Day: 06/03/2013

Keaton, Stone, Watts And Galifianakis Join Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Comedy Birdman

By: Eric Eisenberg Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is changing gears in a major way for his next project. While we have gotten to know the filmmaker through his deeply dramatic, soul crushing movies like Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel andBiutiful, his next title, Birdman, will take him head-first into the world of comedy. And he’s assembled an absolutely amazing cast to take the trip with him. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts and Zach Galifianakis have all signed on for Inarritu’s first comedy. []

Rumor: Final Fantasy X HD to include FFX-2, release in June

By: Erren Van Duine A new rumor suggests that Final Fantasy X won’t be alone when it finally makes its way into the realm of HD remasters. FF Reunion has some details on this ultra rumor, including a possible release time frame. The rumor itself suggests that FFX HD will release around late June with plans for Final Fantasy X-2 to see a remaster as well. The originator of the rumor also feels that the game is more like a remake instead of a remaster, with []

Carrie Fisher Confirms She Will Be Back As Princess Leia In Star Wars Episode VII

By:  Eric Eisenberg In mid-February we learned of heavy rumors that Harrison Ford would be reprising his role as Han Solo in Star Wars Episode VII, but today’s big Star Wars casting news story comes with a bit more weight considering it’s a direct confirmation from the actor. Palm Beach Illustrated recently had the chance to interview Carrie Fisher, known to sci-fi fans around the universe as Princess Leia Organa, and during the course of their chat the actress confirmed that she will be back for the []

Female Assassin’s Creed lead ‘wouldn’t be surprising’ says Ubisoft

By:  Eddie Makuch All mainline entries in the Assassin’s Creed franchise have starred male protagonists, including the just-announced Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. But could a future installment feature a leading lady? “It’s a bit of a tough question,” Black Flag game director Ashraf Ismail told IGN. Ismail explained that Ubisoft had planned out a story arc revolving around the Kenway family for a long time. This arc was always going to focus on Edward, Haytham, and Connor, he said. “This was actually years ago, []

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Rupert Wyatt No Longer Directing The Equalizer

By:  Eric Eisenberg The upcoming adaptation of the 80s action television series The Equalizer, which has Denzel Washington set to star, has been having a bit of trouble holding on to a director. At first it looked as though Drive helmer Nicolas Winding Refn was going to make the film, until he departed citing creative differences, and now the project has lost its second director. Deadline has written up a quick report that says Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt is no longer attached to []

New Torment RPG revealed

By:  Eddie Makuch inXile Entertainment today announced Torment: Tides of Numenera, a DRM-free single-player role-playing game for PC, Mac, and potentially other platforms. A Kickstarter campaign for the project will begin Wednesday, though the company did not divulge a funding target. Torment: Tides of Numenera–due out December 2014–is set in Monte Cook‘s tabletop role-playing world of Numenera, which itself was successfully funded through Kickstarter. It will have an isometric perspective and runs on the Unity game engine. inXile was clear that Tides of Numenera []