Numan Acar Cast as The Chameleon?

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It’s been rumored that classic Spider-Man villain, The Chameleon, would be showing up in Spider-Man: Far From Home, and now it seems we’re a little closer to that confirmation. Deadline is reporting that Numan Acar (Homeland) has been added to the cast of the sequel, though no details on his role have been revealed, we know that he’ll be playing a character named Dmitri, which could signify his role as Dmitri Smerdyakov, a.k.a. The Chameleon.

This is still speculation, but given the that Acar can speak numerous languages, and the globe-trotting nature of the film, it could certainly be true.

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Nathan Fillion Stars in Uncharted Fan Film

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The official Uncharted live-action adaptation, currently starring Tom Holland as a young Nathan Drake is currently in a bit of development hell. But, genre-favorite Nathan Fillion, long a fan favorite to play the action hero on the big screen, is here to whet our appetites with a fantastic fan film directed by Allan Ungar.

The short is a fantastic bit of production, with a great cast. Even managing to properly do a “video game” sequence in the vein of the original games. Hit the jump to check out the short film.

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My Hero Academia: One’s Justice Launching October 26th

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Bandai Namco have announced that My Hero Academia: One’s Justice will launch later this year, on October 26th in North America for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. Additionally, players who pre-order the game will have access to play as the #2 hero, Endeavor.

My Hero Academia is on a roll as quite the successor to the crowns of fan-favorites Naruto and Bleach, becoming a cultural phenomenon we haven’t seen in several years. Hopefully the first official video game for the series does it justice. Get it?!

Nicolas Cage Cast in Into The Spider-Verse

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The cast of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse continues to grow and become more and more exciting, as reports are saying that veteran genre actor, Nicolas Cage, has been cast as the mysterious Spider-Man Noir in the upcoming animated film. Cage joins Shamiek Moore as Miles Morales, Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, and Jake Johnson as Peter Parker.

We should expect to hear more later this month as the film should have a fairly large presence at this year’s SDCC.

Sega and Kotobukiya Team For Massive Border Break Display

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Sega and Kotobukiya have teamed up for an incredibly massive display advertisement for the upcoming PlayStation 4 release of arcade-favorite, Border Break. The display is a huge set of styrol resin parts that connect to form the largest model kit in history.

The parts are on display at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. You can hit the jump for more pictures of the incredible display, as well as a video of their development.

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Jared Leto Set to Star in Morbius The Living Vampire

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Academy Award-winner Jared Leto has officially signed on to star as Dr. Michael Morbius, a.k.a. Morbius the Living Vampire, in Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man spinoff, Morbius The Living Vampire. Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) will direct the film with a script from the writing duo of Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, whose past credits include Power RangersThe Last Witch Hunter, and Dracula Untold.

The film currently has no release date set, but we should expect to hear more news out of San Diego Comic-Con alongside new information on Venom, and perhaps even the newly announced Silk.

Sony Developing a Silk Spin-Off Film

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According to The Wrap, Sony is hoping to expand on the hype of their upcoming Venom and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse films, as they begin development on a Spider-Man spin-off film starring Cindy Moon, aka Silk. Silk was introduced in The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 3 #1 as a character that was bit by the same radioactive spider as Peter Parker,and gave her the same powers as him.

Currently, there is no script or director attached, but we should expect to hear more on the project, soon. Perhaps as early as Comic-Con.

Polymega Modular Retro Console Unveiled

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At E3 this year, creators PlayMaji unveiled their new retro console, titled the Polymega. The system is modular and will support widgets allowing players to relive their favorite games for NES, SNES, TurboGrafx-16, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, and even PlayStation games. The Polymega will use an elegant hybrid emulation software, allowing for support on the multiple platforms.

It’s quite a beautiful system, with prices starting at $249.99, and pre-orders opening this summer. Head over to the official website for more information.

PhE3: PlayStation Keynote

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Sony kept with the predictable format for companies at this year’s E3 show, and stuck to their guns, showing off previously-announced titles that hadn’t been released from last year’s show.

Plenty of new gameplay for Spider-Man, Kingdom Hearts III, and new trailers for Death Stranding, and The Last of Us Part II were the stars here, and for fans of Sony’s first party games, they were not disappointed. Hit the jump to check out what Sony had on offer for this year.

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Keep Up With Our E3 Coverage

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It’s that time of year again. The Electronic Entertainment Expo, more commonly known as E3 is here, and strangely, many of the keynote showcases that the show has become known for will be taking place this Saturday and Sunday with others happening on Monday. You can follow along with all of the latest coverage from each show throughout the weekend on Ph LEVEL as we share the craziest announcements from each show, split into convenient posts for you to keep up with all the news.

EA – Saturday, June 9, 11am Pacific Time

Microsoft – Sunday, June 10, 1pm Pacific Time

Bethesda – Sunday, June 10, 6:30pm Pacific Time

Square Enix – Monday, June 11, 10am Pacific Time

Ubisoft – Monday, June 11, 1pm Pacific Time

Sony – Monday, June 11, 6pm Pacific Time

Nintendo – Tuesday, June 12, 9am Pacific Time

Analog EP54: Leave It In The Butt

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The guys are back with a huge Pre-E3 episode this week, covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Trailers for Bumblebee, Wreck-It-Ralph 2, and Lego Movie 2! A ton of DC Universe speculation, and our predictions for E3 2018! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Tetris Effect Announced for PlayStation VR

Sony has announced the first title on its Countdown to E3 schedule, and it’s a bit unexpected. The creators of Rez and Lumines are making their own Tetris game, titled Tetris Effect, which will be out for PlayStation 4 this fall. The game will also be available on PlayStation VR for crazier players.

This is quite a beautiful trailer for such a simple puzzle game. Yet another reason I need to pick up a PlayStation 4.

Full Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Trailer Online

Sony Pictures Animation has shared the first full trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and it is an absolute thing of beauty, with incredible animation and visual styles at work. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) are producing with Bob Persichetti on directing duties.

Shameik Moore(The Get Down, Dope) voices Miles Morales in the film, and he is joined by Liev Schreiber as Kingping, Mahershala Ali Miles’ Uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry Miles’ father Jefferson,  Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, Lily Tomlin as Aunt May, with Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, and Jake Johnson as Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse hits theaters on December 14th.

PlayStation Countdown to E3 Revealed

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E3 is starting this weekend, and in anticipation of their keynote address on June 11th at 6:00pm PST, Sony has revealed their Countdown to E3 schedule, with reveals each morning at 8:00am PST. The broadcast will be available to check out at PlayStation’s official websiteTwitchYouTube, and Facebook. See the schedule and teaser below:

  • Wednesday, June 6 at 8am Pacific

Announce: New PS4 Game With PS VR Support

 

  • Thursday, June 7 at 8am Pacific

Release Date for an Upcoming Worldwide Studios Title

 

  • Friday, June 8 at 8am Pacific

Announce: New PS4 Game

 

  • Saturday, June 9 at 8am Pacific

Announce: New PS VR Game

 

  • Sunday, June 10 at 8am Pacific

Details: An Eagerly Anticipated Game Comes to PS VR

Sony Delays Silver & Black Indefinitely

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Exhibitor Relations is reporting that Sony has pulled Silver & Black from their release schedule, delaying the film indefinitely. The Spider-Man spin-off was originally slated to be released in theaters on February 8th, 2019, but had yet to begin production. Silver & Black was set to be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love and Basketball), who also wrote the first draft of the script.

There’s no word on if production on the film will continue, but it would appear that Sony is waiting to see how well Venom does at the box office before continuing its spin-off efforts.