"WarGames,” the iconic ’80s hacker drama
starring Matthew Broderick, Alley Sheedy andDabney Coleman, will be
reimagined as an interactive video with all-new
charactersand storylines — in which you, the viewer, decide the outcome.
MGM, which owns the rights to "WarGames,” has cut a
co-production deal with interactive-video companyInterlude
onthe digital remake, slated to debut in early 2016.
companies describe the "WarGames” interactive video asa modern take on
the original, melding the interactive elements of a video game with the
cinematic experience of a movie. The plot of the 2.0 versionhas yet to be
sketched out, but execs said that there will be multiple user-controlled
outcomes that will reward repeat viewings.