Amazon teams up with ‘Sonic’ producers to adapt more video games for the small screen

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Amazon continues to bet on nurturing its video-on-demand platform, Prime Video, with new original content. The internet giant has taken a step in this direction by sign an agreement with dj2 Entertainmentthe production company in charge of adapting games like ‘Sonic’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ to the small screen.

According dead line, the agreement will lead to the creation of content based on video game franchises, which will come exclusively to Prime Video. At the moment it is unknown which will be the intellectual properties (IPs) chosen for this project. There are also no details on whether it will be series, movies or both.

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In full swing of video game adaptations, with ‘Uncharted’, ‘Halo’ and ‘Bioshock’ on the way, to mention a few examples, Amazon decides to partner with an experienced company in the sector. DJ2 has worked on bringing franchises like ‘Sonic’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ to the small screen.

But the production company is also working on other adaptations, such as ‘Life is Strange’, ‘It Takes Two’ and ‘Disco Elysium’. In other words, it is a company with some experience in the world of adaptations. Now Amazon will use its experience to strengthen Prime Video with new content.

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“The dj2 team has long believed that video games would one day serve as the incredible source material for stories told on television and in film,” said Dmitri M. Johnson, CEO and founder of dj2 following the partnership announcement. with Amazon.c

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“The possibilities are endless for what we can create together for our global audiences,” says Nick Pepper, head of creative studio content for Amazon Studios. As mentioned above, at the moment, details are scarce. Now it only remains to wait to see the evolution of the project.

Amazon continues to bet on nurturing its video-on-demand platform, Prime Video, with new original content. The internet giant has taken…

Amazon continues to bet on nurturing its video-on-demand platform, Prime Video, with new original content. The internet giant has taken…

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