Fans of Bethesda Softworks’ Fallout franchise may not know this (I certainly didn’t), but way back in 1998 a movie adaptation of the first game in the series was in the works. Interplay Entertainment, who owned Fallout and Fallout 2 developer Black Isle Studios, had begun a new division called Interplay Films with plans of making multiple movies based on their games.
After the popular debut of the first Fallout in 1997 it was obviously a world that was perfect for film adaptation, but sadly it would never come to be; even with multiple studios interested in the movie, Interplay closed its film division and that was that. Three outlines of what was to become a script were written by Brent V. Friedman while it was still being developed, however, and recently the second treatment was found on a old floppy disk.
So would a Fallout movie have worked or would it have just become another example of how horrible video game movies have been over the years? Click on over to the other side now to find out where you can read the full treatment and share your thoughts below!
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