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Netflix announces Beyond Good & Evil movie

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While news about Beyond Good & Evil 2 remains thin on the ground, Netflix has confirmed (opens in new tab) a Hollywood Reporter story (opens in new tab) about a movie based on the "epic space pirate adventure" being in the works.

Rob Letterman, previously responsible for the actually-quite-decent Detective Pikachu movie, will be directing, with Jason Altman and Margaret Boykin producing.

After the success of The Witcher and Castlevania, Netflix seem intent on continuing their adaptations of videogame properties, with even Cuphead about to get its own TV show (opens in new tab), as well as Splinter Cell (opens in new tab) and Dragon's Dogma (opens in new tab)

Jody Macgregor
Jody Macgregor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was published in 2015, he edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and actually did play every Warhammer videogame.