Day: 12/04/2012

Wednesday Night TV (11 Apr 2012)

Another great episode.  I loved it and I loved how as depression she just decided to eat butter.  That was hilarious.  Her friends are so weird, Malik must really like Lisa to be so attracted to her to really like the way she “eats”.  There is a reason I put that in quotation.  Anyway, I like Lisa’s brother and I think Emma and he should date, I feel like they balance each other out and she is comfortable around him.  And lets []

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward Coming To U.S. Later This Year

2010’s 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors proved to be a surprise success for publisher Aksys Games, so when fans learned that the creators were making another title in the series many were left to wonder if Aksys would pick up it up. The publisher has now announced that they will in fact be bringing the game to North America. VLR featured two distinct gameplay styles featuring both story and puzzle-driven action with full-voiced characters in both English and Japanese. And []

District 9’s Sharlto Copley Offered The Villain Role In Spike Lee’s Oldboy

After many, many months of trying to get a cast together, Spike Lee may have finally found someone to play the villain in his remake of Oldboy. Josh Brolin has long been attached to play the lead originated by Min-sik Choi, and Martha Marcy May Marlene star Elizabeth Olsen has agreed to play the female lead. Finding the antagonist, however, has been a very special kind of challenge. Actors such as Christian Bale, Clive Owen, and Colin Firth have all been offered []

New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez Offered Drag Queen Role In Dali Biopic

In one of the most bizarre casting news items we’re likely to hear for a while, New York Yankee Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez has been offered the role of famed drag queen Potassa in the in-development Salvador Dali biopic The Surrealist. Apparently, Potassa, who served as a sort of assistant and social secretary to the Spanish painter, was known for her spectacular legs and outrageous sense of style, so an incredibly charismatic figure is required for to take on the role of this []

Mark Wahlberg And Will Ferrell Football Comedy Finds A Writing Team And Director

Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell are teaming up for another comedy together, though they won’t be on the same team this time around. The duo, who starred in The Other Guys are set to play the heads of opposing families in a football-focused comedy called 3 Mississippi. It now looks like a writer/director team may be on board to tackle the Warner Bros. film. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sean Anders and John Morris are in negotiations to rewrite the film, with []

Ciaran Hinds, Julia Stiles & Riz Ahmed Join Untitled Eric Bana/Rebecca Hall Thriller

Focus Features and Working Title are teaming up to produce a new international suspense thriller that boasts Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall as its leads. We’ve previously reported that they would play a pair of lawyers and former lovers forced to put their differences aside as they serve as the defense team for a suspected terrorist on trial. Penned by Eastern Promises‘ scribe Steven Knight and helmed by John Crowley, the heralded director of Boy A, this taboo-centered drama is immediately intriguing, []

Bethesda Adding Kinect Support For Skyrim

Bethesda has announced that the Xbox 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, will be getting full-on voice support for Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral. No motion-support will be added, but there will be over 200 different commands accessible once the update goes live. This will include the famous Dragon Shouts, but you’ll also be able to do Hotkey Equipping, issue commands to followers and access all of the different menus and skill trees. The update is even going so granular, as to []

Big Bang’s total sales for "ALIVE" exceeds 250,000 copies [NEWS]

According to the statistics released by Gaon Chart on the 12th, BIGBANG’s sales for ALIVE has already exceeded 250,000 copies. “ALIVE” sold 212,010 in February and was the “ALBUM of the MONTH” for that period. For March, they sold 45,421 copies, making their cumulative sales a total of 257,431. Shinee’s Sherlock, released last March 19th sold a total of 135,370 copies last month and CN Blue’s Ear Fun, released last March 26th, sold 59,944 copies.

Taiwanese media on Big Bang, “The leaders of Hallyu” [NEWS]

Group Big Bang‘s press conference in Taiwan has made the headlines of several Taiwanese newspapers. Big Bang members made a brief appearance on the 10th through a press conference instead of a concert, but even so several daily newspapers in Taiwan have featured Big Bang in their headline news. Taiwan’s Freedom Newspaper reported on the 11th, “Big Bang, the leaders of hallyu (Korean wave) have visited Taiwan”, and they reported thoroughly Big Bang’s activities during their stay in Taiwan. In particular, G-Dragon’s []

Nintendo 3DS Continues Japanese Domination

Despite sales falling this week, Nintendo has continued their domination of the Japanese market, with the Nintendo 3DS selling 72,115 units this week. Sony held the next three spots, with the PS3, PSP and PS Vita selling 43,105 units combined – someway short of Nintendo’s single-platform total. The PS Vita itself is also still struggling to pick-up any momentum. The Xbox 360 was the only console which saw growth this week, with sales improving from 1,374 to 3,764. This is still only []