Popular video game franchise to get feature film treatment.
The action role-playing, first-person shooter video game, which is set on the frontier of a sci-fi universe, is created and developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K, a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software.
Over the past six years, the franchise has sold more than 26 million copies games worldwide.
film creative team will be led by producers Avi and Ari Arad (
Iron Man, Spider Man, The Amazing Spider Man, X-Men, Ghost Rider
"We believe that we've brought together the right partners, the ideal creative team and the perfect property to launch a new motion picture tentpole for a global audience," says Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger, co-chairs, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. "Part of our strategy in entering the game space under Peter Levin has been to source new brands with built-in audiences
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