⁹Hazelight Studios’ award winning videogame “It Takes Two” is being adapted into a film and tv series by dj2 Entertainment.
Hazelight Studios developed the game “It Takes Two” with Electronic Arts as its publisher.
The game follows the married couple Cody and May who are struggling with their marriage and are close to getting a divorce.
The events deeply affect their daughter, Rose.
Somehow, Rose’s tears transformed Cody and May into toys.
The two travel through the colorful wonders of their own home to get back to themselves..
Quite notable, “It Takes Two” is strictly a two player game.
The two players must work together to get through missions and puzzles.
‘It Takes Two’ Videogame Being Adapted Into Film And TV
“A Way Out” is another game that Hazelight has created before which had a similar premise.
Several award-giving bodies have nominated the game for various categories.
It even won Game of the Year, Best Family Game, Best Multiplayer game in The Game Awards 2021.
It has also won Best Multiplayer Game in the Golden Joystick Awards 2021.
The list goes on.
dj2 Entertainment is a feature film and tv digital content production company, focused on making video game related content.
They have made content for Hawken, Rival Peak, and others.
They are currently working on an animated Tomb Raider (with Hayley Atwell as Lara Croft), Life is Strange, a live action Disco Elysium and more.
Their most famous work to date is the highly successful Sonic The Hedgehog movie with Jim Carrey as Doctor Robotnik.
Hazelight Studios’ has partnered with dj2 Entertainment to create the film and series.
Pat Casey and Josh Miller will be writing for the project.
dj2 Entertainment CEO, Dimitri Johnson said:
dj2 is honored to partner with Josef, Oskar [Wolontis], and the incredible team at Hazelight Studios on the linear media adaptation of ‘It Takes Two.’ Just like the rest of the gaming world, we fell head-over-heels in love with Cody, May, Rose, Dr. Hakim and the imaginative fantasy universe Hazelight have created, and can’t wait to bring these characters -and this world- to life on the big and small screen.
As of the moment, there are no film or TV studios attached to the project. The project is currently in a bidding war.