Big, over-the-top movies about giant robots fighting seem to be doing fairly well with the movie-going audiences these days. Even though Transformers 2 wasn't the follow-up that many were expecting it to be, plenty of people still went to see it for the spectacle.
Now Michael Eisner's production company, Tornante, is rumored to be working on a Mechwarrior film. Eisner is best known for his two-decade stint as the CEO at Walt Disney.
According to a Joystiq source, Michael Eisner's The Tornante Company is now developing a Mechwarrior movie with some considerable "Hollywood" talent taking up the pen.
Writer Michael Gordon is rumored to be drafting a Mechwarrior script. Gordon is no stranger to big, explosive Hollywood conventions, as he penned the screenplay for 300 and came up with the story for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Gordon's also involved with other gaming properties EverQuest and Siren.
How do you feel about a modern classic PC game possibly hitting the silver screen? And what would you like to see from it?