MUMBAI: It is generally seen Shadow of
the Colossus is heading to the big screen.
The popular video game is being developed
as a feature by producer Kevin Misher, who
has set the project up at Sony.
Marks, the go-to young scribe who's writing
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea for
McG at Disney, is attached to pen the script.
which was developed for the PlayStation
2 was released in the U.S. in 2005. It quickly
became a huge hit as well as a critical
favourite. The game centers on the character
Wander, who along with his horse Agro travels
across a Western-style landscape to defeat
enemies known as Collosi, with Wander's
larger aim to save the girl Mono.
many other games, Colossus is dominated
by a minimalist landscape and lacks ensemble
characters; instead, the challenge lies
in locating the remote Colossi and uncovering
their weaknesses through a series of puzzle-like
challenges. Its scenes as well as its soundtrack
are regarded by many as highly cinematic.