Mass Effect maker BioWare has told MTV that there is a lot of interest in turning the game property into film, both internally and in Hollywood. The franchise is about to get its sequel in Mass Effect 2, a title that’s been richly marketed by publisher EA. It hits shelves today amidst high expectations, and supported by broad critical praise. BioWare s project director on the title Casey Hudson told MTV that there is a tremendous amount of interest from people in Hollywood to make a major motion picture based on the IP. He said the studio is interested but in no rush as it weighs options, wanting to pursue something really right. MTV points out that the Mass Effect IP has already extended into books as well as a comic book line published by Dark Horse Comics.
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