The pair are writing and exec producing a small-screen take on the game, which was first released in 2019 and Deadline understands the project is in development at NBCU streamer Peacock.
DJ2 Entertainment, which specializes in video game to television and whose credits include the Sonic the Hedgehog feature film, is producing in association with Legendary Television.
The game, which was developed by Lab Zero Games and published by 505 Games, revolves around Ajna, a fearless girl with a rebellious streak. Raised by her father on the outskirts of their rural town, her life is thrown into chaos when her home is attacked, and a mysterious power awakens within her.
LeFauve, who previously ran Jodie Foster’s film company, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Pixar’s Inside Out and she also wrote the script for The Good Dinosaur and received a story by credit on the Captain Marvel movie. She is also writing and producing an animated adaptation of children’s book, My Father’s Dragon for Netflix.
Fernandez wrote feature film Rob The Mob starring Michael Pitt, Nina Arianda and Andy Garcia and other credits include Star Trek: Enterprise.
Fernandez is repped by More/Medavoy and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine and LeFauve is repped by Verve, Zaftig Films and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine. DJ2 Entertainment is repped by APA, and Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver & Thompson.
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