Deadline reports Endemol Shine is adapting the Mirror’s Edge video game as live-action, female-led TV series.
According to the report the game, from EA DICE and Electronic Arts, “…is set in a quasi-futuristic dystopian society in which a network of ‘runners’ act as couriers to transmit messages while evading government surveillance.
Here is more, from Deadline:
The game’s main character and heroine is Faith, a runner and skilled warrior whose sister is framed for murder. The narrative follows Faith as she is drawn into the fight against the ruling Conglomerate and becomes enveloped in a conspiracy that could bring down society itself.
“We clearly see Mirror’s Edge as a franchise for the global TV audience,” said Sharon Hall, President of Endemol Shine Studios. “It has a strong female protagonist, a wildly rabid fan base and a worldwide brand that Electronic Arts and EA DICE have done an amazing job establishing.”
Per MirrorsEdge.com, a new version of the game, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, will be released on June 7, 2007. Watch a trailer for the Mirror’s Edge Catalyst game.
Mirror’s Edge says:
Times are about to change in the city of Glass. Barely out of juvenile detention, skilled Runner Faith Connors stirs things up with the city’s Conglomerate and the evil Gabriel Kruger. Faith is forced to start running for something far more important than herself.
Experience the origin story of Faith and master her momentum to traverse the city and fight back against the oppressive powers. Exploring the pristine city districts you’ll discover new friends, exciting missions, and hidden secrets. With Social Play you can challenge your friends by creating time trials among the rooftops.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst will be available on June 7th (NA) and June 9th (EU), 2016 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and on Origin for PC.
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