Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Nicholas Hoult Will Be JD Salinger
For Danny Strong's Rebel In The Rye
Director Wes Ball Talks Maze Runner: The Death Cure
What will be in store for Thomas and the gang?
Bill Murray Talks His Cameo In Paul Feig's Ghostbusters
''They are tough to say no to...''
Bryan Fuller On Hannibal's Possible Future
''The odds are less than 50/50, and not in our favour...''
First Trailer For Concussion
Will Smith investigates American Football head injuries
Wes Craven 1939-2015
Horror maestro dies aged 76
Matt Damon Talks Bourne 5
''It’s Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe...''
Goosebumps Scares Up A New Trailer
Jack Black battles a beginning, a middle and a twist
New Trailer For Nicolas Cage's Pay The Ghost
Hush - here comes another boogieman
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
19 August 2015
Dwayne Johnson Books A Jungle Cruise
He's aboard the Disney ride adaptation
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
San Andreas (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Fast & Furious 7
Empire Star Rating
Hercules (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Pain & Gain
Empire Star Rating
Snitch (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Spy Hunter Back In Gear
Warners wants to give the game a try…

23 March 2010  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Heat Vision Blog

submit to reddit

Spy Hunter is one of those projects – in this case, a game adaptation – that has been plaguing Hollywood for years, with titles and filmmakers announced then fading away. Now Warner Bros. thinks it can do what Universal has failed to achieve and bring it to the screen.

The studio nabbed the rights to the title last year when it bought up Midway Games. It’s hired Chad St John to craft a new script for Sherlock Holmes producer Dan Lin.

It’ll follow a highly trained spy who tracks down rogue agents in his tricked-out G-6155 Interceptor sports vehicle, loaded down with weapons and abilities to destroy enemy vehicles.

Dwayne Johnson wanted to star for ages, but his name is not currently attached. And while the likes of John Woo and Paul WS Anderson have both developed versions of the movie to direct, the latest development doesn’t have anyone behind the camera just yet.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Emma Stone Could Join The Help
DreamWorks wants her for the drama
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

Maybe this time
This might be a good time to try this. The flood of terrible videogame movies seem to have eased off and with optimism for 'Prince of Persia' audiences may be willing to give the genre another chance. More

Posted by deheor at 12:46 on 23 March 2010 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
My Movie Life: Andrew Haigh
The 45 Years director on the movies that made him

Vanity Projects: The Musical Edition
A dozen more hits and misses from the rock and pop world

Inside The Martian: Empire Meets NASA
Prepare to science the shit out of it...

Deadpool: A Complete History
Empire's guide to The Merc With A Mouth, in comics and on screen

Evil Media: Haunted TVs, Tapes And Tunes
Ten sinister reasons to go off-grid

Spectre – Everything You Need To Know
Empire's essential briefing on James Bond's 24th outing

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)