A online game primarily based on the Reese Witherspoon movie sequence Legally Blonde is in growth. Australia’s PlaySide Studios has partnered with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) to create the sport, which can be free-to-play for iOS and Android.
The title relies on the 2001 unique Legally Blonde and its 2003 sequel, Purple, White, and Blonde.
The Melbourne-based PlaySide bills itself because the go-to studio for Hollywood studios seeking to spin their movies into cell video games. The studio beforehand launched cell video games primarily based on large film and TV franchises likes Vehicles, Jumanji, Batman, SpongeBob, and The Strolling Useless. These embrace Jumanji: Epic Run, The Strolling Useless: Saints & Sinners, and Vehicles: Lightning League, amongst others.
PlaySide’s vp, TJ Munusamy advised VentureBeat that the Legally Blonde franchise continues to be very fashionable, which is a part of the rationale why MGM is working with the studio on the sport.
“We have now a great relationship with MGM and we cherished the franchise,” Munusamy stated. “It is about ladies’s empowerment. She’s sensible, savvy, and has a complicated facet. It is a type of movies that’s a traditional. And cell free-to-play has been our bread and butter.”
A 3rd Legally Blonde film is within the works for 2022, with Witherspoon coming again to look within the movie written by Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor.
PlaySide’s Legally Blonde sport will mix match-3 and story parts, and it is projected to launch in 2021. No footage or belongings from the sport have been launched but.
Cellular video games are massively well-liked, much more so than console and PC titles, which is a part of the rationale why EA, Activision Blizzard, and others are pushing so laborious on that entrance. For its half, EA just lately paid greater than $2 billion to acquire the developer of the Kim Kardashian mobile game, whereas Activision Blizzard might launch cell video games for every one of its franchises as a result of mobile is the company’s biggest platform.