Crash Override To Explore Gamergate

Pascal Pictures has won a bidding war for Zoe Quinn’s memoir “Crash Override” which will be published September next year. Several actresses are circling the property, with interest from Scarlett Johansson said to be keenest.

Quinn, creator of the interactive game Depression Quest, was targeted by a digital group bent on upending her life in the wake of a blog post by her ex-boyfriend went viral. Quinn herself decided to fight back.

The incident kicked off the widely-discussed Gamergate controversy in the media industry surrounding games. Rebecca Angelo and Lauren Schuker Blum are set to adapt this inside look at gaming and nerd culture.

Amy Pascal, Rachel O’Connor, and Entertainment 360 will produce.

Source: Deadline