Zack Snyder. Guillermo Del Toro. Gore Verbinski. Michael Bay. Peter Jackson. These are just some of the top filmmakers in the world who have tried to make video games—who have said that they've got ideas that'd be great to play—yet who've mostly failed in the realm of PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo.
Opinions on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey are like those bookends that came with the collector's edition of The Fellowship of the Ring. Lots of people have 'em, but no one knows quite what to do with them.
Created by Air New Zealand and WETA Workshop, the folks who do all sorts of production design for The Hobbit, which comes out in just a month (!), this might be the best air safety video I've ever seen. Watch out for a Peter Jackson appearance, too.
Wow. Wow. Peter Jackson and crew have totally nailed that inimitable blend of grand and whimsy that makes The Hobbit such a wonderful book.
Principal photography has finished on The Hobbit, and the team has entered post-production (which mostly means editing together the footage they've got).
Famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg is directing upcoming feature film The Adventures of Tintin, based on the Tintin comic books. Ubisoft is making a game based on the movie.
In July 1937, author F. Scott Fitzgerald arrived in Hollywood, California. Fitzgerald was at the tail-end of his writing career and hoped to pick up some extra scratch penning screenplays.
Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Cronos) was slated to direct two feature films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. He was already to go! And now, he's not.
Once upon a time, Microsoft was going to make a big budget Hollywood version of the Halo franchise. Until it spectacularly fell apart. That doesn't mean it won't ever happen, says the company.
With The Lovely Bones out in theaters, filmmaker Peter Jackson might seems like his schedule has opened up. Not so, the director will be acting as producer on Steven Spielberg Tintin movie. There's there The Hobbit. Video games, too.
At Comic-Con last week, Lord of the Rings director and never-to-be Halo movie producer Peter Jackson told Joystiq he was no longer making a Halo game.
SAN DIEGO, California – Peter Jackson has been a gamer his entire life, so when Microsoft hired him to produce the movie version of Halo, there was genuine excitement in the air.
Games based on movies are typically rushed out — and it shows. That might be why we won't be getting a video game version of Guillermo del Toro's upcoming flick The Hobbit any time soon.
District 9 may be about aliens and their technology, it may be directed by Neill Blomkamp and produced by Peter Jackson, but it's no Halo.
Click to view Rumor has it that Ryan Payton, late of Kojima Productions, has landed a pretty impressive job here in the states. Our very reliable sources tell us that Payton has been hired by Microsoft to be the creative director on the upcoming, and still not dead, Peter Jackson Halo game. The news, very reliable…
Yesterday, we broke that Gearbox Director of Technology Corrinne Yu has been hired by Microsoft Game Studios to be Principle Engine Architect for Microsoft's Halo Franchise Team. Microsoft has confirmed to Kotaku that Yu had in fact been hired by Microsoft. "As the Halo franchise continues to flourish, Microsoft Game…
Those Halo wheels are still turning. And from what a Gamasutra job announcement seems to hit at, Peter Jackson's Halo game is moving forward. The Microsoft Game Studios job listing is for "Creative Director - building a new Halo universe" and says this under responsibilities:
Ah, and finally, the pre-E3 hype train picks up a little steam. Citing both Sarcastic Gamer and their own "sources", CVG are claiming that a new Halo game will be unveiled at E3. This Halo game might be Peter Jackson's game, it might not be, but either way, they say it won't feature the Master Chief. Chew on that for…