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Lionsgate has purchased the rights to make a Dead Island film based purely on the hype generated by the impressive trailer.
The announcement was made today and Lionsgate had very little to say about the content of the game, but focused heavily on how many times the trailer was viewed online and how many publications called it the best trailer ever. Lionsgate’s co-COO and Motion Picture Group President Joe Drake said, “This is exactly the type of property we’re looking to adapt at Lionsgate – it’s sophisticated, edgy, and a true elevation of a genre that we know and love. It also has built in brand recognition around the world, and franchise potential.”
Here it is in case you haven't seen it, and they aren't wrong. It's a fine trailer.
Click here to read about some of the original Dead Island film rumors, and click here to read our full Dead Island review. And finally click here if you want to watch Andrew Reiner and Phil Koller play Dead Island.
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that could be INTERESTING
Gotta be edgy.
I'm sure they will do a fine job, so you think it will be based on the family then?
Ihavemademypoint, I think. Ewwwwww.
uhhh idk if thats a good thing or not..1) another zombie movie 2) video game based movie and 3) lionsgate has a habit of wearing out movies ie. saw and various tyler perry movies
A zombie movie? Haven't seen one of those before. What exactly about a Dead Island movie, would make it any different from every other zombie movie. Even the name wouldn't set it apart.