Shadow of The Colossus Movie

September 23, 2010

Ping Chang, Misher Films executive producer has commented on how the Shadow of The Colossus movie is coming along.

“For Colossus, beyond the cinematic quality of having Wander battling these sixteen colossi, we have to effectively translate that into a narrative that people are going to want to watch for two hours. Without getting into the specifics of the script, that’s a big challenge, especially for something so stark,” he explained.

“One of the struggles of the game is that it is very episodic in nature, similar to the seven exes from Scott Pilgrim. Not that I don’t respect the Scott Pilgrim source material, but watching the movie, I felt it sort of dragged along. Those are some of the pitfalls that we have to be careful to avoid. So these colossi battles need to be very significant, they can’t just be one after the other, there has to be something learned from them.”

For a movie to capture the essence of Shadow of The Colossus will be no easy task. Chang has also played Shadow of The Colossus multiple times so gamers can be reassured, but then again we can all remember how Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li went down or maybe we choose not to remember it.



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