Hit Slime Rancher Game Franchise Gets Movie Adaptation
Exciting news for gamers and movie enthusiasts alike as Story Kitchen teams up with Monomi Park to bring the beloved video game franchise Slime Rancher to life in a feature film adaptation. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain
Monomi Park's flagship game, Slime Rancher, initially launched in Early Access in 2016 before its full release in 2017. Garnering immense popularity, the game has earned a remarkable 98% positive average score on Steam, making it one of the highest-rated games of all time on the platform. Boasting over 6 million copies sold across various platforms and a global player base of more than 15 million, Slime Rancher has captured the hearts of gamers worldwide. Its sequel, Slime Rancher 2, also proved its mettle by selling over 300,000 copies within its first week after launching into Early Access on September 22, 2022.
The original game immerses players in a first-person sandbox adventure where they assume the role of Beatrix LeBeau, an adventurous rancher seeking a life light-year away from Earth on the enigmatic 'Far, Far Range.' Juggling daily challenges and daring opportunities, players engage in the bustling business of slime ranching, creating an engaging and addictive gameplay experience.
Story Kitchen, founded by Derek Kolstad (renowned for his work on John Wick) along with Dmitri M. Johnson (Sonic the Hedgehog Film & TV Producer) and Mike Goldberg (former APA agent/partner), is on a mission to translate captivating gaming universes into captivating cinematic journeys. Their recent Splinter Cell endeavours include bringing game-to-TV adaptations like Tomb Raider and Splinter Cell to Netflix, among other exciting projects.
Represented by Simon Pulman & Briana Hill at Pryor Cashman LLC, Story Kitchen continues to expand its creative horizons, turning virtual adventures into tangible cinematic experiences that captivate audiences across the globe.