Reports and rumours have been flying around for a while now, but it looks like we're getting closer to a Fortnite movie becoming a reality sometime in the near future.
Epic's New Entertainment Division
Initially being reported by The Information (and then without a paywall by Eurogamer), Epic's move towards entertainment is an attempt to bolster revenue, alongside crossovers, while mobile earnings struggle.
The entertainment division is reportedly being led (at least in part) by LucasFilm's former VP of physical production, Jason McGatlin.
Lynn Bartsch, who was head of business affairs, and Chris Furia, who vice president of production finance, have also joined Epic recently, following moves away from Lucas Film.
Fortnite Movie Being Considered
While it hasn't been officially confirmed, the same report suggests that a Fortnite movie is already being considered as a project for Epic's new entertainment division.
What form that movie will take, we're not sure, but the LucasFilm connection is promising.
Since Fortnite's story, map, and style have changed so much over the years, it'd be difficult to predict how the movie will play out, when it'll be set, and what it'll look like.
Maybe it'll focus on the game's entire life, looking back at when it took over the gaming landscape a few years ago. It'd fun to see how the game has changed over the years, but in movie form.
In reality, though, it'll likely focus on the characters you know well, such as Jonesy.
Fortnite Movie Release Date
Since the Fortnite Movie is reportedly only being "considered" at the moment, it's impossible to put a release date on it.
It'll likely be a couple of years away once Epic even announce that it's happening, so it's a way away for now.
Whenever we hear more about a Fortnite movie and what Epic's entertainment division are planning, we'll be sure to let you know.