Film due to hit big screens in September 2016

Book and movie deals secured for Zoe Quinn’s Gamergate memoir

Depression Quest developer Zoe Quinn has sold the movie rights to her upcoming memoir Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself.

Deadline reports that the rights have been acquired by the producer of the Ghostbusters reboot and former Sony Pictures co-chairperson Amy Pascal. The site adds that several actresses are interested in playing Quinn, with Scarlett Jonansson apparently “keenest”.

The film, produced by Pascal Productions, will be released by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster in September 2016. Several studios and TV outlets bid for the rights.

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