AMC is developing an ‘Alan Wake’ TV series based on a video game – Deadline

AMC has thrown its hat into the video game adaptations ring, with a series based on the action-adventure game Alan Wake in the works.

Sam Lake, creative director of Remedy Entertainment, the Alan Wake developer, revealed the news during the game’s 12th anniversary celebration on Thursday. Along with sharing updates on new titles and an upcoming remaster, Lake shared that “AMC, the wonderful, wonderful home of absolutely awesome TV shows has purchased the rights to Alan Wake.”

He continued, “We collaborated on making a TV show. Nothing more to share at this time, but we’ll let you know as soon as there’s anything to announce.

Talk about a Alan Wake the series began in 2018, with LegionPeter Calloway was originally slated to serve as showrunner and Lake as executive producer, per Variety.

Alan Wake First released for Xbox 360 and Windows PC in 2010. Published by Microsoft Studios, the game follows thriller novelist Alan Wake as he seeks to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of his wife in the fictional town of Bright Falls, Washington. . While investigating, Alan discovers that key events from his latest work come to life.

The franchise then expanded in 2012 with the spin-off Alan Wake’s American Nightmare. Revealed at The Game Awards 2021, Alan Wake 2 is in preparation and will be released in 2023.

CMA Alan Wake The series is the latest example of the television field’s growing interest in the gaming space. The last of us is in the works at HBO, Peacock will support twisted metalPrime Video will adapt god of war, fallout and Mass Effect.

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