Bethesda will entrust the adaptation of the famous series of games "The Elder Scrolls" to only one person - Peter Jackson - the director of the trilogy "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit". About this with reference to the studio's management reports the publication Gamespot.
According to the vice president of Bethesda Softworks, Pete Hines, offers for movieing movies based on games from the company's library are received regularly, but Bethesda has refused. Are we going to let other people decide what the world of "Fallout" or "The Elder Scrolls" or "Dishonored" will be like? We don't want those outside of our franchises to dictate how the project should look like, "he said.
But Bethesda will change its mind if Peter Jackson wants to take the director's chair. If he appears in our office and says: "I want to make a movie based on your game," we are ready for serious negotiations, "said game director Todd Howard.
Recall that "The Elder Scrolls" is a series in the genre of role-playing games from the first or third person. The player is given freedom of action and a large open world where he himself can decide where to go and how to act. Three games, namely Morrowind (2002), Oblivion (2006) and Skyrim (2011), have received Best Game of the Year awards from many popular titles.
At the time of this writing, the latest project in the series is "The Elder Scrolls Online", which was released in 2014. Also in development is The Elder Scrolls: Legends, scheduled for release in 2016.
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