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Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over ‘Game Changer’ drama

The BBC’s upcoming drama about the creation of Grand Theft Auto has landed in hot water with the series’ creator, Rockstar. Announced earlier this year, Game Changer (working title) was outlined as a standalone 90-minute feature dramatising the conflict between Rockstar president Sam Houser and outspoken GTA critic Jack Thompson, …

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Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC’s GTA drama

The BBC has confirmed the first official casting and plot details of its upcoming drama about the development of Grand Theft Auto. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, Horns) will star as Sam Houser and Bill Paxton (Aliens, Apollo 13) as lawyer Jack Thompson, as per previously rumoured. The show also has …

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Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

It appears as if no-one from the original Grand Theft Auto design team is involved in the BBC’s upcoming dramatization about the game’s creation. The show was announced last month and it was reported yesterday that Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is in negotiations to star. Also confirmed was the …

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Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC’s Grand Theft Auto drama

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is allegedly in negotiations to play Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama about GTA makers Rockstar. The Hollywood Reporter claims that the show will focus on the tussle between Houser and notorious disbarred lawyer Jack Thompson, who last decade fought to have the GTA …

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The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

A TV drama series based on Grand Theft Auto is in the works at the BBC, the corporation has announced. What will it be? Will it be based on the game proper, on its creation, its history or its makers? All of that remains unknown. All that we do know …

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