The Amazon concern is said to be one step away from starting the series adaptation of the brand Mass Effect. According to reports from Deadline, talks with the owner of the rights, i.e. Electronic Arts, are to be on the home straight. If nothing bad happens, the project will soon be officially announced.
The aim is to place the series in the offer of the Amazon Prime Video streaming service. It is worth recalling that at the beginning of the year, a teaser by Henry Cavill was able to participate in the adaptation of the series. However, the question arises whether the actor is currently busy with the series The Witcher would be able to play in two high-budget TV productions at the same time.
Not all fans Mass Effecta I want a film adaptation.
When reports appeared at the beginning of the year about a possible film with Cavill, Micha Maka, our editor, published a journalist in which he criticized the idea of such a project.
- I love Mass Effect, but I don’t need a movie in this universe
Many of his fears, including the too-long story of the original and the low budget, would not be a problem in the case of the serial adaptation created by Amazon. So it is possible that a possible television incarnation Mass Effecta pleasantly surprise Michaa.
Television development plans Mass Effect fit into the strategy of increased investment in high-budget fantasy series, as Amazon has been implementing for some time. So far, it is bringing very good results. The Boys turned out to be the biggest hit in the history of Prime Video. The first three episodes of The Wheel of Time debuted last week. This debut turned out to be a great success. Three days after the premiere, these episodes were watched several dozen million times.
In turn, the premiere of The Lord of the Rings series is planned for next year. Amazon Prime Video has a well-placed fantasy and superhero genres. Currently, the science fiction category is covered by The Expanse website, but its last season will debut soon. So a new super-production of this type and adaptation would be of use Mass Effect She would be great for that.
Cinematic adaptations of games are usually not very successful, but there is a chance that serial adaptations will do much better. This month’s animated Arcane on Netflix turned out to be one of the year’s nicest surprises. Next year, the premieres of two high-budget projects by HBO and Halo, aimed at Paramount +, are planned.