5 items from 2008
Steven Seagal has extended his 3-word titled movies into the horror genre in a new movie by Sony Home Entertainment called "Against The Dark". Synopsis: Katana master Tao (Steven Seagal) leads a special ops squad of ex-military vigilantes on a massacre mission, their target: vampires. On the post apocalyptic globe, sucked dry by bloodthirsty vampires, a few remaining survivors are trapped in an infected hospital. Tao is their only hope and he knows the only cure is execution. Now it's time for the last stand against the flesh-eating vampires and there's nothing left to lose but the last of humanity. The film also stars Dwayne .The Rock. Johnson's cousin, Tanoai Reed (TV's "American Gladiators"), as well as fan favorite Keith David ("Crash", "The Chronicles Of Riddick"), Skye »
Atari has confirmed that it has bought the publishing rights to the previously abandoned Ghostbusters game. Ghostbusters: The Video Game was one of a number of titles without a publisher following the Activision Blizzard merger, with Atari already buying the rights to The Chronicles Of Riddick: Dark Athena. Dan Aykroyd, who played Ray in the film, recently claimed that Atari would be releasing the game, a comment confirmed in a press statement today. (more) »
- By Liam Martin
Atari has confirmed that it has bought the publishing rights to the previously abandoned Ghostbusters game. Ghostbusters: The Video Game was one of a number of titles without a publisher following the Activision Blizzard merger, with Atari already buying the rights to The Chronicles Of Riddick: Dark Athena. Dan Aykroyd, who played Ray in the film, recently claimed that Atari would be releasing the game, a comment confirmed in a press statement today. "Ghostbusters: (more) »
- By Liam Martin
Fans of the Ghostbusters and Riddick movies were thrilled to know they were getting pseudo-sequels, just in videogame form. That was, until the publisher Vivendi merged with Activision and the games got dumped from the schedule. Cheer up! Both games are officially no longer homeless. Atari has grabbed both games, and plans to release them next year (the 25th anniversary for the spook-shooters). Both games, The Chronicles Of Riddick: Assault On Dark Athena and the console-based Ghostbusters »
- Dave Davis
Paramount has promoted Kimberly LoCascio to senior vp production, visual effects.
LoCascio will continue to oversee all aspects of visual effects development and production for films released by the studio as well as those released by MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies. She also will oversee feature animation and specialty projects, including 3-D.
"Now that VFX has become a key part of almost every film, I feel very fortunate to have Kimberly's depth of experience and proven track record of delivering groundbreaking effects here at Paramount," said Mark Bakshi, the studio's president of feature production management, who made Tuesday's announcement.
She is overseeing the visual effects on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Star Trek, G.I. Joe, Nowhereland and Love Guru and also worked on The Spiderwick Chronicles, Cloverfield and World Trade Center.
Before Paramount, The Spiderwick Chronicles was a freelance visual effects producer on such films as Demolition Man, Waterworld and The Chronicles of Riddick. She began her careen in visual effects at Industrial Light + Magic. »
5 items from 2008
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