Dead Rising Movie In Development at Legendary Pictures
According to a report from Variety, Capcom’s Dead Rising franchise will be made into a full-length feature film, with the help of Legendary Pictures, which is famous for movies like The Hangover, Inception, The Dark Knight and many more.
Dead Rising movie will serve as a first project for Legendary Digital Media department and will be produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, who is well known for his work on Transformers franchise.
The writing skills of Tim Carter will be utilized for this movie, who previously produced the famous web series “Mortal Kombat: Legacy.”
Initially, the movie will stream on Crackle service from Sony and after that, it will be distributed globally with the help of Content Media and will be made available on DVD, TV and Video on Demand.
The plot of the movie as provided in report:
Dead Rising takes place during a large-scale zombie outbreak. When a mandatory government vaccine fails to stop the infection from spreading, the four leads must evade infection while also pursuing the root of the epidemic, with all signs pointing to a government conspiracy.
A lot of popular video games are now being made into a movies these days with Warcraft movie being the recent example having finished its shooting process.
If that wasn’t enough, Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell and probably Red Dead Redemption inspired movies are being worked on as we speak.
There are also a number of zombies movies being made at this moment, but it will be interesting to see how Dead Rising movie will shape up in the end.
Dead Rising 3, the latest game in the series is available for Xbox One and will make its way to PC on 5th of September.