Motion Picture of DEADLIEST WARRIOR Announced
Paramount to do big-screen adaptation of hit Spike TV series...
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Paramount Pictures has announced it made a deal for Shawn Levy's 21 Laps Entertainment to do a big-screen adaptation of sister company Spike TV's original series Deadliest Warrior. The announcement comes on the heels of the show's Season 2 finale. Spike TV has renewed the series for a third season.
Deadliest Warrior pits history's greatest warriors against one another to determine who reigns supreme. Along with the use of 21st century science and the latest in CGI technology, the series enlists world-class fighters, historians and weapons experts to provide insight into the unique history and style of these combatants which culminates in a head-to-head final fight between two warriors to declare which one would have been the deadliest. The first two seasons showed such memorable battles as Spartan vs. Ninja, Viking vs. Samurai, Pirate vs. Knight, Yakuza vs. Mafia and Comanche vs. Mongol.
The film's storyline is being kept under wraps.
Shawn Levy and 21 Laps President Dan Levine will produce the film, with the possibility that Levy may direct.
Source: Edited Paramount PR