Dead Island is a highly popular zombie action game that has sold over eight million copies. Another is due out early 2015, it’s popular and is only going to get more popular.
So expect a movie adaptation because that’s exactly what is going to happen. Deep Silver and Occupant Entertainment are looking to bring the idea to the big screen.
“Deep Silver has created a highly successful game franchise based on very cinematic, widely viewed and well received trailers, which provide a great template for launching a film franchise with a distinctive and commercial take on the zombie apocalypse. We want to find the right filmmaker and present somewhat of an open canvas, to make something distinct and original that also appeals to and expands the core audience.”
For those interested in the general idea, the trailer for the latest game below.