Netflix Is Working on a BioShock Movie

The streaming giant partners with 2K and Take-Two Interactive to produce a film adaptation of the popular video game franchise.

Attila Tomaschek
Attila is a Staff Writer for CNET, covering software, apps and services with a focus on virtual private networks. He is an advocate for digital privacy and has been quoted in online publications like Computer Weekly, The Guardian, BBC News, HuffPost, Wired and TechRepublic. When not tapping away on his laptop, Attila enjoys spending time with his family, reading and collecting guitars.
Expertise Attila has nearly a decade's worth of experience with VPNs and has been covering them for CNET since 2021. As CNET's VPN expert, Attila rigorously tests VPNs and offers readers advice on how they can use the technology to protect their privacy online and
Attila Tomaschek

Netflix is working on a movie based on the BioShock video game franchise, the streaming giant said Tuesday. The movie, in partnership with 2K and Take-Two Interactive, will be based on the popular dystopian video game franchise that includes BioShock, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite.

The sci-fi horror video game was originally released in 2007 by 2K Games, a subsidiary of video game producer Take-Two Interactive. The franchise proved to be extremely popular among gamers, selling more than 39 million copies worldwide across multiple editions and rereleases, according to Netflix.

Take-Two Interactive and 2K will produce the film adaptation, along with Vertigo Entertainment, according to a release provided by Netflix.