and executive produce.The original story will see a…

surprise-ratchet-&-clank-animated-short-appears-on-crave-tv VG247

Surprise Ratchet & Clank animated short appears on Crave TV

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 14 February 2021 15:39 GMT A new Ratchet & Clank animated film has arrived on Canadian streaming service Crave TV, seemingly out of nowhere.Ratchet & Clank: Life of Pie appears to have launched on a streaming service with no prior announcement or fanfare, and was discovered by Reddit users shortly after its debut. You can see the listing for the film over on the Crave website.The animation was completed by the Mainframe – the same studio that made the Ratchet & Clank feature film back in 2016 – and was apparently completed in 2019.“While on an…

jack-black-joins-the-borderlands-movie-cast-as-claptrap VG247

Jack Black joins the Borderlands movie cast as Claptrap

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 11 February 2021 20:42 GMT Jack Black has joined the cast of the Borderlands movie and will lend his voice to Claptrap.News of Black joining the Borderlands movie cast comes on the heels of the Jamie Lee Curtis announcement. Curtis will play the archeologist Tannis, who might know where a vault “filled with alien weapon technology” is located, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Also starring in the movie is actor and comedian Kevin Hart who will portray Roland, ad Cate Blanchett is set to star as Lilith.Eli Roth is directing the Borderlands movie, and it is being…

resident-evil-film-reboot-set-to-release-in-theaters-this-september VG247

Resident Evil film reboot set to release in theaters this September

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 5 February 2021 16:07 GMT Constantin Film’s Resident Evil film reboot will arrive in theaters this summer.The Resident Evil movie is set to release Labor Day weekend, which is September 3 in the US, according to Deadline.It was revealed back in October the Resident Evil film is a bit of a “reboot” with “faithful ties” to the game franchise and set in 1998 on a “fateful night” in Raccoon City.The film is being handled by writer-director Johannes Roberts.As reported by Deadline when the news broke, Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner) will play Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man…