Sony is getting serious about bringing its biggest PlayStation titles to both the big and small screen. Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially launched a new studio called PlayStation Productions. This studio will develop and produce projects based on the vast video game library into movies and TV shows. This means we could finally see versions of The Last of Us, Metal Gear Solid, God of War and Crash Bandicoot and more become a reality, in some form or another. According to a new report, PlayStation Productions will be headed up by Asad Qizilbash and overseen by Shawn Layden, chairman of Worldwide Studios at SIE. The studio is already in development on a slate of projects, though no specific titles have been announced just yet. Layden had this to say about the new venture in a statement. Video game movies have proved to be a tricky cookie to crack in Hollywood. However, more and more companies are taking development into their own hands these days. Ubisoft and Activision, for example, have similarly set up studio divisions intended to bring their properties to the screen. The difference here is that PlayStation Productions will not be licensing the content to other studios. While… Read full this story
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