Sony Pictures is teaming with producer Avi Arad on a big screen adaptation of Sony Online Entertainment’s 3-D massive multiplayer online fantasy role-playing game EverQuest, reports IGN.
According to the site, the studio is eyeing a 2009 or 2010 release for the film. Michael Gordon (300) will write the screenplay.
Plot details for the feature are unknown, but the fantasy epic will be based on an original pitch by Gordon and will feature some seminal characters from the game.
Arad has been a producer of all of Sony’s “Spider-Man” movies so far, and has produced numerous superhero movies, such as the “X-Men” and “Fantastic Four” films, and many more.
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