PlayStation Productions is a brand new division of Sony Interactive Leisure with the duty of adapting PlayStation video games into movies and TV exhibits,Â The Hollywood ReporterÂ reported Monday. Heading up the brand new studio might be Asad Qizilbash, who was vice chairman of selling for Sony Interactive Leisure of America, based on the report. Overseeing the studio might be Shawn Layden, chairman of SIE Worldwide Studios, The Hollywood Reporter stated.
This isn’t the primary time a recreation firm has gotten concerned with the manufacturing of flicks primarily based on its video games. Each Ubisoft and Activision Blizzard created their very own divisions devoted to aiding within the adaption of their video games, which ended up being Murderer’s Creed and Warcraft respectively. (Having the sport creators concerned within the manufacturing did not appear to assist win over critics for each movies.)
The brand new PlayStation Productions will reportedly work with Sony Photos for distribution of the brand new batch of flicks and TV exhibits. There was no point out within the report on whether or not the, which remains to be in manufacturing, will proceed with Sony Photos or make the soar to PlayStation Productions.Â
Sony did not instantly reply to a request for remark, however Qizilbash, in response to a tweet concerning the story, stated “Wanting ahead to creating high quality, genuine content material the PlayStation neighborhood might be pleased with.”