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    Default Wipeout Movie

    So, a short while ago Neill Blomkamp (movie director) posted a tweet just saying "FEISAR, AG SYSTEMS, PIR-HANA". Later he asked about places for researching Wipeout lore! Is it possible that he's interested in making a movie in Wipeout universe?
    Let me know what you think!

    Sources:
    https://twitter.com/NeillBlomkamp/st...87491420647425
    https://twitter.com/NeillBlomkamp/st...32490406502400

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    I'd love to see a WipEout movie! The lore is super interesting and extensive, as seen in the games' instruction manuals, HellfireWZ's videos and especially Damon Fairclough's original lore from the first two games (which he himself has actually mentioned in his reply to Neill's tweet!)

    Of course, I myself am very active in the fiction section of this forum, as much as it constitutes 'lore', so count me very excited to see if anything develops...

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    Anything is possible but we will find out in the end.......

    stevie

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    Color me intrigued. What do I have to do to get involved? Where do I apply?

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    I too, want to be involved in such a project one day, as I've stated numerous times that my ultimate dream as a filmmaker is to be involved in a film adaptation of WipEout. It's interesting that the same guy who's directing Gran Turismo wants to make a WipEout film. Some of the lore I wrote in the fan-fiction forums can also be of good inspiration. However, it's likely the WipEout film he'll make will focus more on the AGRC, as it will take numerous installments to cover all leagues.

    It will also mean that WipEout will be the flagship centerpiece of PlayStation cinema, and this makes me really excited for the future. It will be even more of cinema than Martin Scorsese considers to be cinema.
    Last edited by GBalao888; 2nd June 2023 at 12:13 PM.

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    Neil is about to stumble upon an entire movie franchise's worth of lore. There's so many ways to tie the racing action into underlying championship political intrigues and so many characters to choose from, his grounded sci-fi directing expertise may just create a hit. The griminess and scale of the ships and tracks, the technology level, the white-knuckle Phantom speed, Zone mode training simulations...

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