Choose Your Own Adventure interactive movie is in the works at Fox!
Twentieth Century Fox on Thursday announced that it’s partnering with interactive film company Kino Industries to license an app that will allow movie audiences to control the storyline and characters in the upcoming film “Choose Your Own Adventure.”
The studio is licensing Kino Industries’ CtrlMovie technology, which will allow in-theater audiences to control the action throughout a film, Fox said during a CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas. Audiences can use Kino’s app on their smartphones to vote on what the characters will do at pivotal points in the narrative. The same film can have a different plot, ending, and running time depending on the audience preferences and is supposed to happen seamlessly with no breaks in between scenes.
The film is based on the 1980s book series that allowed readers to choose various endings. The movie is currently in development with John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter of Berlanti Productions, and Shannon Gilligan of Chooseco, the publisher of the “Choose Your Own Adventure” brand, attached to produce.