Bioshock's Ken Levine To Script Logan's Run Reboot

Did someone order a futuristic distopia?

ken levine logan's run bioshock

Though he has history writing scripts for both TV and film, Ken Levine is best known for his work as creative director and co-founder of Irrational Games, the team behind the critically-acclaimed Bioshock gaming franchise. And though he's now a gamer through and through, that's not stopping him from adapting the remake of one of his favourite films, Logan's Run.

The 1976 Michael Anderson-directed, Michael York-starring distopian sci-fi has a room in many people's hearts, including Levine's, who cites the film and the book it was based on - William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson's novel of the same name - as immensely influential, and whose long shadows can be cleary seen in all three of the Bioshock games.

Warner Bros. is the studio who have been trying to reboot the sci-fight-or-flight tale, turning to Levine after numerous other scriptwriters have tried and failed. Directors who've considered taken on the project so far include Bryan Singer - currently on X-Men: Days Of Future Pas**t duty - and Nicolas Winding Refn, who was planning on having his Drive and Only God Forgives** star in the lead role of Logan 5 before it all fell apart.

There's no doubt Levine can write a script, and considering he recently revealed why he put the kibosh on any Bioshock movie plans, it's clear he's a man of taste, so fingers crossed this time around Warner Bros. can make it happen and do both the original novel and classic '70s movie justice.