Netflix Partners With Take-Two for Movie Adaptation of ‘BioShock’ Video Game Franchise

Netflix Feb. 15 announced it is partnering with video game publisher 2K, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive, to produce a live-action movie adaptation of the renowned 2007 video game franchise BioShock. Co-producers include Vertigo Entertainment, a subsidiary of Take-Two.

The award-winning BioShock game franchise includes BioShock, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite, which reportedly have sold almost 40 million units across physical and digital platforms.

Set across multiple dystopian and visionary landscapes gone wrong, the series blends sci-fi and horror to pose unique existential and societal questions that reshaped how game stories could be told — all amid action gameplay that rewards sharpshooting, planning, and lethal improvisation.

Across the titles’ original releases as well as multiple re-releases, remastered editions and bundled collections, BioShock is widely recognized as one of the most popular series in all of gaming. The next installment is currently in development by Cloud Chamber.

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