Hollywood has worn a hole in their Bad Idea Jeans. But not to worry, they’ve got dozens of pairs. EACH ONE BIGGER THAN THE LAST. From the HollywoodReporter:
Sony Pictures Animation has pre-emptively picked up rights to the Atari video game “Rollercoaster Tycoon.” Harald Zwart is spearheading the development of the big-screen adaptation as a possible directing project and will executive produce.
David Ronn and Jay Scherick, who penned the upcoming Kevin James comedy “The Zookeeper,” are attached to write what will be a live-action/CGI hybrid.
Oh sure, a live-action/CGI hybrid movie based on a video game that is the Sim City of roller coasters, written by the dudes behind the sequel to Paul Blart Mall Cop? Fandango just put out a Craigslist ad asking for EMERGENCY TICKET SALESMEN, I’m sure. Wasn’t this one of the time capsule prophecies in Nicolas Cage’s Knowing? I give up, you guys. I’m moving to space. (Thanks for the tip, Gideon, Westley, and AmericanPatriot.)