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Videogame Borderlands To Become A Live-Action Movie

Man, I am so out of touch with the gaming scene. I’ve only got the faintest idea what “Borderlands” is. And it’s one of the more popular game series around, with the first one selling more than $4.5 million copies back in 2009. Well, Hollywood has certainly heard of it, which is why we’re gettingContinue Reading

Popeye Animation Test Featurette

The director of TV’s “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” takes us through his approach to his reboot of the classic cartoon, and shows off some CG animation test footage…

Spider-Man Producers Discusses Sinister Six & Venom Spinoffs

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is due to premiere soon, but recent talk among fanboy circles has been about the spin-off feature films, namely “Venom” and “The Sinister Six”. You’ve already seen the former in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man 3”, while certain other members of the Six have also appeared in the previous franchise. Sony, wanting toContinue Reading

Director Confirmed For Live-Action Ghost In The Shell Film

Those of you familiar with Japanese manga and anime will immediately recognise Masamune Shirow’s “Ghost In The Shell” as one of the most seminal works ever. In my book this ranks right up there with anything by Studio Ghibli or Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Akira”. Anything this influential would surely have its film rights been snapped upContinue Reading

Andrew Garfield & Marc Webb Confirmed For The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Frankly, this barely even qualifies as news, but what the heck. Since “The Amazing Spider-Man” made a mountain of money (over US$750 million worldwide), a sequel was a foregone conclusion. Nevermind the fact that the movie was a mediocre mess (read Electroshadow’s review here), all that matters to the studio is that it successfully relaunchedContinue Reading

Venom Movie May Tie In With Amazing Spider-Man Sequel

The general consensus is that Venom got screwed over in Sam Raimi’s “Spiderman 3”. It is said that the director was forced to include the character and it messed up the story, which was originally focused on just one villain, Sandman. Venom himself was a poorly developed character and while many blame Topher Grace’s performance,Continue Reading