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The Last of Us HBO series pilot to be directed by Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 16:55 GMT A new director has been pegged for HBO’s The Last of Us series.Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov will direct the pilot for HBO’s adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Back in March 2020, it was announced the Naughty Dog developed title was getting its own HBO series and was being helmed by Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin and executive produced and written by Neil Druckmann. It was initially thought Chernobyl director Johan Renck would direct, but due to a scheduling conflict, Renck has bowed out.Balagov made his debut as…

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Sony Pictures is developing 3 movies and 7 TV shows based on PlayStation games

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 23 December 2020 10:03 GMT Sony Pictures is diving deep into PlayStation’s well of video game properties.Sony Pictures, the TV and film production arm of the Sony Corporation, is seemingly working on more than just Uncharted. Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra told CNBC (via MediaPost) that the studio is working on three movies and seven TV shows, all based on PlayStation’s video game content.According to Vinciquerra, Sony will be relying more on its own brands going forward. “We have no specific plan yet, but we have a program within the company called One Sony,” he explained.“You’ll…

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Oscar Isaac is the face of Snake for the Metal Gear Solid movie

There’s such a preposterous number of movies and tv shows currently being made based on video games that I’d honestly forgotten about Metal Gear Solid. A Snake-based motion picture is in the works and has finally decided on its face. Oscar Isaac, recently of Star Wars sequel series fame, will be playing your guy sneaky Solid Snake. (more…)

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Oscar Isaac to star as Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid film

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 4 December 2020 18:26 GMT Looks like Oscar Isaac will portray Solid Snake in Sony Pictures’ Metal Gear Solid film.That’s according to a Deadline report (and confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter) stating Isaac will star in the film based on the Metal Gear Solid video game series from Konami.Issac is known for starring in films such as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and others in the series as Poe Dameron. He also starred in Life Itself, The Letter Room, and will play as Duke Leto Atreides in the upcoming Dune movie.The movie was first announced…