Lionsgate has picked up film rights to the Eidos video game “Kane & Lynch:Dead Men” which gets released mid-year reports Variety.
The game follows the ruthless mercenary Kane and his schizophrenic partner Lynch. Whilst being transported to death row, they’re attacked and kidnapped by Kane’s former team.
The unlikely duo is forced to retrieve a stolen fortune that Kane has hidden. Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter will produce, the pair responsible for the upcoming Fox production of “Hitman”.
The game trailer looks very promising – a kind of dark Michael Bay action vehicle film abotu two guys who bear strong resemblance to “Diamonds are Forever” baddies Mr. Kidd & Mr. Wint.