A new report has surfaced that details plans that Sega has to adapt some of its game series into film and TV projects.
Variety reports that media executive Evan Choflin has been hired to Stories International, an entertainment company co-owned by Sega, to produce film and TV show projects for various digital platforms.
In the running to be turned into live-action and animated projects are Streets of Rage, Shinobi, Altered Beast, Crazy Taxi, and Rise of Nightmares.
The president and CEO of Stories International Tomoya Suzuki had the following to say on Evan Choflin:
With his impeccable taste and experience developing and producing entertainment in nearly every format imaginable, Evan is the unique executive to revitalize and canonize our partners’ brands by working with Hollywood to create stories that will last for centuries.
While nothing has been confirmed, Sega would join Nintendo, Capcom, and many other gaming dominated companies that have adapted some of their gaming properties into film projects.
Only time will tell as to whether Sega goes through with these adaptations.
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