13 items from 2016
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Keegan Connor Tracy, Jessica Harmon, Dennis Haysbert, Marie Avgeropoulos, Teach Grant, Dakota Guppy, Stephen Lobo, Curtis Lum, Lee Majdoub, Luvia Petersen, Sandy Robson, Heather Roop, Patrick Sabongui | Written by Michael Ferris, Tim Carter | Directed by Pat Williams
There are a plethora of really shitty movies based on video games being released each year. None of them holding a candle to the source material it is based on. However each and every time I get suckered in because I want to be impressed by these attempts, as a movie fan and a gamer I need to be impressed. And let’s be honest, the premise of the Dead Rising games is just about absurd enough to work as a movie and with this being the second outing well have they learnt.
Based on the worldwide smash-hit video game series, Dead Rising: Endgame is the sequel to last years »
- Kevin Haldon
Dead Rising fans can look forward to two stocking stuffers this holiday season. In addition to Capcom unleashing the wisecracking wrath of Frank West in the new video game Dead Rising 4 on December 6th, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will also release Dead Rising: Endgame on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on that same day.
Press Release (via Home Theater Forum): Culver City, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2016) – Prepare for a nonstop assault of zombie-slaying action when Dead Rising: Endgame debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital December 6 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The action-packed sequel to Dead Rising: Watchtower chronicles the return of Jesse Metcalfe (“Dallas,” “Desperate Housewives”) as Chase Carter, an investigative journalist haunted by his past and now hunted by the military. After narrowly escaping a zombie quarantine, Chase—along with a group of dubious allies—slices, hacks and bludgeons his way through the zombie hordes that plague every corner of the abandoned city. »
- Derek Anderson
I don’t understand Crackle’s Dead Rising franchise. Capcom built this zany, wild video game universe that’d be perfect for a hybrid experience somewhere between The Warriors and 28 Days Later, yet these movies are generically neutered. References to original content are just lazy winks, while the whole “psychopaths” arc is completely abandoned in favor of a boring Zombrex conspiracy. I was hoping that Dead Rising: Endgame would atone for Watchtower‘s forgettable adaptation, but, unfortunately, new director Pat Williams falls victim to the same dull tricks from Zach Lipovsky’s first attempt.
Jesse Metcalfe once again stars as investigative journalist Chase Carter, who must journey into the heart of East Mission to stop General Lyons (Dennis Haysbert) from killing every Zombrex-using survivor. Since the first film, technology has been developed that releases Zombrex doses through an implanted chip, but Lyons wants to overload the system and use the »
- Matt Donato
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Ten days out from its anticipated premiere, we have a host of exclusive – and darn well stylish – character posters to share for Crackle’s flesh-munching sequel, Dead Rising: Endgame.
Due to make its bow via the streaming service on June 20, the horror actioner largely takes place in East Mission City, an area irrefutably crippled by the zombie outbreak. In a bid to quell that devastating pandemic, the government hatches a plan to send the undead packing, but it’s one that will also entail massive collateral damage – the death of millions of innocent people.
Taking a stand against that scorched earth tactic are your new favorite band of zombie hunters, with today’s exclusive batch of posters spotlighting Chase Carter (Jesse Metcalfe), General Lyons (Dennis Haysbert), Jordan (Keegan Connor Tracy) and wacky scientist Rand (Billy Zane). Following up on the largely successful Watchtower, it is Pat Williams »
- Michael Briers
“Friends don’t let friends go through Z Town alone.” Journalist Chase Carter and company return to East Mission City to slice and dice their way to the truth in the new trailer for Crackle’s Dead Rising: Endgame, the latest film adaptation of the popular zombie video game series.
Dead Rising: Endgame will premiere on the streaming network Crackle on Monday, June 20th:
Press Release (via TheFutonCritic.com): Culver City, CA (June 1, 2016) – Sony’s streaming network Crackle today released its first trailer and key art from the upcoming original movie Dead Rising: Endgame, set to premiere on Monday, June 20th.
Dead Rising: Endgame stars Jesse Metcalfe (“Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas”), Keegan Connor Tracy (“Once Upon a Time,” “Bates Motel”), Dennis Haysbert (“24,” Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Marie Avgeropoulos (‘The 100’), Billy Zane (Zoolander 2, Titanic), and Jessica Harmon (“iZombie”). The film is based off of the popular »
- Derek Anderson
Sony's streaming network Crackle has released the first trailer for "Dead Rising: Endgame," the upcoming sequel to the first "Dead Rising" film based on the popular Capcom video game franchise.
The film will premiere exclusively on Crackle on June 20th and stars Jesse Metcalfe, Keegan Connor Tracy, Dennis Haysbert, Billy Zane, Jessica Harmon and Marie Avgeropoulos. Pat Williams directs from a script by Michael Ferris ("Terminator Salvation").
Set in the zombie-infested quarantined zone of East Mission City, investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy which will kill millions of innocent civilians in its attempts to quell the undead threat.
- Garth Franklin
A sequel to Dead Rising: Watchtower is coming this way. The film is titled Dead Rising: Endgame. Several characters return to this second film including Chase (Jesse Metcalfe), Jordan (Keegan Connor Tracy) and General Lyons (Dennis Haysbert). And, the film's action-packed trailer shows Chase investigating another zombie infestation and government conspiracy. The entire trailer is hosted here. As well, the film's first poster is available here. The graphic shows the central characters, with various improvised weapons. Based on the popular game series, the movie poster for Dead Rising: Endgame also displays lots of blood splatter. More on the film is coming your way, before the June 20th release date. Release Date: June 20, 2016 (VOD, Crackle). Director: Pat Williams. Writers: Michael Ferris and Tim Carter. Cast: Jesse Metcalfe, Keegan Connor Tracy, Dennis Haysbert, Patrick Sabongui, Billy Zane and Marie Avgeropoulos. The film's first trailer is here: Source: Dead Rising:...
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The Dead Rising film sequel is almost here! Premiering this summer, Dead Rising: Endgame takes us back to the quarantined zone and stars Jesse Metcalfe, Keegan Connor Tracy, Dennis Haysbert, and Patrick Sabongui.
Based on the hugely popular Dead Rising video game franchise by Capcom, which has sold over 9.1 million copies worldwide, Dead Rising: Endgame drops us into the zombie-infested quarantined zone of East Mission City where investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy which, though seemingly aimed at ending the country’s zombie epidemic, will also kill millions of innocent civilians. Jesse Metcalfe (“Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas”) returns to Dead Rising: Endgame as Chase Carter, the well-known television journalist who goes back underground to stop the military’s rogue operation and break the ultimate story. Keegan Connor Tracy (“Once Upon a Time, »
- Tamika Jones
Re-enact the war against Skynet with the new Endoskeleton figure from Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys. Also: production details for Dead Rising: Endgame, a trailer for the horror thriller Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla, details on Laurene Landon (Maniac Cop 1 & 2) in Terror Tales, and the Scream Queen Stream.
Terminator: Genisys Figure: From Sideshow Collectibles: “In Terminator: Genisys, Judgment Day has arrived and more than 30 billion human lives have been lost in the attacks by Skynet. Survivors were captured and put into camps for extermination. In 2029, Human Resistance leader John Connor has led a final intense battle against Skynet and its menacing armies of Endoskeletons in order to eliminate the hellish artificial intelligence.
Sideshow and Hot Toys are pleased to officially present the new sixth scale Endoskeleton Collectible Figure from Terminator: Genisys.
The Endoskeleton collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of the terrifying robot from the film. It features »
- Tamika Jones
Ducking out of a theatrical run in the vein of its predecessor, Sony’s Crackle and Legendary are partnering to release zombie-infested sequel Dead Rising: Endgame across streaming and video-on-demand services later in 2016, and it’s understood production is now officially underway on the film’s Vancouver set.
Continuing on the undead adventure, Jesse Metcalfe (John Tucker Must Die) reprises his Watchtower role as Chase Carter, now tasked with unravelling new mysteries that spawn a government conspiracy. In attempting to manufacture a cure, the plot description hints that the afflicted residents of East Mission City were instead used as the test subjects for Billy Zane’s “handsome, cruel” scientist, Rand.
Behind the lens, director Zach Lipovsky won’t return for Endgame and is replaced by Pat Williams (Cotinuum). That said, Crackle’s follow-up kept hold of its writing duo from the original, ensuring that both Tim Carter and Michael Ferris »
- Michael Briers
Sony’s Crackle online network is coming back for more undead action.
Crackle and Legendary Digital Media have begun production in Vancouver on “Dead Rising: Endgame,” the sequel to last year’s original feature film on the streaming-video service, “Dead Rising: Watchtower.” The second installment in the film series, announced at Crackle’s upfront last year, is scheduled to debut on this summer.
“Dead Rising: Endgame” is set in the zombie-infested quarantined zone of East Mission City. Investigative reporter Chase Carter (played by Jesse Metcalfe) must stop a secret government conspiracy which, though seemingly aimed at ending the country’s zombie epidemic, will also kill millions of innocent civilians.
The “Dead Rising” films are based on Capcom’s popular video-game franchise, which has sold more than 9 million copies worldwide.
- Todd Spangler
Xander Cage edges closer to a return, as the cast for xXx 3 starts to come together...
It's looking like the long-mooted xXx 3 might finally be getting moving. Whilst Vin Diesel's immediate priority is to shoot Fast & Furious 8 ahead of its release next year, he's expected to film the third Xander Cage movie before 2016 is out (with Riddick 4 next after that). What's more, we've learned of some casting for the movie, that suggests it may well be full steam ahead for the xXx sequel.
Entitled "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage," Vin Diesel returns to the role of the extreme sports enthusiast enlisted to become a secret agent which he first played in 2002. Samuel L. Jackson's Nsa agent Augustus Gibbons is also back, while Ufc Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor is said to have a role.
Source: Twitchfilm »
- Garth Franklin
13 items from 2016
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