Amazon has tapped the creators of Westworld to develop a Fallout show based on the video game series of the same name.
With The Last of Us and Halo getting the small screen treatment, Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have signed on to develop a new television series based on Fallout for Amazon Prime Video. Nolan and Joy are producing through their Kilter Films banner alongside Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s Fallout is currently in development with a “commitment penalty attached,” meaning that the project could go directly to series if Amazon executives are happy once they see scripts. In their official statement, Nolan and Joy had the following to say about the series:
“Fallout is one of the greatest game series of all time. Each chapter of this insanely imaginative story has cost us countless hours we could have spent with family and friends. So we’re incredibly excited to partner with Todd Howard and the rest of the brilliant lunatics at Bethesda to bring this massive, subversive, and darkly funny universe to life with Amazon Studios.”
In addition to the a bove, Amazon also dropped a short teaser for the Fallout series from the Westworld duo.
— Amazon Studios (@AmazonStudios) July 2, 2020
The Fallout video game series was created by Interplay Entertainment, but Bathesda acquired the rights to the project’s intellectual property back in 2007. The last entry in the series, Fallout 76, was developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks to mixed reviews. It was released in 2018.
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