Dead Island, the recently released zombie game is going to be made into a live action movie.
Dead Island created quite a stir when it released a cinematic trailer that was very poignant and horrific in equal measures. It became a very popular trailer that was passed around the internet and shared in various social sites and made everyone who saw it anticipate the game with a lot of excitement. The game did not really offer the kind of emotional resonance the trailer promised (it was your basic action RPG albeit made extremely interesting because of the currently cool zombie milieu) even though it was well reviewed. But thank the wonders of a great trailer and clever marketing, Dead Island actually got offers from Hollywood even though the game wasn’t even released yet. The eventual winner in the bidding war was Lionsgate. [Read more…]