Netflix has named the director and screenwriter of the upcoming BioShock adaptation.
In a tweet on the official Netflix account, the streaming large introduced that Francis Lawrence, director of I Am Legend and The Starvation Video games: Catching Hearth, will helm the movie.
The script will probably be written by Michael Inexperienced, who’s credited with writing Logan, Blade Runner 2049 and American Gods.
A synopsis for the movie has not been made public, though the picture accompanying the tweet reveals Huge Daddy in an prolonged model of the quilt from the primary recreation, suggesting that it will likely be set in Rapture fairly than Columbia.
In February, Netflix revealed it was making an IP-based film that hadn’t featured a brand new recreation since 2013’s BioShock Infinite. Nevertheless, little is understood concerning the challenge.
Netflix additionally introduced right this moment that The Umbrella Academy showrunner Steve Blackman is growing a Netflix Horizon TV present based mostly on the PlayStation franchise.
Blackman is at present engaged on the fourth and remaining season of The Umbrella Academy along with two new tasks, Horizon and the area thriller Oribital.
“Horizon Zero Daybreak is an exceptionally well-crafted recreation with some nice characters that you do not see usually within the informal recreation world,” mentioned Blackman. “Guerrilla Video games has created an extremely lush and vibrant world of man and machine that’s on its approach to oblivion.
Sony additionally introduced in Might that it was engaged on a TV adaptation of God of Warfare with Amazon and a Gran Turismo film, led by District 9 director Neil Blomkamp.