The upcoming Fallout TV adaptation from Amazon has cast Walton Goggins as its star. Goggins, known for his roles in Sons of Anarchy, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, and Ant-Man and the Wasp is believed to be playing a ghoul, one of the many mutants surviving in the post-nuclear world, according to a report by Deadline.

The Fallout series is being produced by Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Bethesda's Todd Howard and Jason Altman are also servings as executive producers of the show. Although the series was announced in 2020, Goggins is currently the only confirmed cast member of the series. Filming for the adaptation is expected to start sometime this year. As of writing, we are in the dark on any plot details, in fact, the only detail released is that Nolan is directing the premiere episode.

Television adaptations of apocalyptic video games appear to be on the rise, with The Last of Us TV show currently in production at HBO, starring Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal. Most recently, it was announced that the series wouldn't air until 2023. Likewise, hit games making their way onto the big screen has been on and off for years. Most recently with the Uncharted adaptation starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg.

Also in the works at Amazon, is the anticipated The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power, a prequel to the hit fantasy franchise which has been met with mixed feelings.

The Fallout video game series is set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic wasteland. The RPGs take place far into the future, covering the 22nd and 23rd centuries. The first Fallout game was released back in 1997 and has since spawned a franchise with various main games, spin-offs and related games across a range of platforms.

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Walton Goggins photo by Gage Skidmore