Condemned movie signs up director
<i>The Cell</i>'s Tarsem Singh tapped to helm <i>Unforgettable</i>, the film based on Sega's first-person action game.
The movie based on the Xbox 360 and PC game Condemned: Criminal Origins, called Unforgettable and originally titled Species X, will be directed by Tarsem Singh, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
The movie will be a science-fiction thriller from Warner Bros. about a cop on the trail of a killer. During the murder investigation, he discovers things that put his own humanity in doubt. Unforgettable is being produced by Basil Iwanyk, David Goyer, and Jason Hall. Kurt Sutter wrote the screenplay, and Lynn Harris and Matt Reilly are overseeing the production for the studio.
Singh directed the music video for REM's "Losing My Religion," as well as 2000's The Cell, which starred Jennifer Lopez and Vince Vaughn. Lopez played a psychotherapist called Catherine Deane, who entered the mind of a comatose serial killer in an attempt to find where he was holding his latest victim. Singh also directed 2006's The Fall a drama where two hospital patients enter a fantasy world. Another film directed by Singh, Unthinkable is currently in preproduction, and is due for release in 2008.
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