Quantcast
BioShock movie getting 28 Weeks Later director? - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



BioShock movie getting 28 Weeks Later director?


10:20 AM on 08.24.2009
BioShock movie getting 28 Weeks Later director? photo



With Gore Verbinski stepping down as director for the sadly inevitable BioShock movie (though hanging on as producer), there's an opening for a new man to steer the project forward. Universal Studios wants that man to be Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. He's the chap who made 28 Weeks Later, as if our headline didn't give enough of a clue.

Fresnadillo is in talks right now over the project, but final approval will come from Take-Two, which has final approval on any directors. Of course, the film could do much worse than have Fresnadillo on board, so I think the game publisher should say yes unless it wants something like Michael Bay or, worse, Uwe Boll to jump on the script. Fresnadillo's producing partner, Enrique Lopez Lavigne, may also come on board as a producer.

The Infected from 28 Weeks Later kind of act like Splicers, being that they're both diseased freaks that rush headlong at people and don't make any sense why they try and speak. Should be an easy job for this particular director, really.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.








Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

2K Games

5:30 PM on 07.23.2014
Jessica Nigri's hosting a Borderlands laser tag match at SDCC

San Diego Comic-Con has no shortage of special events to keep con-goers' schedules completely packed. Videogame publishers find the show a perfect opportunity to get their up-and-coming titles in front of a massive audience. ...more



1:45 PM on 07.14.2014
Free Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel skins coming to Borderlands 2 on Tuesday

Over the weekend at GaymerX, Gearbox announced that it would be releasing free Borderlands 2 customization options tomorrow. The idea behind them came from the prolific Borderlands cosplay community, so the Borderlands 2 char...more



10:00 AM on 07.11.2014
Gearbox explains why Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel isn't Borderlands 3

Developer diaries generally tend to be fairly niche videos that cover the specifics of creating a game. However, this one -- the first in a series -- takes a broad strokes approach and ends up being more interesting than mos...more



View all 2K Games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more