Dead Space Movie To Be Directed By James Wan


In a stunning turn of events, Hollywood has decided to bless us with yet another video game adaptation, because clearly, they’ve had such a winning streak with those. We are thrilled to announce that James Wan, the master of jump scares and creepy dolls, will be directing an upcoming Dead Space movie. (You can find this exclusive information over at Giant Freakin Robot).

As if the stars have aligned, we will be graced with a film based on the beloved 2008 horror game developed by EA Redwood Shores (now Visceral Games). Dead Space tells the heartwarming tale of an engineer named Isaac Clarke who boards the USG Ishimura spaceship, only to find it infested with grotesque monsters called Necromorphs. Sounds like a perfect family film, right?

Let’s all take a moment to appreciate the genius behind this project. With Wan’s track record, including box office hits like Saw, Insidious, and The Conjuring, we can all rest assured that this adaptation will be nothing short of spectacular. After all, who needs an engaging plot or well-rounded characters when you’ve got a lifetime supply of jump scares?

Why James Wan is the perfect choice to direct a Dead Space movie


Credit: Electronic Arts

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The article we’ve mentioned – which you absolutely must read if you want to be in the know – discusses how James Wan is the perfect choice for Dead Space because of his extensive experience in the horror genre. It’s truly a match made in heaven, as the game’s fans are undoubtedly excited to see their favourite monsters translated to the big screen with Wan’s signature style. What could possibly go wrong?

Not only has Wan graced us with his directorial prowess, but he will also produce the film alongside his Atomic Monster production company. That’s right, the man behind the riveting Aquaman and Malignant will be leading the charge. So, Dead Space fans, brace yourselves for what will surely be the best movie adaptation of a video game ever. Or, at the very least, a movie with a budget.

It has been rumoured (not confirmed) that the script for this future masterpiece will be penned by none other than Derek Kolstad, the creative genius behind the John Wick series. We can’t help but wonder how many Necromorphs Isaac will be able to take down with a pencil. The possibilities are endless!

James Wan is a huge fan of the video games

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Our beloved source also provides us with a quote from James Wan himself, saying: “I’m a big fan of the game, and it’s a great opportunity to bring it to life on the big screen.” It’s reassuring to know that Wan is such a diehard fan of the game. We can only imagine the level of dedication he’ll bring to the project, staying true to the game’s rich storyline and deep character development.

As we eagerly await more information on the casting and release date of this sure-to-be masterpiece, let’s all take a moment to celebrate the sheer brilliance of Hollywood’s decision-making. With James Wan at the helm, Dead Space is destined to become yet another iconic entry in the pantheon of video game adaptations.


Credit: Electronic Arts

Gather your friends and family, and get ready for a thrilling experience filled with jump scares, creepy monsters, and more jump scares. Dead Space, directed by James Wan, is coming to a theatre near you. And remember: in space, no one can hear you sarcastically applaud.

What do you make of this news? Are you looking forward to watching this new Dead Space movie? Do you think that James Wan is a good choice of director for the project? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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