Posts Tagged ‘BBC’

Daniel Radcliffe Got The Role Of GTA Creator By Rapping

by Peter Paltridgeon October 20, 2015
It’s well-known by now that the producers and writers behind Game Changers, BBC’s take on the creation of the Grand Theft Auto series, weren’t very concerned with accuracy. So it should surprise no one that Daniel Radcliffe, former Boy Who Lived and star of the telefilm, won the role by performing a rap. Why? Cuz […]

“Game Changers” Has Aired….Here Was Rockstar’s Commentary

by Peter Paltridgeon September 16, 2015
“Game Changers,” the thoroughly unauthorized dramatization of the making of Grand Theft Auto, made its debut on the BBC yesterday, despite the best efforts of GTA publisher Take-Two Interactive to stop or at least stall its debut. It was not to be; Daniel Radcliffe pretending to make a game aired as scheduled. Rockstar was not […]

First Trailer For BBC’s “Game Changers” Movie Now Watchable

by Peter Paltridgeon September 3, 2015
Despite the best efforts of Rockstar and its parent company Take-Two Interactive to shut it down, the BBC’s upcoming movie “Game Changers” starring Daniel Radcliffe is still on track to be released, and now that there’s a trailer, it seems there’s little anyone can do to stand in its way at this point. Radcliffe plays […]

BBC About To Be Sued By Rockstar’s Parent Company

by Peter Paltridgeon May 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 […]

Original GTA Team Skeptical About Upcoming Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon April 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 […]

A GTA Movie is In The Works Starring Harry Potter

by Peter Paltridgeon April 9, 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 […]

BBC Drama Will Be About the Making of Grand Theft Auto

by Shawn Hopkinson March 13, 2015
There’s a Grand Theft Auto TV show coming, but, no, it’s not a gritty, satirical look at crime. It’s not even a Republican Space Rangers cartoon. Instead it will be a 90 minute drama about the people behind the game’s creation. It’s part of the BBC’s Make it Digital initiative to interest kids in tech. […]