In February 2022, it was revealed that the iconic game Bioshock is getting a film adaptation – on Netflix. Since then, the project has been pretty quiet. But now there is an important revelation: director and writer are known! And they give hope.
Film adaptations are always a difficult topic. Because the balance of the last decades does not necessarily indicate that games lead to good films. This thought was also there when a film adaptation of Bioshock was revealed for the Netflix streaming service in February 2022. Bioshock fan and video game film skeptic Matze had made it clear at the time why he didn’t expect anything from this film. But now he has to revise his opinion at least a little, which is due to the announcement of the director and writer of the Bioshock film.
Bioshock Movie on Netflix: Director and Writer Known
In the director’s chair for the journey to Rapture viz Francis Lawrence seated. He is known for various successful action and adventure films – including the cult film Constantine, the post-apocalyptic I Am Legend and three of the four Hunger Games films. So Lawrence is familiar with dystopian and dark settings. He is supported by WriterMichael Green. He has already worked on the screenplays for Logan – The Wolverine, Blade Runner 2049, Jungle Cruise, Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile.
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In this sense, the whole project has become more promising. So will the film adaptation be a hit? Of course, that’s still up in the air. Netflix hadn’t covered themselves in glory recently when the Resident Evil series absolutely torn apart by viewers and critics became. Do you think the Bioshock movie adaptation could be good? Or would a miracle have to happen for you to make a good film out of it in the end? Tell us in the comments!