Movie News

"Backwater" Video Game turns film

"Backwater" Video Game turns film
Clint

Variety reports that Dimension Films has optioned film rights to "Backwater", a proposed survival-horror video game from creators Flint Dille and John Zuur Platten. Dille and Platten retain video game development rights, which they will continue to shop to game publishers, and will be credited as producers on both the game and any movies. Should Dimension move ahead with making a movie, it would share a portion of revenues from the games and such other outlets as comic books. In the proposed game, a player is would-be victim on the run from a killer named Mr. Jangle, who lives deep in a swamp. The concept, Dille said, was ready-made to become a horror film as well as a game. Dimension made the deal based on the game-design document, which includes a scenario and characters as well as more technical, game-oriented material, but no script.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 66 times, 66 visits today)
Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

pec

Teaser: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

AshSep 4, 2015
mahershala-ali

Luke Cage finds foe in Mahershala Ali

AshSep 4, 2015
narco

Netflix renews Narcos for season 2

AshSep 3, 2015
509950619TW010_GERARD_BUTLE

The Headhunter’s Calling nabs Gerard Butler to star

AshSep 3, 2015
selena gomez

Selena Gomez joins Neighbours 2

AshSep 3, 2015
arrow diggle

Another Arrow poster previews Diggle’s new costume

AshSep 3, 2015
Jason Momoa arrives at the world premiere of "Divergent" at the Westwood Regency Village Theater on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jason Momoa takes on action-thriller Braven

AshSep 3, 2015
spectre - Copy

New Spectre poster debuts

AshSep 3, 2015
killmethreetimes

Exclusive : Simon Pegg talks Kill Me Three Times – on DVD and Blu-ray Sep 9

Brooke CampbellSep 3, 2015