Kyle MacLachlan, Xelia Mendes-Jones, And Aaron Moten Join Amazon's Fallout Series - Report
The show's plot remains a mystery, though its cast is finally taking shape.
Amazon's Fallout series has added Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks), Xelia Mendes-Jones (Father Stu), and Aaron Moten (Next) to its cast as series regulars in undisclosed roles, according to Variety. The series went into production in January this year after a teaser was first released in 2020.
The three newly selected actors join previously announced cast members Ella Purnell and Walton Goggins. No information has been shared for pretty much everyone's role in the video game adaptation series, aside from Goggins--who will play a "ghoul-like character." Similarly, Not much is known about the story this series will tackle, and whether it will adapt an existing one or tell an entirely original tale within the Fallout setting. Back in 2021, executive producer Lisa Joy (Westworld) offered a small tease on the series' planned tone, saying it's "just a gonzo, crazy, funny, adventure and a mindf**k like none you’ve ever seen before."
Todd Howard and Jason Altman from Bethesda are executive producers. As for the Fallout game series, 2018's Fallout 76 is the latest entry in the series. Developer Bethesda Game Studios' next project is Starfield, which releases sometime in the first half of 2023.
The Fallout TV series is one of a handful of upcoming video game productions in the works at Amazon. Earlier this year, Amazon signed dj2 Entertainment to a first-look deal to create gaming content for Prime Video, including potential adaptations of Life Is Strange and Disco Elysium.
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