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NYPD Blue and Deadwood producer David Milch is to write the movie treatment for a big screen adaptation of PS3 thriller Heavy Rain.

Dubbed 'Rain', the movie is being 'developed via Unique's first-look deal with Warner Bros., which is fast-tracking the project', according to Variety.


Unique's Bob Shaye, who will produce the film alongside colleague Michael Lynne, said: "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."
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I can see the movie industry ruining this the same way they ruined Hitman when they brought it to film.
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I can see the movie industry ruining this the same way they ruined Hitman when they brought it to film.
Hitman?

How about:
...Mario Bros.
...Street Fighter.
...Double Dragon.
...Wing Commander.
...Doom.
...all of Uwe Boll movies.
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Why, oh, why do "writers" and "producers" feel that they have to make a movie out of a game?
It never works out well.(Doom etc)

Have they really lost all belief in their own creativity?
It almost annoys me as much as all this "reality-tv" crap... it is pure LAZINESS
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Why, oh, why do "writers" and "producers" feel that they have to make a movie out of a game?
It never works out well.(Doom etc)

Have they really lost all belief in their own creativity?
It almost annoys me as much as all this "reality-tv" crap... it is pure LAZINESS
To be fair, Heavy Rain DOES play out like a movie.

I'm not saying it WILL be good, but it could be for that simple fact. Heavy Rain was amazing.
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To be fair, Heavy Rain DOES play out like a movie.

I'm not saying it WILL be good, but it could be for that simple fact. Heavy Rain was amazing.
^ I know - I played it to death. But I know at least 20 ways how the game pans-out, so to me it is (as always with games-to-movies) a waste of time and a LACK of Talent.
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^ I know - I played it to death. But I know at least 20 ways how the game pans-out, so to me it is (as always with games-to-movies) a waste of time and a LACK of Talent.
Well, if they can get some great actors/writers, and say, David Fincher to direct, I think it would make the grittiest mystery film since Seven.

We shall see. But I'm with you, not holding my breath.
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This game is awful, my boss said it took him about a week to get through. It took me and a friend less then 4 hours, we didnt even know we had finished the game until the credits suddenly started rolling.

Rubbish game IMO, who cares if they make a crap movie out of it.
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Um - I had made a 3 hour movie out of heavy rain just by stringing together all of the cutscenes and major gameplay. Youtube banned me so I cant link it but I still have like 200GB of videos sitting somewhere.

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This game is awful, my boss said it took him about a week to get through. It took me and a friend less then 4 hours, we didnt even know we had finished the game until the credits suddenly started rolling.

Rubbish game IMO, who cares if they make a crap movie out of it.

I loved Heavy Rain.

And the story could make for a great movie.
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Hitman?

How about:
...Mario Bros.
...Street Fighter.
...Double Dragon.
...Wing Commander.
...Doom.
...all of Uwe Boll movies.
I concur. Hitman, Mortal Kombat (1st one) and the Tomb Raider movies were pretty good. But the other game adaption movies sucked.
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