Following in the foot steps of works such as Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy, it is now confirmed that Doom will be next video game to be turned into a theatrical event. According to Universal Pictures, "Doom" will premiere on August 5, 2005 in US movie theaters with international releases planned for the same month.
A brief description of the plot indicates that the movie will maintain the "hyper-kinetic, kamikaze style" and take the viewer to the far corners of the galaxy with "a fully-realized vision of a dark and disturbing future". The set and story will be based on the latest version of the game, Doom 3.
Written by Dave Callahan the movie is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and John Wells ("The West Wing", "ER"). Actors are not named yet, but are rumored to include The Rock ("The Scorpion King") and Karl Urban ("Chronicles of Riddick").
View: Doom IMDB Entry
News source: Tom's Hardware