Riot is planning for a League of Legends cinematic universe, and has already begun recruiting for the employees required to guide this new live-action enterprise.
Over on the Riot Video games profession pages, there are two new roles being marketed for: Global Head of Live Action TV and Global Head of Live Action Film. These are fairly clear-cut job positions, however the descriptions present slightly extra element relating to Riot’s plans.
“You’ll lead the movie artistic growth crew and all work associated to the event of function movies for the League of Legends cinematic universe and new franchises,” the posting explains for the Head of Reside Motion Movie. The outline for the Head of Reside Motion TV is close to similar, simply targeted on tv.
“You’ll assist construct the technique for Riot’s Reside Motion Content material Creation enterprise, an endeavor that’s simply starting,” reads the submit.
Riot seems to be aiming excessive with the initiatives, and are trying to find candidates well-connected to massive gamers within the movie/TV world. “You have got deep relationships inside the business and are well-versed in high artists – writers, administrators, producers, and actors.”
The roles are each substantial of their obligations, and contain “very significant collaboration along with your counterparts” in movie/TV/animation departments, which factors to a possible interconnectedness between Riot’s TV and films, very similar to Marvel’s MCU.
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As you’d anticipate for a significant enterprise into movie and tv, Riot are on the lookout for individuals with over eight years of expertise within the leisure business and with expertise within the sci-fi and fantasy genres.
This factors to the following growth of Riot past the corporate’s place as a video games developer. The corporate has already put vital efforts into its place as a music label, creating a successful K-Pop group amongst different acts. And as League of Legends grows, it’s increasing into new gaming genres, comparable to an upcoming RPG and MMO.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK Information and Leisure Author.
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