Why Film Producers Are So Excited About the Metaverse: ‘Everybody’s Dream Can Come True’

WrapPRO Special Series: From financing to distribution, there’s great promise in the next iteration of the internet for movie producers and fans

When film producer John Baldecchi describes the metaverse, he doesn’t envision the elaborate virtual worlds and avatars as seen through bulky VR headsets or the visions imagined by “Ready Player One” and Mark Zuckerberg. But he does see the future.

For Baldecchi, whose credits include “The Mexican” and “Happy Death Day,” the metaverse could change the way Hollywood does business and redefine who owns what in the online ecosystem.

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Brian Welk

Film Reporter • brian.welk@thewrap.com • Twitter: @brianwelk