In what is certainly further proof that there is no God, clueless director Uwe Boll has given a short interview about his upcoming film adaptation of Dungeon Siege.
Director Uwe Boll recently spoke with Insomniac Mania about his upcoming project “Dungeon Siege” starring Ray Liotta, Ron Perlman, Claire Forlani, Leelee Sobieski, Matthew Lillard, Kristanna Loken, Burt Reynolds and John Rhys-Davies.
Rumour swirled a while back the game adaptation would be shot in two parts, Boll himself says he’s unsure if that’s still the case. The fight scenes will be “rough brutal battles combined with martial arts action” reminiscent of “Hero”. Comedy will be left up to two of the actors – “Matthew Lillard is the great and funny Duke Fallow. Ron Pearlman has a lot of dry humor.”
Hussars and Krugs from the game will appear. There will be several sex scenes, the score will be of the classical orchestral kind and the trailer will make its debut in November at the AFM in Los Angeles. No word yet on a game sequel based on the film.
We’ve talked about Uwe Boll before in regards to the horrid Alone In The Dark, which was supposedly based on the game of the same name except that it bore absolutely no resemblance to the game beyond the fact that the main character had exactly the same name as the protagonist in the original video game and, of course, the title. Boll has managed to land the rights to make movies based on quite a few video games despite the fact that he has yet to produce one that would be considered even remotely worth watching. I’m not all that upset about him destroying Dungeon Siege as the game’s storyline, while decent enough, wasn’t so detail rich that changes would be all that noticeable. Though if anyone can manage to screw it up I’d bet money that it’s Boll. He’d probably set it in the 25th century and turn it into a space opera. I’m more upset that he apparently has the rights to do a Metal Gear Solid movie, which has a story I’d really like to see adapted to film. He’s also working on a film based on Postal, which is already a pretty bad bit of work and probably the only video game Boll has a chance of improving upon when he makes it into a film.
I said it before, but it bears repeating once again: Someone stop this man before he puts out another astonishing turd of a movie!
Story credit goes to the folks at Dark Horizons.