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Wolfenstein and Predator movies on the way

More videogame adaptations set to hit the big screen

Return To Castle Wolfenstein today became the latest in a long line of games to head towards the box office, with Columbia Pictures signing a deal to turn the game into a movie. Exact details are currently thin on the ground, but Ananova is reporting that Mark Gordon (League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen) and John Baldecchi (The Mexican) will be producing the project. Other than that, it's a fair bet that large numbers of Nazis and zombies will be involved, along with an Indiana Jones sized helping of mysterious occult goings on and creepy gothic castles. Meanwhile work is continuing on the planned Aliens vs Predator film, with the official announcement today that Paul Anderson has been signed up to write and direct the feature. Poor Paul is becoming something of a videogame movie specialist - having already directed Mortal Kombat and Resident Evil, he's now signed up for the Resident Evil sequel, Nemesis, and Aliens vs Predator. Again, details are scarce at this early stage, but Variety suggest that the movie will see those silly meddling human scientists once again playing with forces they are unable to contain. Alien Resurrection with added Predators, perhaps? Related Feature - Jill Valentine meets Milla Jovovich?

Source - Variety / Ananova