Legendary Finances Gears of War

Legendary Pictures is coming on board to co-finance and co-produce the “Gears of War” movie based on Microsoft and Epic Games’ hit vidgame reports Variety.

Len Wiseman is directing with Chris Morgan writing the script based on a draft by Stuart Beattie. “Gears” centers on a world beset by aliens known as the Locust and a team of soldiers fighting to retake the planet.

A sequel game is coming out in November. Originally planned for Summer 2009, the film is now unscheduled.