Fans of the game and lore of Magic: The Gathering rejoice! 20th Century Fox has reportedly just closed a deal that would bring the wildly popular and iconic collectible card game (CCG) to the big screen in not just one but, hopefully, a series of films.
Up until now, The Simpsons had been running on broadcast syndication - Fox, fo be exact - the same place it started (as its own show) back in 1993. Because a cartoon comedy show such as the Simpsons was relatively unheard of at the time, Fox was able to secure a contract that meant they were able to hold complete exclusivity with the show just so long as they were still airing it on their station. Fast forward 26 years and you've got a show that continues to push new episodes.
If you know about Marvel Comics' X-Men, you'll likely recognize the basics in the next Marvel Comics movie title to be confirmed this week: X-Force. This family of mutants comes as a sort of second-tier to the original X-Men team, they being one of the more popular to mature in the relatively large boom of off-shoots that appeared in the 1990's. As with all Marvel Comics characters, these ladies and gentlemen persist, and as all those that've waited many, many years to see such a big-screen film made are well aware: Never Say Never with Marvel!
Google's ecosystem of music and movies has been growing at a fast pace, but today Google announced another deal to bring over 600 movies and TV shows to the Google Play Store and YouTube. Google and 20th Century Fox have been in discussions since July and are finally bringing their content to Android.
Fans of digital media have a reason to smile today, as Fox has revealed that it will begin offering digital versions of its movies weeks before physical Blu-ray and DVDs release. The first movie that will getting this treatment is Prometheus, which is scheduled to release on Blu-ray and DVD on October 11. Fox will begin offering the high-definition digital version of the movie on September 18, giving those who don't mind losing the disc about a three week jump on those who do mind.
It's time for another after-humans full-length movie to hit theaters with its roots coming from that all-powerful soap box and launch point : the Internet. The source of this feature is a short all-CG video called Ruin. This video (also shown in this post) will bring you on a journey through a one-populated human city that's since become overgrown by nature untamed - can't wait for the full show!