King of the Consoles

Peter Jackson has joined yet another elite Hollywood club: director’s who earn as much  if not more  from helping create video games as they do from making movies. Riding on the success of the LotR video games, Jackson has signed a deal with Ubisoft and Universal Pictures which gives him significant creative control over (and financial reward from) the future King Kong game. In the US last year, video games created $10 billion in revenue in comparison with movie tickets’ $9.5 billion.

 


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