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D.J. Caruso To Direct Big Screen Adaptation of EA’s ‘Dead Space’

dead-space-2-300x300Director D.J. Caruso (Eagle Eye) will be helming a big screen adaptation of the Electronic Arts hit videogame Dead Space. The sci-fi/horror game, is set in the 26th century in deep space, where an engineer who responds to a distress signal from a mining ship finds the vessel infested with monstrous creatures called Necromorphs. The creatures are human corpses, reanimated by an alien virus.

EA launched the game in 2008 and is currently working on the second and third installments of the series. No mention so far on a possible release date for either of the games but, its been suggested that one of them could be Dead Space: Extraction for the Wii due to arrive this October.