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6 Upcoming Videogame Films We're Looking Forward To

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Love them or hate them, video game films have done incredibly well at the box office, drawing in millions year after year. Here's a look at the biggest franchises set to get the big screen treatment soon.

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BorderlandsRelease: 2022, TheatricalThe Borderlands film will be directed by Eli Roth, best known for his work in the horror genre – and takes us back to the four main characters we met in the original game from 2009. 

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Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among ThievesRelease: March 3, 2023, TheatricalWhile not strictly a video game series, D&D is firmly cemented in geek culture both digital and otherwise. We're especially excited to see Hugh Grant in this upcoming fantasy epic.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 3Release: December 20, 2024, TheatricalAfter a pretty fun romp in the second film, Sonic seems here to stay for a third film – possibly with the inclusion of his edgy anti-hero frenemy, Shadow the Hedgehog.

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Gears of WarRelease: N/AAnnounced on the franchise's 16th anniversary, Netflix is set on making both a feature film and an animated series focused on The Coalition Studio's brutish, violent vision of Earth's future.

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The Super Mario Bros. MovieRelease: 7 April 2023, TheatricalChris Pratt as Mario... who'd have guessed? With an interesting cast rounded out by Jack Black and Keegan-Michael Key, this is the first time we'll be seeing a Mario feature film in over thirty years.

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BioshockRelease: N/AOne of gaming's most twisted, fascinating worlds, the terrifying and gripping tale of Bioshock has been a fan favourite for years – offering a thrilling mindbender that seems well-suited for a film adaptation.