According to Variety,
Stuart Beattie will rewrite Universal's movie adaptation of the videogame
starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and directed by John Woo.
If you have never heard of Stuart Beattie, the
guy actually boasts a pretty impressive resume [short, but impressive].
Of his previous projects he has done screenplays for Pirates of the
Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Collateral. His
upcoming projects include Spy-Hunter, Derailed, Truce,
Universal is still hoping for a summer 2006 release,
which means production would have to begin shortly. The original script
for Spy-Hunter was penned by Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Damian
Shannon, Mark Swift [collectively].