DEADLIEST WARRIOR Television Series Being Adapted for the Big Screen
Published: September 15, 2010 - 8:38pm
Paramount Pictures has just issued a press release announcing their plans to turn the combat-heavy, Spike TV series into a studio feature.
Paramount Pictures announced today it has made a deal for Shawn Levy's 21 Laps Entertainment to do a big-screen adaptation of sister company Spike TV's original hit series Deadliest Warrior. The announcement comes on the heels of the show’s Season 2 finale, which brought about exceptional ratings for the network. 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.
To read the full press release from Paramount, CLICK HERE.
If you're not familiar with the series, check out this clip from Deadliest Warrior Season 2 as well as the video game trailer: