Found at Younewb website:
I'm not really sure why any studio would want to do this but 20th Century Fox has scouped up the feature film rights for EA's The Sims. Director John Davis and scribe Brian Lynch are currently attached with Steve Asbell from Fox and Rod Humble from EA overseeing the flick. That's right, the people behind Norbit and Eragon are going to turn the Seinfeld of the video game world (there's not set plot!) into a live action feature film.