So it looks like we're still getting that Deus Ex movie, whether we like it or not. The tragic history of film adaptations of videogames makes me less than enthused about the project; however, the setting and philosophical quandaries of Deus Ex: Human Revolutiondo make for an interesting set-up, even if I felt that the game itself dealt with them in a rather lackluster fashion.
C. Robert Cargill, who has been working on the screenplay, and director Scott Derrickson attempted to put folks' minds at ease in a recent interview with CraveOnline. "The chief philosophy is we’re not making a video game movie, we’re making a cyberpunk movie," Cargill explained. Seeing as that I love the latter and despise the former, it's certainly reassuring to hear this -- if it actually turns out to be true.