Day: 19/04/2013

John Cusack And Julianne Moore Join David Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars


By: Nick Venable Few directors have had such noticeable career arcs as mad genius David Cronenberg. His early career was filled with paranoid science fiction that thrived on mutilated humans, and that aesthetic was left behind and a more thoughtful approach to the stranger plateaus of the human condition took over his work during the 1990s. And in the last ten years, he’s given us a handful of stories drowning in gritty realism as well as an uncharacteristic novel adaptation andthe birth of psychoanalysis. So []

Volition: Saints Row’s ‘juvenile’ tone doesn’t hurt sales


By:  Eddie Makuch The “juvenile” tone of the Saints Row series does not hurt sales, but in fact is a component of the franchise’s success. That’s according to Volition producer Jim Boon, who told OXM that fans have spoken and they enjoy the series’ irreverent nature. “Ultimately, I don’t think that Saints Row‘s tone gets in the way of bigger sales. If anything, I think our tone is an element of our success,” Boon said. “Saints Row is quite unlike anything else out there, and []

Raffey Cassidy Joins Tomorrowland As Young Female Robot


By: Mack Rawden Through name changes and potentially real, potentially fake casting call plot descriptions, director Brad Bird’s upcoming Tomorrowland has remained one of the closest guarded secrets in Hollywood. Unless someone in the assembly line seriously screws up, fans likely won’t be able to unwrap the mystery in its entirety until the film hits theaters, but today, we got one more morsel to chew on. Raffey Cassidy, probably best known as young Kristen Stewart in Snow White And The Huntsman or young Eva Green in Dark Shadows, will play a young []

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX event in London


By: John Sotomayor Fans in the London metropolitan area will get the chance to see the game and be featured in a video. Earlier today, the official Kingdom Hearts Facebook page was updated with the announcement of an event in London next Friday, April 26 at 7:00 PM. Fans are invited to the London office of Square Enix to both see the HD 1.5 ReMIX in action and share their thoughts on camera. Send an e-mail tosecommunity@square-enix.com if you’re in the area and you’d like to []

Transformers Sequel Using Chinese Reality Program To Cast Four Roles


By: Sean O’Connell It sounds like Mark Wahlberg’s co-stars in the upcoming Transformers movie, the fourth in the franchise, are going to be … reality television stars? The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news that Paramount Pictures will host a reality television program to find four Chinese participants who will be given roles in Transformers 4. Creatively titled Transformers 4 Chinese Actor Television Search, the contest will be presided over by former Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences head Sid Ganis, producer Lorenzo DiBonaventura, casting director Denise Chamian, []