People are making a big deal about this. The prequel comic came out a couple weeks ago. Now it looks like there'll be a film continuing where the comic will leave off. This is great news for Electronic Arts. I've seen some scenes from the video game. Looks good but I haven't actually played it. Let's hope all this fuss is a good sign. I'm all for the "survival horror" type games.
Starz Media is jumping into "Dead Space" with Electronic Arts, pacting to make an animated feature tied into the sci-fi horror vidgame launching this fall.
Starz' Film Roman unit is producing a film that serves as a prequel to the game, picking up where a comic that is being made by Image Comics leaves off.
"Due to the richness and complexity of stories that have evolved for videogames, they have become a type of entertainment that can span generations and provide fantastic inspiration for other forms of media, especially in the realm of animated features," Film Roman prexy Scott Greenberg said in a statement.
You can read the rest at www.variety.com/article/VR1117982808.html