Every upcoming video game movie you need to know about

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There are more video game movies in the works than you could possibly imagine. Uncharted and Sonic the Hedgehog kickstarted a trend of adaptations of our favorite console heroes scoring big at the box office and now, suddenly, it seems everyone wants a piece of that pie.

From Gran Turismo and Metal Gear Solid to The Super Mario Bros Movie , some of the biggest games are getting the Hollywood treatment - and we're here to give you the lowdown on each and every one of them. It's all here in our complete A-Z guide to upcoming video movies, starting with Netflix's BioShock. Now would you kindly scroll down for more?

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Welcome to Rapture. BioShock’s depiction of a Randian aquatic paradise sunk by greed and wild ambition almost demands a big-screen outing. After repeated attempts to adapt it elsewhere, Netflix has confirmed it’s working on a BioShock movie.

I Am Legend director Francis Lawrence is helming the project while Michael Green (Logan, Blade Runner 2049 ) is on scripting duties. Little else is known of the BioShock movie, which is currently undated.


Borderlands has wrapped up filming – we just don’t know when it will land in cinemas.

Gearbox’s larger-than-life world of OTT characters will be brought to life by a host of big names. Directed and co-wrote by Eli Roth (who penned the script with The Last of Us series writer Craig Mazin), Borderlands sees Lilith, an "infamous outlaw with a mysterious past" return to Pandora to find the missing daughter of Atlas, AKA "the universe’s most powerful SOB."

Cate Blanchett is portraying Lilith, and she’ll be joined by some familiar faces from the Borderlands universe including Roland (Kevin Hart), Claptrap (Jack Black), and Dr. Tannis (Jamie Lee Curtis). Footage was screened behind-closed-doors at CinemaCon , but we’re still none the wiser on when we’ll see it out in the wild.

The crude action hero pastiche famously spent a lot of time in development limbo for the long, long awaited video game Duke Nukem Forever. We hope it’s not a 14-year wait this time.

The Hollywood Reporter (opens in new tab) says Cobra Kai creators Josh Heald, Hayden Schlossberg, and Jon Hurwitz will be producing alongside Dune and Godzilla’s production company Legendary, but that’s all we know at this early juncture.

Firewatch already feels tailor-made for a film. The 2016 narrative game, which featured lonely fire lookout Henry form a connection with his supervisor Delilah during a fateful stint in a National Forest, won critical acclaim upon its release for its strong dialogue and mystery-driven gameplay.

As luck would have it, developers Campo Santo partnered with Snoot Entertainment (as first mentioned by The Hollywood Reporter (opens in new tab) ) to produce an adaptation of the game alongside Keith and Jess Wu Calder – though it’s still unconfirmed whether it’ll be a movie or TV show.

"Firewatch is a stunning accomplishment, a beautiful and heartbreaking piece of art," Jess Wu Calder said. "I’m delighted that [developers] Sean and Jake are letting us ruin their perfect video game by turning it into a movie and/or TV show."

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Five Nights at Freddy’s took the streaming world by storm with its horror game series packed with creepy Chuck E. Cheese-style animatronics and tons of jump scares.

After years of delays, horror supremo Jason Blum promised (or warned?) the movie was "dangerously close" to coming out in an interview with Deadline (opens in new tab) . Blum also tweeted an image of work at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop in August 2022, hinting that they would be bringing the mascots at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza to life. He later confirmed they would be working on the movie’s animatronics. 

The film stars Matthew Lillard as William Afton, Josh Hutcherson as Mike Schmidt, Piper Rubio as Abby, Elizabeth Lali as Vanessa, and Mary Stuart Masterson as an unknown villain. 

Gears of War

The thick-necked, chainsaw-wielding soldiers that make up Gears of War's cast have always felt tailor-made for the action movie treatment. Netflix is finally delivering the goods with the announcement that Gears is being adapted into "a live-action feature film" with an adult animated series also in the works. Expect to see Gears' motley crew of battle-hardened COGs fight waves of locusts on the planet of Sera in the near future.

Ghost of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima took PlayStation by storm upon its release in 2020. Sucker Punch’s samurai epic – which told the tale of Jin Sakai fighting back after a Mongol invasion of his home island – has sold close to 10 million copies.

PlayStation Productions will be hoping that success translates to theater tickets. John Wick director Chad Stahelski is on board and he’s already spoken of his intentions to have a completely authentic Japanese cast.

"Honestly, it's probably the same things that would scare the shit out of most people. It's a fantasy period piece," the director told Collider (opens in new tab) . "It's done with reverence to Akira Kurosawa, who's probably in the top five biggest influences of my life as far as film goes. It's a chance to push technology and people in a story that's timeless.

Gran Turismo

Release date: August 11, 2023

Coming to cinemas later this year, the adaptation of PlayStation’s iconic driving franchise will be "the ultimate wish-fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won him a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional racecar driver."

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp is the driving force behind the Gran Turismo movie, while Stranger Things’ David Harbour is set to play a mentor to a driver . Orlando Bloom, Darren Barnet, Geri Haliwell-Horner, Djimon Honsou, and Archie Madekwe also feature. A new sneak peek was released at CES 2023 , which featured behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming Sony movie.

It Takes Two

As per Variety (opens in new tab) , Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is producing this adaptation of Hazelight Studio’s inventive platform adventure. It Takes Two , which took home Game of the Year at the 2021 Game Awards, revolves around a bickering couple who are trapped in the bodies of their daughters’ dolls. Naturally.

To find their way back home, they must overcome hardship – and eventually rekindle their failing marriage – to return to their human forms.

The Rock is reportedly in line to star in It Takes Two – though nothing as been confirmed as of writing.

Just Cause has hit a few snags in its long journey to cinemas. In 2017, Jason Momoa was attached to play revolutionary Rico Rodriguez with Brad Peyton directing.

Peyton eventually dropped out, with John Wick creator Derek Kolstad jumping on board as producer and writer. Michael Dowse, director of Stuber, is now also attached to the project, though Momoa’s status is unclear. Don’t worry, though the main selling point is still here: the grapple hook is reportedly going to be part of the Just Cause movie. If the games are any indication, expect sun-kissed vistas, tons of explosions, and insane stunts.

The Blue Bomber doesn’t feel like prime material for a cinematic reinvention – yet here we are.

The legendary video game icon has bleeped and blooped his way through decades of rock-hard platformers, taking down arch nemesis Dr. Wily and his legion of Robot Masters across several console generations. Now, it seems, Mega Man is finally making the jump from consoles to a cinematic adventure.

Netflix is bringing the Mega Man movie to life alongside writers and directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish, Paranormal Activity 3 ).

Metal Gear Solid

Metal Gear ?! That’s right: Konami and Hideo Kojima’s legendary stealth franchises is sneakily making its way to cinemas.

Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (of Kong: Skull Island fame), Metal Gear Solid will see Oscar Isaac slip into the Sneaking Suit of Solid Snake .

Speaking to EW (opens in new tab) , Vogt-Roberts outlined his plan to "create a new type of action on screen that also is based in the quietness of the stealth" but that we shouldn’t expect a “one-to-one” translation of the video game experience. So hour-long CODEC calls about nuclear disarmament are probably off the table.

Minecraft is the Tetris of our age: instantly recognizable, a true mainstream hit – and appeals to all ages. Perfect for a film then? That’s what Warner Bros. will be hoping for anyway.

Originally set for March 4, 2022, the Minecraft movie was originally conceived as "the story of a teenage girl and her unlikely group of adventurers" who have to save the block-filled Overworld from the Ender Dragon. That may have changed in recent months with Aquaman star Jason Momoa seemingly attached to the film. Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) is set to direct.

Mortal Kombat 2

Get over here! Fresh off the surprise success of Mortal Kombat on HBO Max in 2021 comes news of a sequel. As per Deadline (opens in new tab) , Moon Knight’s Jeremy Slater is penning the script and Simon McQuoid is returning as director – though none of the original movie’s actors are officially confirmed to return as of yet.

The sequel, though, should answer fans’ calls for a tournament – and also deal with the returning threat of Outworld. At the very least, it should be better than 1997’s poorly-received Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.

Arcade machines couldn’t contain the pellet-popping video game icon forever. Pac-Man is wakka-wakka’ing his way into cinemas in a live-action adventure according to The Hollywood Reporter (opens in new tab) . Let’s hope Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde join him up on the big screen.

You’d be forgiven for forgetting that the Portal movie was even a thing. Quietly announced way back in 2013, the adaptation of Valve’s hilarious portal-based puzzler is finally moving again.

"We actually do have a script that’s being written for the Portal movie now at [Warner Bros.]. We’re really excited about the take and the pitch, so it feels like that thing’s finally on the rails," producer J.J. Abrams told IGN (opens in new tab) . For now, we sit and wait – and hope the script (and the cake) isn’t a lie. You monsters.

The recent Saints Row remake may have received a middling reception, but Saints Row – as far as we know – is still being adapted into a movie. The one-time GTA rival found its funny bone in later years, but the movie’s writer Greg Russo has announced his intentions to take inspiration from the likes of The Warriors and Escape From New York for the script. F. Gary Gray ( The Fate of the Furious ) is set to direct.

One of the most recent projects on this list to spring into life, Sifu is all set to be adapted to live-action by John Wick creator Derek Kolstad. 

Deadline (opens in new tab) reports that the adaptation of Sloclap's hard-as-nails beat 'em up was the subject of a "competitive pursuit" from several production companies before Kolstad's Story Kitchen won out. It even has a killer elevator pitch: John Wick meets Old .

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Release date: December 20, 2024

One of the very few upcoming video game movies with a confirmed release date , Sonic 3 might be the blueprint (emphasis on blue) for all future titles making the leap from consoles to cinema.

Not only did Sonic the Hedgehog 2 gross over $400m, the original movie took fan complaints about the Blue Blur’s design on board and tweaked it to great success. Sonic 3, then, should be a perfect mix of critical and commercial acclaim – and it’s likely that Shadow the Hedgehog will appear given his presence in the Sonic 2 post-credits scene . Jeff Fowler is once again back to direct, with Sonic (Ben Schwartz) being joined by Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Tails (Colleen O’Shaughnessey).

Space Channel 5

Few could have predicted Space Channel 5 would have been plucked from (relative) obscurity to make its way to the big screen. Still, the SEGA Dreamcast cult classic is coming to cinemas. According to THR (opens in new tab) , it has a deliciously madcap premise that follows the plot of the original 1999 title.

Space Channel 5 "tells the story of a hapless fast-food worker who is recruited by a freedom reporter from the future to save the world from aliens using the one thing that unites all people on the planet: our love of silly viral dances." Cosmic.

Streets of Rage

Derek Kolstad is set to have a busy few years. The John Wick creator is also involved in this adaptation of classic co-op side scrolling beat 'em up Streets of Rage.

"When [dj2 Entertainment's Dmitri M. Johnson] first mentioned the idea of cracking a Streets of Rage movie, I was so immediately freaking in," Kolstad said in a statement (via Deadline (opens in new tab) ). "And to play with Sega? The 10-year-old me is still grinning."

The Division

Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain are set to star in The Division on Netflix, though there's been a worrying amount of radio silence in recent months.

Director of Netflix smash hit Red Notice Rawson Marshall Thurber is helming the adaptation of Ubisoft’s squad shooter.

"I’m so thrilled about it," Thurber told us in late 2021 . "We’re in the middle of the latest rewrite and I think we’re going to start shooting [next year]. It’s my next movie, Jake and Jessica are fired up and ready to go. With any luck, we’ll film in 2022 and I’m incredibly excited."

2022 has been and gone without a peep. Here’s hoping we hear more about the exciting project in the coming months.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Release date: April 7, 2023

The Super Mario movie has already generated a great deal of chatter over social media: from Mario’s butt (or lack thereof) to Chris Pratt voicing the portly plumber , fans can’t stop talking about the joint Nintendo-Illumination production. Now, the first trailer is a-here , and gives us a quick glimpse of Jack Black's fearsome Bowser and what Pratt's Mario sounds like.

Prior to the trailer, we already knew all about the all-star cast populating the Mushroom Kingdom. Anya Taylor-Joy is playing Princess Peach; Charlie Day is Mario’s brother Luigi, Jack Black is voicing Bowser; Keegan Michael-Key is Toad, and Seth Rogen is Donkey Kong. The Walking Dead's Khary Payton also voices the Penguin King. OG Mario voice actor Charles Martinet is even set to show up in the animated adventure in an undisclosed role. Wahoo!

Tomb Raider

Release date: N/A

2018’s Tomb Raider saw Alicia Vikander pick up the adventuring bug – and eventually Lara Croft’s iconic twin pistols – as part of what was envisioned as a new movie franchise. A sequel was planned, first with The Meg’s Ben Wheatley as director, then Lovecraft Country’s Misha Green . The follow-up eventually fell through after a "bidding war" between studios erupted over the Tomb Raider movie rights .

Lara Croft’s cinema future may be cloudy right now – but there’s every chance she’ll shine once more on the big screen very soon.

Real Kiryu-chan fans will know all about the 2007 live-action Yakuza movie. This is a different beast entirely.

According to a Variety (opens in new tab) report in 2020, 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content will produce – though no casting or director news has been announced since then.

“Yakuza offers us a new playground in which to set compelling stories with complex characters in a unique environment that audiences have rarely seen before. The saga of Kazuma Kiryu has a built-in cinematic appeal – a mix of kinetic action with bursts of comedy, multiple converging storylines, and a gripping journey towards redemption,” 1212 Entertainment said at the time.

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Every Upcoming Video Game Movie And TV Adaptation

Every upcoming and in development video game movie and TV adaptation, all on one page. There are more than 40 coming in the next three years.

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Some may argue that the world has yet to see a great video game movie, but none can argue with the fact that game-based films have had, on occasion, a strong showing at the box office.

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Here are the video game movies and television adaptations that you can expect to see coming up. Return often to check for updates on your favorite projects!

Updated on February 20, 2023 by Quinton O'Connor: Since our previous update, The Last of Us has launched on HBO. Its runaway success is rewriting the handbook on how high cinematic video game adaptations can reach, and we're stoked to see what else on this list might come within striking range of HBO's mega-hit.

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Movies based on video games are always a bit controversial; they're two very different art forms and trying to adapt one into the other is no simple task. However, some have been surprisingly beloved by fans of their franchises! These are the ones you can look forward to, this year and beyond.

These are the upcoming television shows based on your favourite video games. Some of them you probably already know about and are getting new seasons, while others are still in the development process.

These are video game movies or television shows that were once announced and have never been officially cancelled, but that we haven't heard a squeak from since.

The Last of Us

The Last of Us has set a new high bar in television adaptation, not only performing stunningly well among critics but truly seizing the hearts and minds of the mainstream. Recent ratings reports straight from famed aggregate aficionados Nielsen show The Last of Us outperforming even House of the Dragon. Wild.

The Witcher: Blood Origin

The Witcher: Blood Origin , on the other hand, has an opposite batting average - the prequel to the successful Netflix Witcher television show has broken the record for worst audience score the network has ever seen. That said, plenty of people at least watched the thing, and there's reason to doubt the sincerity of at least some of those low scores.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

Our very own Jade King called Cyberpunk Edgerunners "stylish, sexy, and sadly undercooked." The overall warm reception, with a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, illustrates Studio TRIGGER's commitment to making the most of their licensing deal with a lavish production.

The Cuphead Show

The video game Cuphead is the definition of a labour of love. It was inspired by the old cartoon style (picture the very first Mickey Mouse cartoons), so everything in the game is hand-drawn, meaning it takes hours and hours for anything significant to be produced. The time was well worth it, though - five million copies of the game had been sold by its second anniversary !

Since it was inspired by cartoons, why not make it into its very own cartoon? Clearly someone had the exact same thought, because early this year they did just that. The Cuphead Show launched to mediocre, but generally positive, reviews - with the audience score being significantly higher than the critics' score.

Read the latest news about The Cuphead Show!

Resident Evil

Resident Evil is an iconic horror video game franchise that has a widespread and dedicated fandom. Even small details from the games have turned into horror memes that survive to this day ! As you can imagine, news that Netflix was adapting it into a television show was met with excitement and trepidation.

While we were impressed by this authentic adaption of Resident Evil , the show hasn't been received well by fans of the franchise. On Rotten Tomatoes, its audience rating is only 22 percent . You should take the time to form your own opinion and check out the first season on Netflix for yourself.

In August 2022, Netflix canceled Resident Evil (reportedly due to low viewing figures), meaning it will not be coming back for a second season .

Read the latest news about Resident Evil!

Tekken: Bloodline

The Tekken fighting games date back to 1994, when the first one was released for arcades. It later received a port for the PlayStation, and the momentum just kept growing. Now, Tekken: Bloodline brings that legacy into the world of television.

The show is loosely based on the plot of Tekken 3, in which Jin Kazama attempts to avenge his mother's death. It features loads of characters that fans of the series will recognize . While Tekken: Bloodline is undoubtedly good, we felt like it could have been so much more .

Read the latest news about Tekken!

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All Upcoming Video Game Movies and TV Shows: 2023 Release Dates and Beyond

From the super bros. movie to the last of us on hbo to god of war, here's every game adaptation that's coming to the big and small screen.


Some may say we are entering a renaissance of video game adaptations as we will soon be treated to The Super Mario Bros. movie, another Sonic the Hedgehog film, TV series based on The Last of Us, God of War, Fallout, Ghost of Tsushima, and so many more. The best part? A lot of these look so much better than video game adaptations we’ve gotten in the past, and we’re here to gather all the latest details on the biggest ones in the works.

How many will actually make it through development and see the light of day remains to be seen, and only a fraction of these have actual release dates. But we're watching these projects, and we're tracking them!

For the purposes of this list, we classify a “video game movie” as an actual film adaptation of an existing video game, so something like Wreck-It Ralph (which is just a movie about video games) wouldn’t qualify. They don’t have to be faithful adaptations – they just have to be based on a real game.

Click on through the slideshow below for a glimpse, or read on to find out about the biggest projects with definite details! And if you see something incorrect, missing, or in need of an update, let us know in the comments!

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Here are the most definite projects that are currently in the works.

Halo: Season 2

Release Date: TBA

While a planned movie adaptation of the original Halo never materialized, the franchise is now a TV series at Paramount+ and its second season is currently in production in Iceland. In our review of Season 1 of Halo, we said that it “isn't a perfect adaptation of the games, but it ultimately succeeds in expanding the series' mythology and taking a more character-driven approach to Master Chief's adventures."

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Release Date: December 20, 2024

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will officially speed into theaters on December 20, 2024, and will follow the second film that became the highest-grossing video game movie of all time in the US. We don’t know much about this third entry, but the post-credits scene of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 confirms that a fan-favorite will be joining the cast when it arrives in theaters.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Release Date: April 7, 2023

After years of seeming like little more than a pipe dream, the Mario movie is actually happening. What's more, Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt is voicing Mario . The cast also includes Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, and Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong. Longtime Mario voice actor Charles Martinet will appear, though he'll be playing a number of unknown cameo roles this time.

We’ve received a few looks at the film so far and it teases a wonderful adventure that will be released in theaters on April 7, 2023.

The Last of Us

Release Date: January 15, 2023

HBO is adapting The Last of Us as a series with Chernobyl's Craig Mazin overseeing the project and Naughty Dog co-president Neil Druckmann both writing and producing. The Mandalorian's Pedro Pascal will star as Joel and Game of Thrones' Bella Ramsey stars as Ellie, and the 10-episode first season will adapt the first game, but it will "deviate greatly" in some of its episodes .

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Prime Video has officially announced that a God of War live-action series is in the works from Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions. The show will follow the story that began in 2018’s God of War and will see Kratos and Atreus traveling to the highest peak in the nine realms of Norse mythology to spread the ashes of their late wife/mother.

Sony announced that it is developing a Netflix series based on the world of Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West. The series may be called Horizon 2074 and Umbrella Academy director Steve Blackman is attached to helm the project.

Ghost of Tsushima

Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions are developing a film adaptation of Ghost of Tsushima that will be helmed by John Wick director Chad Stahelski. We don’t know much about the project that is set to adapt the story of the game, but Stahelski has confirmed he wants the movie language and cast to be Japanese.

Gran Turismo

Release Date: August 11, 2023

A Gran Turismo movie will race into theaters on August 11, 2023, and filming began on the project in November 2022. District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp is directing the film and is “based on the inspiring true story of a Gran Turismo player, Jann Mardenborough, who won a series of gaming competitions leading him to become an actual professional racecar driver."

Prime Video is developing a Fallout series and the team behind the project shared a first-look image to celebrate the franchise’s 25th anniversary in October 2022. The series is being adapted for TV by Westworld’s Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan and it will star Walton Goggins, Ella Purnell, and Kyle MacLachlan.

Not much has been revealed about the series, but it looks to follow survivors from Vault 33 and it has been said that Goggins will play a character “based on the ghouls.”

Untitled Knuckles Series

Release Date: 2023

Knuckles from Sonic the Hedgehog will get his own series on Paramount+, with Idris Elba reprising his voice role from Sonic 2. The series will be live-action and hit in 2023.

Minecraft: The Movie

Peter Sollett (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist) has been attached to direct the Minecraft movie, which will tell the story of a teenage girl trying to save the Overworld from an Ender Dragon. The film was scheduled to be released in March 2022, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic it has now been indefinitely delayed.

In April 2022, Aquaman star Jason Momoa was in talks to star in the movie, but nothing much has been heard of the project since then. According to The Ankler, the rights to Minecraft expire in January 2023, so the studio would have to start production by then.

Gears of War Movie and Animated Series

Netflix has partnered with The Coalition to develop a Gears of War live-action movie and an adult animated series. The movie will arrive first and, if these projects do well, there is “potential for more stories to follow!”

Mortal Kombat 2

New Line is said to be moving forward with Mortal Kombat 2, the sequel to 2021’s live-action adaptation of the legendary fighting game series. Moon Knight’s Jeremy Slater looks to be writing the script and it aims to pick up from where the original left off.

Tomb Raider Anime Series

Netflix is developing a Tomb Raider anime series set within the universe of the reboot games (specifically, after the events of 2018's Shadow of the Tomb Raider). However, Agent Carter's Hayley Atwell will voice Lara rather than the game's voice actress Camilla Luddington.

Death Stranding

Hideo Kojima's Kojima Productions has partnered with Barbarian executive producer Alex Lebovici's Hammerstone Studios to develop and produce a movie based on Death Stranding. We don’t know much about the project yet, but it has been confirmed to “introduce new elements and characters within the Death Stranding universe.”

Twisted Metal: The Series

A Twisted Metal series is in the works at Peacock and it looks to very much take inspiration from Zombieland. The adaptation was announced back in 2019 and looks to star Anthony Mackie as John Doe alongside Will Arnett’s Sweet Tooth, Stephanie Beatriz’s Quiet, Thomas Haden Church’s Agent Stone, and Neve Campbell’s Raven.

PlayStation Productions is reportedly developing a film based on Days Gone with X-Men: First Class story developer Sheldon Turner. The producers are said to be eyeing Outlander star Sam Heughan to play Deacon St. John.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu 2 & Pokemon Live-Action Series

Legendary Pictures announced a sequel to Detective Pikachu in January 2019, two months before the original hit theaters. While there's been little news since, the strong performance of the first movie gives us no reason to assume the sequel isn't still a top priority. 22 Jump Street's Oren Uziel is penning the screenplay. However, Detective Pikachu star Justice Smith hasn’t been feeling too great about the sequel.

Meanwhile, Netflix is reportedly developing a live-action Pokemon series from Joe Henderson (Almost Human). No other details are available on the series at this time.


The Borderlands movie was announced back in 2016, to be produced by Avi and Ari Arad and written by Aaron Berg. While news was slow for several years after that, Lionsgate surprised fans in February 2020 by announcing Hostel's Eli Roth will direct the movie, with Chernobyl's Craig Mazin penning a new screenplay draft. Cate Blanchett has been confirmed to star as Lilith, and Kevin Hart will also star as Roland. The cast also includes Ariana Greenblatt as Tiny Tina, Florian Munteanu as Kreig, Jamie Lee Curtis as Tannis, and Jack Black as Claptrap. Production has officially ended for the Borderlands movie, and CinemaCon 2022 gave us our first look at the adaptation.

There's always a lighthouse, and apparently there's always a BioShock adaptation in the works. After a previous attempt to bring the beloved first-person shooter to film form fell apart at Universal years ago, Netflix and Take-Two announced in early 2022 that a BioShock film adaptation is in the works for the streaming service. Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence is on-board to direct the film and Logan and Blade Runner 2049 writer Micahel Green will pen the script for the story that will be “really true to the game itself.”

The Witcher: Season 3 & 4

Release Date: Season 3: Summer 2023 - Season 4: TBA

Netflix’s The Witcher will officially be returning for a fourth season, but it will be doing so with a new Geralt of Rivia as The Hunger Games’ Liam Hemsworth will be replacing Henry Cavill after Season 3, which is set to be released on Netflix in Summer 2023.

The Witcher: Blood Origin

Release Date: December 25, 2022

The Witcher: Blood Origin is a new spin-off prequel series set in the same world as The Witcher. The series will look at a period 1,200 years before The Witcher's protagonist Geralt of Rivia walked the lands of the Northern Kingdoms. This series will focus on how the first Witcher was created and is planned as a six-part live-action show from original series' showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, and Declan de Barra, who wrote the Season 1 episode "Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials." Sophia Brown (Giri/Haji) stars as Éile alongside Laurence O'Fuarin (Vikings) and Michelle Yeoh (Star Trek: Discovery), who will play Fjall and Scían respectively.

The Witcher: Blood Origin will be released on Netflix on December 25 and, in our review, we said that it “proves that there is plenty of narrative meat left on the bone of Andrzej Sapkowski’s imaginative universe, with dynamic heroes and an action-packed story.”

Arcane: Season 2

The popular animated series based on League of Legends will return, as will Hailee Steinfeld's Vi, Ella Purnell's Jinx, and Katie Leung's Caitlyn Kiramman.

Space Channel 5 and Comix Zone

SEGA’s Comix Zone and Space Channel 5 are getting their own movies and they are being brought to the big screen by Picturestart.

Assassin's Creed

Netflix has announced that it will produce a live-action Assassin's Creed series, executive produced by Ubisoft's Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik, which will be the first of multiple new projects. The live-action series will be an "epic, genre-bending live action adaptation." The collaboration will "tap into the iconic video game’s trove of dynamic stories" to create live-action, animated and anime series.

Which of these video game movie or TV show adaptations are you most looking forward to? Let's discuss in the comments!

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Note: This story was updated on 12/18/2022. It was originally posted on 10/21/2021.

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Out of the hundreds of thousands of films in the world currently in development, a large number of them serve as adaptations for (mostly) successful video games and video game franchises. The following are just a few of these adaptations hoping to someday become a success.

1. Altered Beast

Action | Announced

Feature film based on the classic 1988 SEGA video game

2. The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to the next level.

Directors: Thurop Van Orman , John Rice | Stars: Jason Sudeikis , Josh Gad , Leslie Jones , Bill Hader

Votes: 31,338 | Gross: $41.66M

3. Assassin's Creed 2

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Plot unknown. Planned sequel for the 2016 film 'Assassin's Creed', based on the video game.

4. Asteroids (I)

An action story based on the classic video game.

5. Borderlands (I)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

A feature film based on the popular video game set on the abandoned fictional planet of Pandora where people search for a mysterious relic.

Directors: Eli Roth , Tim Miller | Stars: Cate Blanchett , Jamie Lee Curtis , Ariana Greenblatt , Florian Munteanu

6. Dante's Inferno (I)

Feature film based on the video game, 'Dante's Inferno', about a knight named Dante, who battles through the nine rings of hell to rescue his beloved Beatrice.

Director: Fede Alvarez

7. Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Director: Rob Letterman | Stars: Ryan Reynolds , Justice Smith , Kathryn Newton , Bill Nighy

Votes: 168,002 | Gross: $144.11M

8. The Division

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Pre-production

In the near future, a pandemic virus is spread via paper money on Black Friday, decimating New York. A group of civilians, trained to operate in catastrophic times, are activated in an attempt to save who and what remains.

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Jessica Chastain

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

Feature film based on the video game 'Far Cry' in which an a former Special Forces operative tracks down a missing journalist.

10. Firewatch

Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Announced

Based on the popular video game about Two Fire lookouts becomes in the center what seem to be a conspired mystery in the Wyoming wilderness.

Star: Cissy Jones

11. Five Nights at Freddy's

Horror | Filming

A troubled security guard begins working at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. While spending his first night on the job, he realizes the night shift at Freddy's won't be so easy to make it through.

Director: Emma Tammi | Stars: Josh Hutcherson , Elizabeth Lail , Matthew Lillard , Mary Stuart Masterson

12. Fruit Ninja

Plot unknown. Live-action feature film based on the mobile app game.

13. Gears of War (I)

Action, Adventure, Horror | Announced

On the planet Sera, a former P.O.W. is civilization's best hope in their fight against the Locust Horde, a race of creatures who emerged from underneath the planet's surface, intent on eliminating humankind.

14. Ghost Recon (I)

Action, Adventure | Announced

Feature film based on the popular video game centering on a squad of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers with state-of-the-art weapons.

Stars: Gregory Sanon , Derek Cappuccino Brown

15. God of War

A Spartan warrior faces off against mythological creatures in an effort to defeat Ares, the god of war. Feature film adaptation of the video game.

16. Gran Turismo (2023)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

The ultimate wish fulfilment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race car driver. Based on a true story.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: David Harbour , Orlando Bloom , Djimon Hounsou , Darren Barnet

17. Half-Life

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

An American scientific research facility opens a portal to a hostile alien world, who begin to invade the earth.

Action, Adventure, Family | Announced

Feature film based on the popular video game, Halo.

19. Heavy Rain (I)

Adventure, Crime, Drama | Announced

Architect Ethan Mars joins a private detective, a journalist, and an FBI agent in a race against time to save his son from a child murderer known as the 'Origami Killer'.

20. Kane & Lynch

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

A pair of Death Row inmates, a mercenary named Kane and a schizophrenic named Lynch, escape during a prison transport and team up to retrieve a stolen fortune. Based on a video game.

21. The Last of Us (2023– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After a global pandemic destroys civilization, a hardened survivor takes charge of a 14-year-old girl who may be humanity's last hope.

Stars: Pedro Pascal , Bella Ramsey , Anna Torv , Lamar Johnson

Votes: 319,196

22. Mass Effect

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Commander Shepard, a military hero, embarks upon an epic, galaxy-wide journey with his team, to track down and bring infamous Saren Arterius to justice, facing insurmountable odds and lethal enemies along the way.

23. Metal Gear Solid

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

An advanced tank is stolen by a terrorist group and an elite soldier, Solid Snake, is dispatched to retrieve it.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Star: Oscar Isaac

24. Metro 2033 (I)

Sci-Fi | Announced

A young man, Artyom Ptrovich, is sent on a mission by a man named Hunter to find a man named Melnik at a faraway station known as Polis.

25. Minecraft

Animation, Action, Adventure | Pre-production

The malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, prompting a young girl and her group of unlikely adventurers to set out to save the Overworld.

Director: Jared Hess | Star: Jason Momoa

26. Missile Command

27. mortal kombat (2021).

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth's greatest champions in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.

Director: Simon McQuoid | Stars: Lewis Tan , Jessica McNamee , Josh Lawson , Joe Taslim

Votes: 178,298 | Gross: $42.20M

28. Portal (I)

A film adaptation of the video game series.

29. Rampage (2018)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Dwayne Johnson , Naomie Harris , Malin Akerman , Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Votes: 172,926 | Gross: $101.03M

30. Rent a Hero

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

Based on the SEGA video game title.

31. Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017)

R | 97 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Chris Redfield enlists the help of Leon S. Kennedy and Rebecca Chambers to stop a death merchant, with a vengeance, from spreading a deadly virus in New York.

Director: Takanori Tsujimoto | Stars: Kevin Dorman , Matthew Mercer , Erin Cahill , John DeMita

Votes: 14,120

32. RollerCoaster Tycoon

Adventure | Announced

33. Shinobi (I)

Based off the popular video game by Sega

Stars: Sou Watanabe , Jungo Oka , Nagomu Kawai

34. Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.

Director: Jeff Fowler | Stars: Ben Schwartz , James Marsden , Jim Carrey , Tika Sumpter

Votes: 144,093 | Gross: $148.97M

35. Splinter Cell

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Follows the missions of a special operative spy.

Director: Doug Liman | Star: Tom Hardy

36. Spy Hunter

An ex-fighter pilot rids the world of spies, assassins, and other vermin with his souped-up Interceptor car.

37. Streets of Rage

Feature film based on the 1991 SEGA video game

38. Tetris 2

Plot unknown. Part of a planned 'Tetris' trilogy from Threshold Global Studios.

39. Tomb Raider (2018)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father, Lord Richard Croft disappeared.

Director: Roar Uthaug | Stars: Alicia Vikander , Dominic West , Walton Goggins , Daniel Wu

Votes: 218,079 | Gross: $58.25M

40. Uncharted (2022)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure

Street-smart Nathan Drake is recruited by seasoned treasure hunter Victor "Sully" Sullivan to recover a fortune amassed by Ferdinand Magellan, and lost 500 years ago by the House of Moncada.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Tom Holland , Mark Wahlberg , Antonio Banderas , Sophia Ali

Votes: 221,341 | Gross: $148.65M

41. Watch Dogs

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

After losing his niece in an assassination attempt, Aiden Pierce, a street-smart-hacker, uses his phone to take over a new operating system in Chicago to hunt the criminals that killed his niece.

42. The Witcher (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Stars: Henry Cavill , Freya Allan , Anya Chalotra , Mimi Ndiweni

Votes: 511,414

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Upcoming Video Game Movies And TV Shows: The Adaptations Coming In 2023 And Beyond

From 8-bit to the big screen

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For the longest time, the term “video game movie” was never synonymous with adjectives like good, enjoyable, or even faithful, but that has all changed in recent years with video game movies like Sonic the Hedgehog and shows like HBO’s The Last of Us . And with the slate of upcoming video game movies and TV shows, it looks like the dark days of the poorly-received Max Payne, Resident Evil , and Prince of Persia adaptations are nothing more than a distant memory. Over the course of the next few years video game fans will be treated to some truly promising movies and TV shows adapting modern classics like Super Mario Bros. , God of War , and (my personal favorite) Metal Gear Solid . With so much in the works, now is the perfect time to lay it all out and go through what’s set to be released in the very near future. 

The Super Mario Bros. Movie - April 7, 2023

Despite being the most recognizable franchise (and character) in all of video games, Super Mario Bros. doesn’t really have much to speak of in the film adaptation department aside from the abysmal 1993 disaster loosely based on the Nintendo property. That will all hopefully change when the Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment animated movie is released. With a cast that includes Chris Pratt , Jack Black, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, and multiple other big-time stars bringing those iconic characters to life, plus a level of humor that goes well with the property, it seems as if the movie learned something from Sonic the Hedgehog . The Super Mario Bros. Movie is slated to be released April 7, 2023.

Gran Turismo - August 11, 2023

There have been countless video game movies over the years, but the racing game genre is one that hasn’t received a lot of love, or many chances for that matter. Sure, there was 2014’s Need for Speed , which failed to get within a quarter-mile of the Fast and Furious franchise upon release, but that’s about it.

Well, that could all change on August 11th when Neill Blomkamp’s Gran Turismo speeds onto the big screen with an all-star cast, backing by Sony Pictures (under the same corporate umbrella as the company that made the racing sim on which it is based), and an uplifting story based on real events. 

The Witcher Season 3 - Summer 2023

Before Henry Cavill leaves Netflix’s The Witcher for good, we’ll get to see the Superman star take on the role of Geralt of Rivia one final time on the fantasy series’ upcoming third season. All that is known about the release at this point is the fact it will drop sometime in Summer 2023, Netflix has announced (opens in new tab) , but expect to hear more about the story, cast, and an exact return date in the coming weeks and months. 

Sonic The Hedgehog 3 - December 20, 2024

Director Jeff Fowler proved that he could catch lightning in a bottle for a second time with the critically acclaimed and financially successful release of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in April 2022, and now he’ll get a chance to do it all over again when the third installment in the franchise lands in theaters in late 2024.

In August 2022, just a few months after Ben Schwartz’s blue blur defeated Jim Carrey’s Dr. Robotnik in epic fashion, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Paramount Pictures had set a release date of December 20, 2024 for the popular video game movie franchise’s return. Not a lot about the movie has been revealed at this point, and we’ll still have to wait and see if Carrey will in fact stay retired or come back to take on his longtime foe at least one more time. 

Twisted Metal - TBD

There hasn’t been a new addition to the Twisted Metal video game franchise in two generations, but the OG vehicular combat PlayStation exclusive appears to remain just as popular, considering there is a series based on it coming to Peacock at some point in the near future. 

Factoring in that the series was created by Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, according to Variety , it will most likely find the balance between violence and humor that made the games so much fun to play years ago. And with a cast that includes Captain America: New World Order star Anthony Mackie , as well as Will Arnett as franchise icon Sweet Tooth, this could become another reason to pick up a Peacock Premium subscription .

Halo Season 2 - TBD

As far as video game adaptations go, the Paramount+ original series Halo did a tremendous job of appealing to longtime fans of the first-person shooter while also being accessible to new fans. And despite receiving mixed reviews from critics upon its debut in March 2022, the series was popular with audiences, who watched it in droves , making the news of a second season not all that shocking.

No release date has been announced at this time, Collider reported in September 2022 that production on the sophomore effort was already underway in Iceland with additional shooting scheduled for later in the year in Hungary. Expect to hear more about the return of Pablo Schreiber’s Master Chief fairly soon. 

Mortal Kombat 2 - TBD

Despite being one of the 2021 Warner Brothers movies that debuted on HBO Max the same time it opened in theaters, Mortal Kombat was a sizable box office success , meaning it was all but certain that a sequel would be on the way sooner rather than later. In July 2022, Deadline revealed that New Line had given the sequel the greenlight while also announcing that Simon McQuiod, who helmed the first movie, would be back in the director’s chair once again.

And longtime fans of the fighting game who were not happy with the exclusion of franchise star Johnny Cage from the 2021 release will be happy to hear that the action movie star is going to be one of the characters introduced when the film eventually arrives on the big screen. 

Bioshock - TBD

The sci-fi horror series Bioshock has always been a game franchise that would be well-suited to be adapted into a movie. A great setting with the underwater city of Rapture, a twist-heavy story, and those Big Daddies are just a few of the reasons that make a strong case for an adaptation.

Well, in August 2022, Netflix announced (opens in new tab) that Francis Lawrence would be directing the upcoming movie, which will be based on a script written by Michael Green, best known for scripting movies like Logan , Blade Runner 2049 , and Jungle Cruise . When speaking with Collider in November 2022, Lawrence revealed that all of the outlining of the script had been completed and that Green was in the process of putting it all together. 

God Of War - TBD

Just a few weeks after the latest title in the God of War franchise – Ragnarok – was released on PlayStation consoles, Amazon Studios ordered a live-action series based on the popular action-adventure game in December 2022, as reported by Variety . The upcoming Amazon original series will turn its focus to the 2018 soft-reboot of the property, which saw Kratos living in the Norse realm of Midgard after trying to escape his violent and heartbreaking past in ancient Greece.

Not long after the news broke, Amazon Studios’ Head of Television Vernon Sanders told Collider that the show would be “incredibly true to the source material,” while also being something that can be enjoyed by those who have yet to play the games. 

Gears Of War - TBD

Gears of War , one of the most popular video game franchises on the Xbox family of consoles will soon get not one, but two adaptations on Netflix – a live-action movie and an animated TV series. In November 2022, Netflix announced (opens in new tab) that the story of Delta Squad, which is led by the disgraced sergeant Marcus Fenix, would be at the center of the upcoming adaptations, but didn’t provide too many specific details about either property. 

Maybe, just maybe Dave Bautista will get his wish and be added to the Gears of War cast at some point. 

Assassin's Creed - TBD

Over the course of the past decade-plus, the Assassin’s Creed video game series from Ubisoft has become one of the most popular and expansive franchises on the market, with installments set everywhere from Renaissance era Italy, ancient Egypt and Greece, and Norway during the time of the Vikings. Though the 2016 movie based on the games failed to capture the scope, scale, and fun of the source material, Ubisoft and Netflix have partnered up (opens in new tab) to give Assassin’s Creed another shot as a TV series.

At one point in time, Die Hard writer Jeb Stuart was attached as showrunner, but Collider revealed in January 2023 that Stuart had departed from the project.

Horizon - TBD

Another PlayStation exclusive franchise, Horizon , will be turned into a Netflix series at some point in the future, as IGN revealed in May 2022. Official details have been slim to none since the announcement last spring, but expect to hear more in the coming months about this exciting project.

Ghost Of Tsushima - TBD

In March 2021, Deadline revealed that John Wick director Chad Stahelski was in talks to bring the PlayStation exclusive Ghost of Tsushima to the big screen, which was remarkable considering the franchise launched the previous summer.

There are a lot of reasons to be excited about a Ghost of Tsushima movie , but Stahelski gave fans of the game even more reason to celebrate in November 2022 when he revealed to IGN that he was still working on the project, stating that he and his team had a “very good script” they were working on. 

The Minecraft Movie - TBD

There has been talk of a Minecraft movie since at least 2014, at which point It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-creator Rob McElhenney was attached to direct and spearhead the adaptation of one of the most successful games of all time. In 2018, however, there was some bad news regarding the project when it was announced that McElhenney and Wonder Wonder scribe Jason Fuchs had left the project and that Warner Bros. was entertaining other ideas for the big-screen version of the open-world video game. Originally slated for a May 2019 release, it was announced by EW that year that Warner Bros. was instead eyeing a March 2022 release, though Deadline reported in October 2020 that the film has been removed from the release calendar entirely. But the movie isn’t dead just yet, as Jason Momoa was added to the cast in April 2022, per The Hollywood Reporter . 

Borderlands - TBD

The Borderlands movie , which is based on the popular dystopian yet colorful first-person shooter game franchise, seems to be one of the more promising upcoming video game movies considering everyone involved. Written by Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and directed by the great Eli Roth, the Borderlands cast includes Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jack Black all playing iconic characters from the franchise. The action comedy will follow the central cast as they form an unexpected alliance to track down a missing girl and save her from the dangers of the mysterious planet. Production on Borderlands has officially kicked off in April 2021 , but there will be 2023 reshoots with Tim Miller stepping in for Eli Roth, according to Deadline .  

Detective Pikachu 2 - TBD

Detective Pikachu is honestly one of the best video game adaptations to ever be released with the main reason being that instead of trying (and failing) to adapt a storyline from a specific game, it is set within the world of Pokémon . This element, combined with the touching father-son story at the center of the movie, makes Detective Pikachu 2 a no-brainer . In January 2019, Variety reported that Oren Uziel, who worked on the Sonic the Hedgehog script would be writing the Pokémon followup, but there haven’t been many updates since then. The Detective Pikachu 2 situation became even murkier in March 2021 when Justice Smith, the star of the first installment, told Inverse he didn’t know if the movie was going to actually happen. 

Five Nights At Freddy’s - TBD

The Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise, with its story about being trapped in a demented version of Chuck E Cheese, is one of the most terrifying games in the past decade and so it was only a matter of time before a film adaptation was put into production. Word began to circulate around 2017 when it was teased that Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions would be adapting the property. In 2018, the project picked up steam and it looked like we weren’t far off from seeing a Five Nights at Freddy’s movie in the near future. The latest update regarding Five Nights at Freddy’s came in late 2020 when Jason Blum said the production team was still ironing out the details of its complicated story.  

Metal Gear Solid - TBD

The Metal Gear Solid movie is another video game adaptation that has long been in the works and highly anticipated by fans of the series started by Hideo Kojima more than 30 years ago. And while there have been rumors, starts and stops, and other issues over the years, the project picked up a lot of steam in late 2020 when it was announced that Oscar Isaac was cast as Solid Snake . And while we don’t know how cardboard boxes will play into the upcoming movie, they have to be there, right?  

Fallout - TBD

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, the team behind the HBO sci-fi series Westworld are teaming up once again for the Amazon Studios adaptation of Fallout , the long-running dystopian survival video game series that has a history going back to the 1990s. The games have primarily been set in the later years of the 21st Century and pick up decades after the world entered nuclear winter following a devastating global war. In February 2022, Deadline announced that Walton Goggins had been added to the show’s cast. Ella Purnell joined the following month. These are all the video game movies and TV shows you can expect to see in 2023, 2024, and beyond. Remember, these releases can change with the drop of a controller, er hat, so make sure to check CinemaBlend’s list of 2023 movie premiere dates as well as the 2023 TV schedule  for all the latest information. 


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Hollywood is mining AAA gaming blockbusters and retro classics for movies and television programs. We take a look at some of the hottest adaptations that are coming down the pipe.

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It may come as a shock, but there was once a time when video games were considered unadaptable as hit movies. Constrained plots, nonsense celebrity casting, and cheesy dialogue were the norm for theatrical adaptations of massive, blockbuster titles, and they struggled to make their money back at the box office.

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In 1993, the Super Mario Bros. movie set a precedent for future releases. Very loosely based on the Super Mario franchise, it starred Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo as Mario and Luigi, respectively. The duo traveled to a dystopian cityscape in another dimension to help their friend, Daisy, who’d been kidnapped by its denizens and the evil King Koopa, played by Dennis Hopper. 

Siskel & Ebert (Opens in a new window) tore into the movie, criticizing it for a lack of compelling characters, a horrible story, and a severe misunderstanding of its target audience. They went so far as to say it was a complete waste of money. These same criticisms plagued other video game movies, such as 2005’s Alone in the Dark , a movie with so many flaws that it holds a solid 1% on Rotten Tomatoes (Opens in a new window) .

However, we're now experiencing a video game adaptation renaissance. Arcane was based off the extremely popular League of Legends multiplayer game, and was nominated for two Emmy awards earlier this year. Sonic the Hedgehog was nominated for Family Movie of 2020 at the People’s Choice Awards. And Nintendo, despite being burned by the first Super Mario Bros. theatrical release, is once again (Opens in a new window) bringing the red-hatted plumber back to the silver screen. 

Many of Hollywood’s biggest studios are looking to jump on the video-game crossover bandwagon—so many that it’s hard to keep track. We’re here to let you know what to look out for and give you a little context on what’s to come.


Gearbox Software is bringing the Borderlands franchise to the silver screen. The movie wrapped filming in 2021, but aside from character silhouettes and limited behind-the-scenes footage, few other details have emerged. The Borderlands franchise has always been known for its bombastic, almost intentionally rude presentation. The series follows the exploits of “Vault Hunters" who travel to the fictional planet Pandora to score wealth, fame, power, or good ol' chaos. The movie version, set for a 2022 release, has some major names attached to it (Jack Black, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Hart), and will be directed by Eli Roth.

Sega, empowered by the success of its last two Sonic movies, is adapting (Opens in a new window) its cult classic side-scroller, Comix Zone. The title will be called Zone , and focus on a jaded comic book writer who gets sucked into the world of his final issue. The protagonist will have abilities based off their meta knowledge of being in a comic book. The movie will be written by Mae Catt, who worked on the Emmy-winning series Young Justice , an animated series based on the comic book of the same name. There's no set release date yet.

Ghost of Tsushima

Following the success of Sucker Punch's Ghost of Tsushima in 2020, Sony Pictures kicked off a film adaptation last year. The film recently scored Takashi Doscher as its writer and Chad Stahelski from John Wick will direct. The film will follow the trials and tribulations of Jin Sakai as he rids the island of Tsushima from invading Mongol armies. Stahelski recently revealed to Collider (Opens in a new window) that the movie will be filmed entirely in Japanese, and feature an all-Japanese cast. A release date haven't been announced.

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Guerilla Games’ post-apocalyptic action-RPG, Horizon: Zero Dawn , is coming to Netflix. In the video game, you salvage components from animal-like machines that roam the land to create the tools you need to survive and uncover what brought the world to its knees. The TV series focuses on Aloy, an outcast of her tribe who does her best to survive in the 31st century after a worldwide catastrophe destroys a thriving civilization. Netflix has secured Steve Blackman ( The Umbrella Academy ) as showrunner (Opens in a new window) , but the cast and a release date hasn't been announced.

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Space Channel 5, another cult-classic Sega title, was a rhythm game released in 1999 for the Sega Dreamcast in which you played a reporter who fights off alien invaders using the power of music. The movie sees a reporter from the future pluck a fast food worker from the past to help stop an alien invasion. The film will be written by (Opens in a new window) Barry Battles ( The Baytown Outlaws ) and Nir Paniry ( Extracted ); we don't have a release date yet.

The Last of Us

When The Last of Us dropped in 2013, PlayStation 3 fans were immediately drawn to heartfelt cast performances and the cinematic world developed by Naughty Dog. Following re-releases and a sequel, the post apocalyptic zombie shooter is getting another chance to wow audiences when it drops as a full-length HBO series. Set to release in 2023, the show will follow (Opens in a new window) Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey) as they travel across a dilapidated United States in order to stop the zombie outbreak.

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49 Video Game Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

It was in 1993 that Hollywood realized the dream of putting a video game movie up on the big screen with Super Mario Bros. , and setting the stage for a long legacy of questionable choices, troubled productions, and gamers’ pixel tears left in their wake. But like the kid who just has to pump in one more quarter to reach for that high score, the studios keep on trying (while the fans just keep on hoping), and we’re celebrating that sort of sheer tenacity with this guide to the best video game movies (and plenty of the worst) ranked by Tomatometer!

Here, you will find the near-decent ( Rampage , Resident Evil ), the should’ve-been-goods ( Assassin’s Creed , Warcraft ), the ridiculous-but-we-love-thems ( Mortal Kombat , Silent Hill ), and the ones made by Uwe Boll, who deserves his own category ( Alone in the Dark , House of the Dead ). We’re using a 20-review minimum cutoff for inclusion from theatrical releases only , because it’s not just enough to make a questionable movie, critics need to witness the aftermath, too.

And in May 2019, Detective Pikachu officially broke the video game curse! Fitting that Nintendo, whose Super Mario Bros. movie started all this trouble, would be the one to end it. And in another surprise 2019 development, the second Angry Birds movie has slingshot the naysayers by racking up plenty of critical praise, toppling Pikachu mere months after its release.

Then in 2020, when it didn’t seem it had a chili dog’s chance in hell, Sonic the Hedgehog to general critics enthusiasm, marking three Fresh video game movies in two years. And then, in 2021, Werewolves Within went Certified Fresh, establishing it as by-far the best-reviewed video game movie! The latest, Uncharted , dives back to familiar territory for this genre. See all the high scores (and lots and lots of the lows) with our guide to 48 video game movies, ranked worst to best! — Alex Vo

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All upcoming video game movies & TV shows: Trailers, info, 2022 & more

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TV and video game movie adaptations are becoming much more frequent, so we’ve put together a handy home for all the latest info on the hottest upcoming video game movies and TV shows in 2022 and later.

There was a time when video games being made into films were generally looked down upon by gamers, with many releases missing the charm of what ultimately made these games so popular in the first place.

Fast forward to today, with shows like The Witcher doing well on Netflix and Sonic making a classic mascot look great, there are plenty of fantastic stories that gamers can look forward to watching at home and in the movie theater.

As a result, studios like Netflix, Amazon, Paramount, and famous studios have started to make more video game movies. Here’s everything we know about these upcoming films and shows so far.

Upcoming video game movies in 2022 and beyond

Upcoming video game tv shows in 2022 and beyond, mario – december 2023.

This is Miyamoto. After consulting with Chris-san, my partner at Illumination on the Super Mario Bros. film, we decided to move the global release to Spring 2023–April 28 in Japan and April 7 in North America. My deepest apologies but I promise it will be well worth the wait. — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 26, 2022

The film that single-handedly started  that Chris Pratt meme. The Hollywood actor will voice the titular character alongside Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach. Despite the never-ending success of the Mario franchise, this is only the third-ever Mario film to be made and the first since 1993.

Not too much is known about it outside of its cast, but anticipation is undoubtedly sky-high, especially with animation geniuses Illumination Entertainment onboard. The film’s original 2022 release date has been rescheduled though and Spring 2023 is the new window.

Interestingly, Chris Pratt has drummed up speculation by expressing that his portrayal of Mario won’t be “what fans expect,” which has both excited and confused Mario loyalists.

Minecraft – TBA

steve holding up spade in minecraft

Minecraft is Mojang’s landmark franchise, so where’s the film? Originally penciled in for a 2022 release date, development was rumored to have stopped altogether, with Warner Bros. casting the film to one side.

But suddenly, it appears as if Jason Mamoa is creeping his way to a shocking lead role in a potential Minecraft movie. This would catapult the potential film back into the limelight and maybe be given the green light too.

Elden Ring – TBA

player standing in front of large glowing tree in elden ring

One of the biggest games of 2022 , FromSoftware’s Elden Ring has been an unbelievable success both commercially and critically. The game hadn’t been out all that long before talk of extended media options for Elden Ring were discussed.

In a press release from the company, they said: “Much effort was placed into creating Elden Ring so that we could exceed the expectations of our fans worldwide. We will continue our efforts in expanding the brand beyond the game itself, and into everyone’s daily life.” This has already generated discussion that Elden Ring may come to the big screen at some point.

The game’s incredibly detailed world would easily make a terrific story and the deep combat could potentially translate to some intense fight scenes.

Tomb Raider 2 – TBA

alicia vikander firing bow as lara croft in tomb raider movie

Despite not being a showstopping box office success, the Tomb Raider reboot starring Alicia Vikander had plenty of action to keep viewers on its toes – so much so that a sequel was commissioned .

However, the effects of the pandemic hit the film’s development and production hard, leaving this video game movie still squarely on the table for now, and we haven’t heard from it much since.

Borderlands – 2022

psycho looking into the camera in borderlands

Setting a film in the Borderlands universe makes a lot of sense, as the likes of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands and Tales From the Borderlands are chock full of characters and personalities that would make for a captivating watch. As such, it wasn’t a surprise to see an announcement from Lionsgate in 2015 that they were developing an adaptation of it.

With a star-studded cast including Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Jamie Lee Curtis, snippets of the film were finally, but privately, shown at CinemaCon 2022.

You’d have to say that even though they are silhouettes, the costumes do seem rather on point.

The first footage from the upcoming Borderlands movie was revealed at CinemaCon: pic.twitter.com/czwfbt2fXN — IGN (@IGN) April 30, 2022

Bioshock – TBA

One of the newer announcements on our list, the combined tales of Bioshock’s Rapture, Columbia, and the upcoming fourth game , are near endless. After a five-year struggle to get the film made was effectively canceled in 2013, Netflix shocked gamers with the news that a full film was coming to Netflix.

We’ll have to wait and see whether we’ll be off to Rapture or Columbia, but the initial tweet suggests it’s the former.

"We all make choices, but in the end our choices make us." Netflix + BioShock. Would you kindly stay tuned? pic.twitter.com/Ke1oJQileX — Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) February 15, 2022

Metal Gear Solid – TBA

Series creator Hideo Kojima first announced a video game movie version of Metal Gear Solid back at E3 2006, but it was stuck in development hell for a long time. The biggest sign of progress was on December 4th, 2020, when we learned that beloved Hollywood actor Oscar Isaac had signed on to play the role of Solid Snake.

In an interview with GamesRadar, he told them that he took the role because of a love of the games. The franchise is known for its outlandish narratives, so it’ll be interesting to see how these translate to a movie.

In March of 2022, Isaac was questioned about the MGS movie at a Moon Knight premiere and his answer suggested that it was still a long way off yet.

Oscar Isaac, Solid Snake himself, told IGN “We’re climbing through air ducts, we’re looking for the story [of the Metal Gear Solid movie]." https://t.co/BDe0xdQ2n2 pic.twitter.com/Y7hOJieK0K — IGN (@IGN) March 23, 2022

Gears of War – TBA

close-up of marcus fenix in gears of war

Gears fans will be pleased to know the upcoming video game movie project is currently in development, but it’s widely reported that the game will follow a separate timeline and will essentially be a new story.

That means we may not see Marcus Fenix and co. at all, but we’ll keep everything crossed for at least some kind of cameo.

We did get some kind of update in March 2022 from one of the movie’s producers who said: “It’s something it’s been a passion of mine for a very long time. I think very soon there will be an announcement.”

Five Night’s at Freddy’s – TBA

It really is still coming. I promise, guys. — Jason Blum (@jason_blum) January 15, 2022

Another video game movie project trapped in limbo, Five Nights at Freddy’s is a horror indie sensation about animatronics that hit unbelievable levels of popularity, leading to the license being picked up for a film.

As with many game adaptations, the companies and staff involved have chopped and changed, but current distributor Bloomfield’s CEO has confirmed that it’s still in the pipeline. A few months after addressing the staus of the film, Blum had to once again shut down doubters of the film.

Listen here, all you FNAF fanatics. Well, specifically the doubters. STOP DOUBTING — Jason Blum (@jason_blum) May 20, 2022

Call of Duty – TBA

Captain Price gesturing and smiling in CoD

The biggest and most successful FPS franchise of all time is Call of Duty and it makes sense that it’s in the running for a movie adaptation. It’s remarkable that we haven’t seen a movie already, but if rumors and reports are to be believed, then it could be on the horizon.

Not only that, but none other than Hollywood’s leading Action Hero – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson ‘ is being linked to the film too, either in a starring or joint producing role.

The Division – TBA

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On the other hand, The Division is not one that strikes as needing a film, especially with other bigger Tom Clancy names out there. Yet, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain are in leading roles, and filming is now expected to commence this year.

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Jak and Daxter – TBA

Similar to Bioshock, the revelation that Jak and Daxter will be washing their tuxedos for an inevitable premiere is new information for 2022. Following the release of the long-awaited Uncharted movie, its director, Ruben Fleischer, has confirmed that his next film will be focused on the iconic duo.

Uncharted movie director Ruben Fleischer is apparently in talks with PlayStation to adapt Jak and Daxter for either TV/film "I’m actually working on Jak and Daxter, a version of that, for PlayStation, which I think would be really cool to bring to life" https://t.co/0VXnsrySlx pic.twitter.com/l6vZhgw1uC — Nibel (@Nibellion) February 9, 2022

The Last of Us – 2023

The harrowing tales of The Last of Us Part I and Part II , and maybe in the future Part III , are custom-fit for TV. In an age of dark, violent shows with no boundaries, the story of Naughty Dog’s Joel and Ellie is ready for a wider audience. The critically acclaimed games are being brought to life on HBO, with Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey occupying the main roles.

Its release has suffered a setback , and now won’t be gracing our screens until 2023 at the earliest.

With Nick Offerman confirmed to be taking over the role of Bill from Con O'Neill in The Last of Us TV series, here's the complete confirmed cast list. Mr. Adler and Perry are new characters created for the show. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/qnLeRA5kyF — IGN (@IGN) December 9, 2021

The Witcher: Season 3 – TBA

The Witcher’s Netflix debut was red hot, with millions having tuned into both seasons. It’s no surprise, then, that The Witcher Season 3 will continue Henry Cavill’s portrayal of Geralt of Rivia. There is so much of the franchise’s lore and stories to tell that have gone unexplored, that The Witcher could be around for a few more seasons yet.

Filing is already underway for the new season and even though it’s still unconfirmed at this point, we wouldn’t be surprised if Netflix were able to get The Witcher Season 3 on our screens before the end of 2023.

Assassin’s Creed – TBA

Whilst a video game movie for the iconic stealth-based franchise already released in 2016, starring Michael Fassbender, Netflix is bringing the Assassin’s Creed franchise to the comfort of our homes . Details are slim, but it’ll be interesting to see who ends up on the top billing for this upcoming Assassin’s Creed TV show.

Netflix + Assassin's Creed pic.twitter.com/0J5CbmlXKb — Netflix Portugal (@NetflixPT) October 28, 2020

Resident Evil – July 14, 2022

It seems that Netflix cannot get enough of Resident Evil , as they’re clearly not content with just Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, they’re also releasing a live-action Resident Evil series in 2022 to really delve into what makes the characters and locations so special.

Previous Resident Evil video game movies haven’t had enough time to really get into the nooks and crannies of major characters, whereas an episodic show will likely be the perfect chance for newcomers to jump into the series’ deep lore.

A trailer for the series was released getting fans amped up for the show!

Splinter Cell – TBA

Who would have thought that we could get a Splinter Cell video game TV series before a sequel to 2013’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist? That’s where it appears we’re headed.

Netflix have brought in Derek Kolstad as its showrunner and writer-creator of John Wick – so we expect flashy, stylish sequences to adequately capture the essence of Sam Fisher’s badassery.

The Splinter Cell TV show will explore new sides of Sam Fisher, says the managing director of Ubisoft Film & TV. "Our creative license is not about reinventing what’s already been told. It rather lies in looking at those worlds through a different lens" https://t.co/1Nh0Yu98M6 pic.twitter.com/cRA8XWow8m — Screen Rant (@screenrant) June 23, 2021

Arcane: Season 2 – 2022

Ready yourselves, friends. Season 2 of Arcane is now in production. Where’s a Hexgate when you need one? pic.twitter.com/3aUeWuQ5Uu — Arcane (@arcaneshow) November 21, 2021

Arcane, the spin-off from the League of Legends universe , currently sits at a dazzling score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Every aspect of the series was praised upon release, and fans deemed the long wait for the show to be more than worth it.

Season 2 is currently in development, so let’s hope that it will see the light of day before the end of 2023.

Knuckles  – 2023

#SonicMovie3 is officially in development from @ParamountPics and @SEGA ! Plus, next year a new original #Knuckles series with @IdrisElba is coming to #ParamountPlus . #SonicMovie2 hits theaters April 8! pic.twitter.com/M0EM3NNd2p — Paramount+ (@paramountplus) February 15, 2022

The Sonic The Hedgehog 2 movie isn’t even out yet and a third film is already confirmed, along with a Knuckles TV show spin-off on Paramount+. Whether it’s the allure of Idris Elba or not, there’s clearly some love being shown for Knuckles.

Mass Effect – TBA

Amazon are now squarely in the video game market, creating their own games like New World, but are now are set to expand that into TV shows for gaming fans, too.

Rumors continue to rage on that the company is gearing up to create a Mass Effect TV series with three fan-favorite games (and Andromeda) to select material from. But just who will play Commander Shepherd?

Superman and The Witcher star Henry Cavill has said he would "love to" be in a Mass Effect TV series as long as it's handled well. Cavill had previously teased a Mass Effect script earlier this year. https://t.co/49GsarMJFy pic.twitter.com/0a4keQ09s5 — VGC (@VGC_News) December 13, 2021

Fallout – 2022

player and dogmeat looking at each other in fallout 4

Another Amazon venture from the gaming space is the beloved AAA franchise known around the world — Fallout . Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic property will have the aid of Todd Howard, Director, and Executive Producer at Bethesda. While other details are scarce, we do know that production begins in 2022 .

Pokemon  – TBA

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It’s 99% official at this point, but it seems as if Netflix is doing their own version of live-action Pokemon . Detective Pikachu was an interesting take on the usually animated representation of Pokemon , but it worked. As more details are revealed, we’ll share everything we know with you right here.

God of War – TBA

different versions of kratos in god of war

Sony Interactive Entertainment President Jim Ryan recently hosted a Q&A and announced that they had multiple Sony video game series in the works , one of those being a God of War TV adaptation. The only thing we know about Kratos’ first transition to the medium is that there will be copious amounts of god-slaying on Amazon Prime Video.

Horizon Zero Dawn – TBA

aloy in cutscene in horizon zero dawn

Next up from Sony’s movie project plans is Horizon , specifically, Horizon Zero Dawn. The game was aptly the dawning of a new franchise and pioneered by Guerilla Games, also known for the Killzone franchise.

Aloy has become one of gaming’s most recognizable protagonists and the Horizon franchise is already well-established. It’ll be interesting to see how the world and robots of Horizon can be brought to life convincingly.

Gran Turismo 7 – TBA

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The most surprising of Sony’s video game adaptations surely has to be Gran Turismo . Polyphony Digital’s franchise is up there as one of the best and most successful racing game video games series in history, maybe the biggest in both regards, but does it work as a TV show?

Now, it could very well be a car show similar to Top Gear, so we’ll have to wait and see what they have planned.

So, there you have it – that’s everything you need to know about all the upcoming video game movies and TV shows. Make sure to check back often for all of the latest news.

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