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Seth Lochhead chosen to write 'Shadow of the Colossus' adaptation

Scripter previously wrote action thriller 'Hanna'

By Corwin Neuse Jan 7, 2013 9:18PM
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the long-awaited cinematic adaptation of "Shadow of the Colossus," the critically acclaimed, cultishly adored Playstation 2 game, is finally moving forward. Sony has reportedly tapped "Hanna" screenwriter Seth Lochhead to re-write the project, which will tell the story of the heroic Wander, a man who travels around the world on his trusty steed Argo fighting ginormous monsters in order to resurrect a girl named Mono. "Chronicle's" Josh Trank is currently attached to direct.

What do you think, Hitlisters? Will "Shadow of the Colossus" make for a decent movie? Or is it too ethereal, atmospheric, thoughtful, and not crammed full of enough gratuitous explosions and snappy one-liners? Does anyone remember the memorable "Shadow of the Colossus"-related scene from Adam Sandler's otherwise imminently-forgetable "Reign Over Me?" And wasn't that pretty good? And did anyone even see "Hanna?" As always, let us know in the comments...
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