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Sony is Making a ‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation (But Don’t Get Too Excited, Because It’s Not About the Board Game)

Though the Crossfire board game was originally released in the early 1970s, ’90s kids will surely remember its ridiculous, over-the-top, and awesomely cheesy commercials with kids in leather jackets duking it out in the game while lightning flashed and an epic song played in the background. Now Sony has decided to make a Crossfire movie, but it’s not a futuristic sci-fi feature set in a world where life or death is decided by who wins the game. (Where’s that movie, Hollywood?) Instead, the stud...
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Crossfire Film Adaptation in the Works at Sony Pictures

Crossfire film adaptation in the works at Sony Pictures According to Variety, Sony Pictures is in the process of developing a film adaptation of Crossfire, based on Smilegate Entertainment’s popular first-person shooter video game of the same name. The Crossfire movie will be written by Chuck Hogan. RELATED: Uncharted Movie Pushed Back, Masters of the Universe Undated Crossfire is free-to-play first-person shooter which features two mercenary corporations: the Black List and Global Risk, who...
Tags: South Korea, Movies, Lionsgate, China, Sony, Sony Pictures, North America, Crossfire, Chuck Hogan, Moritz, Neal H Moritz, Movie News, Video Game News, Tencent Pictures, Sony Pictures According to Variety Sony Pictures, Smilegate Entertainment


The biggest game company in the world isn't Nintendo — it's a Chinese company that has a piece of everything from 'Fortnite' to 'League of Legends'

The world's biggest game company isn't Nintendo, and it isn't Microsoft or Sony either — it's a Chinese company named Tencent. Tencent is a Chinese conglomerate that has major holdings in tech, film, music, and gaming. Despite being a relatively unknown name among gamers, Tencent has major stakes in some of the world's biggest games: "League of Legends," "Fortnite," and "Call of Duty," among others. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In the world of film, Disney is the reigni...
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Tencent’s Penguin Pictures Amps up Documentary Mission

Tencent Penguin Pictures grew out of Tencent Video to bring content to the Chinese tech giant’s video streaming platform — one of the world’s largest by user numbers. It is distinct from Tencent Pictures, another production division, which is more closely tied to Tencent’s own IP through its online literature, comics and gaming sectors. Penguin’s […]
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Milla Jovovich’s Monster Hunter Set for 2020 Release

Milla Jovovich’s Monster Hunter set for 2020 release Sony Pictures has officially announced the release date for diretor Paul W.S. Anderson’s forthcoming video game adaptation Monster Hunter. Starring Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise, Hellboy) and Tony Jaa, the film is scheduled to hit theaters on September 4, 2020. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}...
Tags: Movies, China, Toronto, South Africa, Cape Town, Un, Sony Pictures, Namibia, Artemis, Hunter, Tony Jaa, Sony Pictures Releasing International, Milla Jovovich, Paul W S Anderson, ComingSoon, Movie News


Tony Jaa Shares New Monster Hunter Photo Featuring Milla Jovovich

Tony Jaa shares new Monster Hunter photo featuring Milla Jovovich Tony Jaa has shared a new photo featuring his character alongside co-star Milla Jovovich in Paul W.S. Anderson’s upcoming film adaptation Monster Hunter. Check out the photo below (via IGN).   Time for the monsters to watch out. Were coming for them.#monsterhuntermovie pic.twitter.com/3z7nHpua6W — Tony Jaa (@tonyjaaofficial) November 20, 2018 Monster Hunter is produced by Paul W.S. Anderson and Jeremy Bolt from Impact Pictu...
Tags: Movies, China, Toronto, South Africa, Cape Town, Un, Namibia, Artemis, Hunter, Tony Jaa, Sony Pictures Releasing International, Milla Jovovich, Paul W S Anderson, Movie News, Josh Helman, Monster Hunter


Monster Hunter Film to Stay Faithful to the Video Game’s Creatures

Monster Hunter film to stay faithful to the video game’s creatures In an interview with Slash Film, director Paul W.S. Anderson revealed that his upcoming film adaptation Monster Hunter will feature the creatures from the video games’ earlier and most recent versions. He expressed that he has no intention to create new monsters for film. “ Listen, I don’t need to create any new monsters. There’s such a vast array of amazing creatures over the years,” Anderson said. “We’re leaning quite heavil...
Tags: Movies, China, Toronto, South Africa, Cape Town, Un, Namibia, Artemis, Anderson, Hunter, Sony Pictures Releasing International, Capcom, Milla Jovovich, Paul W S Anderson, Movie News, Josh Helman


Meagan Good & Josh Helman Join Monster Hunter Adaptation

Meagan Good & Josh Helman join Monster Hunter Adaptation Meagan Good (Code Black) and Josh Helman (X-Men: Days of Future Past) have joined the cast of Paul W.S. Anderson’s Monster Hunter, the video game adaptation starring Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil), Deadline has confirmed. Production began earlier this month, shooting in South Africa and Namibia. Tentatively dubbed, Monster Hunter, the film tells the story of two heroes who come from different worlds to defeat a shared danger, the powerf...
Tags: Movies, China, Toronto, South Africa, Cape Town, Un, Namibia, Artemis, Hunter, Sony Pictures Releasing International, Milla Jovovich, Paul W S Anderson, Movie News, Meagan Good, Josh Helman, Martin Moszkowicz


Production Begins on Monster Hunter Movie

Production begins on Monster Hunter movie Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise) took to Instagram to reveal the first behind-the-scenes photos from the set of director Paul W.S. Anderson’s Monster Hunter, as production on the video game adaptation has begun in South Africa. Check out the Instagram post below! Tentatively dubbed, Monster Hunter, the film tells the story of two heroes who come from different worlds to defeat a shared danger, the powerful, deadly and magnificent monsters tha...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, China, Toronto, South Africa, Cape Town, Un, Namibia, Artemis, Hunter, Sony Pictures Releasing International, Milla Jovovich, Paul W S Anderson, Movie News, Monster Hunter, Martin Moszkowicz


Tencent Boards Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow’

China’s digital economy giant, Tencent has boarded “Shadow,” the upcoming film from Zhang Yimou. It joins Perfect Village Entertainment and Le Vision Pictures. The action drama reimagines an epic story from the Three Kingdoms period, and is visualized in the style of a Chinese ink brush painting. Deng Chao stars with twin roles as an […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Tencent, Zhang Yimou, Shadow, Deng Chao, Le Vision Pictures, Tencent Pictures, Perfect Village Entertainment


STX, Tencent & Free Association Join Forces on Zombie Brother Film

STX, Tencent & Free Association join forces on Zombie Brother film STX Entertainment, Robert Simonds’ next-generation media company, Tencent Pictures, the fast-expanding film and television arm of China’s internet and social media giant Tencent, and Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan’s Free Association production company have announced a partnership to co-produce a film adaptation of the mega-hit Zombie Brother, the top title on Tencent’s digital comics and animation platform. Sin...
Tags: Movies, Horror, China, Tencent, Pacific, Stx Entertainment, Sam Brown, Edward Cheng, ComingSoon, Movie News, STX, Free Association, Adam Fogelson, Robert Simonds, Peter Kiernan, Zombie Brother


STX Joins Channing Tatum, Tencent on ‘Zombie Brother’ Movie

STX Entertainment has teamed up with Tencent Pictures and Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan’s Free Association production company to co-produce a live-action film adaptation of “Zombie Brother” digital comic book. The project is based on the top title on Tencent’s digital comics and animation platform. Since 2011, the digital comic book has garnered […]
Tags: Asia, Tencent, Channing Tatum, Stx Entertainment, STX, Free Association, Peter Kiernan, Tencent Pictures, Channing Tatum Tencent, Channing Tatum Reid Carolin


China’s Tencent Boards Skydance’s ‘Terminator’

Tencent, China’s leading social media and games firm, has boarded Skydance Media’s upcoming “Terminator” film. Through its Tencent Pictures wing, the Chinese giant will co-finance the movie as a global partner. It will also handle the distribution, marketing and merchandising of the film in China. This is the first content collaboration between the two companies […]
Tags: Asia, Finance, China, Tencent, James Cameron, Skydance, Tencent China, Skydance Media, Tencent Pictures, Tencent Boards Skydance


As 11.11. Looms, Don’t Forget China’s Tencent

Its social media platform WeChat has over 960 million active users and the media company itself has a market cap of $436 billion—84% as much as Facebook. In the last decade, Tencent has seen its share price increase by 2,636%. And yet most consumers outside China have never heard of Tencent. That may be changing as the Chinese digital conglomerate begins a global push to take on Alibaba and create waves for its Netflix-like streaming media service, Spotify-like music platform and Apple Pay-like...
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China’s Tencent Pictures Ratchets Up Role as Next Generation Film, TV Powerhouse

Tencent Pictures, the film-making arm of Chinese Internet giant Tencent, has unveiled a 43-title production, distribution and investment slate for 2018, including “Zombie Brother,” co-produced with Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin’s Free Association. The lineup is further evidence of Tencent’s intention of becoming a content producer in addition to its role as a distribution and... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Film, China, Global, Tencent, Channing Tatum, David Goyer, Reid Carolin, Lu Chuan, Tencent Pictures, New Classics Media


China’s Tencent Pictures to Adapt Internet Novel ‘Qing Yu Nian’

Tencent Pictures has acquired film and TV adaptation rights to an Internet novel “Qing Yu Nian,” that dabbles in martial arts, historical and fantasy themes. The company said that it has the rights after 2018 and that it had already teamed with New Classics Media to produce a TV series based on the story. The... Read more »
Tags: Asia, TV, News, Film, China, Global, Shanghai International Film Festival, Tencent Pictures, Qing Yu Nian, New Classics Media


Cannes Launch for China’s ‘Bad Jokes 2’ Animation

Major media companies including Wanda Media, Tencent Pictures, Joy Pictures and IM Global were on hand Sunday in Cannes to give a glitzy launch to “One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2,” a new Chinese animation film. The sequel is the follow up to a 2014 film, which earned $17 million at the mainland Chinese box... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Film, China, Global, Im Global, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Wanda Pictures, Tencent Pictures, Cannes Launch, Wanda Media Tencent Pictures Joy Pictures


‘Kong: Skull Island’ Tops $500 Million in Worldwide Box Office

King Kong is still a box office giant. “Kong: Skull Island” has crossed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office. It’s the third 2017 title to hit the milestone, after Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and Fox’s “Logan.” Production companies Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, and Tencent Pictures made the announcement Thursday. The domestic... Read more »
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Kong: Skull Island Stomps Past $500M at the Global Box Office

Kong: Skull Island stomps past $500M at the global box office Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures’ global blockbuster Kong: Skull Island has crossed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office, it was announced today by Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Mary Parent, Vice Chairman, Worldwide Production for Legendary. The acclaimed action adventure—certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes—opened at the top of the ...
Tags: Japan, Movies, China, Box Office, Vietnam, Wanda, Skull Island, Thomas Tull, Legendary Pictures, John C Reilly, Kong, Global Box Office, Kroll, ComingSoon, Movie News, John Gatins