Michael Lesslie has been chosen to write the video game adaptation.
A screenplay is currently being written.
The actor was Ubisoft’s first choice to bring the popular video game series to life.
Video game movies haven’t exactly fared well at the box office, but that isn’t stopping Sony from trying. After what’s described by Variety as a lengthy bidding war, the studio has secured the rights to develop a feature film based on UbiSoft’s uber-popular “Assassin’s Creed” franchise. The biggest surprise isn’t the deal itself, but that […]
Every video game property that comes to the silver screen pass through a bunch of intermediaries to get made. Agents, independent producers, studio executives all set up deals, clamor for glory or run for the hills, depending on whether the alchemy produces a hit or not. French games publisher Ubisoft’s trying to streamline the process […]
Disney’s $4 billion purchase of Marvel last month has major entertainment biz reverberations, one of those being that the Mouse House now gets to produce games based on the comic book giant’s fabled superhero universe. Media consolidation on this scale isn’t unexpected, especially in light of what’s been happening in the game industry. Plenty of […]
The iPhone will soon rule the world, and, thanks to the App Store, that goes for the gaming sphere as well. Apple’s venue for smartphone applications of every variety that now boasts upwards of 10,000 different games, many available for free and plenty of others for five bucks or less. Couple that range of choice […]