While the Fallout TV series was first announced back in July of 2020, we’ve just recently learned that production is slated to begin this year, making the original release predictions headed more for 2023 or 2024 than 2022.
Amazon’s upcoming Fallout series will be helmed by Westworld’s Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy who run Kilter Films. Of course, Bethesda will still play a major part in the series as Executive Producer Todd Howard is on board to oversee production.
But what really caught our eye was the addition of Graham Wagner, who wrote and produced for Silicon Valley, Portlandia, and one of the biggest things of all time, The Office (US). That’s what she said.
Does this mean that Fallout’s satirical humor will get a Michael Scott/Scarn spin? Does it mean that the Fallout TV show will become one of the most re-watchable shows in history? We hope so!
— Amazon Studios (@AmazonStudios) July 2, 2020
“Over the last decade, we looked at many ways to bring Fallout to the screen,” Todd Howard said back in 2020. “But it was clear from the moment I first spoke with Jonah and Lisa a few years ago, that they and the team at Kilter were the ones to do it right. We’re enormous fans of their work and couldn’t be more excited to work with them and Amazon Studios.”
The Fallout game series dates back over 20 years with the original game, or, if you count the true foundation of the series (Wasteland), you could say that the story and sense of humor in Fallout has been building for almost 35 years. Either way, the Fallout franchise has enjoyed tons of game awards and has been enjoyed by millions of people globally. And that certainly looks promising for the series.
“Fallout is one of the greatest game series of all time,” Joy and Nolan said when the series was first announced. “Each chapter of this insanely imaginative story has cost us countless hours we could have spent with family and friends. So we’re incredibly excited to partner with Todd Howard and the rest of the brilliant lunatics at Bethesda to bring this massive, subversive, and darkly funny universe to life with Amazon Studios.”