Gears of War film set for 2010

Written by Joe Martin

March 31, 2008 // 11:33 a.m.

Tags: #film #gears #gears-of-war #movie

Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment, producer for the upcoming Gears of War movie, has indicated that the film could be released as early as 2010.

Speaking to Comingsoon.net, Godfrey said that a director is almost attached to the project and that the script is being finalised. Although the rights to the film are owned by New Line Cinema, Temple Hill Entertainment will be producing the movie adaptation of Epic's monster hit.

"We've got our script and a director we're about to attach," Godfrey said. "We'll hopefully make that early next year for the summer of 2010."

The script for the film is being penned by Stuart Beattie, who also wrote films such as Collateral and the first Pirates of the Carribean film.

Epic has stayed close to the project all the way through, with Cliff Bleszinkski helping to produce the title and having constant input. Epic has also hinted that the film will be shot entirely on green screen, with computer generated effects added in like in Zack Snyder's 300.

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