Thief Game Gets Adapted Into A Film

Straight Up Films has acquired film rights to Square Enix’s videogame franchise “Thief” with plans to produce a film adaptation of the property.

Developed by Eidos-Montreal and spanning four games over eighteen years, the story is set in a dark fantasy world ruled by a tyrant who exploits dark magic as a means of establishing control.

Adam Mason and Simon Boyes (“Misconduct”) will write the screenplay while Roy Lee, Adrian Askarieh, Marisa Polvino and Kate Cohen will produce.

Source: Variety