Silent Hill due for the silver screen

Konamis dark series of horror games inspire Davis Films to sign on as producer.

An increasing number of game franchises have been slated for motion picture treatment, most recently Majescos BloodRayne. Now its Konamis turn. Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyos Silent Hill series is headed to Hollywood, it was announced. The movies production will be in the hands of Davis Films. Attached to the project is producer Samuel Hadida, whose credits include True Romance, Spider, and Brotherhood of the Wolf, the latter of which was directed by Christophe Gans. Konami confirmed that Gans would be the director. Gans" other credits include H.P. Lovecrafts Necronomicon: Book of the Dead and the Japanese anime Crying Freeman.

Konami will be working closely with Davis Films on the films script, creature and character design, and soundtrack. Konami did not provide details on the cast, filming location, or schedule and did not indicate whether the film would adapt specific episodes in the series or follow an original storyline set in the Silent Hill universe.

News source: GameSpot

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