David Milch Penning Heavy Rain Movie


Variety reports that David Milch will adapt Quantic Dream and Sony’s “Heavy Rain” video game for the big screen. Unique Features’ Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne will produce.

The project is being fast-tracked at Warner Bros. Pictures. Milch will start writing the film once he’s finished work on the first season of HBO’s “Luck.”

The game is described as follows:

How Far Will You Go To Save Someone You Love?

Experience a gripping psychological thriller filled with innumerable twists and turns, where choices and actions can result in dramatic consequences. Spanning four days of mystery and suspense, the hunt is on for a murderer known only as the Origami Killer – named after his macabre calling card of leaving behind folded paper shapes at crime scenes. Four characters, each following their own leads and with their own motives, must take part in a desperate attempt to prevent the killer from claiming a new victim.

Milch’s credits include “NYPD Blue” and “Deadwood.”

“David Milch’s incredible ability to transform intense and complex storylines into gripping, popular drama makes him the perfect partner for us to have on ‘Heavy Rain,’ ” Shaye said.