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3:00 PM on 10.18.2011

Christina Hendricks, Sean Faris star in NFS: The Run

Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) and Sean Faris (Vampire Diaries) will star in the upcoming EA racing game Need for Speed The Run. Hendricks plays Joan Harris in the hit AMC drama Mad Men, and now she makes her videogame de...

Dale North





6:30 PM on 10.04.2011

Rovio excitedly details the Angry Birds movie

Speaking with IGN, Rovio's David Maisel (previously of Marvel Studios) has given an update on where the Angry Birds film is at, and what to expect from it. Yeah, I know you all are dying to hear more about the movie. Patience...

Jordan Devore

12:15 PM on 09.22.2011

Tommy Wiseau would 'absolutely' direct a videogame movie

The Room director and star of upcoming game series The Tommy Wi-Show, Tommy Wiseau, has stated that he'd "absolutely" like to direct a film based on a videogame property. During our exclusive interview with him on Podtoid, he...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 09.05.2011

Uwe Boll returns with another baffling videogame movie

Remember Zombie Massacre for the Amiga? No? Well, that's fine because Uwe Boll does. He remembers it so fondly, he is adding it to the long, long, list of games he believes would translate into movies. The 1998 Doom clone is ...

David Rayfield

2:15 PM on 08.19.2011

The Gremlins third-person shooter you'll never play

Someone must have fed the devs at Neko Entertainment after midnight and things went crazy, because a Gremlins game the studio was working on never saw the light of day. Yes, I'm talking about a game based off the 80s Gr...

Nick Chester

7:00 PM on 08.15.2011

Guillermo del Toro dishes out more info on inSANE

With inSANE still years away, we've been fortunate to get as much information as we have. Guillermo del Toro has once again given a progress update on the project, this time to MTV Multiplayer. "We had to build a sandbox, so ...

Jordan Devore

10:45 AM on 08.01.2011

Filmmaker James Gunn tapped for Lollipop Chainsaw

[Update: James Gunn has clarified his role a bit, and it appears he was on board with the game from its inception. "I was involved with crafting the story, and helping to create the characters, and writing the dialogue," he w...

Nick Chester

3:30 PM on 07.18.2011

Hollywood folks voicing upcoming Spider-Man, X-Men games

Activision has reached beyond the typical videogame voice actor talent pool and right into Hollywood for its upcoming Marvel Comics titles. Val Kilmer is set to voice baddie Walker Sloan in Spider-Man: Edge of Time, with Laur...

Nick Chester

9:00 AM on 07.10.2011

Transformers producer to co-develop Space Invaders film

A big-screen adaptation of-- WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!? 'Space Invaders' Video Game Headed to Big Screen (Exclusive) [The Hollywood Reporter]

Tony Ponce

5:13 PM on 06.06.2011

E3: Spielberg and Jackson talk Tintin: The Game

From the sounds of their on-video speech at Ubisoft's press conference, Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg seem to have a lot of respect and enthusiasm for gaming in general, and they seem to really believe that Tintin: The G...

Jonathan Holmes

5:20 PM on 06.01.2011

Call of Duty: Elite members get access to web TV series

Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg said to The Guardian that Call of Duty: Elite subscribers will have exclusive access to "linear video content" created by "some top Hollywood talent." Unsure what that means? You're no...

Jordan Devore

10:30 PM on 05.24.2011

My Fair Brady's Adrianne Curry teams with Namco for E3

Namco-Bandai has some pretty big games to show at E3 2011 (which is just a few weeks away, June 7th to June 11th). Dark Souls, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Soul Calibur V, and new titles from the Tales, Ace Combat, Ridge Racer, ...

Jonathan Holmes





10:00 PM on 05.14.2011

Milla Jovovich tweets about the new Resident Evil movie

For you, the people of Destructoid, I have done a great service. I have waded through Milla Jovovich's Twitter feed and found some information about the next Resident Evil movie. It wasn't all bad. Milla's pretty funny, and s...

Jonathan Holmes

3:20 PM on 05.12.2011

Hollywood talent, Avatar tech to bring Hitman to life

Killing people as Agent 47 is about to get really real. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that IO Interactive is using performance capture of Hollywood actors to bring the upcoming Hitman: Absolution to life. Confirmed are ...

Nick Chester

4:40 PM on 05.05.2011

Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens duo to pen Tomb Raider film

The new Tomb Raider movie -- the reboot we've been hearing about since the last Tomb Raider movie in 2003! -- now apparently has its writers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, said writers are Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, t...

Nick Chester



Hollywood invades next Call of Duty zombie content photo
Hollywood invades next Call of Duty zombie content
by Nick Chester

Activision's pulling out all of the stops for its "Call of the Dead" zombie map that will ship along with the "Escalation" downloadable content for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

The publisher has announced that a Hollywood "dream-team" will compose the playable undead-killers: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert Englund, Michael Rooker, and Danny Trejo. The map takes place on a remote Siberian island, and is "inspired by" the Godfather of the modern zombie, George A. Romero.

It's out May 3 on Xbox Live Arcade; this pulpy trailer gives you a good idea of what to expect when the Soviet undead hordes are unleashed next week.

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