Video game 'Assassins Creed' headed to big screen
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Published: 10/21/2011 6:15 PM
Print this article Video games are becoming one of the most popular choices for film adaptations and a classic title is poised to be the next game chosen. Sony is closing in on an agreement to produce a film based on "Assassins Creed" Paste magazine reports.
The game is published by Ubisoft, which is no stranger to turning its titles into movies and television shows. Most recently it announced that it was planning to create a series based on its game "Rayman Raving Rabbids." Additionally, Sony has hinted that it would like to create films based on other games including "Infamous" and "Uncharted."
A film based on "Assassins Creed" would be a big get for Sony as the game has been one of the most popular titles in recent years. According to the publication, Ubisoft has released three games since 2007, selling more than $30 million copies combined.
There have been plenty of excellent films taken from video games in the last several years including "Resident Evil: Afterlife," with a fifth movie in the series planned for 2012, and the Mark Wahlberg-led "Max Payne."
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