Two of tinseltown’s hottest new filmmakers, Josh Trank (“Chronicle”) and Scott Waugh (“Act of Valor”) have been snapped up to direct adaptations of video games.
Trank, who is apparently still attached to both a “Fantastic Four” reboot, as well as a “Venom” movie, has for the moment decided to pour his energy into a “Shadow of the Colossus” flick.
The movie, based on the Playstation2 game, has been in the works for about three years. THR says Justin Marks (“Street-Fighter : The Legend of Chun-Li”) had previously written a draft of the script, but that Trank is now starting over.
The game’s story involves a young man named Wander, who, riding his trusty steed Argo, travels a world defeating 16 colossal beings in order to resurrect a girl named Mono.
Meantime, Waugh will direct a flick based on the console classic “Need for Speed”.
This is the street-racing game from EA. Dreamworks are doing the movie.
Deadline says George and John Gatins developed the story with George Gatins writing the script.
I’m betting Oliver Stone is reading this now and is considering abandoning all plans for that ambitious war epic of his, “Pinkville” and instead begging to take the reigns on a “Mrs Pac Man” movie. He knows he wants it. He knows that’s the genre the real meat and potatoes lies in these days. And don’t deny it Olie, we know you’ve always wanted to work with John Ratzenberger, ever since he was pipped at the post by Michael Douglas with the Gordon Gecko role.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.