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Greg Russo, Machinima Teaming For Live-Action Adaptation of F.E.A.R.

May 11, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
F.E.A.R. Alma Wade

A live-action adaptation of the WBIE survival horror game F.E.A.R. is in the works from Machinima and writer Greg Russo. Machinima made the announcement today that they’re teaming with Russo for the film, which will be distributed online.

Machinima General Manager Russell Arons announced the news, saying, “Greg is an inspired screenwriter who clearly loves gaming. To be able to bring his talents to Machinima Studios provides us an amazing opportunity to tackle action-packed series that are certain to appeal to our legions of millennial gamers and fans around the world.”

“As a lifelong gamer, it’s an absolute honor to partner with Machinima, the preeminent provider of digital content to gamers worldwide,” said Russo. “F.E.A.R. holds a special place in my heart. I’m excited to bring my personal passion to this and future projects and can’t wait to see where our partnership goes from here.”

Machinima Studios has developed several long-form live action and animated series based on iconic gaming IPs for traditional and premium digital platforms. Previous releases included Mortal Kombat: Legacy and Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 along with Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, Street Fighter: Resurrection and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.

F.E.A.R. is a horror first-person shooter video game franchise. The story centers around its main antagonist Alma Wade, a powerful psychic girl who has been locked within Armacham Technology Corporation (ATC) where she becomes an unwilling participant in a series of nefarious experiments. Throughout the series, Alma is showcased as a supernatural threat that must be destroyed by any means necessary.

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