Pac-Man is getting a live-action movie made by Bandai Namco Entertainment and Wayfarer Studios

Pac-Man is getting a live-action movie from video game company Bandai Namco Entertainment and Wayfarer Studios

Pac-Man has made its way out of the arcade and onto the big screen.

The popular video game character has a live-action movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Bandai Namco Entertainment, the company responsible for creating the character, and Wayfarer Studios are collaborating on the film.

Going Hollywood: Pac-Man made his way out of the arcade and onto the big screen

Wayfarer Studios has produced films such as Five Feet Apart and Clouds among many others.

Pac-Man was created in 1980. Originally called Puck Man in Japan, the video game character has had a lasting impact on popular culture.

He appeared in films such as Wreck-It-Ralph, Ready Player One and more.

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Arcade: Pac-Man was created in 1980. Originally called Puck Man in Japan, the video game character has had a lasting impact on popular culture.

Arcade: Pac-Man was created in 1980. Originally called Puck Man in Japan, the video game character has had a lasting impact on popular culture.

THR also reported that the film will be “based on an original idea by Chuck Williams” who produced Sonic the Hedgehog.

Since the film is still in its early stages, no director or cast member has been announced for the venture.

The success of movies like Sonic the Hedgehog almost certainly helped this next Pac-Man movie get the green light.

Screen Appearances: Appeared in films such as Wreck-It-Ralph, Ready Player One and more

Screen Appearances: Appeared in films such as Wreck-It-Ralph, Ready Player One and more

What characters?  It is not yet known which members of the Pac-Man universe could appear in the film.  Ms. Pac-Man, who became a popular character when her game was first released in 1982, could make an appearance

What characters? It is not yet known which members of the Pac-Man universe could appear in the film. Ms. Pac-Man, who became a popular character when her game was first released in 1982, could make an appearance

The first film, released in 2020, grossed nearly $320 million worldwide against an $85 million budget. Its sequel, released earlier this year, grossed north of $400 million, according to box office mojo.

It is not yet known which members of the Pac-Man universe could appear in the film. Ms. Pac-Man, who became a popular character when her game was first released in 1982, could make an appearance.

The ghosts, who pursue Pac-Man in the arcade game, may appear in the film, although the creators could dig deeper into the character’s rogues’ gallery and choose a lesser-known villain, such as Count Pacula or Mesmerelda, to play. confront the hungry hero.

Villain Role: The ghosts, who pursue Pac-Man in the arcade game, may appear in the film, though the creators may dig deeper into the character's rogues gallery and choose a lesser-known villain, like Count Pacula.

Villain Role: The ghosts, who pursue Pac-Man in the arcade game, may appear in the film, though the creators may dig deeper into the character’s rogues gallery and choose a lesser-known villain, like Count Pacula.

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