Epic Games Making Movies

The video game company Epic Games is rolling in the dough, especially with the success of their battle royale title Fortnite. Now the company is expanding their media presence a bit, or at least helping to get more multimedia projects off the ground. The video game company’s new endeavor in the feature film arena will be providing a grant for the production of the animated movie Gilgamesh, inspired by the epic hero from ancient Mesopotamian mythology. Read More »

Gears of War, the Epic Games video game series published by Microsoft that has gone through three blockbuster installments so far, was set up at New Line for a long time as a potential feature. Len Wiseman was going to direct at one point, but in the years since 2007, when New Line signed on, there hasn’t been any significant movement on the project. In fact, a couple years ago New Line scaled back plans for the film.

Now New Line has put Gears into turnaround, and so CAA is starting the process of finding a new partner or partners to properly exploit the Gears of War series in movie form. Read More »