Bruckheimer taps Straczynski to adapt vidgame
Take-Two Interactive. Take-Two also has an adaptation of “BioShock” set up at Universal. Straczynski, whose martial-arts actioner “Ninja Assassin” bows Nov. 25 via Warner Bros., is penning a “Silver Surfer” pic at Fox and a “Forbidden Planet” reboot at Warner Bros., and he adapted zombie book “World War Z” at Paramount. He also wrote Clint Eastwood’s “Changeling.” His Vietnam War drama “They Marched Into Sunlight” is in pre-production at Universal with Paul Greengrass set to helm. Mike Stenson and Chad Oman will exec produce the project at Jerry Bruckheimer Films, which is readying “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” for the Mouse House to release next summer, based on Ubisoft’s vidgame franchise.
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