Moogles and Chocobos and Cid, oh my!
A Final Fantasy XIV TV show is in the works, Sony Pictures Television and Hivemind have recently confirmed.
“The live-action television series will tell an original story set in the fantastic world of Eorzea, based on Final Fantasy XIV, the franchise’s blockbuster online role-playing game,” Hivemind detailed in a press release. “Inspired directly by the world and characters of the title’s fourteenth installment, the project will embrace the bold and genre-bending sensibilities of the revered and long-running Final Fantasy series as it explores the struggle between magic and technology in a quest to bring peace to a land in conflict.”
“Television is the ideal medium to capture the extraordinary depth, sophisticated themes, and unparalleled imagination of Final Fantasy and its multitude of unique and fully realized characters,” said Jason Brown, Hivemind Co-Founder and Co-President. “We are working tirelessly to bring together artists from around the world who are united in honoring the extraordinary legacy of this franchise and its millions of fans around the world.”
Hivemind is the production company behind Amazon’s The Expanse and Netflix’s upcoming The Witcher.
We’ll have more on the Final Fantasy XIV TV series as it’s made available.