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D.J. Caruso to Helm Dead Space Adaptation

Dead SpaceThe EA franchise, Dead Space is so very rife with back-story and mythos that it seemed like a live action film based upon it was only a matter of time. That time is now.

Variety reports that “the Electronic Arts hit video game Dead Space is on course to become a sci-fi/horror film, with Eagle Eye helmer D.J. Caruso attached to direct.

EA will produce the film with Temple Hill partners Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey.

The producers, EA and Caruso have been listening to takes from prospective screenwriters, and once they set a writer and EA signs off on a creative direction, they will auction the property to studios. That will likely happen in early September.

Dead Space is set in the 26th century in deep space, where an engineer who responds to a distress signal from a mining ship finds the vessel infested with monstrous creatures called Necromorphs. The creatures are human corpses, reanimated by an alien virus.”

Look for more on this one soon!

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  • Floydian Trip

    They can make as many as they want as long as they don’t make anymore for the Wii.

  • thedarkestshadow

    I’ve heard at least two more games are planned as well.

  • Floydian Trip

    I need to watch The Salton Sea. I’m a big Val Kilmer fan. There is so much material already in place for Dead Space that it would really be pretty incredible if anyone were to fuck it up. I can’t get enough of it.

  • SCanfieldFilms

    I guess no one saw The Salton Sea. I’ve never seen Disturbia, Taking Lives, or Eagle Eye, not my type of movies, but to say he sucks, I dunno, I think he’s capable of making at least one really awesome movie, who’s to say he can’t do it again?