One of the most important revelations in horror cinema of 2022 was Barbarianoriginal horror film by the writer and director Zach Creggerand the studios 20th Century Studios and New Regency, which conquered critics and audiences alike, also accumulating a global box office of $45.3 million, with a budget of $4 million.
New Regency Pictures has not ignored such success, and has collaborated with Diversion3 Entertainment to lead the development of barbaritya video game adaptation for PC and consoles (via Bloody Disgusting). Diversion3 Entertainment has worked on video games Friday the 13th: The Gamey Evil Dead: The Game.
The media shares the details.
Tim Hesse, executive producer of Diversion3 Entertainment:
“We are very excited to work with the New Regency team to expand the settings, characters and creatures of Barbarian. The film did a magnificent job of not only scaring audiences with its unexpected and terrifying twists, but also establishing strong characters thrown into terrifying situations.. We hope to explore these themes further in the game.“.
Yariv Milchan, President and CEO of New Regency adds:
“Expanding the Barbarian universe into games provides a new way to capture the horror that made the film a hit. “We are thrilled to collaborate with the incredibly talented team at Diversion3 Entertainment to immerse new and existing fans in this world.”
At the moment there is no scheduled release date for the video game. Barbarian.
The titled Barbarian in our market, it is starred by Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård y Justin Long (Jeepers Creepers). Campbell plays Tess, a young woman who after arriving at a rental house – AirBnB style – during a stormy night, she will discover a secret door in the basement that will lead her to a true nightmare.
“A young woman (Georgina Campbell) traveling to Detroit for a job interview books a rental house. But when she arrives late at night, she discovers that the house is double-booked and a strange man (Bill Skarsgård) is already staying there. Against his better judgment, she decides to spend the night, but soon discovers that there is much more to fear than an unexpected guest.”