Dead Rising Movie Premiering on Sony’s Crackle Service
Earlier today Legendary Pictures announced that they were in works with Capcom studios to turn their successful video game franchise, Dead Rising, into a movie adaptation. Not much else is known other than that Transformers producer, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, will be the executive producer. The film will be written by Tim Carter and Tomas Harlan from Contradiction Films, producers of the Mortal Kombat: Legacy digital series. It is also said that the film will premiere on Sony’s Crackle streaming service and later released on SVOD, DVD, VOD and TV.
Tom Lesinski, chief of Legendary Digital, said “Dead Rising has a built-in fan base and rich characters and plotlines that are ideal for digital storytelling and on target for Legendary’s brand.” He also added, “Crackle and Content are adept at distributing cutting-edge digital content and we look forward to delivering a highly engaging and cool series for a global audience.” The Dead Rising movie will not be coming to theaters.