Gears of War, the movie version anyway, has been in development hell for years. In 2007, Len Wiseman (the director behind theUnderworld movie franchise) was attached as well as New Line Studios, but the project tanked due to creative differences.
Gears of War has had three sequels since its 2006 release and has sold somewhere in the neighborhood of 19 million units. It is the 5thbestselling Xbox 360 game of all time. With a fan base like that, it’s no surprise that studios are attempting to turn it into a tent pole summer action film…
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- Variety: Gears of War movie script back in the works (joystiq.com)
- GEARS OF WAR Movie Moves Forward with New Producer (geektyrant.com)