News Detective Pikachu Star Doesn't Seem To Think A Second Movie Will Happen
We know filming of the second Sonic the Hedgehog movie is well underway, but what about the supposed follow-up to the 2019 film Detective Pikachu? A sequel was even rumoured before the first one had been released, so what's going on? According to Justice Smith, one of the lead stars of Detective Pikachu, it's probably best fans don't...
Back Page Our Sneak Peek At The (Definitely Real) Early Draft Of Ubisoft’s Female Game Reviewer Movie
A little bit of creative writing never hurt anyone, right?
In the magazine business, the Back Page is where you'd find all the weird goofs that we couldn't fit into the rest of the pages. Some may call it "filler"; we prefer "a whole page to make terrible jokes that are tangentially related to the content of the mag". We don't have pages on the...
News Ubisoft Is Making A Film About A Female Video Game Reviewer Who's "Unlucky In Love"
Too real. TOO REAL.
Ubisoft's Film and Television department have just announced a deal with their 2020 Film & Television Fellow recipient, Annabel Seymour (pictured above), to secure a script for a feature film called "REPLAY". In the film, a video game reviewer (who has yet to be cast) is given the opportunity to live out her dating life as if...
News Mario Is Number One In This Poll About Most Wanted Live-Action Video Game Movies
Mario Kart places third
After the success of the Sonic and Detective Pikachu movie, Hollywood is now licking its lips at the prospect of more live-action films (featuring CGI) based on popular video games. It does help, though, to know what the fans want, and according to a recent poll conducted by The Hollywood Reporter and Morning Consult, it's a...
News The Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot Has Been Given The Greenlight
Following the release of Mortal Kombat 11 last month, it's now been confirmed a new Mortal Kombat movie, in the form of a reboot, is on the way. The Warner Bros. action film will be shot in South Australia and is being led by the Malaysian-born Australian producer James Wan, who is best known for his work on the Saw series, Furious 7...
Random Cinema Shocks Detective Pikachu Audience With Horror Movie Screening
Even with the involvement of Ryan Reynolds, Pokémon Detective Pikachu has been marketed as a family-friendly film. Obviously, you would expect a few sparks, but last week at a screening for the film in Montreal, some kids got more of a shock than they expected. The cinema accidentally ran the R-rated Mexican-themed horror flick, The...
News Ryan Reynolds Admits R-Rated Lines Were Recorded For Detective Pikachu
But they didn't make the cut
As you might have noticed, Ryan Reynolds is currently doing the press rounds to help promote Detective Pikachu. In a lot of these interviews, he's revealed how he tested out different voices and even channelled the foul-mouthed Marvel character Deadpool. During a recent interview with Megan Peters from Comicbook.com,...
News Just To Make It Clear, id Software Has No Involvement With Doom: Annihilation
At the time of writing, the Doom: Annihilation movie trailer has had more than 350,000 views. So far, more than 8,800 viewers have disliked the 30-second clip, and just under 700 apparently like the look of Hell. Shortly after the trailer went live, a fan reached out to id Software and the official DOOM account on Twitter to see how the...
Video The Doom Annihilation Movie Looks Absolutely Horrifying
In more ways than one
Take a moment to reflect on 2005 and you might remember the science fiction action horror film based on id Software's famous video game franchise DOOM, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It ended up being a box office bomb and was a movie the majority of fans and critics would rather forget. Years later, Johnson himself said...
Rumour Legendary Entertainment Has Plans For More Live-Action Pokémon Movies
Building a cinematic universe
The Detective Pikachu movie isn’t even out yet and already there are some wild rumours about Legendary Entertainment’s plans to expand the Pokémon cinematic universe. We Got You Covered has "trusted sources" claiming there are plans to release a separate live-action CGI movie based on the original Game Boy titles,...
Random Jim Carrey Mentions Upcoming Sonic Movie During Golden Globes Skit
Whether you’re ready for it or not, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie is coming to a big screen near you, later this year on 8th November. Since the initial announcement, the film's creators and various Hollywood news outlets have slowly revealed more information about the upcoming flick, including the cast and plot details. Arguably, the film...
News Capcom Announces Mega Man Live-Action Hollywood Film
A mega movie
Movies based on popular video game series are slowly catching on in Hollywood. In recent times films for iconic characters like Mario, Sonic and Pikachu have been announced. The latest character to join this trend is Mega Man. Capcom's iconic character will be starring in a live-action Hollywood film for the first time ever. Debuting...
News Ben Schwartz Reveals He Will Voice Sonic The Hedgehog In Upcoming Movie
He loves iconic blue characters from the '90s
Sonic is a cool hedgehog with plenty of attitude. Over the years, he’s become known for being a bit of a radical, with his edgy-sounding voice. Yesterday we heard Jim Carrey would star in the live-action hybrid as Dr. Robotnik and now actor and comedian Ben Schwartz, has acknowledged an article...
News Jim Carrey Confirms He Will Be Playing Dr. Robotnik In Upcoming Sonic Movie
The rumours were true
During the month of June news was circulating the Canadian-American actor and comedian, Jim Carrey, would take on the role of the evil Dr. Robotnik in Paramount Pictures’ Sonic The Hedgehog movie due out at some point next year. At the time it was just a rumour, but it’s since been confirmed by Deadline Hollywood with a...
Rumour Jim Carrey In Negotiations To Play Dr. Robotnik In Upcoming Sonic Movie
News surfacing about Paramount Pictures’ Sonic The Hedgehog movie continues to shock and surprise, with the latest development being the Canadian-American actor and comedian, Jim Carrey, is allegedly in talks to take on the role of Sonic’s arch-nemesis, Dr. Robotnik. According to Deadline Hollywood, Carrey's villainous character...
News Westworld’s James Marsden Will Star In Live-Action Sonic The Hedgehog Movie
Gotta sign on fast
Video game movies currently seem to be experiencing somewhat of a renaissance in Hollywood, with the live-action Detective Pikachu film starring Ryan Reynolds due to arrive next year on the silver screen on 10th May, followed by the “Sonic The Hedgehog Movie” scheduled for release on 15th November. With Sonic’s film now
News Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Now Available for Download
Along with an interactive iBook
It was confirmed earlier in the year that Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction would eventually be available in the West; it feature on TV in North America, and now The Pokémon Company has confirmed that the film can be downloaded. It's available for download from three stores, in the UK costing...
News Short Fan Film is Set to Chronicle the Final Battle Between Link and Ganondorf
You paid for the whole seat, but you’ll only need the edge of it
Recently, there have been fairly believable rumours that there is a live-action Zelda series in the making for Netflix. Only time will tell if this show becomes a reality, but it appears that in the meantime fans are taking it upon themselves to fulfil that need for a cinematic...
News Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Confirmed, Being Produced by Neal Moritz
It's actually happening, people
Back in late March we reported on a rumored "dark and edgy" Sonic the Hedgehog film and outlined some of the preliminary details. Today, Hollywood Reporter has confirmed the production of the film, albeit with little to no information about the actual content involved. As it turns out, Sony Pictures-based producer...
News "Dark And Edgy" Sonic The Hedgehog Film Reportedly In Development
He can really move
According to Hollywood insider website The Tracking Board, a “dark edgy” movie adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise is on its way courtesy of Columbia Pictures. The film, which is aimed squarely at older audiences, will use a combination of live-action and animation. This news comes less than two months after the...
News Princess in Another Castle Launches First Trailer and Indiegogo Campaign
Showing that kids can't do what they want, but can imagine anything
Earlier this year we brought you the news that film-maker Kennedy Baruch was following up his award winning Escape movie with a feature-length film called Princess in Another Castle; we then spoke to him in detail about the project. He explained the core idea behind the film:...
News Metroid Fan Film Seeks Crowdfunding For Completion
See Samus in full Hollywood glory
If you're a fan of Metroid and have some spare cash lying around, you may be excited to know that a new Kickstarter project has been opened to fund Metroid: Enemies Within, a ten minute live-action fan film. "Fan film" might be a slight understatement, as the project is being helmed by Christian Cardona, an Emmy...