Screenwriter F. Scott Frazier has been tapped to write Universal’s “Gears of War,” individuals with knowledge of the project exclusively tell TheWrap. Frazier’s previous writing credits include “”Collide” and “xXx: Return of Xander Cage.”
Universal Pictures optioned motion picture rights to Microsoft Studio’s iconic “Gears of War” franchise in 2016, based on the Xbox video game series. Set on the planet Sera, “Gears of War” is a first-person shooter that follows a former P.O.W. who leads the human resistance against the Locust Horde, a race of creatures who emerge from beneath the Earth’s surface intent on eliminating mankind.
Dylan Clark (“Planet of the Apes” series, “Oblivion”) will produce for his Dylan Clark Productions alongside “Gears of War” co-creator Rod Fergusson. Scott Stuber (“Ted” series, “Identity Thief”) will executive produce.
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