'BioShock': Francis Lawrence To Direct Netflix's Feature Adaptation Of Popular Video Game; Michael Green Writing Script

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Long-awaited film adaptation for the famous video game series BioShock appears to be gaining momentum in a major way.

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that Netflix will signed Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence to direct the film and Michael Green adapting the script.

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Writing and directing was among the most sought-after positions in the industry following Netflix announced in February 

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that it would partner with the company that holds video games Take-Two Interactive and its game publisher subsidiary 2K to make the BioShock film.

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Studio has been very high on Lawrence since the beginning of spring since he has demonstrated the capability of making popular IP into worldwide hit films. 

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One example is the work Lawrence did with his Hunger Games franchise after Gary Ross quit the show after having directed the first film. 

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The series became a hit; Lawrence has since returned to direct the prequelfilm, Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, that is currently in production and is scheduled to premiere in 2023.

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The award-winning game series that was first released by the company 2K back in 2007, has since sold over 39 million copies through the original release of games, including BioShock, 

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BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite, as in a variety of rereleases, upgraded editions and bundle collections.

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Roy Lee will produce the film with his Vertigo Entertainment company along together with Lawrence on behalf of 2K and about. 

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Roy Lee will produce the film with his Vertigo Entertainment company along together with Lawrence on behalf of 2K and about. 

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The executive producers include Cameron MacConomy for about:blank and Strauss Zelnick for Take-Two.

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Apart from Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Lawrence is also the director of the fantasy film Slumberland with Jason Momoa bowing later this year.

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Lawrence is represented through CAA, 3 Arts Entertainment and Hansen Jacobson.

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Green was most recently in The Jungle Cruise and Death on the Nile. Green is represented through WME, 3 Arts Entertainment and lawyer Patti Felker.

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