By: Marv Castillo
Andres Muschietti, the director of 2013’s horror flick Mama, has signed on to direct the adaptation of best-selling PlayStation action-adventure game Shadow of the Colossus. His sister, Barbara Muschietti will produce, along with Kevin Misher.
The script with be written by Seth Lochhead, under Muschietti’s supervision.
Muschietti is a fan of Shadow of the Colossus and plans to stay true to the human story of the game saying he has a strong vision for the film and its characters, we can say he is good fit to direct. The game follows a young man attempting to save his lost love by accomplishing a seemingly impossible task… the destruction of the colossi who roam the forbidden land. The film will be set in an “epic-scale world gilled with mythic giants and disembodies spirits.”
Michael De Luca, President of Production, says the following:
“We knew we had our director once we heard Andy’s take on the material – it was genius.
(…) The themes, characters and supernatural elements of the story have incredible international appeal with fans of the game in the millions.”