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Dead Island Game Lunges to Big Screen

Lionsgate has picked up the rights to develop a feature film based on the zombie videogame DEAD ISLAND, reports Variety.

Lionsgate has picked up the rights to develop a feature film based on the zombie videogame DEAD ISLAND, reports Variety. The game follows a family on a tropical vacation when a zombie outbreak occurs.

Sean Daniel and Stefan Sonnenfeld will produce. The Sean Daniel Company's Jason Brown and Sunny Field Prods.' Missy Papageorge are the exec producers. Sunny Field's Sarah Perlman is co-producing. Alli Shearmur and Jim Miller are shepherding for Lionsgate.

The Deep Silver game has sold more than 2 million units since its release on Sept. 6.

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