If the Hollywood Reporter's Risky Business Blog
is to be believed, Sony's Shadow of the Colossus
is coming to the silver screen. The 2005 critical and commercial hit title from developer Team Ico is reportedly slated for a feature film release from producer Kevin Misher and Sony Pictures.
Don't get too excited. Justin Marks, the guy responsible for writing Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
, is slated to pen the Colossus
script but not before finishing up work on the deliciously ironic film Hack/Slash
. Its title is presumably based on one-part his writing skill and one-part what he does with licenses under his care, amirite
This isn't the first time Shadow of the Colossus
will be seen on the big screen. In 2007, Adam Sandler starred in Reign Over Me
, a film about a man who lost his family during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and played the game to ignore the outside world and escape his deep depression.