Traditionally Pokemon movies have been animated and targeted at kids. As that fanbase grew older, a live-action take on the franchise aimed at a broader audience seemed almost inevitable, but no one expected it to be based on the obscure spinoff game Detective Pikachu for 3DS. At the time the movie was announced, the game hadn’t been confirmed for an English release.
In 2014 Blake Harris came out with an excellent historical biography of the fierce battle between Nintendo and Sega that took place in the 90s: Console Wars. The book mainly takes place from Sega of America’s perspective thanks to the full cooperation of a former executive. It also has a foreword written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg….because the pair wanted to option it for a possible movie.
Although Niantic had previously suggested that players would get the chance to catch rare monsters at the upcoming Pokemon Go Fest, the developer has now revealed that those Pokemon will be legendaries.
The graphic adventure game Life Is Strange is set to be adapted into a live-action digital series. The project will be a collaboration between publisher Square Enix, Legendary Digital Studios, and production company DJ2 Entertainment, according to a press release from all three companies. Life Is Strange was chosen because it “lends itself perfectly to live-action imaginings.”
Legendary Comics has officially announced a new monthly, sci-fi comic book series from Arrow writer, co-creator and executive producer Marc Guggenheim, The Infinite Adventures of Jonas Quantum. The new series comes from writer Guggenheim and artist Freddie Williams II (Justice League of America, The Flash, Robin).
Legendary Pictures today posted the first teaser trailer for the upcoming “Godzilla” remake coming on May 16, 2014.