Konami have teamed up with Davis Films to produce a film of Silent Hill:
Konami Corporation has teamed with Samuel Hadida and his production company Davis Films Sarl to produce a live feature film adaptation of the popular horror adventure videgame Silent Hill.
Samuel Hadida is the prolific producer who brought to the screen True Romance directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino, Brotherhood of the Wolf Directed by Christophe Guns, Spinder directed by David Cronengerg and other famous films. Konami will participate in the production of the film from script supervision, monsters design and sound creation to accurately recreating the universal appeal of the game. The Silent Hill horror action game will evolve from the small screen to the big screen.
Christophe Gans, who directed the blockbuster epic Brotherhood of the Wolf as well as Crying Freeman, has been appointed as the director of the Silent Hill movie. Silent Hill is a groundbreaking game which atmosphere has mesmerized millions of gamers all over the world, it is scary and clever. I am very proud to be associated with this game.
The Silent Hill series (Produced by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Inc., President: Michihiro Ishizuka) is a horror adventure game set in a town shrouded by fog and darkness, where the player confronts a variety of monsters. Its images have received high acclaim in the North American and European markets, labeled THE MASTER OF HORROR ADVENTURE with its total combined sales of over four million copies in Japan, the United States and Europe.
Konami will actively pursue film production of its game content, with the aim to further strengthen the KONAMI brand worldwide.