Electronic Arts Signs With United Talent Agency

The game publisher Electronic Arts is teaming up with United Talent Agency to create big budget movies. UTA is helping EA to

“develop a comprehensive strategy for moving its intellectual property into the realm of large-budget motion pictures and television series.”

Mentioned in UTA’s press release was Army Of Two, Need For Speed, and anticipated titles Dead Space and Mirror’s Edge. However, no comment on which EA’s works are going into motion picture developments.

We view EA as an emerging entertainment force, not just because they are a great untapped IP rights holder, but because at their core they care most about how viewers respond to their stories and creative vision, said UTA partner Richard Klubeck in making the announcement. Were excited to work alongside the EA team as they make this important expansion of their intellectual property strategy.

However, The Sims is in script development at 20th Century Fox with producer John Davis and a MySims animated television series in development at Film Roman. EA is also in production with Starz/Film Roman on an animated DVD feature version of its new title Dead Space to launch with the game.

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Posted on July 24, 2008, in Technology, Video Games and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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