Dead by Daylight Film Coming
The incredibly popular horror video game Dead by Daylight is set to be adapted into a film as Behaviour Interactive team up with Atomic Monster and Blumhouse.
As reported by Variety, James Wan's Atomic Monster and Jason Blum's Blumhouse will be teaming up with Behaviour Interactive to develop a feature film adaptation of the hit horror multiplayer game, “Dead by Daylight.” Since its launch in 2016 the multiplayer has gone onto to become a fan favourite amongst the horror and gaming community alike. Pitting players against both original characters and iconic slasher characters such as Ghostface, Michael Myers and more.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to work with Jason Blum and James Wan, two giants of the horror film industry, to further expand the ‘Dead by Daylight’ universe. At Behaviour, our motto is to create unique moments, together, forever. Atomic Monster and Blumhouse are the ideal partners to craft ‘Dead by Daylight’s’ killer entrance onto the big screen.” - Stephen Mulrooney, executive vice president at Behaviour Interactive
James Wan added “In ‘Dead by Daylight’ the Behaviour team has created a love letter to the world of horror, building an incredible environment teeming with atmosphere and terrifying villains — perfect for a scary cinematic adaptation. We’re big fans of the game at Atomic Monster, and are thrilled to be teaming up with Blumhouse to bring this frighteningly visceral world to the big screen.”
“We know there are so many fans of ‘Dead by Daylight’ out there and think it’s imperative we find someone who appreciates and loves the world as much as we do, to help us bring the game to the big screen. We know our partners at Behaviour and Atomic Monster will help us bring the best version of this game to life.” - Jason Blum, Blumhouse founder and CEO.
Wan, Blum and Stephen Mulrooney are producing. Behaviour Interactive’s Remi Racine; Atomic Monster’s Michael Clear and Judson Scott; Blumhouse’s Ryan Turek, and Striker Entertainment’s Russell Binder will serve as executive producers. The search for a writer and director is currently underway.