We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

BioShock film adaptation announced

'Pirates of the Caribbean' director on board

The film adaptation of the critically acclaimed first-person shooter game BioShock will be produced by Universal Pictures, directed by Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean), and written by John Logan (Gladiator), 2K Games has confirmed.

REVIEW: BIOSHOCK

According to Next-Generation, no release date has been announced, but pre-production has already begun.

"BioShock fans appreciate the depth and complexity of the game, and our partnership with Gore Verbinski will introduce the world of Rapture to an even wider audience," said 2K Games president Christoph Hartmann. "In addition to his impressive body of work, Gore is an avid videogamer and true fan of BioShock. That was extremely important to us in deciding to move forward with this project."

BioShock won numerous Game of the Year awards in 2007, particularly for its sophisticated story, art direction and use of plasmid power-ups. A sequel was announced for release in 2009.


IDG UK Sites

LG G4 launch live blog: What to expect from the LG G4 launch

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch release day: Twitter reacts

IDG UK Sites

Doctor Who scoops VFX gong at BAFTA TV Craft Awards

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch buying guide, price list & where to buy today: Which Apple Watch model, size, material,?......