Remember when Silent Hill screenwriter Roger Avary
a recent interview
FiringSquad, "I'm currently adapting a game into a script for myself to direct. I'm not talking about it yet, but
it's for Atari -- so you can imagine that it's like a dream for me."
Now, if you're anything like me,
that he meant Pitfall
and went to sleep sated with the knowledge that the original
adventurer would star in his own feature film. I mean, what other property is Atari going to bring to the silver
screen? Indigo Prophecy
maybe ... or maybe that Getting Up
movie that just got announced
, though it already has
Turns out Avary couldn't contain his exuberance and blurted out his project to
FiringSquad after all; he will write and direct an adaptation of developer Reflection Software and publisher Atari's
series. No word on when this sucker is supposed to hit the pavement on production, but we
imagine it won't be long before he starts singing again.