Day: 26/11/2012

Ben Mendelsohn Cast In Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut


By:  Sean O’Connell Ryan Gosling has had a commendable career, but hasn’t necessarily worked with the finest directors. He’s no Leonardo DiCaprio, who routinely works with the likes of Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood and Sir Ridley Scott. Gosling, meanwhile, has Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines), and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson). But those collaborations inform his choices as a storyteller, and he’ll likely bring those indie, offbeat sensibilities as he puts his directorial effort, How []

Tomb Raider campaign spans 12-15 hours


By:  Eddie Makuch Tomb Raider‘s campaign will last between 12 and 15 hours, dependent on gamers’ play style. Crystal Dynamics global brand director Karl Stewart shared the news over Twitter recently, and also revealed a range of other details regarding the upcoming action game. Tomb Raider protagonist Lara Croft will have regenerative health in the game. Additionally, though she is able to swim, the game will not feature any swimming sequences. Stewart also addressed a question regarding the possibility of a Tomb Raider sequel. He said “of course” []

Male Idol Member from SM, YG or JYP Is in a Relationship? Uh-Oh!


By: halves in unison Oh Ah Reum, a female who is known for her plastic surgery addiction, revealed that she’s currently in a relationship with a male idol. On November 26, she made a guest appearance on cable channel QTV’s ranking show “10 Minute Box.” On this day, she made a shocking confession that she’s dating a male celebrity from a big entertainment agency. One of the MCs asked, “Is he part of SM, JYP or YG?” She replied, “Yes, but I’ll talk til here” creating much []

Zack Snyder Suggests Man Of Steel Will Lead Directly Into Justice League


By:  Katey Rich What do we know for sure about the Justice League movie so far? Honestly, not a whole lot. Since Ben Affleck denied rumors that he might direct it, and Warner Bros. settled a legal suit against the estates of Superman’s creator, we’ve known mainly that the movie is going forward and is scheduled for 2015, that Gangster Squad‘s Will Beall will be writing it… and that’s pretty much it. Presumably sometime before Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel premieres on June 14 next year, []

Nintendo: Microsoft, Sony must react to us


By:  Eddie Makuch Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime is not fearful that the Wii U will become irrelevant if Microsoft and Sony launch new consoles next year as is suspected. In fact, the executive said he believes Nintendo has set the innovation bar with its Wii U, and Microsoft and Sony cannot rely solely on more advanced technology if they wish to succeed. “In the end, our competitors need to react to what we’re doing in the marketplace and need to figure out []

Chinese Fans Enraged over PSY’s Appearance Fee in China: YG Denies Reports


By: thunderstix Earlier today, PSY was involved in a netizen controversy in China for reportedly demanding over $500K USD in appearance fees. On November 26, Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post quoted local Chinese reports and said that PSY reached an agreement with CCTV to make a guest appearance on a special Lunar New Year TV show on February 9. In doing so, however, PSY had demanded 3 million Chinese yuan (approx. $500K USD) for his 30 minute appearance, the report said. After the report []

Laura Linney In Talks For Benedict Cumberbatch-Led Wikileaks Film


By:  Katey Rich You’re probably seeing more of Laura Linney right now than you have in a while. No, it’s not because of her movie Hyde Park on Hudson, which seems to be limping into theaters with barely a mention. It’s because of your annual viewings of Love Actually, of course! Don’t even try to deny that movie is now a holiday classic, and that Linney’s scenes in which she has to turn down the advances of the deliriously sexy Karl aren’t the most heartbreaking []

Bioshock Infinite will not feature multiplayer


By:  Guy Cocker It’s been a tough six months for developer Irrational Games and its latest game, Bioshock Infinite. In May, publisher Take-Two announced that the game was being pushed back beyond its scheduled October release date to arrive on February 26, 2013 instead. Then, in August, a number of the team’s top development staff began leaving the company. First were director of product development Tim Gerritsen and art director Nate Wells, then combat design director Clint Bundrick and artificial intelligence lead Don Norbury headed to Microsoft in []

Juniel Downplays Competition


By: hazelnutthursdays Rookie singer Juniel concentrates on the music. The singer, who recently came back on the music scene with her second mini-album “1&1” sat down with local news agencies for an interview while in the waiting room of KBS’ “Music Bank,” her firstmusic show comeback appearance. “It’s flattering, but I’m not greedy,” Juniel said of her current standing as a Rookie of the Year nominee for the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) against Ailee. “I’m glad fans are cheering hard for me and voting. I very much appreciate that. But []

Tom Cruise Takes Over London’s Trafalgar Square To Film Sci-Fi Thriller


By: Access Hollywood Tom Cruise took over Trafalgar Square in London on Sunday to film scenes for his upcoming movie, “All You Need Is Kill.” The actor was spotted exiting a Royal Air Force helicopter for the project. Traffic was closed around Britain’s famed Trafalgar Square so Tom and his co-stars could film the motion picture, according to Britain’s Telegraph newspaper. Helicopters and army tanks were spotted in the famed tourist attraction, the same location many people previously watched the royal wedding of Prince William []