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Neil Blompkamp to Direct an Anthem Short Film

This morning EA announced that they will be joining forces with Neil Blomkamp to direct a short film based in the Anthem universe. His style should lend itself really well to this world and I think he can di a great job. I just hope he steers away from anu political views. I mostly just want to see tons of cool Iron Man battles. Here is there summary.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Neill Blomkamp, the Academy Award-nominated director of District 9, Elysium, and Chappie, have announced that they have collaborated on Conviction, an original live-action short-film based on BioWare’s Anthem™. In Conviction, Blomkamp brings the vast world of Anthem to life with his own story set decades before the beginning of the game. This live-action short invites viewers to experience Blomkamp’s unique style of creating photorealistic visual effects and bringing them seamlessly into the real world, this time with EA’s highly-anticipated new game.

Click here for the full press release.
https://news.ea.com/press-release/ea-studios/ea-and-bioware-partner-acclaimed-sci-fi-hollywood-director-neill-blomkamp-c

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