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zippdementia I'm best known for my extensive work in the fields of this and that. I tend to be better at that, though I have more fun with this.

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Title: Shadow of the Collosi movie?
Posted: June 11, 2009 (12:02 AM)
It was reported that Sony Pictures would adapt Shadow of the Colossus into a film. Kevin Misher, producer of The Scorpion King, The Interpreter and the upcoming Dune film, is negotiating to produce. The script is being written by Justin Marks, who wrote Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li.
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darketernalUser: darketernal
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Posted: June 11, 2009 (05:10 AM)
With those movie records, this movie will be nothing short of a disaster. It makes me happy in a sadistic sort of way.
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WilltheGreatUser: WilltheGreat
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Posted: June 11, 2009 (01:20 PM)
Wait wait wait...

There's ANOTHER Dune film?
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SuskieUser: Suskie
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Posted: June 11, 2009 (06:47 PM)
Yeah, some guy is giving another stab at the franchise. Hey, it can't possibly be worse than Lynch's version.
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WilltheGreatUser: WilltheGreat
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Posted: June 12, 2009 (12:22 AM)
Well yeah, but the miniseries is apretty tough act to follow. It also demonstrated rather well that Dune is a hard story to tell without going four and a half hours longer than any theatre audience is willing to sit.
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sashananUser: sashanan
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Posted: June 12, 2009 (01:33 AM)
I've known about it for a while, but Shadow of the Colossus still strikes me as an incredibly odd choice for a movie adaptation. Not quite on the level of Tetris, but still.
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zippdementiaUser: zippdementia
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Posted: June 12, 2009 (04:44 PM)
I mean... the only way you could do it justice would be to have it as minimalistic as the game was. I just fear they'll introduce a rebel faction that works as a group to take down giant monsters for the good of humanity.

Ugh.

If I was forced to write a script for SotC, I would have to go classic fantasy adventure/action with it. Something along the lines of a mix between Never Ending Story and Legend, with a little Last Unicorn tossed in for good measure. I'd probably be forced to give him another companion in the style of Ladyhawk, just because a film is based around character interaction.

And right there... you have the reason why this can never be a film.
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