Classic Sega games Altered Beast and Streets of Rage have been optioned for television by Circle of Confusion, the production company behind Fear The Walking Dead, Outcast, and more. According to Variety, the deals were struck through Sega's multimedia wing, Stories International.
Altered Beast focuses on a resurrected hero who kills demons to absorb their power, transforming into different animals with new powers each time. Streets of Rage is about young street heroes fighting to clean up their city and drive out a crime boss known as Mr. X.
Stories International is also shopping around other Sega titles for adaptation, including Virtua Fighter, Golden Axe, House of the Dead, and Crazy Taxi.
No details about the proposed television projects for Altered Beast or Streets of Rage have been announced.