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View Full Version : Ubisoft Motion Pictures aims to bring game franchises to Hollywood

05-12-2011, 06:38 PM
An article in the French magazine, Le Film Francais, stirred up a flurry of speculation this week in Variety (http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118036232?categoryid=4076), Wired (http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2011/05/ubisoft-film-studio/) and elsewhere (http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20059236-17.html) about the game company's film ambitions.

(http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef0154322273f6970c-pi) It turns out that some of the details got lost in translation. Contrary to the headlines swirling in the blogosphere, Ubisoft is not launching a movie studio. But it does want in the movie business and has hired Jean-Julien Baronnet, left, the former chief executive of EuropaCorp., a movie studio co-founded by French director Luc Besson, to oversee their efforts


05-12-2011, 10:29 PM
I wonder if a videogame company in charge of videogame movies = a better videogame film? what do you think?

05-12-2011, 11:15 PM
We'll probably start seeing achievement popups whenever the main character takes a sip of coffee =_=

05-12-2011, 11:44 PM
Have to have a connection to the license server to keep watching?

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