Collaboration adapts the franchise as a live-action series to stream exclusively on Binge.com and will be produced by Ubisoft Film & Television alongside Allan Ungar and Vincent Talenti for Binge, Ubisoft’s Jason Altman, Danielle Kreinik and Genevieve Jones will serve as executive producers for the series.
Binge, a brand-new streaming platform, and Ubisoft Film & Television, announced a collaboration to bring the driving action videogame franchise Driver to life. One of Ubisoft’s most revered franchises and first open-world driving action games, the game centers around an undercover agent and ex-racecar driver, John Tanner, whose mission is to take down the local crime syndicate.
Danielle Kreinik, head of television development, Ubisoft Film & Television, said: ‘We’re always open to new vehicles for storytelling so we’re thrilled to partner with Binge, an exciting new platform that’s uniquely dedicated to creating premium entertainment for gaming fans. Our mission at Ubisoft is to bring our games to life in new and exciting ways and create content set in the world, culture and community of gaming. Working with Binge will allow us to bring a Driver series directly to the audience who is most passionate about seeing this franchise come to life’.
Announced during E3 2021, Binge is a new streaming platform that will showcase original premium content inspired by the most popular video game worlds and content creators. The platform is focused on making high-quality entertainment content for gamers – and doing it in a way that respects the fans and the games that inspire them. Led by a team of experienced content producers, united by a passion for games, Binge will be available to stream for free on any Internet connected device when it launches in 2022.
‘Having the opportunity to adapt Driver alongside the team at Ubisoft Film & Television is a dream come true. As longtime fans of the franchise, we’re excited to deliver an original, premium and rich storytelling experience that will take fans and newcomers on a thrilling ride’, added Binge’s Allan Ungar.