The Last of Us Movie Offcially In The Works

Screen Gems, the studio behind the Resident Evil movies, announced today it has sealed a deal to distribute the feature film version of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us

The screenplay will be written by the game’s Creative Director, Neil Druckmann, who will also serve as producer alongside Spider-Man and Evil Dead director Sam Raimi. Druckmann’s Ghost House Pictures company will also act as a producer, which involve Naughty Dog Co-Presidents’ Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra, and Game Director Bruce Straley.

“Our partnership with Sam Raimi, Ghost House Pictures, and Screen Gems to develop a film based on The Last of Us universe is a perfect fit,” said Wells in a statement. “Since our game released last June, we’ve talked with many companies about making a film, but we couldn’t have found better partners who share our creative vision and high standards. We look forward to collaborating with Sam, his team, and Screen Gems, to make a movie that will thrill fans of The Last of Us and general audiences worldwide.”

We’ll be sure to update with any incoming news.

(Via: IGN)