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Post by Dan @ 10:58am 11/07/12 | 7 Comments
Film blog Variety is reporting that CBS Films has secured the rights to develop a film based on the Deus Ex videogame franchise, naming Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh as producers -- the later also being attached to other previously announced Square-Enix franchise film productions: Hitman, Just Cause and Kane & Lynch.
With high-profile game-to-film adaptations having mostly stumbled at the box office, and gamemakers getting more cautious over how their franchises are treated by Hollywood, CBS Films will work closely with "Deus Ex" developer Eidos-Montreal on the bigscreen version. Film will revolve around second instalment "Deus Ex: Human Revolution."

"As is clear from the wild success of the game, Square Enix and Eidos-Montreal know how to exceed their audience's expectations by engineering incredible worlds," said Terry Press, co-president of CBS Films. "No one knows 'Human Revolution' like the team that created it, and we look forward to working with them from day one to make a film adaptation worthy of the 'Deus Ex' name."
The announcement explains that the movie will be a take on the recently released Human Reovlution and it's protagonist Adam Jensen, but isn't clear whether JC Denton and the era of the original Deus Ex games will factor in at all.












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ravn0s
Posted 11:03am 11/7/12
Film will revolve around second instalment "Deus Ex: Human Revolution."


that's not clear enough?
fpot
Posted 11:06am 11/7/12
So who will play who?

I guess Christian Bale is an almost too obvious choice to play the role of Adam. Maybe hire some unknown instead?

I'd get Thomas Haden Church to play David Sarif.

I will try and think of more.
Khel
Posted 11:13am 11/7/12
CBS films? Aren't they a tv network? So does this mean a made-for-tv movie?
fpot
Posted 11:14am 11/7/12
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CBS_Films

Seems they have had some box office releases. Nothing wildly successful though. Until I see a decent director attached I deem this movie 'probably crap' :)
Grundar
Posted 07:31pm 11/7/12
Can't wait to see the part where Jensen ghosts a level and then after he fills a strength aug comes back and punches all the walls he can, hey it happened! I was there!
ravn0s
Posted 09:42pm 11/7/12
i think kris holden-ried could pull off jensen.



last edited by ravn0s at 21:42:48 11/Jul/12
Chiefly British
Posted 11:45pm 12/7/12
I didn't ask for this.
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