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Flex Those Casting Cordyceps Headline News

Catherine O’Hara Joins Cast of ‘The Last of Us’ Season 2

With her role undisclosed, the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and ‘Beetlejuice’ star joins ‘Beef’ star Young Mazino as Jesse, Kaitlyn Dever as Abby, and Isabella Merced (‘Madame Web’) as Dina in HBO’s live-action series adaptation of the fan favorite zombie shooter.

Not the Imposter Headline News

First Teaser Image Drops for ‘Among Us’ Animated Series

CBS Eye Animation Productions’ upcoming adaptation of the beloved multiplayer mystery game from Innersloth, with ‘Infinity Train’ creator Owen Dennis executive producing, is ‘progressing nicely,’ posts the game company devs on X alongside the first look.

Will You Survive… Until Dawn Headline News

David F. Sandberg to Helm ‘Until Dawn’ Feature Adaptation

The ‘Annabelle: Creation’ and ‘Shazam!’ director has boarded the film based on the PlayStation horror game ‘Until Dawn,’ being produced by Screen Gems and PlayStation Productions.

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

‘Ninja Kamui’ Coming to Adult Swim

Director Sunghoo Park’s new anime series, an ‘explosive story of revenge,’ debuts in February on the action/anime programming block Toonami; episodes stream the next day on Max.

The Cordyceps Will Soon Return Headline News

‘The Last of Us’ Rounds Out Season 2 Cast

‘Beef’ star Young Mazino will star as Jesse, with Kaitlyn Dever as Abby and Isabella Merced as Dina, in HBO’s live-action series adaptation of the fan favorite zombie shooter.

There's A New Plumber in Town Headline News

Nintendo Announces New ‘Mario’ Voice Actor

Kevin Afghani has assumed the role of the iconic Italian duo, Mario and Luigi, in the upcoming video game ‘Super Mario Bros. Wonder,’ after original actor Charles Martinet stepped away from the roles earlier this year.

We Want to Fill Our Pockets with Adventure! Headline News

First Trailer for Pokémon Live-Action ‘Fill Your Pocket with Adventure’

The original series, based on the Pokémon ‘Red’ and Pokémon ‘Green’ games, stars Nanase Nishino and premieres on TV Tokyo October 19.

Vampire Messiahs Oh My! Headline News

Netflix Teaser Reveals ‘Castlevania: Nocturne’ Season 2 Renewal

On the heels of its Season 1 debut, the Vampire Messiah animated thriller scores a pickup, getting another go at enslaving humanity – the hugely popular series will return with more bloody vampiric machinations, though no release date was announced. 

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‘Castlevania: Nocturne’ Brings Together Decades of Franchise History and Nostalgia

Directors Sam & Adam Deats and EP/co-showrunner Kevin Kolde talk about their all-new series, the latest installment in the ‘Castlevania’ universe, a coming-of-age story of reckoning with trauma while destroying monsters and vampires alike… with lots of blood; now streaming on Netflix.

Here Kitty Kitty Headline News

‘Stray’ Animated Feature in Development at Annapurna Studio

Adaptation of the feline-centric post-apocalyptic adventure game, to be directed by ‘Nimona’ helmer Nick Bruno, will reflect the game’s ‘hopepunk’ themes of positivity and kindness against all odds.

Vampire Messiahs Oh My! Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Castlevania: Nocturne’ Trailer and Images

The Vampire Messiah looks to enslave humanity in 1792 France in the ‘Castlevania’ universe’s next installment, which streams September 28. 

Video Games Are Next Headline News

SAG-AFTRA Seeks Authorization for Strike Against Video Game Companies

If approved, the union can use the threat of a strike as a bargaining chip to increase wages and protect against artificial intelligence when talks resume with companies such as Electronic Arts and Activision on September 26.

We Want to Fill Our Pockets with Adventure! Headline News

First Live-Action Pokémon Series to Air in Japan

The original show, based on the Pokémon ‘Red’ and Pokémon ‘Green’ games, titled ‘Pocket ni Bōken wo Tsumekonde’, or ‘Fill Your Pocket with Adventure’ in English, will star Nanase Nishino and premiere on October 19. 

In Passing Headline News

Harley Quinn Voice Actress Arleen Sorkin Passes at 67

Also known for her role as Calliope Jones on ‘Days of Our Lives,’ Sorkin was the original inspiration for the maniacal blonde villain and lent her voice to the character in ‘Batman: The Animated Series,’ video games, animated films, and multiple other series. 

Farewell Mario Headline News

‘Super Mario Bros.’ Voice Actor Charles Martinet Retires

The beloved voice since 1996 of Mario, Luigi, Wario, and Waluigi in the famed Nintendo game franchise will now serve as an ambassador for the Mario character, with a replacement yet to be announced. 

Fan Favorites at Home Headline News

Two DreamWorks Animation-Inspired Video Games are On the Way

Gear up for high-speed fun with some of the studio's fan-favorite characters in DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing or embark on an interactive adventure with the beloved Trolls in DreamWorks Trolls Remix Rescue.

Death Awaits! Headline News

Red Band Trailer Drops for ‘Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match’

Set in 1980s Hollywood, the animated film stars Joel McHale as Johnny Cage, who’s looking to become an A-list actor but finds himself on a bloody journey, in the Warner Bros. Animation film launching October 17 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and Digital.

Another Belmont Hunting Vampires Headline News

Netflix Drops Teaser Trailer for ‘Castlevania: Nocturne’

The next installment of the ‘Castlevania’ universe follows the sorceress Annette during the French Revolution as she seeks out vampire hunter Richter Belmont to lead the resistance against an aristocratic vampire foe; the show hits Netflix September 28.

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‘Resident Evil: Death Island’ Adds ‘Sharkish’ to the Capcom Terror Smorgasbord

Eiichiro Hasumi’s new ‘Resident Evil’ 3DCG installment features franchise stalwart Leon S. Kennedy on a zombie-filled caper to Alcatraz Island, complete with a shark-human ‘Bio-Organic-Weapon’ and other new nasty monsters; film releases on Blu-Ray, 4k Steelbook, Digital, and DVD today, July 25th.

King of Creepy Headline News

Hilariously Violent Game in Development from ‘Salad Fingers’ Creator

David Firth, the king of creepy and outlandish animation from the early internet, is creating a 2.5D PC game based on Jerry Jackson, a foul-mouthed teen character from one of his lesser-known animations, focusing on the concept of a completely breakable environment.

Space Opera Headline News

Roland Emmerich to Lead ‘Space Nation’ Multimedia Franchise

The ‘Stargate’ and ‘Independence Day’ director will spearhead the all-new, upcoming space opera venture spanning video games, animated shorts, and a live-action series, with the first game releasing in 2024. 

Not the Imposter Headline News

Animated ‘Among Us’ Series in the Works at CBS Studios

The mysterious multiplayer game that rips friendships apart will get the animated series adaptation treatment with ‘Infinity Train’ creator Owen Dennis executive producing.

Still in Hiding Headline News

Justin Roiland Will Not Return for Squanch Games’ ‘High on Knife’ DLC

The new campaign for smash hit ‘High on Life,’ which previously featured the creative’s voice as a talking gun, will now focus on the new female gun character Harper, voiced by Sarah Sherman, available Fall 2023 across the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC platforms.

Adapt This! Headline News

‘Street Fighter’ Adaptation Finds Its Directing Duo

‘Talk to Me’ filmmakers Danny and Michael Philippou will helm the upcoming action flick from Legendary Entertainment and videogame developer Capcom, currently in early development.