Video sport movies are beginning to shed away their unhealthy status within the wake of Uncharted film’s success, as Sony PlayStation Productions has introduced it has began improvement on an adaptation of Days Gone. Though Sam Witwer portrays protagonist Deacon St. John within the sport, Sam Heughan of Outlander is alleged reportedly to starring. Sheldon Turner (X-Men: First Class, The Longest Yard) will write the script. [Thanks, Deadline]
It is unclear why Sam Witwer is not going to reprise his function as Deacon for the Days Gone film. Aside from voice performing, he has a number of live-action credit. He portrayed Benjamin Lockwood or Agent Liberty on Supergirl, Aidan Waite on Being Human, and Davis Bloome on Smallville.
As for Heughan, his most well-known function is James Fraser from Outlander. But he has additionally performed Malcolm within the Royal Lyceum Theatre’s adaptation of Macbeth. Television roles embrace Scott Nielson on Doctors and Geoffrey Wellum on First Light.
Days Gone (Bend Studio) got here out in 2019 and follows the story of former outlaw-turned-drifter Deacon St. John on a journey to seek out his spouse Sarah. The setting is post-apocalyptic Oregon, wherein people reside in camps and zombie-adjacent Freakers roam the Pacific Northwest. The sport combines open-world exploration with an action-adventure RPG.
The Days Gone film adaptation is in improvement. Days Gone is on the market on PS4 and Windows PC.