Shadow of the Colossus movie planned

According to Variety, a film based on the hit PlayStation 2 game, Shadow of the Colossus, is to be produced by Kevin Misher (Public Enemies, Case 39) at Sony Pictures.

The flick is to be written by Justin Marks, whose previous works include Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li and the in-development 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Further information has yet to be revealed.

Released in 2005, Shadow of the Colossus has players traversing a mysterious land in an effort to take down 16 gigantic beasts known as colossi in order to resurrect your deceased girlfriend. The game was praised by critics and is widely regarded as one of the most emotional videogame experiences ever conceived. 

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