Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Gamer Production Stills

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New film "Gamer," from Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment, is releasing some production stills from the film, which stars Gerard Butler and Michael C. Hall. Involving a future, unsurprisingly, gone awry with convicts becoming immersed in a virtual reality s and you have a world of fighting slaves. Where are all the utopian styled films? Hall with play the antagonist with Butler the protagonist who is fighting to be released from this virtual world and return to his family. Have a look at the second still from Lionsgate and a trailer for this sci-fi thriller; then check out this film throughout North America September 4, 2009.

A plot summary for "Gamer," here...

"'Gamer,' is a high-concept action thriller set in a near future when gaming and entertainment have evolved into a terrifying new hybrid. Humans control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online games: people play people…for keeps. Mind-control technology is widespread, and at the heart of the controversial games is its creator, reclusive billionaire Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall). His latest brainchild, the first-person shooter game 'Slayers,' allows millions to act out their most savage fantasies online in front of a global audience, using real prisoners as avatars with whom they fight to the death (Sci-Fi).

Kable (300’s Gerard Butler) is the superstar and cult hero of the ultraviolent 'Slayers.' Kable is controlled by Simon, a young gamer with rock star status who continues to defy all odds by guiding Kable to victory each week. Taken from his family, imprisoned and forced to fight against his will, the modern day gladiator must survive long enough to escape the game to free his family, regain his identity and to save mankind from Castle’s ruthless technology (Sci-Fi)."

Director: Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor.

Writers: Mark Neveldine, and Brian Taylor.

Cast: Gerard Butler, Alison Lohman, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael C. Hall, John Leguizamo, Logan Lerman, Terry Crews, Keith David, and Kyra Sedgwick.
A trailer for "Gamer," here...

A second production still from "Gamer," here...

The "Gamer," homepage:

Gamer Homepage


Gamer at Scificool.com


Unknown said...

Oh my GOD! It's like Children of Men, Battle Royale, The Condemned and Death Race all had a baby. This film looks incredible!

- Zac

Michael Allen said...

Yep, I like the look of this one too. Big budget equals lots of explosions. I am surprised you did not go ape-%&^$ when I posted the "Humpty Dumpty," article from the director of "Snakes on a Plane!" Haha.