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In a recent interview, filmmaker Judd Apatow slammed the idea of a Barbie movie being considered for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Apatow called the concept “insulting” and questioned how a film about a plastic doll could be considered on par with literary adaptations. He also expressed frustration with Hollywood’s focus on “brand recognition” over quality storytelling. Apatow’s comments have sparked a debate on the importance of originality in film and the role of franchising in the industry. Many are now wondering if the Oscars will start recognizing more commercial and franchise films in the adapted screenplay category.

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In 2023, several popular video games are set to be adapted into Hollywood films and TV series, including ‘Cyberpunk 2077’, ‘The Last of Us Part II’, ‘Monster Hunter’, and ‘Halo’. Other video game adaptions planned for the year include ‘The King of Fighters’, ‘Borderlands’, and ‘Division 2’. Other upcoming video game series knowledge a Hollywood treatments include ‘God of War’, ‘Watch Dogs: Legion’, and ‘Death Standing’.

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