Legendary Digital Media, Contraduction Films, and Comcept today announced they will develop a live-action feature-length movie for digital platforms based on the upcoming game Mighty No. 9.
Legendary Digital previously distributed and Contradiction produced Dead Rising: Watchtower, which was releasead on the Crackle online streaming service. A sequel to Watchtower is currently in production.
“The announcement that Legendary Digital is collaborating with Contradiction and comcept on creating a live action project based on Mighty No. 9 is really amazing, not only for myself and the rest of the team at Comcept who worked on the game, but also for all the fans who have supported the project,” said Comcept CEO Keiji Inafune. “This collaboration will give our creation the ability to reach people all over the world. Thanks to all of your support, we have fulfilled another one of our dreams,” Inafune added.
Mighty No. 9 follows an android named Beck, unit number nine in a team of ten combat androids dubbed “Mighty Numbers.” When a computer virus strikes, attacking his fellow robots and machines around the world, Beck is the only one in his line not affected. With the help of his best friend Call, Beck must find the villain responsible for the virus.
Mighty No. 9 the video game is due out via retail and digitally for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U, and digitally for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, Linux, and Mac on September 15 in the Americas and September 18 in Europe. It will launch digitally at a later date for PS Vita and 3DS.