Video game publisher Sega fresh from the success of his live-action sound movies, would like to turn more games into movies or TV shows. Specifically, Sega says it’s in the early stages of producing live-action adaptations of Atlus games, such as: persona and Shin Megami Tensei.
Sega broke the news IGN, and told the outlet that it wants to expand the way it tells stories and plans to make that a big part of its business strategy. In other words, some recent live-action game adaptations have made a lot of money at the box office. including his own sound moviesand it wants to keep the money train going.
JRPG franchise persona Sounds like it’ll be the first game to get the live-action treatment as part of Sega’s new customization-focused initiative.
“The worlds of Atlus are filled with drama, innovative style and compelling characters,” says Toru Nakaharaon, one of the principal producers behind the live action sound Movies and Sega’s Head of Entertainment Production. “Stories like the ones in the persona The franchise is really resonating with our fans, and we see an opportunity to expand on the story like no one has seen – or played – before.”
“Together, Sega and Atlus are working to bring these stories and worlds to life through new media and for new audiences,” added Nakaharaon.
Of course, Sega didn’t really have much more to say about these projects at this early stage, in terms of when to expect them, what forms they will take, who is involved in their production, or where they might end up. All Sega tells IGN was that it is currently in talks with various studios and producers about future adaptations.
But with more than 200 streaming services and channels out there all desperate to release as much content as possible to increase subscribers, it’s not hard to imagine a future where an Amazon or a Hulu would be interested in a live-action series based on a popular franchise like persona.
kotaku reached out to Sega and asked if the company had any more details to share about one of its projects.
You can add any potential persona TV shows or movies too the growing list of video game adaptations currently in the works. Hollywood has become hungrier than ever for established IPs and franchises to build films and shows in recent years, and Video games have become fast the latest places for producers to dig for their next big hit.
Meanwhile, if all this is the talk of it persona Movies got you excited to go back and play the original JRPG games, Sega re-releases people 3, 4, and 5 on practically every platform, including switch.
https://kotaku.com/sega-persona-atlus-live-action-movies-tv-jrpg-sonic-1849129503 Persona film or TV series could be on the way from Sega