Usually a known games like Hitman or Assassin’s Creed acquire a Movie. But sometimes filmmakers eyeing smaller intellectual property. How, for example, it happened with psychedelic game – We Happy Few that even do not release and still is in “early access”.
Another Video Game will become a Film
According to Variety, production company Gold Circle Entertainment, which gave the world the “Ideal Voice” and “Ghosts in Connecticut“, wished to withdraw the film based on an original game with retrofuturistics world, happiness pills and evil people from independent studios Compulsion Games. And dj2 Entertainment, that also has obligations to transfer to the big screen games like Life Is Strange, Sonic The Hedgehog and Sleeping Dogs, will help them.
While it is too early to say what will come out of the We Happy Few, because the project is only in its early stages, and producers have only started looking for writers and actors.
Meanwhile, the Creative Director of Compulsion Games Guillaume Provost confirms that this is not a joke in honor of the last Day of fools, and adds, thet film company themselves came to developers and “enthusiastically“ expressed “really good” ideas about how to make We Happy Few, while maintaining “a sense of threat, macabre humor and the central theme” of the original.
While the executive director, DJ2 Entertainment Dmitri Johnson, promises to make a film that “will remain true to the original material,” but “surprise the fans”.