We show you which are the next film adaptations and video game shows that will be released during 2022 and 2023.
During the last years the film and television adaptations of video games have become increasingly popular worldwide, a good example of this are the movies like Mortal Kombat and Uncharted from HBO, as well as The Witcher series on Netflix that got a lot of fame after its release.
It seems that various studios and streaming platforms have a lot in store for gamers. In fact, A 2022 and 2023 full of interesting premieres awaits us that we cannot miss, and most of these aim to be live action. Next, we are going to leave you some of the titles that have confirmed their production and release date.
Confirmed video game series
Platform: Amazon Prime Video.
Fallout is one of the most interesting franchises that we can find in the world of video games, and of course, it has a story that many fans have wanted to see in a live action adaptation for a long time. At the moment, it is only known that production of the series begins in 2022and Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner were chosen as showrunners, while Jonathan Nolan as the director of the first episode and Walton Goggins as the lead actor.
Arcane – Season 2
The first season of Arcane was very well received by League of Legends fans and has caught the attention of a large part of the Netflix audience, of course, that is enough to convince the team to create a second part where expect to see much more action. Although there is not much information about the plot and production, it is speculated that it could be released in late 2022.
The Last of Us
If there is a story that deserves a live action adaptation, that is without a doubt that of Joel and Ellie, two survivors who have heartbreaking moments in The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II, and therefore have connected with many people in different ways. For this reason, it is one of the most anticipated series, although it would be released approximately by 2023 with 10 confirmed episodes that will be worked on by Neil Druckmann (creator of the game) and Craig Mazin (architect of Chernobyl), meanwhile there are already several actors confirmed to bring the characters to life:
- Peter Pascal: Joel.
- Bella Ramsey: Ellie.
- Gabriel Luna: Tommy Miller.
- Anna Torv: Tess.
- Nico Parker: Sarah Miller.
- With O’Neil: Bill.
- Merle Dandridge: Marlene.
- Murray Bartlett: Frank.
- Jeffrey Pierce: Perry.
Following the success of 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog and its recently released sequel, Sega CEO Haruki Satoni has confirmed a third installment in the franchise, and a spin-off series which will tell the story of Knuckles, the red hedgehog who comes to face Sonic for certain differences. It is currently in full production and could be released by 2023.
The Witcher – Season 3
The last season has shown many details about the vast world of The Witcher and it has left many loose ends, so Gerald de Rivia and Ciri are going to follow their destiny in a third season that could arrive at the end of 2022 or during 2023.
In this opportunity, Netflix is going to bring the great franchise to life Assassin’s Creed with a live action series that promises to meet the expectations of fans. With the large number of video games and generations of assassins that have been seen in each of them, there is a lot of material with which you can workalthough there is still no information about its production and cast.
It is not the first time that Netflix has worked with Resident Evil, as it has pleased many viewers with the delivery of Infinite Darkness, but now it is going to go a step further with a live action series that would focus on the daughters of Albert Wesker, who will be played by Lance Reddick, showing from the beginning of the infection, to a post-apocalyptic world. The series would arrive by the end of 2022 or during 2023.
Another of the great titles that Netflix plans to produce is Splinter Cell, which is going to be an animated series directed by Derek Kolstad, who was also a screenwriter for John Wick. Nothing is known about his whereabouts, but we could have this series available sooner than we think.
Devil May Cry
Devil May Cry will also arrive as an animated series, where Adi Shankar will be responsible for directing the project, so many trust that it will be a Castlevania-like production. The plot would be centered on Dante, Vergil and Lady, but it is not known from what point in history the series would begin.
Video game movies confirmed
Mario is one of Nintendo’s iconic franchises, and one of the most popular of all time. It is evident that he has earned the respect of many people, because from the smallest to the largest they love the adventures of this character and everything that his universe entails. In this case, an animated movie would be being produced by Illumination, Nintendo and Universal Pictures to be released at the end of 2022 or beginning of 2023. Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenicy would be the directors, and Matthew Fogel the screenwriter, there are also confirmed actors who will give voice (English) to the main characters:
- Chris Pratt: Mario.
- Anya Taylor-Joy: Princess Peach.
- Charlie Day: Luigi.
- Seth Roger: Donkey Kong.
- Jack Black: Bowser.
- Keegan-Michael Key: Toad.
- Kevin Michael Richardson: Kamek.
- Fred Armisen: Cranky Kong.
- Sebastian Maniscalco: Foreman Spike.
Warner Bros plans to bring a live action movie of Mojang’s famous video game, Minecraft. This survival title has undoubtedly marked a before and after in the gaming industry, and this time we are going to have the opportunity to know much more about your world thanks to directors Peter Sollett and Jared Hess.
tomb raider 2
The reboot of Tomb Raider is here to stay, because the first film has shown us great adventures where the actress Alicia Vikander has given life to this incredible character in a very conspicuous way. A sequel was scheduled to be released on March 19, 2021, but its release has been delayed indefinitely.
Borderlands is one of the most anticipated movies since it was officially confirmed in 2015, so we would be close to seeing this film adaptation. In fact, the plot is going to be related to an outlaw conflict who are going to be involved with Pandora, and much of the cast has been confirmed:
- Florian Munteanu: Krieg.
- Ariana Greenblatt: Tiny Tina.
- Bobby Lee: Larry.
- Janina Gavankar: Commandant Knoxx.
- Gina Gershon: Mad Moxxi.
- Cate Blanchett: Lilith.
- Jamie Lee Curtis: Dr. Patricia Tannis.
- Benjamin Byron Davis: Marcus.
- Kevin Hart: Roland.
- Ryann Redmond: Ellie.
- Jack Black: Claptrap.
- Charles Babalola: Hammerlock.
- Cheyenne Jackson: Jacobs.
- Olivier Richters: Krom.
- Edgar Ramirez: Atlas.
- Steven BoyerScooter
At the moment, Netflix would be working with 2K and Take-Two Interactive to bring a live action Bioshock movie, although not much is known about its cast and plot.
metal gear solid
Metal Gear Solid is a franchise that has a deep story full of suspense and action, and of course, it is something that many fans would like to see on the big screen. Finally, Sony Pictures has gone to work to make its film adaptation a reality, which will be directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, produced by Avi Arad, and Oscar Isaac (starring in Moon Knight) will be the actor responsible for bringing Solid Snake to life.
Five Nights at Freddy’s
If there is a movie that would scare people, it would be Five Nights at Freddy’s. this delivery has been delayed since 2020but Warner Brothers is still working on the film.
The Division is one of the upcoming live action movies to hit theaters. Its shooting begins this year with the direction of Rawson Marshall Thurber and script by Rafe Judkins, while Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain will play the leads They are going to face a modified strain of the smallpox virus to prevent it from spreading and continuing to wreak havoc on the city.
Jak and Daxter
Jak and Daxter is an unforgettable duo for many gamers, and now we are going to be able to get to know the characters more with the next film adaptation that is going to be directed by Rubén Fleischer (same Uncharted director).
These would be the next movies and series that they are going to hit the theaters to captivate the public lover of video games, and that promise great things in the future.
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