‘Hanna’ Writer Boards Trank’s ‘Shadow Of The Colossus’

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One of director Josh Trank’s post Chronicle projects (in addition to the upcoming Fantastic Four) is Shadow Of The Colossus, a video game adaptation for Sony. And now Seth Lochhead (Hanna) has been brought onboard to rewrite a previous draft by Justin Marks.

Per THR, “ the Canadian-born scribe who co-wrote the action film Hanna, has been tapped to work on Shadow of the Colossus, Sony’s adaptation of the popular PlayStation 2 video game.

In the game, “The protagonist is a young man who thinks his lover has died. Desperate to bring her back, he heads into a forbidden land, and summons a demon who can wake the dead. The price for bringing back his girl: slay 16 colossi that dominate this mystical place. These are skyscraper-sized giants that rise from the ground, fly through the air and come from the water. As the young man works through his quest on horseback, he begins to wonder if he is on a noble pursuit to bring back his lover, or perhaps has made a deal with the devil and is being used.

No word yet on when this starts shooting.

Source: THR
  • lulukatrina

    While I’m always up for the prospect of seeing more massive, gorgeous environments,almost nothing else in this sounds like a good idea. The idea of SotC being made into an action movie doesn’t really sit well. By the sound of it, the movie will almost certainly have a more concrete story than the game did, which is also up in the air because the game has so many interpretations. And I see they went with the most boring one.

    And I don’t even know about Wander no longer being a silent protagonist.