In the massive Fallout universe, the very much anticipated TV adaptation is set to release on Amazon Prime and will unfold its plot line in front of the backdrops of a post-apocalyptic universe.
Diving into unknown territory, the Fallout TV show expands from a video game series to a new storyline by the vision of Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, the directors.
The fans of the game and viewers are curiously waiting for the release of the show, but as it is based on a post-apocalyptic theme, it will be exciting to see the timeline.
Moving forward 219 years, the major Great War of 2077, the show’s theme is based in the year 2296.
This setting or the show is way beyond the Fallout games, stretching from 2102 to 2287. With its extravagant geographical and temporal placement in a post-apocalyptic LA, the Fallout series looks promising to deliver a unique exploration of the universe, merging the iconic aesthetics and narratives of the franchise with good storytelling.
The show’s filming locations
The exact filming locations of the show were not revealed publically. The production team of the show was secretive about the details and shooting locations.
However, it is natural for TV production houses to use numerous studios and settings to make post-apocalyptic scenes. With Fallout’s top-tier backdrop based in post-apocalyptic LA, it is possible that the show makers used a blend of sound stages, practical locations, green screens, and CGI to give the audience a rich and immersive experience of the world of Fallout on your television screens.
Is the TV series canon to an original video game?
Yes, the TV show is acknowledged within the Fallout video game universe. As per Todd Howard, the creator of the games, the show will bring a new storyline and at the same time, it will stay loyal to the original video game universe.
The show from Amazon Studios is set in the year 2296 and will explore the happening after the Great War and the aftermath of a nuclear fallout.
This thought of sticking to the original video game universe, and TV show will make sure to bring the familiar narrative to the authentic video game, expanding the fandom created by the game and the fans.
The cast of the TV Show
The cast of the show will feature a myriad of talented artists with skills that expand through many platforms and genres. Ella Purnell is famous for her breakout onscreen performance in Yellowjackets plays as Lucy, a positive Vault Dweller dodging the sharp realities of an isolated world.
Walton Goggins, famous for The Hateful Eight, will play The Ghoul, a practical mysterious bounty hunter exploring the wasteland.
Aaron Moten, whom we saw in Emancipation, plays Maximus, a novice soldier with a tragic history serving under Brothers of Steel.
Kyle MacLachlan, seen in Twin Peaks, will be seen as Overseer Hank, adding to the depth as Lucy’s father in Vault 33. This star-studded cast is sure to bring out the same excitement as the video games to the onscreen show with pragmatic performances and versatile character depiction.
About Original Video Game Franchise by Tim Cain
Behind the brilliant video game franchise, Tim Cain is the mastermind. He acts as the programmer, designer of the 1997 Fallout, and producer.
The game is famous for its post-apocalyptic setting, enticing narrative, and open-world game physics.
Tim’s vision is focused on the choices made by the player, leading to different experiences for each player and a different ending too, making it a different experience for everyone.
The success of the game has made way for other role-playing games and made this a genre altogether.
His contribution to the gaming franchise shows us his impact on the gaming culture, providing the audience and gamers with a unique gaming experience and earning a lot of recognition and respect among the games and the whole gaming industry. It will be exciting to see what the show runners have done with the whole plot.