PS3 News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Movie Lands Director, Producers - PS3 News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Movie Lands Director, Producers

We usually cringe when hearing about new movies, but something like Deus Ex seems tailor-made for the big screen.

Just gotta do it right, that's all. And according to GameSpot, CBS Films has obtained Scott Derrickson ("Sinister," "The Exorcism of Emily Rose") to direct the movie adaptation of the award-winning Deus Ex: Human Revolution. He will also help C. Robert Cargill ("Sinister") with writing the script.

On board as producers are Roy Lee ("The Departed," "The Ring") and Adrian Askarieh ("Hitman"), and the executive producer is John P. Middleton, who is currently cranking away on several new movies, including "7500," a supernatural horror flick. Said Derrickson:

"Deus Ex is a phenomenal cyberpunk game with soul and intelligence. By combining amazing action and tension with big, philosophical ideas, Deus Ex is smart, ballsy, and will make one hell of a movie. Cargill and I can't wait to bring it to the big screen."

Lastly, it seems like CBS Films is working with both publisher Square Enix and developer Eidos Montreal on this movie, so let's cross our fingers. Yes, Deus Ex has some intelligence, so don't let that fall by the wayside, okay? We really don't need another "Hitman" disaster, thanks.

Related Game(s): Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Tags: deus ex human revolution, deus ex movie, deus ex human revolution film

11/15/2012 9:23:30 PM Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

New Comment System

Legacy Comment System (6 posts)

Thursday, November 15, 2012 @ 10:39:29 PM

Hmm, mixed bag. I thought Derrickson did a great job with 'The Exorcism of Emily Rose', but the remake of 'The Day The Earth Stood Still' was a real letdown (even keeping expectations low for a remake), and I haven't seen 'Sinister.'
No idea who Cargill is.
Roy Lee's only decent credit (that I know of) is as executive producer (which doesn't necessarily mean much) of 'The Departed.' Everything else is shoddy.
As for somebody who worked on 'Hitman', that's definitely worrisome. It indicates they're hiring people who don't understand their source material.
Bah, whatever. I'll probably end up still seeing it.

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Thursday, November 15, 2012 @ 11:28:19 PM

Sounds like a decent enough team. If it's going to work though they can't just graft Deus Ex staple characteristics into an action movie, they will need to make a classic-styled crime drama and shape it around the world of Deus Ex with the proper accoutrements.

Agree with this comment 2 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Friday, November 16, 2012 @ 2:47:47 AM

So, I think it also depends if they going to make it as just all action, all stealth, or a decent combination of both.

Myself, I'm hoping for a tasty super-sized combo happy meal(hold the toys).

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Friday, November 16, 2012 @ 2:54:33 AM

please dont suck, please dont suck, please dont suck, please dont suck, please dont suck, please dont suck, please dont suck!
if theres one game out there that would really suit hollywood, its this so eidos, please dont let this suck!
lets turn around the expectations of game to movie adaptations.

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Friday, November 16, 2012 @ 8:23:48 AM

Hey, hey now. What's this with the Hitman tragedy? Great film. Absolutely loved it and the actor as 47!

The way the director(?) was describing the film I'd say he know exactly how to bring it to the screen.

PLEASE let Adam's voice actor be the actual protagonist. That would be immense!

Agree with this comment 2 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Friday, November 16, 2012 @ 1:11:59 PM

This is one of the very, very few movies based on a game that I'd be interested in. Absolutely loved the setting and atmosphere, and done right it could be an *awesome* movie.

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Latest Updates

Shadow of the Colossus Review
5d, 9h, 52m ago (2 comments)

Strikers Edge Review
9d, 10h, 32m ago (19 comments)

Okami HD Review
10d, 8h, 24m ago (6 comments)

Ultimate Chicken Horse Review
14d, 3h, 18m ago (16 comments)

Black Mirror Review
29d, 15h, 20m ago (23 comments)

Our Poll

How often do you visit the site?
Once a day
Several times a day
Every few days
Once a week
This is my first visit
I've never been here, even now I am not here

Previous Poll Results