After creating a deal with Ubisoft, Screen Gems have acquired the rights to create a film based on the hit video game series Just Dance. The project will also be developed by Ubisoft themselves alongside Olive Bridge Entertainment to produce the worldwide gaming phenomenon. The film will be made to celebrate the game’s 10 year anniversary as it first premiere in 2009.
The film will have Will Gluck of Easy A fame to produce and write the film, however, despite experience as a director, has not been hired to direct. The film has not received any word of a director just yet. However, one thing that is for certain, the film will do it’s best to feature many of the songs featured in the games. Mainly artists that are Sony based talent are expected to have their songs featured in the films, considering Screen Gems is owned by Sony Entertainment. Talent like Shakira, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, The Chainsmokers and many other are expected to have their songs be featured in this video game adaptation. With the game being a hit on Sony Platforms and having so many musical artists under their belt, it’s expected that Just Dance could make for a prolific film franchise for Sony Pictures.