Fox brings ‘SIMS’ to bigscreen

20th Century Fox has acquired feature rights to the life simulation computer game “The SIMS” from Electronic Arts, and has set project up with Fox-based John Davis. The five-year-old franchise is the best selling PC game in history, with worldwide sales topping 85 million, bringing in over $1.6 billion. Film will be a live-action version. Steve Asbell is overseeing the project for Fox with SIMS Studio head Rod Humble managing the creative property for Electronic Arts. Brian Lynch will write the screenplay; story is under wraps with talent yet to be named.

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