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Shadow of the Colossus hits Hollywood

Legend of Chun-Li writer Justin Marks on board for PS2 game-movie adaptation

If there aren't already enough videogame-based films on the way, you can add PS2 stunner Shadow of Colossus to the list, as Hollywood snaps up the giant slaying franchise for the movie works.

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If you've never played SotC, get your act together. In it, you play as Wander, a dude who travels to a forbidden land to ask a powerful spirit to revive his dead lady friend. The spirit agrees, but only if he slays 12 colossi - fricking enormous giants so big you won't believe they could do it on PS2.

Justin Marks, writer on the recently-released Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, has been handed writing privileges for the SotC film.

Its art style, fairly minimalist plot and tense giant-climbing gameplay made the game one of the PS2's best, so they'd better not mess up the film.

[Via The Hollywood Reporter. Thanks Rick.]

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