Film variations of standard video video games are all the fad proper now, however the newest title to get the Hollywood therapy is one which players could not have anticipated. This week, Krafton Inc. introduced that ParticipantUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG, will likely be getting an animated adaptation from Adi Shankar, the producer of Netflix’s Castlevania. The venture, which could be very a lot in its early phases, will develop on the PUBG universe, and provided that the sport itself has quite restricted lore, the chances for a narrative are just about countless.
Regarding his partnership with Krafton Inc., Shankar talked about that he’s “grateful” and “excited” for the chance to carry the best-selling PUBG universe to life on the massive display. He himself is an avid participant of the online game, having been “crushing the competition in the Battlegrounds since PUBG was released in 2017.” He additionally stated that the venture represents “another step in the evolution of mending the torched bridge between the games industry and Hollywood.”
If Shankar’s involvement is any indication, it is seemingly that the movie will likely be crafted with intriguing characters and a complete lot of motion. Given that Castlevania was successful amongst followers of the franchise and new audiences, we are able to anticipate Shankar to ship one thing that not solely stays true to the PUBG model but additionally satisfies its viewers. In the official press launch for the venture, Shankar stated that he’s wanting ahead to “revealing to everybody what winning a chicken dinner looks like.” Such a press release may recommend a battle royale theme identical to the online game itself, however with extra drama and humor (assume the Hunger Games, however within the PUBG universe). So far, the prevailing idea is that the venture will likely be a standalone sequence, nonetheless, this has not but been confirmed by Krafton Inc.
The long-term objective appears to be to flip the PUBG universe right into a multimedia franchise. So far, the corporate has launched its first live-action quick movie known as Ground Zero, in addition to an authentic docu-series known as Mysteries Unknown: Birth of the Battlegrounds, which takes a have a look at the origins and secrets and techniques of the PUBG world. C.H. Kim, the CEO of Krafton Inc., believes that Shankar is the proper man for the job, as he’s identified for his competency in taking what some may name ‘nerdy’ material and making it attention-grabbing to all audiences and demographics.
Video sport variations, like the current Sonic the Hedgehog movie, have been a combined bag by way of the ultimate product, with followers greater than usually lambasting the flicks. However, Shankar’s enthusiasm for the supply materials and the choice to make the PUBG venture animated could fare properly for followers of the franchise.
The PUBG animated adaptation is at present in growth.
Source: Krafton Inc.