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Whoops: Bloody Fear The Walking Dead Promo Runs During Kid’s Show

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/25/2016
The BBC has egg on its face for accidentally running an intense promo for Fear The Walking Dead during a children’s program on Channel 4. The promo appeared twice during one Sunday afternoon and generated several complaint letters. Not in the Queen’s England! Off with their heads! It’s worth noting, though, that the broadcast in […]
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Rockstar Files Lawsuit Against BBC Over GTA Drama

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/21/2015
A few months ago, the BBC announced they were producing a new TV movie called Game Changer, a “dramatic recreation” of the events concerning the creation of the Grand Theft Auto series. The movie would star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s co-founder Sam Hauser and Bill Paxton as the story’s cackling villain, now-ex-lawyer Jack Thompson. All […]

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Upcoming Movie Has Original GTA Team Skeptical

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/13/2015
Last week the news broke that the BBC was working on a feature film about the dramatic creation of the Grand Theft Auto series. “Not so fast,” says the original creative team, who insists to GamesRadar that the creation of GTA was far from dramatic. Their main issue is that Jacked: The Outlaw Story Of […]
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GTA Dramatization May Star Harry Potter

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/09/2015
The BBC is pushing an initiative called “Make It Digital,” which they describe as a “major UK-wide initiative to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming, and digital technology.” As one of the methods they’re employing to stir up interest in the game business, they are producing a movie about the making […]