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Looks like The Last of Us will premiere on HBO in January

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. HBO has pretty much confirmed we can expect The Last of Us to premiere on the cable network January 15. That’s according to a listing on the official website (thanks, Coming Soon). The Last of Us – Official Teaser Folks were also recently given a sneak peek of the series via the HBO Max app where the date was also listed. The adaptation has various episode directors such as Jeremy Webb, Ali Abbasi, Kantemir Balagov, and creator Neil Druckmann. It…

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Sony’s Gran Turismo movie to be directed by Neill Blomkamp, theatrical release set for August 2023

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Said to be based on a true story. Sony has attached an August 11, 2023 release date to its upcoming Gran Turismo film. According to Deadline, the film will be based on a true story where a teenage boy who loves playing Gran Turismo wins a series of Nissan competitions to become a professional race car driver. The film is to be directed by Neill Blomkamp (District Nine, Chappie, Elysium), and the screenplay is being penned by Jason Hall (American…

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Sony Pictures declares Uncharted “a new hit movie franchise” after film generates $139 million worldwide

Despite mixed reviews, the film is doing well at the box office. Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group is rather pleased with how Uncharted is doing at the box office, so much so that its chairman and CEO Tom Rothman has called it “a new hit movie franchise.” Speaking in a company memo (thanks, Deadline), Rothman said the success “marks a great victory” for the company, as the film was the “first major production entirely shut down by the advent of Covid, yet we persevered to complete a picture the audience loves.” According to Fandango’s Erik Davis, when it comes to…

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Uncharted video shows off extended look at the cargo plane scene

Watch Nathan try to get back on the plane. Our first look at the Uncharted film’s official trailer came back in October. In it, we were given a look at Nathan Drake’s fight in the cargo plane, which mirrors the one from Uncharted 3. Today, Sony has provided an extended look at the cargo plane scene, and you can view it below – if you wish to be spoiled. As you can see, as Nathan Drake, Tom Holland is pushed out of a cargo plane and is doing his best to climb back in via a set of cargo boxes…

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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…