Arcade Game Joust Being Adapted
You thought video game adaptations from recent years were bad (e.g. Doom)? Now they're adapting an arcade game that originally appeared in 1982 into a live action feature film. Midway Games' Joust is getting the treatment from producer Michael Cerenzie. In the game you control a knight who flies on an ostrich and fights flying buzzards. How are they going to make this into a live action feature film, who knows?
The new production company that Michael Cerenzie co-founded says that they'll specialize in adapting graphic novels, comic books, novels and video games. The company is also currently producing an adaptation of the classic arcade shooter Area 51.
I don't even know what to say to this. This is probably the most far-fetched idea I've heard in years. I can understand adapting video games like Hitman or Halo that have a coherent story and a detailed universe, but Joust is just a couple of guys riding ostriches on a black screen. What has Hollywood come to?
Reader Feedback - 3 Comments
when this pile of crap bombs, they will blame it on piracy. (as usual)
james on Sep 11, 2007
ayindi on Jul 30, 2009
It will suck, this is the same director who make the upcoming Doom 2: Re-Evolution, pure crap ahead.
Kawa on Aug 8, 2009
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