Gears of War's movie adaptation to be helmed by Battleship's producer

But will it see Emergence Day?

The Gears of War movie adaptation is moving ahead with Battleship and Ted producer Scott Stuber helming the long-delayed project.

Variety reports that Stuber will be co-developing the script with Epic Games, though no specific writer, distributor or "talent" has been secured. That being said, Stuber and Universal are about to begin talks shortly.

Of course, these talks may not ever result in anything, as was the case with the Halo and BioShock films due to "creative differences between the film studio and video game company," according to Variety.

While Stuber's only credit making a movie based on a game was the almost universally slagged Battleship, he's backed some good movies, too. Like Role Models. Now that I mention it, anyone else think Seann William Scott would make a pretty good Baird? I don't see Paul Rudd making a good Marcus, though.

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