Prepare to experience Life is Strange’s surreal journey once again, thumbs not required
Today brings good news for fans of one of last year’s most memorable adventures. Max and Choloe’s time-shifting adventure will be brought to life with a new series. Legendary Digital Studios and Square Enix will be teaming up to create a digital series based on Dontnod’s episodic adventure series, Life Is Strange, Greg Siegel, Senior Vice President of Development and Production for Legendary Digital Studios announced today. The project will be developed and produced in conjunction with Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons of dj2 Entertainment who recently produced the upcoming big screen adaptation of Sonic the Hedgehog for Sony Pictures. The Life is Strange digital series was brought into Legendary by Cory Lanier who will oversee the project with Siegel. Square Enix confirmed that all studios involved are currently meeting with potential writers for the series adaptation.
“Life is Strange is one of those rare properties that combines incredibly developed characters and storylines with deeply engaging gameplay,” said Siegel. “It lends itself perfectly to live-action imaginings. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Square Enix, DONTNOD Entertainment and dj2 to bring the world of Arcadia Bay to life in an exciting new way.”
“We’re proud and excited to be working alongside Legendary to realise a new version of Arcadia Bay and Blackwell Academy complete with our rich cast of realistic, believable characters and memorable events,” said Jon Brooke, VP Brand and European Marketing at Square Enix. “Now that the first episode of the Life is StrangeD game is free to download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac and PC, there’s never been a better time to play or to introduce a friend to the beautiful world of Arcadia Bay”.