Earlier, Variety shared the news that Fox21 have acquired the TV rights to adapt Dontnod Entertainment’s vampire role playing game Vampyr into a series.
Wonderland Sound & Vision will work alongside DJ2 Entertainment on the series. No news has been shared yet about the release date but we shall keep you informed.
Here’s what Dontnod Entertainment CEO Oskar Guilbert had to say:
We believe it is a fantastic premise for a television show.
“This is a new and exciting way for fans of the game, as well as the uninitiated, to enter and engage with ‘Vampyr’s’ rich, deep story. We cannot wait to see how the talented team at Fox21 will bring out the darkly atmospheric universe of our game into television“
CURSED BE THE CHOICE…
London, 1918. You are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal.
Will you embrace the monster within? Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions… your actions will save or doom London.
■ BE THE VAMPYR Fight and manipulate with supernatural abilities
■ FEED TO SURVIVE Be the savior and the stalker
■ SHAPE LONDON A web of interconnected citizens reacts to your decisions
More news to follow…