GAME OF THRONES Writer To Pen MAGIC: THE GATHERING Script For Fox
Who do you hire to write the script for what you hope will be a mega-successful fantasy movie? Why, the writer of a mega-successful fantasy tv series of course. Fox have set Bryan Cogman to pen a big screen adaptation of the popular Hasbro card game, which will be produced by Simon Kinberg.
The success of HBO's Game Of Thrones has definitely not gone unnoticed in Hollywood. Not only is a big-screen take on the video game Warcraft on the way courtesy of Moon director Duncan Jones, but Fox also have a Magic: The Gathering film in the works -- and now Deadline report that they've hired a writer. The studio has set Bryan Cogman, a producer, story editor and writer on the HBO drama, to give the fantasy card game the movie treatment. President of Hasbro Studios Stephen Davis, CEO Brian Goldner and Wizards of the Coast CEO Greg Leeds will serve as executive producers. Aditya Sood and Josh Feldman, executives at Kinberg's Genre Films will also executive produce.
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