TV and film adaptations for games are pretty common nowadays, and Fallout's next in line at Amazon Prime. Reports are now emerging that Westworld's co-creator, Jonathan Nolan, has signed on to direct the first episode, now its been officially greenlighted.
Variety reports that Nolan, who was previously believed to be one of the show's executive producers alongside Lisa Joy (Westworld's other co-creator), has signed on for directing duties instead. Amazon's TV series was first announced back in July 2020, with Todd Howard joining as an executive producer.
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Fallout TV Series' First Episode Will Be Directed By Westworld Creator Jonathan Nolan
Variety also confirmed that Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner will be the show's co-showrunners. While Wagner has been part of TV shows such as The Office, Silicon Valley, and Portlandia, Robertson-Dworet previously co-wrote the screenplays for Captain Marvel and Tomb Raider's 2018 reboot.
As for the upcoming series, Joy and Nolan both previously described the Fallout franchise of games as "one of the greatest game series of all time.” We'll keep you informed when we hear more, so make sure to follow us for further gaming news and updates as it happens.