Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fallout franchise’s first installment, and it could be set to coincide with some major news regarding the in-development TV series that was announced to be in the works at Amazon last summer.
Over the years we’ve seen many attempts at trying to establish a Fallout feature film fall by the wayside, but the streaming wars have presented an entirely new avenue, one that Westworld co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are happy to walk down. A big budget, post-apocalyptic action sci-fi show with horror elements has a ton of potential, and could realistically run for countless seasons.
However, we haven’t heard an official peep out of the project since the initial reveal, but during a Reddit AMA, Bethesda Game Studios executive producer Todd Howard offered a brief status update.
“Moving ahead. Really excited to be working with Jonah, Lisa, and Amazon on it.”
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Hardly the most illuminating tidbit we’ve ever heard, but some news is better than no news at all. Bringing Fallout into live-action is an ambitious endeavor, so it’s not a shock that progress has been glacial at best when there’s going to be a whole lot of world-building and even more financial investment required to even approach doing justice to the Wasteland.