Director and Writer Found for Metal Gear Solid Movie?

solidsnake1-11.jpgNow that the writers strike is over, Hollywood can start focusing on its important projects again, like getting that Metal Gear Solid movie rolling. At the Las Vegas premiere for 21, the film’s producer, Michael De Luca, mentioned that he and Columbia Pictures were now looking at moving forward with the video game adaptation by first selecting someone to adapt it. They’re expecting to meet with Kurt Wimmer in the next few weeks to discuss him writing a screenplay and possibly directing the movie. Wimmer is known for directing Equilibrium (good movie) and Ultraviolet (terrible movie). He’s also done script adaptations for The Thomas Crown Affair and Sphere. Does anyone else smell that? *sniff sniff* God, it smells like doom all of a sudden. Still, this could lend a bit more credence to the rumors of Christian Bale starring as Solid Snake, since he was also in Equilibrium.

Via ComingSoon.net

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3 Comments on Director and Writer Found for Metal Gear Solid Movie?

somewhat

On March 13, 2008 at 6:54 pm

Maybe they could release it as a twin feature with Halo 3 ? That would be uber-sweet.

somewhat

On March 13, 2008 at 6:54 pm

Sorry, I meant the Halo movie. Whatever… :oops:

Acescouter92

On March 13, 2008 at 8:29 pm

lol, Christian Bale hiding in a cardboard box :roll: :lol: And then the classic Colonol line (Colonol being played by Sean Connery) plays when Bale is shot and unconcsious: “Snake? What’s wrong Snake? Snake? SNAAAKKKEEE!” :lol: :grin: