As part of a wide-ranging podcast interview about a computer scientist Lex Fridman’s podcastTodd Howard of Bethesda has shared that the upcoming Fallout TV series will not repeat the stories told in the game. The show will air on Prime Video and depicts the aftermath of a nuclear war in an alternate history of a classic 1950s futuristic world, but no release date has been announced.
Howard spoke of his desire to get the original for the 25-year-old series after hearing 10 years of tedious movie recommendations. “When people want to make a movie, they want to tell the story of Fallout 3 or tell the story of Fallout 4, and that’s me,” Howard said (via Eurogamer). “For this, ‘Hey, let’s make something exist in the world of Fallout.'”
Howard added, “Let’s tell a story here that fits the world we’ve built, doesn’t break any rules, can relate to everything in the game, but not the retelling.” game.” In October, he also talked about movie recommendations he’d heard over the years in a promotional video for the show, and explained why his studio put so much faith in it. Westworld’s Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy to produce the adaptation.
This interview also gives insight into Elder Scrolls 6, Stafield, his company’s Xbox sale and Indiana Jones game in progress and their genre challenge. Howard also clarified that his role in the Indiana Jones game is more about “subscribe” on the game as opposed to daily direct participation.
Fallout’s cast includes Kyle MacLachlan, Xelia Mendes-Jones, Aaron Moten, Ella Purnell, and Walton Goggins.
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