Quick News: Uncharted, Leo, Pitch, Friend
Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection
Reviews for “Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves,” the PS5’s “Uncharted 4” & “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy” remaster, are in with the title scoring an 87/100 on Metacritic ahead of its release this Friday. A PC release will be forthcoming later in the year.
Tests done confirm that the biggest change is that of resolution and frame rate with three modes available – Fidelity (4K/30fps), Performance (1440p/60fps) and Performance+ (1080p/120fps).[Source: Digital Foundry]
Good Luck To You, Leo Grande
Searchlight Studios has picked up the U.S. rights to this year’s Sundance comedy “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” which follows a widow (Emma Thompson) who hires a sex worker.
Sold for $7.5 million, the film will debut the film exclusively on Hulu in the hopes of a potential awards play. [Source: Variety]
Flula Borg will reunite with Adam Devine in the TV spin-off of the “Pitch Perfect” franchise which has received a straight-to-series order at Peacock. Elizabeth Banks executive produces.
Set several years later, Devine’s villain Bumper Allen, is invited by his old friend, a cappella star turned discredited German music manager Pieter Kramer (Borg), to move to Germany to revive his music career when one of Bumper’s songs becomes big in Berlin. [Source: Deadline]
My Brilliant Friend
The eight-episode third season of RAI and HBO series “My Brilliant Friend” has been set for a February 28th debut on HBO and HBO Max. This season will adapt Ferrante’s 1970s-set novel “Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay” and will follow an aesthetic akin to John Cassavetes and U.S. indie cinema of the 1970s. [Source: Variety]