film adaptation is stepping back into the limelight, and it's bringing a rather bizarre friend with him. Crystal Sky Pictures has signed a "$200 million theatrical slate financing deal" with Grosvenor Park to produce five films, according to Variety
, with two of those being Castlevania
and -- no, really! -- Pac-Man
Originally penned by Paul W.S. "I didn't make Boogie Nights"
Anderson (Resident Evil
was put on hold during the writer's strike. The adaptation is still being co-produced
by Rogue Pictures. Crystal Sky Pictures is also producing the Tekken film
with Sony's Screen Gems.
If anyone's curious, here's our pitch for Pac-Man: The Film
:It's the year 2185. Human life has been all but eradicated, and sole survivors scramble to collect resources in a labyrinthine cave of unknown secrets. Using their spherical harvesting pods, each team takes a turn gathering. But something goes horribly wrong as one expedition team gets trapped and is forced to finish its mission while running away from haunting memories of the past...