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Crossfire to be made into a movie

Feb 14,2020
Local video game company Smilegate is partnering with Sony Pictures to adapt its popular game Crossfire into film, the company reported on Thursday.

Crossfire, launched in 2007, is a popular first-person shooter game that has 1 billion registered user across 80 countries, according to the company.

Tenant Pictures will co-produce and invest in the film.

Smilegate announced that they will be working with Hollywood in 2015 and formed a production contract with producer Neal Mortiz of the “Fast and Furious.” Screenwriter Chuck Hogan of the Michael Bay’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” is reported to have finished the film adaptation’s first version of the script in 2017.

“We will try to set a precedent that shows how the gaming industries’ business models can be diversified through a film,” Paek Min-jung, vice president of the company’s brand marketing department said.

By Lee Jae-lim