Fortnite reinventing universal monsters through new masks and animated shorts
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During this year fortnitemar event, fortnite players have the opportunity to buy masks based on universal Monsters classics. According to the Hollywood reporter, the Association between Epic Games and Universal will be extended this week through a new set of animated shorts called We will be monsters, in which universal monsters will reinvent themselves through all new designs. These versions will offer more diverse versions of the original Universal Monsters. The animated shorts will be part of the current Shortnitemar festival, and the first will have Bride of Frankenstein and Dracula. Naturally, this will result in new masks in the game, with Bride of Frankenstein in the first place.
A teaser for the first we will be monsters the short can be found embedded below.
We are monsters that is being directed by Rick Famuyiwa. Amateurs of The Mandaloriano, maybe he is familiar with Famuyiwa s work, since he has directed and written several episodes of the series, including The prisoner in the first season and The Believer in the second season. The cast of voices of the series will include Chemon Theys such as The Bride, Victory Ndukwe as Frankenstein s Monster and Emmy Saheki as the Mummy. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the President of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Abhijay Prakash, spoke about the diversity of these new Tomas.
This is another manifestation of our monsters, and have never been represented in this diverse way, said Prakash to Thr.
Prakash continued saying that this is the way in which universal evolves and builds our intellectual property and content for different formats. It is difficult to analyze if these versions of the characters will appear outside fortnite, but it will be interesting to see the reception. These designs are clearly a great deviation from the classic universal representations, but those masks are also available in fortnite, as well as. In other words, fanatics should not expect the originals to disappear soon!
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