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The folks over at Telltale Games first came to my attention when I saw people raving about their The Walking Dead game, as many were saying it expertly blended an emotional, character-driven story with solid gameplay. They may indeed get the same results with their upcoming take on HBO’s Game of Thrones, and the first Game of Thrones Telltale Game trailer has been released online to give fans a brief tease of what we might expect (complete with Lena Headey voiceover). The game series is being touted as a six-part episodic adventure, with the story revolving around a noble family from the north of Westeros called House Forrester. They are caught up in the events surrounding the War of Five Kings, and the player will take on the role of different House Forrester members and determine their fate based on the choices he or she makes. Check out the »
- Adam Chitwood
The events in the game series begin towards the end of Season Three of the series, and end right before the beginning of Season Five.
"...'House Forrester' are caught up in the events of 'The War of the Five Kings', placed in a precarious position where members of the household must do everything they can to prevent the house from meeting its doom..."
Characters in the game include 'Tyrion Lannister' performed by Peter Dinklage, 'Cersei Lannister' performed by Lena Heady, 'Margaery Tyrell' performed by Natalie Dormer and 'Ramsay Snow' performed by Iwan Rheon.
The first of six episodes including the premiere "Iron From Ice", will be available for download on PC/Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and iOS, »
- Michael Stevens
Telltale Games have released the first trailer for its upcoming video game adaptation of HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones. Check it out right here, followed by the rather lengthy official synopsis…
Based on the award-winning HBO television drama series, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series tells the story of House Forrester. Caught up in the events of The War of the Five Kings, they are placed in a precarious position where members of the household must do everything they can to prevent the house from meeting its doom. Today we can announce that some cast members of the series will reprise their roles in the game. While players will control five members of House Forrester in their story, the series will have them interacting with fan favorite characters throughout the season, including Tyrion Lannister performed by Peter Dinklage, Cersei Lannister performed by Lena Heady, Margaery Tyrell performed by Natalie Dormer, »
- Gary Collinson
The first trailer for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series has been released, teasing this new six part episodic game series set in the world of HBO's groundbreaking TV show. USA Today reveals that series stars Peter Dinklage (Tyron Lannister), Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) and Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Snow) will voice their roles from the HBO TV series for this anticipated release.
This new story tells of House Forrester, a noble family from the north of Westeros, loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. Caught up in the events surrounding the War of the Five Kings, they are thrown into a maelstrom of bloody warfare, revenge, intrigue, and horror as they fight to survive while the seven kingdoms tear themselves apart. You will take on the role of different members of the Forrester household, and determine their fate through the choices you make; your actions »
Game of Thrones fans who've ben eagerly awaiting more information on Telltale Games' upcoming episodic game based on the show are in luck! Today theyv'e revealed the first trailer for the game and dished on some details on what gamers will experience once they get their hands on it. Come inside to learn more information on the story, your playable characters, and check out the trailer for yourself!
Finally Telltale has given us some information on the upcoming Game of Thrones game they've been working on with HBO. We now know a lot more of the story behind this adventure (it'll be an all new story that interweaves with events in the show), plus that many cast members are returning to lend their voices to their iconic characters. Plus we've got our first trailer for it, though it's pretty short. Sadly, we don't have a release date just yet, but »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
Finally, it looks as if we’re going to be getting a video game that’s worthy of the Game of Thrones name. After several failed attempts at providing a thrilling and accurate representation of HBO’s award-winning drama series, Telltale is stepping up to the plate to deliver Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series, which will tell the story of House Forrester, who are caught up in the War of the Five Kings.
Reprising their roles for this adaptation will be Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer and Iwan Rheon, with additional cast members to appear in later instalments of the episodic series. From the brief, but tantalizing trailer seen above, we get a quick overview of what’s about to go down as Lena Headey provides a chilling voiceover. Unfortunately, there’s no gameplay of any sort, but given Telltale’s pedigree, I don’t think »
- Matt Joseph
Based on the award-winning HBO television drama series, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series tells the story of House Forrester. Caught up in the events of The War of the Five Kings, they are placed in a precarious position where members of the household must do everything they can to prevent the house from meeting its doom. Today we can announce that some cast members of the series will reprise their roles in the game. While players will control five members of House Forrester in their story, the series will have them interacting with fan favorite characters throughout the season, including Tyrion Lannister performed by Peter Dinklage, Cersei Lannister performed by Lena Heady, Margaery Tyrell performed by Natalie Dormer, and Ramsay Snow performed by Iwan Rheon. Additional cast members will appear in later episodes. The game series is based on the world, characters and events seen in HBO’s TV show, »
This week sees the UK home entertainment release of The Purge: Anarchy and you can read our review here. The film is of course a sequel to 2013’s The Purge, which starred Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey. The first film introduced the set up; in near future America the government have deemed all crimes legal for twelve hours, one night a year. You can commit any crime from jay-walking to murder without any repercussions. In the first movie Hawke and Headey’s picture-perfect family life came under threat as their house was broken into during Purge Night.
The Purge: Anarchy follows an entirely new set of characters who find themselves trapped out on the streets during the carnage. At the head of the group is an enigmatic character referenced to only as Sergeant, played by Frank Grillo. Ahead of the DVD release we were fortunate enough to spend time with »
- Kat Smith
Director: James DeMonaco
The Purge: Anarchy is the follow up to the 2013 film The Purge which starred Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey. The franchise is set in the near-future in which the ruling American government, in an attempt to combat crime, has decreed that one night a year, for twelve hours, all crime is legal. In the first film Hawke and Headey played a married couple who had to save their family after their house got broken into during the annual Purge festivities. The first film was set mainly in the house whilst The Purge: Anarchy opens up the world, focusing on a group of strangers who all find themselves trapped on the dangerous streets during the ‘holiday’.
At the head of the group is an enigmatic character, played by Frank Grillo, referred to only as Sergeant. His stance on »
- Kat Smith
From a sociopathic prison inmate to an adulterous Long Islander to a stylish lawyer, these are the actors who killed it episode after episode this year. Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”If one sign of a great actor is the ability to inspire feeling, Headey is as skilled as they come, because few characters on television inspire as much hatred as Cersei Lannister. While many of the despicable things she does are dictated by the series’ source material, the merited disdain from fans is born of Headey’s ability to slather even the nice-sounding things she says with a sickly sweet rancor. She has a way of dragging out individual words and baring her bottom teeth in disgust or condescending amusement, that, when paired with a smirk, makes audiences want to physically assault her. As a character, Cersei has a fierce sense of conviction and an equally fierce stubbornness for preserving her bloodline. »
Frank Grillo is the star in next week’s home entertainment release The Purge: Anarchy. The film is a pseudo-sequel to The Purge, a future set horror that sees all crimes legalised for one night a year. The first film starred Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey as a couple who found their home invaded during the festivities, the follow up shows a group of people who find themselves trapped on the streets during the chaos. Grillo was also on your screens earlier this year in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, he played Brock Rumlow, one of the corrupt agents. Comic fans will of course know that his character has a rather interesting alter-ego, Crossbones, one of Red Skulls more formidable henchmen. The Cap didn’t manage to finish off Rumlow in this years film so could that mean that Crossbones will make an appearance in the third instalment?
Well the »
- Kat Smith
When you're in the mood for an action movie, Netflix has plenty to stream. Great, except that so many of their action titles are no-name, forgettable schlock. So we've done some of the heavy lifting by highlighting the best of the best currently available in the genre. Who do you want to see duke it out? Take your pick, from gangsters to gladiators, robots to ninjas, schoolkids to superheroes.
Cue that suiting-up pre-battle montage and start streaming, because here are some of the best action movies Netflix has to offer. (Availability subject to change.)
1. "13 Assassins" (2010) R
2. "48 Hrs."(1982) R
3. "Assault on Precinct 13" (1976) R
- Sharon Knolle
Disney and Marvel characters are among the hottest Halloween costumes from Hollywood this year. A new feature showcases nine of the most popular choices for kids and adults. Topping the list is "Frozen," which opened in November of last year and is now one of Disney's top five franchises in their storied history. In second place are the zombies from AMC's "The Walking Dead." Others in the upper tier are "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Batman," "Despicable Me," "Maleficent," "Star Wars," "Guardians of the Galaxy" (especially Groot), and "Captain America." The Wrap -Break- HBO locks up the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a potential seventh season of their most popular series. The principal actors, including Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, were previously only signed through six seasons. For signing the new deals, the »
After many years of development and lots of actors and directors attached at different times, a big screen adaptation of the "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" book is finally filming in London. And now, we have the first photo. Check it out below. Plot: Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies. The new movie is directed by Burr Steers (Igby Goes Down) and stars Lily James, Sam Riley, Matt Smith, Lena Headey, Jack Huston, and Charles Dance. It's set to hit theaters next year. Photo: (click to enlarge) »
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has released its first image.
The picture shows the five Bennet sisters wielding their deadly weapons (via EW).
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies rewrites the Regency classic, introduces hordes of zombies and deadly ninjas into the comedy.
The project is moving ahead after years of stalled attempts to get it into production.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is yet to announce a release schedule. »
New Game Of Thrones contracts have been signed by the core cast, with big names signing up until season 7…
We don’t often cover contract-signing news on this site, not least because it’s often very dull reading. However, this nugget of Game Of Thrones news has some interesting connotations for the future of the show.
We’ve learnt today, it would seem, that HBO is rightly confident in their hugely popular show and has planned further ahead than ever with this latest batch of negotiations with the cast.
Key players Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau have all received big raises in return for signing up for three more potential seasons. Their new contracts will take them through to the end of season 7, if everything goes to plan.
Lower down on the payscale, but still nonetheless important to the future of the show, Natalie Dormer, »
HBO is not wasting time to plot the 7th season of Game of Thrones. The popular series was renewed for a fifth and sixth season this summer, with high hopes for more episodes. Now HBO is trying to lock in the cast into a contractor for their 7th season which could be a possible end game for the show. This includes Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lena Headey being signed on for the yet to even be confirmed season.
This is exciting and sad news. The network has hinted that if they reach a 7th season, that would be where they end. So it will be very sad news to hear that a 7th will finally take place, which will also be an amazing feat for a series based on an unfinished book series. I am sure HBO is counting on that, but we do applaud them for trying here to prepare for it. »
- Sarah Peel
The Bennet sisters from Jane Austen's beloved novel get a zombie-killing makeover in our first look at Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Elizabeth (Lily James), Lydia (Ellie Bamber), Mary (Millie Brady), Jane (Bella Heathcote), and Kitty (Suki Waterhouse) show off their swords and knives in this image, which teases how these characters have evolved from eligible single ladies to fierce warriors.
The project is based on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, which takes Jane Austen's characters and plunges them into a world set 70 years after the zombies first took over the planet. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was stuck in development for several years, with David O. Russell writing the script and set to direct at one point, before Burr Steers came aboard in August.
Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has been in and out of development for years. But last month the project finally started shooting, and, thanks to EW, today we have our first look at the film in the form of a promo photo featuring the Bennet Sisters. From left to right they include Lydia (Ellie Bamber), Jane (Bella Heathcote), Elizabeth (Lily James), Mary (Millie Brady), and Kitty (Suki Waterhouse).
Fighting and killing zombies with weapons and martial arts skills isn't anything new for the characters in this story. The zombie plague has been around for 70 years by the time Pride and Prejudice and Zombies picks up. It's just in the meantime they are dealing with marriage prospects and family drama.
The book is an expanded version of the Jane Austen classic, and the film will focus on Liz Bennett, a woman on a quest for love and independence »
- Joey Paur
Who’s ready to see Elizabeth (Lily James), Lydia (Ellie Bamber), Mary (Millie Brady), Jane (Bella Heathcote), and Kitty Bennet (Suki Waterhouse) take on some “unmentionables?” Burr Steers’ book to film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is currently in production and EW’s got our very first look at the sisters wielding swords and daggers. Hit the jump to take a look at the new Pride and Prejudice and Zombies image. The film is expected to hit theaters next year and also stars Lena Headey, Charles Dance, Matt Smith, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston and Sam Riley. This big screen rendition of Grahame-Smith’s book has been kicking around for a while and at one point, David O. Russell penned a script and made plans to direct as well. However, that never panned out and Steers took over instead, rewriting Russell’s script while making “realism” a top priority. »
- Perri Nemiroff
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