May 28, 2024 6:08 pm

Dune Co-Writer Jon Spaihts to Write Netflix's Gears of War Movie
Dune Co-Writer Jon Spaihts to Write Netflix's Gears of War Movie

Dune Co-Writer Jon Spaihts to Write Netflix’s Gears of War Movie

The upcoming live-action adaptation of Gears of War has found its screenwriter. Variety reports that Jon Spaihts has been brought in to write the screenplay for the film, a big step forward for the project following years of slow progress on turning the hit video game into a movie. Spaihts is best known for his Oscar-nominated work co-writing Denis Villeneuve’s Dune along with its upcoming sequel, Dune: Part Two, and has also helped write Prometheus for Ridley Scott, The Mummy for Alex Kurtzman, and Doctor Strange for Scott Derrickson. He also wrote Morten Tyldum’s sci-fi film Passengers which starred Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt.

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​The Gears of War movie has taken a big step forward with Dune and Doctor Strange co-writer Jon Spaihts boarding the project. Read More