Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE JULIAN MCMAHON WILL JOIN CAST OF SYFY/UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS' TELEVISION EVENT CHILDHOOD’S END
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE JULIAN MCMAHON (NIP/TUCK) AND DAISY BETTS (SHUTTER) WILL JOIN CAST OF SYFY/UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS’ UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTCHILDHOOD’S END
SIX-HOUR MINISERIES WILL PREMIERE ON SYFY IN 2015
NEW YORK – December 17, 2014 – Syfyand Universal Cable Productions today announced that Golden Globe nominee Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer) will portray Rupert Boyce, an enigmatic American entrepreneur, in the upcoming six-hour miniseries Childhood’s End.
Adapted for the screen for the first time ever from Arthur C. Clarke’s beloved and influential novel, Childhood’s End will premiere on Syfy in 2015.
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions also announced that Daisy Betts (Shutter) has been cast as Ellie, an arts graduate engaged to marry Ricky Stormgren (Mike Vogel), the most influential human in the world.
McMahon and Betts join Emmy Award nominee Charles Dance/Karellen (Game of Thrones) and Mike Vogel/Rick Stormgren(Bates Motel), along with Ashley Zukerman/Jake Greggson (Manhattan), Osy Ikhile/Milo (Clap!) and Yael Stone/Peretta Jones (Orange is the New Black).
Hailed as a revolutionary work of science fiction since its publishing in 1953,Childhood’s End follows the peaceful invasion of Earth by the mysterious Overlords, whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture which may ultimately threaten the very survival of mankind.
Childhood’s End will be filmed in Australia.
Akiva Goldsman (Lone Survivor, A Beautiful Mind, I Am Legend), Mike De Luca (Captain Philips, Moneyball, The Social Network) and Alissa Phillips (Moneyball, Mob City) are executive producers. Childhood’s End will be adapted by Matthew Graham (creator of BBC's Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes). Universal Cable Productions will be the studio.
The miniseries will be directed by Nick Hurran, who received an Emmy Award nomination for Sherlock and a Hugo Award nomination for Dr. Who.
Friday, December 12, 2014
LINDSAY LOHAN AND SPACE INCH RELEASE NEW GAMING APP - LINDSAY LOHAN'S THE PRICE OF FAME
A Fun Sassy Spoof On Celebrity Culture Available Now in the App Store "Best New Games" and in Google Play
Los Angeles, CA - December 11, 2014 - Lindsay Lohan today announced the release of her new mobile game, "Lindsay Lohan's The Price of Fame." Designed as a parody on celebrity culture and paparazzi, Price of Fame, enables players to become world famous celebrities by creating a virtual self that can purchase outfits, accessories, toys and even pets.
"I love this game and am happy to be part of it. It's so much fun!" said Lohan.
The game was developed by Lohan and Space Inch, makers of popular titles "Make it Rain" and "Say the Same Thing." Both of which have garnered millions of downloads.
"I'm thrilled to have worked with Space Inch on this. Programmer Andy Ross, guitarist of OK Go, did a great job. He understood what I wanted and the game captures a great part of culture and our current media society. This app is humerous, smart, and engaging," said Lohan.
Lindsay Lohan's The Price of Fame is available now in the App Store "Best News Games", in Google Play, and at Amazon.
App Store: appstore.com/lindsay
Google Play: http://bit.ly/13dTwnk
Game Screenshots: http://bit.ly/1yBcXyk
Game Trailer: http://bit.ly/12zQsRG
Lohan website: official.lindsaylohan.com
Lohan IG: @lindsaylohan
Lohan Twitter: @lindsaylohan
Lohan Facebook facebook.com/lindsaylohan
Lohan China: weibo.com/officiallindsaylohan
Lohan Tumblr: lindsaylohan.tumblr.com
Game website: lindsaylohangame.com
Space inch website: spaceinch.com
About Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan has been performing since she was three years old with more than 60 television commercials to her credit before the age of 11, when she captured America's hearts in her film debut, the hit Disney remake of The Parent Trap. Lohan went on to further success in such box office hits as Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, Machete and the critically acclaimed A Prairie Home Companion. Lohan has been a constant presence in film and TV, with further credits including Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Georgia Rule, Ugly Betty, Glee, Eastbound & Down, and 2 Broke Girls. In addition, Lohan has received praise for appearances on Saturday Night Live and The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.
In addition to being an accomplished actress, Lohan is a platinum-selling recording artist, fashion designer and highly sought-after model, and has been featured in photo shoots for some of the most renowned fashion houses in the world.
About Space Inch
Space Inch, LLC is a rapidly growing independent mobile game studio. Space Inch games include Say the Same Thing (an Apple Editor's Pick and Best of 2013 selection), Disco Bees (acquired by Scopely and FB Best New Mobile Game for 2014), and Make it Rain (a smash hit, reaching #1 overall app for a week in early 2014).
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
EMBARK ON THE JOURNEY TO PROTECT THE EARTH REALM AS WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES MORTAL KOMBAT: CONQUEST – THE COMPLETE SERIES ON DVD MARCH 31, 2015
Featuring All 22 Original Episodes from 1998’s First and Only Season in a 4-Disc Set
BURBANK, CA (December 10, 2014) – Forces of good and evil clash to determine who will claim victory in the fateful tournament as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) releases Mortal Kombat: Conquest to own on DVD for the first time since the series debuted in national syndication in 1998. Set to release in time for the debut of the franchise’s next entry in the video game series -- Mortal Kombat X – the original series hits shelves for fans old and new alike to relive the action. All 22 episodes from the first and only season are included in Mortal Kombat: Conquest, available on DVD for $39.98 SRP on March 31, 2015.
In a world scarred by destruction and violence, three fierce warriors face the wrath of an evil empire as they strive to protect the Earth Realm from the forces of darkness in "Mortal Kombat: Conquest." In this prequel to the critically-acclaimed movies, Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament. Meanwhile, an exiled Shang Tsung attempts to thwart Lao's efforts with the aid of supernatural warriors such as Scorpion and Sub-Zero.
“For decades, Mortal Kombat has proven its popularity past the video game realm into movies, an animated series and web series as well as this live-action television title,” said said Rosemary Markson, WBHEG Senior Vice President, TV Brand Management and Retail Marketing,. “We are thrilled to release Mortal Kombat: Conquest for the first time ever on DVD for longtime fans to relive the action as well as introduce new generations to the prequel storylines and events that took place prior to the video games and movies.”
Based on one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time; the Mortal Kombat video game series has sold over 30 million copies worldwide to date.
Mortal Kombat: Conquest on DVD includes all 22 one-hour episodes:
1. Warrior Eternal, Part 1
2. Warrior Eternal, Part 2
3. Cold Reality
4. Immortal Kombat
5. The Essence
6. Noob Sailbot
7. Debt of the Dragon
8. Undying Dream
9. Quan Chi
10. Unholy Alliance
11. Thicker Than Blood
12. Shadow of a Doubt
13. Twisted Truths
14. Festival of Death
15. The Serpent & The Ice
17. The Master
18. In Kold Blood
19. Flawed Victory
20. Balance of Power
21. Stolen Lies
DVD Standard Features:
• 4 DVD-9s
• Audio: English (5.1)
• Subtitles: English SDH
• Aspect Ratio: 4x3 Full Screen