Warner Bros’ Machinima is adapting is horror game F.E.A.R. into a video series and its called on Greg Russo to help with the task. Under the development deal, Russo — known for screenwriting New Line Cinema’s take on “Mortal Kombat” and Screen Gems’ “Resident Evil” reboot — will work with Machinima to create and develop original programming for online distributors. And the first project he has bee tasked with is adapting Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s survival horror franchise F.E.A.R.
Released in 2005, the first-person shooter follows the First Encounter Assault Recon as they fight against a young psychic girl named Alma Wade.
“Greg is an inspired screenwriter who clearly loves gaming,” said Machinima general manager Russell Arons told The Hollywood Reporter, who first reported on the news. “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.”