Elsewhere, Silent Hill director Christophe Gans, who recently confirmed to be passing on helming the horror sequel, will instead team with Davis Films to produce a $70 million-budgeted adaptation of Capcom's Onimusha series, says Screen Daily. Production is said to start in China next February, with a December 2009 release date in mind.
Despite popular reports the adventure genre is dead, THQ has been successful in producing sequels in the Broken Sword series. The recent success of the fourth entry, Broken Sword 4: The Angel of Death, was enough to push Hollywood into pursuing a live-action adaptation of the series, reports ComingSoon.
Kane & Lynch
Ain't It Cool News reports that Liongate, the studio who acquired the rights to Kane & Lynch, are currently targeting Jieho Lee, a director you probably haven't heard of.