The first virtual reality movie for Samsung Gear begins

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    Skybound Entertainment and Samsung on Monday began production of a new virtual reality suspense thriller called “Gone,” which will play on Samsung Gear VR headsets.

    The movie will be made by film and game producer J.T. Petty, Skybound’s David Alpert said during a talk at the mobile beat conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

    Skybound is best known for creating The Walking Dead comic book, and then adapting it into the popular AMC television series The Walking Dead, which premiered in 2010.

    Petty is best known for his writing on the video game Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell (Ubisoft). He’s also written books and produced movies.