Does Disney have a Fortnite movie in the works?

Does Disney have a Fortnite movie in the works?

After a few associations, this is the first time that Disney has initiated such collaborative communication with Epic Games…

Disney is developing its address book, deepening its relations with the Epic Games studio – leaving doubts about an audiovisual project Fortnite.

Why not ?

As a reminder, barbie of Greta Gerwig inspired a craze for a whole new type of film. Since the unanimous success, films Uno, Polly Pocket or Hot Wheels are in production… This is without taking into account the adjacent influence of Super Mario Bros The Movie (available on FirstMax), which helped bring video game adaptations up to date. The Illumination/Universal film generated $1.28 billion in global revenue

The video game Fortnite exploded the year it launched in 2017, generating profits amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars per month. Hundreds of millions of players around the world fight in a colorful battle royale, contributing to the happiness of billionaire studio Epic Games.

Disney thus announces a $1.5 billion stake in the studio, to create a universe Fortnite with the house licenses of Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar.

“In addition (…) to interact with Fortnitethe new persistent universe will provide a multitude of opportunities for consumers to play, watch, purchase and interact with content, characters and stories from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Avatar and more. specifies the press release accompanying the announcement.

Fortnite has already highlighted the Disney branches within its transformed map, particularly with licenses Marvel or Star Wars. This is the first time that such a big step forward towards the studio has been so claimed by Disney.

“This is Disney’s largest entry into the video game world, providing significant opportunities for growth and expansion. We can’t wait for fans to discover the Disney stories and worlds they love ‘a new and revolutionary way’, commented Bob Igerthe CEO of the firm.

Once this process has been initiated, will the two studios continue their collaboration around a series? Of a film ? Or both ? To be continued…

One of the highly anticipated future video game adaptations is that of the most popular animated pixel: Minecraft. We will find on the poster of the Warner Bros. film. Jason Momoa, Jack Black, Danielle Brooks And Jennifer Coolidge. The ambitious project should see the light of day April 2, 2025 At the movie theater.

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