Onimusha is to be brought to the silver screen in the next couple of years, according to Silent Hill director Christopher Gans.
Speaking to French movie website DVDrama.com, Gans, confirmed that he is working on a film adaptation of Capcom's feudal samurai slash 'em up. According to the report, Takeshi Kaneshiro (who's voice was actually used in the Onimusha games) will play the lead role. The script is being written by John Collee (Master & Commander, Happy Feet).
Filming is due to start early next year and the whole thing isn't expected to hit cinemas unitl September 2009.