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and Davis films agree on film production of popular Silent Hill game.
- Production to begin for worldwide release -
Konami Corporation (CEO: Kagemasa Kozuki) has teamed with Samuel Hadida and his production
company Davis Films Sarl to produce a live feature adaptation of the popular horror adventure videogame Silent Hill.
Samuel Hadida is the prolific producer who brough to the screen True Romance directed by Tony Scott and
written by Quentin Tarantino, Brotherhood of the Wolf directed by Christophe Gans, Spider directed by David
Cronenberg and other famous films. Konami will participate in the production of the film from script
supervision, monsters' design and sound creation to accurately recreating the universal appeal of the game.
The Silent Hill horror action game will evolve from the small screen to the big screen.
Christophe Gans, who directed the blockbuster epic Brotherhood of the Wolf as well as Crying Freeman, has
been appointed as the director of the Silent Hill movie, "Silent Hill is a groundbreaking game which atmosphere
has mesmerized millions of gamers all over the world, it is scary and clever. I am very proud to be associated
with this game".
The Silent Hill series (produced by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Inc., President: Michihiro Ishizuka)
is a horror adventure game set in a town shrouded by fog and darkness, where the player confronts a variety of
monsters. Its images have received high acclaim in the North America and European markets, labeled "THE MASTER
OF HORROR ADVENTURE" with its total combined sales of over four million copies in Japan, the United States and
Konami will actively pursue film production of its game content, with the aim to further strengthen the KONAMI
September 18th 2003 - Konami Corporation