The hugely popular first-person shooter CrossFire is becoming a movie. Variety reports that Sony Pictures has landed the rights to make a movie based on Smilegate’s shooter, which by some accounts and definitions is the world’s most popular FPS.
Fast & Furious producer Neal Moritz is producing the movie, which is written by Chuck Hogan. Hogan wrote the Benghazi movie 13 Hours. He also wrote the book Prince of Thieves, which Ben Affleck adapted into the Oscar-nominated movie The Town.
Tencent Pictures, the movie arm of the Chinese internet giant that owns shares in numerous video game developers, is co-financing and co-producing the movie. The film was actually announced back in 2015, but as is often the case in Hollywood, things can move slowly.
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