TEMPLE RUN Adaptation Coming to Big Screen with Producer David Heyman

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Hollywood is turning to mobile games as the latest source for adaptation material.  One high-profile project already in the works is Angry Birds, but more recent news has Warner Bros. looking to adapt Temple Run with David Heyman attached as a producer.  The 2011 Imangi Studios mobile game centered on an explorer who stole an idol from a temple and, as a result, is endlessly chased by demonic monkeys.  While the studio is still in negotiations to bring the game to the big screen and the search is on for a writer, the story looks like it will stick pretty close to the plot of the game.  Hit the jump for more.

THR reported on Warner Bros. developing Temple Run with Heyman producing.  Heyman, who is best known for producing the Harry Potter film series, also produced their recent hit, Gravity, and is in talks to produce J.K. Rowling‘s next studio franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  If you’re not familiar with the Temple Run game, check out a sample run below:

The most exhilarating running game ever! Test your reflexes as you race down ancient temple walls and along sheer cliffs. Swipe to turn, jump and slide to avoid obstacles, collect coins and buy power ups, and see how far you can run!




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  • bork1138

    couldn’t help but laugh all the way through the first paragraph, this is a joke right? sounds like the kinda movie trailer you’d hear on one of GTAs radio stations.

    ‘centered on an explorer who stole an idol from a temple and, as a result, is endlessly chased by demonic monkeys’

    • http://tarek-to-verso.over-blog.com/ tarek

      they planned before to make a pac man movie. I am no longer choked by Hollywood.

  • The Flobbit

    They already made a Temple Run movie and it is called Indiana Jones 2.

  • Indiana

    Someone at WB is in for a rude awakening when a production intern brings in a copy of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

  • Fried Rice Tv

    I continue to struggle with my youtube series #friedricetv . interesting times!

  • Fried Rice Tv

    I continue to struggle with my youtube series #friedricetv . interesting times!

  • Mike

    Fucking old geezers wasting their money on stupid shit like this.

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