Brett Ratner to direct God of War movie

Hey, you know that completely mediocre movie Rush Hour 3? And you know that exquisitely crafted, beautifully designed, and jarringly visceral videogame God of War? Well, the guy who directed Rush Hour 3 is now officially directing a movie version of God of War!


Honestly, I am not going to go on a rant about how certain videogames never (ever!) need to be made into movies since the source material is so perfectly and gloriously cinematic already (i.e. BioShock, God of War, etc.). Instead, I am just going to hope for the best.

If rumors are true, the script is by David Self who also wrote the exceptional Thirteen Days with Kevin Costner. So that’s a good thing. And apparently David Jaffe would kill to have Djimon Hounsou play Kratos. And I love Djimon Hounsou. Maybe, just maybe this movie will have a chance.

Eh, who am I kidding? This is going to be a disaster.

What do you think? Are you sick of these videogame movies? Who do you think would be the perfect actor to play Kratos? Are you at least relieved Uwe Boll didn’t get his hands on this?

[Via Ain’t It Cool News — thanks ProfessorPew!]

Chad Concelmo