ugh why are people so ignorant that would have been a 5 star movie for god sake well i can only image how bad that guy would have made the movie
Hollywood adaptation of Io Interactive's squad-based shooter suffers a setback after French director walks away from project; film's production pushed back.
In February 2007, Hollywood publication Variety reported that Eidos Interactive had sold the rights to Kane & Lynch: Dead Men to Vancouver-based studio Lionsgate, which would turn the game into a film about two inmates who break out of jail to pursue a bank heist. Now, the Los Angeles Times is reporting that production on the film has stopped because of French director Patrick Alessandrin's "falling off" the project.
According to the paper, the film was due to begin shooting next month, but since Alessandrin's departure, studio heads have struggled to come up with a replacement. While Bruce Willis and Jamie Foxx are reportedly already on board for the title roles, Lionsgate is now trying out a number of directing hopefuls, including Wayne Kramer (Running Scared) and F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job). However, no deal has apparently been struck, pushing back the film's production start until next year. The official Lionsgate stance is that a director has not been chosen, and a start date is TBD.
Wayne Kramer would be a perfect fit for this kind of movie. But that's kind of the problem I have with Kane and Lynch. It feels like a video-game adaptation of Running Scared.
I will direct this movie for free! just give me a place to stay and peanut and jelly sandwiches and that's it! I am the next spielberg !
Maybe Jamie Foxx is just one hell of an actor that he has no troble playing the part of an old balding white psycopath.
Wow, did somebody watch Heat and mistook this guy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OD9S28b-Js For Jamie Foxx?
lol remember back when we all thought Denzel Washington was going to be Master Chief, and then we all sadfaced? this looks promising right now though
This is the only time I've actually thought a movie could be better than the game it's based on...... Game had a cool story......but the actual gameplay was very disappointing imo.
Eh, the lead roles aren't right, Kane & Lynch isn't a white guy and black guy, they are two white guys, WTF is wrong with Hollywood? I guess you can count this one dead before it launched......
There isn't a real demand for making a film out of this game, people don't like the characters or the game, the sequel didn't do well either so why waste money on making this ? Hitman had good reviews, was liked by gamers and had a good/decent film why not make a Hitman sequel instead of making this which will most likely bomb since there really isn't much of a fan base to begin with.
Why are you all so critical now? All a movie that is BASED on a game needs to copy from game are the: Title, character names, the setting, and the special effects. Rest is all NEW things.
I have nothing against black people but why jamie foxx?! maybe he would be ok for kane but lynch.. no way.. im not even gonna bother to download this movie from internet if it ever gets made.
they should get Mel Gibson as Lynch he is so psychic like lynch exactly..infact he would be a very great role :P alot of F! words..you know..but it would be crazy to see Mel Gibson With so long hair :P!
Bad Reviewed Game=Bad Reviewed Movie 2 big movie stars to bad movie game based=HOLY !@#$! and since when lynch was black? (no offence :3 XD)
wow, as bad as the first Mario movie was... I'd rather see a sequel to that then to see anything about Kane and Lynch.
wtf a movie on this game??!! umm.. i doubt it would be a big hit. but go ahead waste time and money on this project...:)
worst game series of all time, who the hell is stupid enough to out money into a movie production? no doubt it is gonna be a complete flop
who cares whose in it? These video game movie directors never play or have any idea about the games they make films on anyways, so whose in it is totally irrelevant imo, altho i do like jamie fox, i am having a hard time seeing him as a long haired, yet bald white antisocial psychotic doctor in a wife beater tshirt, but im thinking he's probably cast for the law enforcement face chasing the pair as opposed to the main protagonist themselves.
What about Lynch can be played by Nicolas Cage and Kane can be played by either John Travolta or Bruce Willis i would personally love to see Cage and Travolta do another movie together.
I don't see where Jamie Fox would fit into the film... I like how people are slating the game when its a movie they are talking about making, To be honest the story was interesting no hold bars thats the bits i did like from it. I think Gerard Butler and Bruce Willis could fit into this movie for some reason.
@ duke-nukem11 If i could get a dollar for all the [insert character here] that played in a movie that didn't look nothing like the game/comic/etc, i would be reach.
i would quit if the studio wanted jamie foxxxxxxxxxxxxxx as lynch. wtf is that all about. lynch is a middle aged balding white guy. not a good looking r&b crooner!
Then again maybe the movie would be redeeming... still, cannot have high hopes with such poor source material. I would welcome a decent heist movie just someone promise me Clooney will not be in.
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