Posts tagged with "The Call Up"

Ready Players? Meet The Call Up’s Cast of VR Gamer Characters

Ready Players? Meet The Call Up’s Cast of VR Gamer Characters
Named as the UK’s best unproduced screenplay in 2011, Charles Barker’s ambitious sci-fi thriller The Call Up finally hits the silver screen this May. Set in a futuristic facility for trialling cutting-edge tech, the ensemble film sees eight gamers invited to test-run a state-of-the-art, shoot-em-up-style augmented reality experience. By donning suits of sleek, otherworldly armour, complete with digital display visors, the players watch... 

The Call Up Chosen To Close SciFi London Film Festival

The Call Up Chosen To Close SciFi London Film Festival
British SciFi thriller The Call Up has been chosen to close the SciFi London Film Festival on Friday 6 May ahead of its theatrical release on 20 May and DVD/On Demand release on 23 May. The Call Up follows a group of elite online gamers when they each receive a mysterious invitation to trial a state-of-the-art virtual reality video game. It’s a dream come true and impossible to resist. Arriving at the test site, the group step into hi-tech gear... 

MyM magazine Issue 49 featuring Captain America: Civil War is out now!

MyM magazine Issue 49 featuring Captain America: Civil War is out now!
Issue 49 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Comic Con, is out now! Featuring Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans talking Captain America: Civil War, Pandemic designer Matt Leacock, sci-fi flick The Call Up and double-platinum selling singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner on his acting debut in American Idiot!  Read More →

Virtual reality turns to fight for survival in trailer for The Call Up

Virtual reality turns to fight for survival in trailer for The Call Up
If you’ve already pre-ordered the PlayStation VR, you might think twice about using it after seeing the trailer for the upcoming sci-fi film The Call Up. After a group of gamers receive a mysterious invitation to beta test a virtual reality video game, they suit up and strap themselves in to find out that they are trialling out a revolutionary new modern war game. However, things take a turn for the sinister when they come under attack from... 

MyM magazine Issue 48 featuring Dark Souls III is out now!

MyM magazine Issue 48 featuring Dark Souls III is out now!
Issue 48 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Comic Con, is out now! Featuring Dark Souls III, Emelie’s bad babysitter Sarah Bolger and a couple of big birthday celebrations for Transformers! EDITOR’S LETTER There’s always a little corner of MyM with an Asian twist but this issue we feel, as the song says, “we’re turning Japanese, we think we’re turning Japanese, we really think so!” Can you blame us? With Hidetaka Miyazaki back... 

The Call Up: Birmingham-Filmed Movie Explores Extreme Virtual Reality Gaming

The Call Up: Birmingham-Filmed Movie Explores Extreme Virtual Reality Gaming
An upcoming feature film currently shooting in central Birmingham, The Call Up explores what happens when virtual reality gaming goes too far. A group of online gamers are initially excited to trial a brand new, state-of-the-art, shoot ’em up game, designed to realistically recreate the feeling of being a soldier in combat. As the game progresses, however, the boundaries between fantasy and reality begin to dissolve, and the players slowly... 
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