MTV Films nabs The Suffering movie rights

Midway's horror game set to frighten the silver screen in what's billed as 'straight-up horror' flick

MTV Films has revealed that it's grabbed the rights to create a movie based on The Suffering, Midway's action-horror title developed by Surreal Software that stars hardened prisoner Torque.

According to reports, Stan Winston of Alien fame will be involved in the movie project, with producers from Stan Winston Productions, Circle Of Confusion (production company) and MTV Films all involved in development of the flick. Apparently, Stan Winston Productions and Circle Of Confusion will actually work on the film.

There's no word on who'll handle directorial duties or any actor line-up yet.