Exciting Upcoming Movies and TV Shows Based on Video Games

Exciting Upcoming Movies and TV Shows Based on Video Games

5. May 2024 by Never

After the success of Fallout on Prime Video and The Last of Us on HBO, the world of video game adaptations continues to expand in Hollywood. Here’s a roundup of what’s in store for gamers and movie enthusiasts in the coming years:

Upcoming Video Game Movies

Borderlands (August 9, 2024)

The highly anticipated adaptation of Gearbox’s looter-shooter, Borderlands, features a star-studded cast including Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Jamie Lee Curtis. Directed by Eli Roth, the film promises to capture the irreverent spirit of the game.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (December 20, 2024)

The third installment of the Sonic movie franchise brings back the beloved blue hedgehog in a new adventure, this time facing off against his rival Shadow, voiced by Keanu Reeves.

Minecraft (April 4, 2025)

Despite initial skepticism, the Minecraft movie continues production with Jason Momoa in a leading role. Directed by Jared Hess, the film is set to blend adventure and fantasy in a world-saving quest.

Mortal Kombat 2 (TBD)

Following the success of the recent Mortal Kombat, the sequel promises to delve deeper into the game’s lore, with Karl Urban joining the cast as Johnny Cage.


Return to Silent Hill (TBD)

Directed by Christophe Gans, a new Silent Hill film based on the acclaimed horror game is in post-production and expected to terrify audiences once again.

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Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 (2025)

Following the box office success of its predecessor, the sequel to Five Nights at Freddy’s is in development, keeping fans on the edge of their seats.


Ghost of Tsushima (TBD)

Chad Stahelski, known for his work on John Wick, is set to adapt the samurai epic Ghost of Tsushima for the big screen, staying true to the game’s legacy.

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu 2 (TBD)

The sequel to the popular Detective Pikachu movie is in the works, promising more live-action Pokémon adventures.


The Legend of Zelda (TBD)

A live-action adaptation of The Legend of Zelda is underway, produced by Shigeru Miyamoto and Avi Arad, with Wes Ball directing.


Upcoming Video Game TV Shows

Twisted Metal (TBD)

The popular vehicular combat game is being adapted into a TV series.

Arcane Season 2 (November 2024)

The animated series set in the League of Legends universe returns to explore new characters and worlds.

Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft (2024)

An animated series bridging the gap between the recent Tomb Raider trilogy and the original saga.

Video Game Enthusiasts Anticipate an Exciting Future in Cinema and Television

With so many exciting projects in the pipeline, video game enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to in the world of cinema and television.