EXCLUSIVE: Comic books may be Hollywood’s hottest current wellspring of source material, but at Comic-Con 2013 a panel of industry experts will discuss what could be the next. “Video Games to Movies: Is The Golden Age Upon Us?” is slotted for Thursday, July 18, at the Hilton Bayfront’s Indigo Ballroom. Panel is set to include some of the folks behind CBS Films‘ Deus Ex adaptation and Nu Image’s Kane and Lynch, David Fincher’s Halo short, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li, and games powerhouse EA Entertainment, which is underway on a Need For Speed film starring Aaron Paul.
Moderated by journalist Ben Fritz, panelists include Adrian Askarieh (Hitman, Fox’s Agent 47, CBS Films’ Deus Ex, Nu Image’s Kane and Lynch); Blur Studio’s Tim Miller (Batman: Arkham, Halo, Fox’s Deadpool, and Legendary’s Gravel adaptation); Justin Marks (Street Fighter: The Legend Of Chun-Li, He-Man, and EA’s vidgame Army Of Two: The 40th Day); EA Entertainment VP Patrick J. O’Brien (DreamWorks’ Need For Speed); Kevin Tancharoen (New Line’s Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat: Legacy); C. Robert Cargill (Sinister, Deus Ex); and Ian Moffitt (Head of Premium Programming, Machinima).
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