Daily Archives: April 23, 2013

Ratchet & Clank Feature Film Announced

Playstation’s favorite platforming Lombax/Robot team are coming to the big screen in 2015, Sony has announced. Sony has brought in  Blockade Entertainment and Rainmaker Entertainment (ReBoot, Beast Wars: Transformers, and Escape from Planet Earth) to create the film, and Insomniac Games (Ratchet & Clank’s creators) will have “a hands-on role with the film’s production, screenplay, character development, and animation consulting”. They have released a teaser trailer featuring Captain Quark:

Source: Playstation Blog

Trailer: Thor: The Dark World

The Thor producers sure do like to throw you a curve when they pick their directors, going from the Shakespearean Kenneth Branagh to Alan Taylor, who has almost exclusively directed TV.  (more…)

Bible Miniseries Being Recut For Theatrical Run

While promoting his series The Voice today, Mark Burnett announced that his highly rated 10-hour History Channel miniseries The Bible will be recut into a 3-hour version to allow for a theatrical run. Burnett doesn’t have a distribution deal yet, but he says he has plenty of offers and he seems to be leaning towards a less traditional distribution pattern, Deadline mentions Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ as a possible model.

Source: Deadline