HBO spinning Indie Game: The Movie into series
Cable TV network picks up rights to film, planning half-hour comedy series to be helmed by Hollywood producer Scott Rudin.
At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, first-time filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky debuted Indie Game: The Movie, a film chronicling the efforts of various independent game makers. Now, the movie is heading back to its origin: the living room.
Film news site Deadline reports that premium cable television network HBO has picked up the rights to Indie Game: The Movie and will create a fictional half-hour comedy series based on the film. The report also states that HBO has signed Hollywood producer Scott Rudin (No Country for Old Men, Zoolander) to produce the series.
For more on Indie Game: The Movie, check out GameSpot's interview with filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky.
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