A live-action Pac-Man movie is in the planning stages
The yellow smiley is on its way to the big screen from the producer who worked on the film version of "Sonic the Hedgehog"
Matan Benishi, the gaming channel system
Tuesday, 09 August 2022, 07:50
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Forgive me for being a bit cynical, yes?
But with Hollywood's lack of originality and their never-ending hunger to build-on-existing-franchises-instead-of-thinking-about-something-original, and after quite recently films have been released based on Sonic the Hedgehog, Tomb Raider, and Uncharted or even Angry Birds - we'll see That it's time for Pac-Man to get a film adaptation.
According to a Hollywood Reporter report, Bandai Namco, which owns the rights to the brand, is teaming up with Wayfarer Studios, which was responsible for producing the musical drama Clouds on Disney Plus, to bring the yellow smiley face that eats ghosts to the big screen.
The plan is to make a full length live action movie, so get ready for another summer movie with the kids on vacation.
The film will be produced by Chuck Williams, who also served as a producer on the Sonic the Hedgehog films in recent years.
Beyond that, no further details were revealed.
The last times Pac-Man appeared in the cinema was in the movie "Ralph the Destroyer" alongside dozens of classic characters from the world of gaming in its early days, or that time we'd rather forget in the movie "Pixels" by Adam Sandler.
An animated film based on Pac-Man is in the planning stages (photo: official website, Bandai Namco Entertainment)
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