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CD PROJEKT RED Partners With Anonymous Content to Develop Live-Action

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resourceGames Press] CD PROJEKT RED, the video game development studio known for its critically acclaimed The Witcher series of games and the best-selling Cyberpunk 2077, is pleased to announce it has begun a collaboration with global media company Anonymous Content to develop a live-action project set in the world of its video game, Cyberpunk 2077.Anonymous Content is an independent global media company known for producing Emmy-winning series such as True Detective and Mr. Robot, as well as Academy Award-winning films including The Revenant and Spotlight. As part of the collaboration, CD PROJEKT RED is working directly with Anonymous Content Studios’ Head of Television Garret Kemble, Director of Development Ryan Schwartz, and Chief Creative Officer David Levine, an industry veteran who was previously HBO’s EVP and Co-Head of Drama for over 10 years, where he oversaw production of series such as True Detective, Westworld, and True Blood. He was also involved in the production of the early seasons of the Game of Thrones.Current AC Studios series include Saint X directed by Dee Rees, Shantaram starring Charlie Hunnam, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey starring Samuel L. Jackson and Dominique Fishback, as well as the second season of Random Acts of Flyness. Upcoming series include season four of True Detective starring Jodie Foster, Time Bandits from Taika Waititi, Disclaimer from Alfonso Cuarón, starring Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline, and Savant, starring Jessica Chastain.The new project is at an early development stage and has currently commenced searching for a screenwriter to tell a brand-new story set in the world of Cyberpunk 2077. Garrett Kemble, David Levine, Ryan Schwartz, and Bard Dorros will produce on behalf of Anonymous Content alongside Charlie Scully. Anonymous Content’s AC Studios will serve as the studio on the project. The project will be developed in close collaboration with the Cyberpunk 2077 creative team. More information about the project will be made available as the partnership between Anonymous Content and CD PROJEKT RED progresses.CD PROJEKT RED has had previous successes in adapting the world of its best-selling video game for new mediums, including the critically acclaimed Netflix anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, created in collaboration with Studio Trigger, which went on to win several major awards, including Anime of the Year from IGN and Crunchyroll. In 2023, CD PROJEKT RED released the novel Cyberpunk 2077: NO_COINCIDENCE written by best-selling sci-fi author Rafal Kosik, while the brand-new board game Gangs of Night City is currently in production by the board game publisher CMON.More information about Cyberpunk 2077 and its recently released spy-thriller expansion Phantom Liberty, which starred actors Keanu Reeves and Idris Elba respectively, can be found on the game’s official website as well as Facebook and X.About CD PROJEKT REDCD PROJEKT RED is a game development studio founded in 2002. It develops and publishes video games for PCs and video game consoles. The studio’s flagship titles include the futuristic RPG Cyberpunk 2077, its spy-thriller expansion Phantom Liberty, and The Witcher series of games, including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and its two expansions. CD PROJEKT RED also created the award-winning Netflix anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, set in the same universe as the game. Other games developed by the studio include Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. Together with GOG.COM, a game store offering hand-picked titles for PC and Mac, CD PROJEKT RED is part of the CD PROJEKT Group. CD PROJEKT S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (ISIN: PLOPTTC00011).About Cyberpunk 2077Cyberpunk 2077 is a narrative-driven, action-adventure role-playing game set in Night City, a California megalopolis controlled by Megacorps and plagued by crime and poverty. In the dystopian Cyberpunk society, the line between humanity and technology has become blurred, and people modify their body with advanced cyberware to survive. The game follows V, a low-level mercenary hoping to make a name for themselves. After a heist gone wrong, a biochip containing the essence of dead rocker-turned-terrorist Johnny (played by Keanu Reeves) embeds in V’s mind, forcing V and Johnny to work together to remove the biochip before V ends up dead. Players are faced with choices and consequences as they customize their character and playstyle, take on jobs, and build their reputation. The game has sold over 25 million copies and won over 200 awards, and is also the inspiration for the award-winning Netflix anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, created by CD PROJEKT RED in collaboration with Studio Trigger. The game’s spy-thriller expansion Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty premiered in September 2023 to critical acclaim. Cyberpunk 2077 is set in the universe of the classic pen & paper RPG system, Cyberpunk 2020.

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