This morning, we've received more proof that given enough time, Joystiq is always right
(except when we're wrong). You may remember back in August of 2007 when we told you
that Len Wiseman, director of Underworld
and Live Free or Die Hard
, was in talks to direct a
flick based on Epic's Gears of War
. Now, The Hollywood Reporter says New Line has signed Wiseman for the gig.
We're guessing that original writer Stuart Beattie
is out, as THR says the picture will be written by Chris Morgan
, who has previously worked on the screenplays for Wanted
(encouraging!) and The Fast and the Furious 4: The Furiousening
(troubling!). So there's your crew, what kind of Gears
movie are you expecting?