The lights are on
CBS films announced Scott Derrickson (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose) is directing the upcoming Deus Ex film based on the game.
"Deus Ex is a phenomenal cyberpunk game with soul and intelligence,” Derrickson said in a statement. “By combining amazing action and tension with big, philosophical ideas, Deus Ex is smart, ballsy, and will make one hell of a movie."
Deus Ex: Human Revolution will serve as the primary template for the film, CBS says.
Sweeet! Just throw in my favorite actors Al Pacino and Denzel Washington and I will totally see this movie.
Cool! I've heard good things about this director, but my excitement is toned down a bit, since he's more experienced with media in the horror genre, a genre of which Deus Ex is not a part. Still, Ewe Boll could be directing it, so it could be worse.
Adam Jensen never-AAAHH!! *crowd throws tomatoes*
Kinda wish they would make it about the first Deus Ex game, but what can you do. This director seems to only do movies where someone gets possessed, hopefully he doesn't do the same here with a 'virus' or 'bug'.
I think they'd be better off getting a lesser known actor (maybe from TV) than pursuing any "obvious" Hollywood leads for Jensen. I doubt it'll happen, but I have a terrible feeling the role will at least be offered to Tom Cruise, and it'll kick off a spiral of Hollywood trying to water this down to make it more marketable for a wider audience - and kill anything Deus Ex about it in the process.
I don't know. Deus Ex has an interesting enough setting to make a kick-ass movie, as much as many other games, but it all depends on what the director wants to do with that. If it turns into what Resident Evil did I'll be extremely disappointed.
I'd love this, but I must keep my expectations at the bare-minimum. I just really hope Elias Stufexis, a.k.a. Adam Jensen, can have a notable cameo appearance.
Ok, heres my take on this. He's an alright director. The way he directed Sinister fit well with the atmosphere. But I honestly cannot see him doing Deus Ex.
hmm. hope its not worst...looking forward to it!