Media rights

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This page lists the current status of the various media rights for derivative works (such as films or games) based on Brandon's works. It includes only the current rights-holders (or most recent rights-holder in the event of a lapsed option that has not been re-sold). NOT included are rights-holders who once held an option that has since lapsed and been re-sold, for these please check the individual adaptation's article.

Properties that are under option are highlighted in tan, properties in production/development in blue, and released works in green. Properties that have had their options lapse are highlighted in red.

Film and Television Rights[edit]

Property Studio Status Adaptation Refs
Mistborn: The Final Empire DMG Entertainment Optioned Mistborn film [Citation needed]
The Reckoners
(Steelheart & Firefight)
21 Laps (20th Century Fox) Optioned Steelheart (film) [1] [2]
The Emperor's Soul DMG Entertainment Optioned [2]
Warbreaker DMG Entertainment Optioned [2]
Elantris DMG Entertainment Optioned [2]
The Stormlight Archive DMG Entertainment Optioned [2]
Legion Lapsed
Snapshot MGM Optioned [3]

Game Rights[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Property Studio Status Adaptation Refs
Mistborn series Little Orbit Lapsed Mistborn: Birthright [4]

Pen & Paper RPGs[edit]

Property Studio Status Adaptation Refs
Mistborn series Crafty Games Released Mistborn Adventure Game

Board Games[edit]

Property Studio Status Adaptation Refs
Mistborn series Crafty Games In Development Mistborn: House War [5]
The Stormlight Archive unknown In Development
The Reckoners Nauvoo Games In Development The Reckoners (board game) [6]


  1. The Reckoners' option sale announcement
    — - Jan 16th, 2015
  2. a b c d e Is there any news regarding any films / TV shows moving forward with any of your books?
    — Reddit - Jul 20th, 2015
  3. MGM options Brandon’s forthcoming novella Snapshot
    Brandon's website - Jan 19th, 2017
  4. Mistborn: Birthright announcement
    Brandon's website - Mar 26th, 2012
  5. Mistborn board game prototype announcement
    — - Jul 21st, 2015
  6. The Reckoners board game license acquired announcement
    — - Jul 29th, 2016
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