Posts tagged with "Reboot"

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Fans of Japanese gore, horror and anime would have heard the news about the much loved manga series “Kiseiju” (aka: Parasyte) getting its own anime, and with it means a whole array of amazing music from much loved Japanese musicians. One of the first to be announced has been the band Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas with their upcoming release “Let Me Hear” being picked up for the opening of the new series. The band revealed... 

ReBoot Gets a Reboot – Rainmaker to Re-launch Mainframe

ReBoot Gets a Reboot – Rainmaker to Re-launch Mainframe
Are you ready to feel old? Well, don’t say you weren’t warned. It just so happens that next year marks the 20th anniversary of awesome, 1990s, internet-themed TV series ReBoot. You remember – the one that was fully computer animated before anyone really did that sort of thing? Yeah, you do. Amazingly, in honour of the occasion, the series’ Vancouver-based animation company Rainmaker has announced that it will be – aptly... 

Terminator Reboot – New Terminator Trilogy Announced

Terminator Reboot – New Terminator Trilogy Announced
It’s been some time now since the first announcement was made about a new Terminator film in development. Since then, we’ve been furnished with precious little information about the project, aside from the names of the producers (siblings David and Megan Ellison), and that of a director (Justin Lin) who was initially attached, but apparently isn’t any more. Even Arnold Schwarzenegger’s continued involvement with the franchise... 

Josh Trank-directed Fantastic Four reboot coming 2015

Josh Trank-directed Fantastic Four reboot coming 2015
The superhero genre of movies, not to mention reboots, shows no signs of stopping in the next few years. Outside of Disney’s stable of Marvel movies and Warner Bros.’ stable of DC movies building up their cinematic universes (and to ultimate crossover movies in The Avengers 2 and Justice League), one can’t forget that Fox also holds the rights of some Marvel characters and continues to make their own brilliant adaptations as well. Not long... 

DmC: Devil May Cry gets a new trailer

DmC: Devil May Cry gets a new trailer
Capcom and Ninja Theory have released a new trailer for the upcoming Devil May Cry reboot. The trailer shows that whilst DmC: Devil May Cry will differ drastically from the original Devil May Cry series in terms of the story and characters, the gameplay will still be similar. Badass sword and gun combos are demonstrated against demons in a hellish looking funfair, and the genre of rock music that we’ve come to assosciate with the Devil May... 

David Yates reconfirms Doctor Who movie

David Yates reconfirms Doctor Who movie
Director, David Yates caused a stir a few months ago when he announced that he will be developing a Doctor Who movie seperate from the popular BBC One show. Since then, Doctor Who head writer, Steven Moffat, has responded by saying: “To clarify, any Doctor Who movie would be made by the BBC team, star the current TV Doctor and would certainly not be a Hollywood reboot.” We caught up with David on the red carpet of the Harry Potter studio... 

New Tomb Raider film to be ‘a character piece’

New Tomb Raider film to be ‘a character piece’
Producer Graham King has revealed a few more details about the upcoming Tomb Raider film. A reboot of the franchise, written by Iron Man scribes Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, they had previously mentioned that the film will be, “an origin story for Lara Croft.” From the sound of it, this will be something along the lines of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek, or Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins. “The box office, they weren’t disasters,” says King... 

Noir Live-Action Green Lit

Noir Live-Action Green Lit
It  would appear that making anime into live action dramas is becoming a serious business. After the news of Ouran High School Host Club being adapted into a drama (see our news post here); MCM Buzz has also learnt that the classic gun-slinging anime Noir, is also to have a live-action remake. Except that this time, the remake will be American and not Japanese. The 2001 anime was a huge success and tells the story of two young female assassins:... 

THQ announce Voltron Game

THQ  announce Voltron Game
Video games publisher THQ (Red Faction and Saints Row) has announced its plans to release a game based on the 80’s kids show, Voltron: Defender of The Universe. This classic series that first began in September 1984, focused on the story of five coloured Lion robots which when combined formed the mighty Voltron and their pilots as they defended the galaxy and planet Arus from the forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor. The game is set to be released... 

King’s Quest Reboot

King’s Quest Reboot
After Sam & Max and Monkey Island it is King’s Quest’s turn. Steve Allison, SVP of marketing with Telltale games, announced this news at a press event earlier this week. Telltale games has agreed a multi-title, multiplatform deal to reboot the King’s Quest franchise. King’s Quest is a highly-lauded adventure series spanning 8 games which were released throughout the 80s and 90s. It seems we can look forward to all new episodic games but... 
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