Life is Strange gets a TV adaptation

Posted on August 1, 2016

If you haven’t heard of Life is Strange, it’s time to come out from under your rock and get into it, because pretty soon it’ll be turned into a live-action television show! Although details are still emerging regarding the project, Legendary Entertainment has announced that they have acquired the rights to the game developed by Square Enix.

Now for anyone who hasn’t played Life is Strange, it’s a choose your own adventure type of game, rich with storytelling and choices that influence outcomes and endings, which makes a TV show adaptation questionable. However, Life is Strange co-creator Michael Koch has stated that at its very core, Life is Strange is a dark “teenage drama story” and has faith that whatever direction Legendary Entertainment takes, it will end up reflecting the core values of the franchise.

Not much has been revealed surrounding an estimated run time or when to expect a list of cast as the deal has only just been signed, so keep your ears to the ground and wait for more details to emerge over the coming months.

Life is Strange focuses on the story of a young girl named Max Caulfield, a high school senior with an interest in photography who discovers the ability to manipulate time. The game runs over five episodes and has received acclaim for the story, characters and progressive themes you’ll find all throughout the experience. If you’re intrigued to learn more, watch Life is Strange’s release trailer below, and download the first episode for free to give it a go for yourself!