Yesterday, Netflix confirmed that its BioShock movie adaptation shall be directed by Francis Lawrence. He is thought primarily for his work on the Hunger Games franchise, together with the upcoming prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, however he additionally labored on Constantine, I Am Legend, Sparrow, and the upcoming film Slumberland.
We additionally discovered that the script shall be penned by Michael Green, who wrote Logan, Alien: Covenant, Blade Runner 2049, Murder on the Orient Express, The Call of the Wild, Jungle Cruise, and Death on the Nile. Vertigo Entertainment will produce.
About six months in the past, Netflix introduced the partnership with Take-Two Interactive on the BioShock movie adaptation. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick stated on the time:
Netflix is among the many greatest and most forward-thinking storytellers in all of leisure at this time. We are thrilled that they share our imaginative and prescient and dedication to the BioShock franchise, which is beloved by tens of millions of followers all over the world. 2K’s Cloud Chamber studio is deep in energetic growth on the following iteration of the sequence, and matched with our partnership with Netflix, we stay extremely assured that BioShock will proceed to captivate and interact audiences like by no means earlier than.
It might take some time earlier than we hear about casting selections. Stay tuned, although, and we’ll preserve you abreast of any noteworthy information in regards to the upcoming BioShock movie.