For many years now there has been constant talk about the possibility that the terrifying Dead Space from the leap to the big screen, sometimes even downloading names as illustrious as the legendary john carpenterauthor of classics like The Thing, Halloween either Escape from New York. What is true in this information? Well, it just so happens that Carpenter himself, during an interview, has dropped that there is already a movie in the works from the great video game Visceral Games.
The story is funny, because his comment comes after asking him about this supposed Dead Space movie directed by John Carpenter. “No, no no. I can’t believe how this has spread,” said the 74-year-old veteran filmmaker. “I’m a big fan of the video gameSo I’ve played them all. I was looking at the new digital cameras, the RED ones, so it occurred to me to mention that I’d love to do a Dead Space movie.” From there, he continues, everyone started asking him when he was going to do it.
“I’m not going to do it. Besides, I think there is already another director involved in the project,” he said, therefore dropping that the film is real. “They haven’t asked me to do it. So until someone asks me, I wouldn’t do it. But there’s a new version of the Dead Space game coming out now in January, and I’ll be there,” referring to the up-and-coming Dead Space Remake which goes on sale in just a few days.
Dead Space in the cinema
The truth is that since its inception, the Dead Space saga has always been closely linked to the world of cinema and television to the point that there are two animated movies like Dead Space Perdition and Dead Space Aftermath that expanded the story of the Visceral Games classics. But the story of Carpenter and Dead Space comes long.
“I think there is already another director involved in the project” – John Carpenter
A great fan of video games, ten years ago the filmmaker already commented that he “I would love to make a Dead Space movie. I’m telling you right now. That movie is already done, “he said in Game Informer. Just a few months ago Carpenter reiterated his desire to work in this universe of horror and science fiction. “It would be a great movie. I could do it.” He also acknowledged that he is a big fan of his video games. “Even the last one, the action one that nobody else likes.”