'Fallout' TV series: 5 things to know about Amazon Prime's game-based show
Jonathan Nolan is set to direct Prime's new show based on the topselling game 'Fallout'
Fans of the much-loved and acclaimed game series 'Fallout' can get excited as the show based on it is finally going into production! Amazon Prime Video which bought the rights to develop a series on the worldwide bestselling role-playing game had announced it back in July and only just brought on its showrunners.
The brilliant Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner have been announced as showrunners while 'Westworld's Jonathan Nolan will direct Amazon Prime's new project and so there is much anticipation. The video games, set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, has a harsh in-game environment and is loved by players over the globe. So just imagine what power a live-action version will hold. With such exciting updates from Amazon Studios, read on to know what to expect from the upcoming series.
When is 'Fallout' releasing and where to watch it?
So far no release date has been announced, so watch this space for more updates. The series is set to arrive on Amazon Prime Video.
What is 'Fallout' about?
The game is set in a post-apocalyptic timeline in an alternate setting dated to the 23rd century. Its retrofuturistic setting and artwork are influenced by the post-war culture of the 1950s United States. The combination of hope for the promises of better technology with the use of nuclear power to build a Utopia by older generations exploded upon itself which forms the wasteland setting. The conditions which are serious and harsh in tone, yet sprinkled with moments of ironic humor are what make the game captivating. The Prime series will see this world brought to life as characters battle for survival.
Who stars in the Amazon Prime Video series?
With the show going into production soon, casting calls have just begun so there is no confirmed cast members as of yet. Watch this space for further news.
Geneva Robertson-Dworet ('Captain Marvel') and Graham Wagner ('Silicon Valley') will be showrunners on the project. The Prime Video show will be executive-produced by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Bethesda Game Studios’ Todd Howard and Bethesda Softworks’ James Altman are also on board as executive producers. Roberson who has co-written the screenplay for Marvel's hit movie 'Captain Marvel', Graham Wagner brought 'Silicon Valley' and Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy the creators of 'Westworld' are coming together so expectations for the show are high.
So far no trailer has been released, but keep watching this space for more updates.