Sony Pictures and Tencent partner on Crossfire movie

‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation Lands at Sony (EXCLUSIVE)

According to Variety, Sony Pictures is partnering with Smilegate for a movie adaptation of Crossfire. It has generated more than $ 10.8 billion in revenue for life, and is expected to be one of the highest grossing video games ever created, defending the title of the most played game in the world by number of players of all time.

Another hit game is getting the big-screen treatment.

Initially launched in South Korea in 2007, CrossFire has continued to develop over the previous decade and a half to a devoted participant base of 660 million registered customers throughout 80 global locations and over $10 billion in lifetime income.

Smilegate said that Tencent Pictures, the film-making wing of Chinese media giant Tencent, will co-produce and co-finance the film.

Smilegate said in a statement on Thursday that it has signed a distribution rights deal with Sony Entertainment for the movie adaptation of CrossFire. Moritz has also produced Vin Diesel's Bloodshot and Sonic the Hedgehog, which releases this weekend. And, its electronic sports league enjoys an audience of approximately 20 million people per event. Moritz, who produced numerous Fast and Furious movies as well as 21 Jump Street, Amazon's The Boys, and dozens of other big projects, is on board as a producer.

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