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System Shock Live-Action TV Series in the Works

Binge and Nightdive Studios are teaming as much as produce a live-action collection primarily based on the critically acclaimed System Shock franchise.

IGN has decrypted a message in our on-line world and found that System Shock is being tailored right into a live-action TV collection that might be produced by Allan Ungar, who directed and co-wrote the Uncharted fan film that went viral just a few years in the past. Nightdive Studios’ Stephen Kick and Larry Kuperman will each function government producers on the venture.

The authentic System Shock recreation drops gamers into Citadel Station, the place an indentured hacker wakes up from a coma solely to search out themselves plunged into the twisted aftermath of a mutiny and instantly confronted by armies of cyborgs, robots, and a corrupt AI named SHODAN that controls operations and threatens to unleash terror at the area station.

“I’ve all the time believed {that a} live-action adaptation of System Shock can be the excellent medium to retell the harrowing story of Citadel station and its rogue AI that topics the crew to unimaginable horror,” stated Kick, Nightdive’s CEO and Founder. “We’re very excited to see the gifted group at Binge deliver System Shock to life in horrifyingly actual and new methods.”

The live-action System Shock collection might be launched completely on Binge, an all-new streaming platform devoted to delivering premium leisure for avid gamers. Binge’s streaming service will launch in 2022 with a library of authentic collection and exhibits impressed by widespread video video games that can stream free of charge on any internet-connected machine.

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System Shock joins Binge’s authentic content material slate, which additionally consists of an adaptation of the Driver video games that can “concentrate on spy and ex-racecar driver John Tanner as he tries to take down against the law syndicate.” That collection is being produced by Ungar and Binge’s Vincent Talenti, with a group of government producers hailing from Ubisoft Film & Television.

Adele Ankers is a contract author for IGN. Follow her on Twitter.

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