Day: July 7, 2020

IGN Nominated for 3 L.A. Press Club SoCal Journalism Awards

IGN is pleased to announce that three of its writers are among the nominees for the L.A. Press Club’s 62nd Annual Southern California Journalism Awards.

Reporter Matt Kim was nominated in the category of Online: Entertainment News (Music/Performers) for his November 2019 piece “Blizzcon Protesters Share Why They’re Fighting For Free Speech at Blizzard’s Big Event.” Written in the wake of Blizzard’s decision to punish Hearthstone player Ng Wai “Blitzchung” Chung following his public support of the Hong Kong protests, the piece explores how many Blizzcon attendees sought to protest Blizzard’s decision and raise awareness of the situation

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Charlize Theron on ‘Heartbreaking’ Recasting of Furiosa

While Mad Max: Fury Road is getting a prequel, Charlize Theron won’t be reprising her role as the heroic Imperator Furiosa. And Theron has now spoken about how she feels handing the reins to another actress.

Theron revealed her conflicted feelings about the prequel during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, where she describes allowing another actress to take up the mantle of Furiosa as “a little heartbreaking.”

“It’s a tough one to swallow. Listen, I fully respect George [Miller], if not more so in the aftermath of making Fury Road with him. He’s a master, and I wish him

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