The BIOSHOCK Movie Is Dead In the Water

Back in April of 2009, just weeks after director Gore Verbinski exited Walt Disney Pictures' super-popular Pirates of the Caribbean franchise to helm the big-screen adaptation of Take-Two Interactive's epic video game BioShock, Universal Pictures froze the project, reportedly balking [...]

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New ‘Bioshock’ Director Chosen By Universal

New ‘Bioshock’ Director Chosen By Universal

"28 Weeks Later" helmer Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is in talks to direct "Bioshock," the Universal Pictures adaptation of the Take-Two Interactive videogame.Gore Verbinski has stepped out of the directing slot, but remains the film's producer through his U-based Blind Wink [...]

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Gore Verbinski May Quit BioShock

Gore Verbinski May Quit BioShock

It's been over a year since Gore Verbinski signed up to direct BioShock, but it now looks as though he may not end up wielding the megaphone when the game adaptation goes in front of the camera.Speaking to the LA [...]

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Universal Puts The Brakes On Bioshock

Universal Puts The Brakes On Bioshock

Weeks after Gore Verbinski abandoned Pirates to focus on Bioshock, Universal has put the freeze on the project, which was well into the pre-production stage. According to Variety the studio balked at the budget (which was estimated to be $160 [...]

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