Amazon announces its video game adaptation ‘Fallout’ will debut April 12


Prime Video on Monday announced its anticipated series adaptation of the hit video game series Fallout will debut on the streaming service on April 12.

The series stars Kyle MacLachlan, Yellowjackets’ Ella Purnell, veteran character actor Walton Goggins, Michael Emerson from Person of Interest and the Deadpool movies’ Leslie Uggams, among others.

The date of the announcement is a nod to fans of the games: October 23, 2077, was the start of the Sino-American War, the nuclear exchange between China and America that left the U.S. the irradiated wasteland the players navigate in the game.

It’s also the 26th anniversary of the release of the first Fallout game.

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