A movie adaptation of Beyond Good & Evil, the cult-classic 2003 journey from Ubisoft, is within the works at Netflix from Detective Pikachu director Rob Letterman, a Ubisoft consultant confirmed to Polygon.
“We’re excited to work with Netflix on the Beyond Good & Evil feature film and we look forward to sharing more in the future,” stated Ubisoft in an announcement.
The information, which was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, comes solely a day after experiences of an animated Splinter Cell sequence additionally coming to Netflix.
The film will probably be a “hybrid live-action/animated feature,” in response to The Hollywood Reporter, much like Detective Pikachu. It will probably be produced by Jason Altman and Margaret Boykin of Ubisoft Film & Television, the French writer’s inside division for big- and small-screen tasks. The Hollywood Reporter experiences that the mission is in “early development,” saying that Letterman and the producers are presently looking for a author to adapt the online game — though it’s presently unclear how carefully the movie will hew to the sport’s plot.
Beyond Good & Evil debuted in late 2003 on GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows PC, and Xbox. Set greater than 400 years sooner or later, the story follows a photojournalist named Jade in her try to show an alien conspiracy. Despite being a industrial failure, the sport turned a cult traditional over the yr. In 2017, Ubisoft introduced a prequel named Beyond Good & Evil 2, however the writer hasn’t stated a lot about it since E3 2018.