Pac-Man Gets a Live-Action Movie – News


The Hollywood Reporter reported on Monday that Pac man gets a live action movie by Bandai Namco Entertainment and Wayfarer Studios by Justin Baldoni and Steve Sarowitz. The film is in development.

Lightbeam Entertainment’s Chuck Williams (live-action sonic the hedgehog) is credited for the original idea. Williams and Tim Kwok of Lightbeam will produce the film, along with Baldoni, Manu Gargi and Andrew Calof of Wayfarer Studios.

Wayfarer Studios produced the film Clouds on Disney+.

Bandai Namco Entertainmentit is Pac man Game franchise debuted its original arcade game in 1980.

Bandai Namco published the PAC MAN MUSEUM+ collection of games for xbox one, PlayStation 4, nintendo Switch and PC on May 27. The company launched the online multiplayer game Pac man 99 for free digitally and exclusively to nintendo Switch Online members in April 2021.

The franchise inspired the Pac-World television anime series in 2013.

Sources: The Hollywood Reporter (Mia Galuppo), Deadline (Matt Grobar)

Disclosure: Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings Inc., is a non-controlling minority shareholder of Anime News Network Inc.


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