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Discuss: Can A Good Movie Ever Be Made From A Video Game?

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 12, 2012 11:03 AM
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After a few years that have seen studios deciding to focus on trying to make movies out of board games, it looks, from the last couple of days, as though video games are cycling back around as the hot source material. Monday saw Michael Fassbender announced as the star and producer of a film based on Ubisoft's hugely popular "Assassin's Creed" franchise, while yesterday a movie based on the long-running "Deus Ex" series was set up at CBS Films, Sony's "God Of War" film got new writers, and Dreamworks' "Need For Speed" got a firm 2014 release date.

'Pacific Rim' Writers To Wrangle 'God Of War' Plus New Image From Guillermo Del Toro's Film

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • July 11, 2012 10:20 AM
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Studio heads around Tinseltown must be feeling the same sort of anticipation as we are about helmer Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming “Pacific Rim,” and now the film’s writers are feeling some of those good vibes.

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