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Viacom ditching game industry may impact Bruckheimer Games deal

With Viacom getting out of the gaming business, and selling Harmonix off to the highest bidder, the move to exit the industry may put Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s intended videogame plans in jeopardy.

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Jerry Bruckheimer headlines

  • Bruckheimer's gamer films Alien Legion and Gameboys still in the works

    Looks like the rumblings over Jerry Bruckheimer making two films based  around videogames has started shaking the stratosphere again. While no word has been heard on either film for quite some time, i09 sat down with Alien Wars’ screenwriter Eric Heisserer, who confirmed that things were still moving along.

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  • Bruckheimer: Games and movies indistinguishable in "next 10 years"

    Hollywood hotshot Jerry Bruckheimer reckons games are on the cusp of proper photo-realism. A decade-long cusp, but a cusp nonetheless.

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  • Bruckheimer feels good movies based on games boils down to talent

    Jerry Bruckheimer, him that does movies and such, has offered his opinion on why movies adapted from videogames usually bomb at the box office.

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  • New PoP: The Sands of Time trailer released

    Disney and Bruckheimer put out a new trailer for The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time recently, and it’s posted below the break courtesy of D’toid. It’s a longer version of the one shown during the Super Bowl, and towards the end it starts to descend into a bit of a chick flick with […]

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  • Prince of Persia movie trailer makes us want to see the Prince of Persia movie

    Yeah, you’re probably thinking: “Isn’t that the whole point of a movie trailer?” Really though, how many trailers have coaxed you into actual excitement about a videogame-based movie? Yeah. This Prince of Persia teaser is a landmark event in the histories of both film and gaming. Shame about Jake Gyllenhaal’s face, though. We thought real […]

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  • Jake Gyllenhaal would do a Prince of Persia sequel if asked

    Entertainment Tonight spoke with Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of Prince of Persia in Morocco and its souds as if he would be keen to do a sequel if asked. Of course, no one says “no” to Jerry Bruckheimer. No one. Right, Johnny Depp? The full interview, of sorts, is posted after the break and […]

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  • Bruckheimer says videogame movie adaptions will eventually work

    Jerry Bruckheimer inked a deal with MTV Games back in 2007, and the company is hoping Bruckheimer’s expertise in getting women viewers for his television shows and movies will spill-over into gaming. Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks wants Bruckheimer to take MTV “out of its comfort zone of rhythmic gaming like The Beatles: Rock […]

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  • Bruckheimer Game Studio signs Cohen and Veevaert

    Jerry Bruckheimer Game Studio has signed Jay Cohen, ex-senior vice president of publishing at Ubisoft US, and Jim Veevaert, executive publisher of Halo 3. The studio’s aim is to develop new IPs across games, TV and film. External development teams will be used. The first Bruckheimer products will appear in three to five years. There’s […]

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  • Jay Cohen goes to Jerry Bruckheimer's game firm

    Variety’s reporting that ex-Ubisoft boss Jay Cohen’s moved to MTV Games and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ JV. The outfit was formed in 2007, and has been quiet on potential projects since then. More through there.

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  • Shoot! film shorts to launch on PSN

    SCEE’s announced another PSN film thing, this time in the form of Shoot!, a series of free downloadable short films from up-and-coming directors. Six Hollywood executive producers (including Jerry Bruckheimer) each chose an upcoming director “from their own country to mentor for the project.” The films will be downloadable on November 13. More on PS3F.

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  • Jake Gyllenhaal confirmed for Prince of Persia movie

    According to this Hollywood Reporter story, Jake Gyllenhaal has now been confirmed for the leading role in the upcoming Prince of Persia film. He’ll play alongside Gemma Arterton in the Jerry Bruckheimer adaptation. The movie’s plot is based on The Sands of Time. Expect to see it next year.

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