‘Fear’ fit for filming

Vidgame heading to bigscreen despite sluggish sales

Avatar Films and Sekretagent Prods. have optioned bigscreen rights to survival horror game “Cold Fear” from developer Darkworks and publisher Ubisoft. It’s an unusual license, since “Cold Fear” didn’t sell well to gamers. It’s an unusual license, since “Cold Fear” didn’t sell well to gamers. But producers are betting that the scary atmosphere and compelling story — a Coast Guard Officer trying to reconnect with his daughter is adrift on a whaling ship infested with aliens — will translate well as a horror film.

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