Leprechaun: Origins Director to Helm Dead Rising Film
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 08.20.2014
Based on the zombie video game…
The Wrap reports that director Zach Lipovsky (Leprechaun: Origins) is now set to helm a live-action feature adaptation based on the Capcom video game franchise, Dead Rising. The film is being produced for Sony's Crackle streaming video service.
Executive producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura confirmed the news. The film will be a 90-minute feature based on the zombie game. It's the first film release for Legendary Digital Media.
Lipovsky will direct the film from a script by Tim Carter, who is producing the project for his Contradictions Films banner. Dead Rising is set for a digital release in the US for Crackle before a multi-platform release later.