How are you filming it?
"There have been lots of great comic-book adaptations recently, but I thought there was a good way – post Sin City and 300 – to bring an element of graphics and animation to the screen in a comedy film that you wouldn’t accept in something harder like The Dark Knight.
There’s also the videogame element that’s in the book. It seems to me you can do a good videogame film that isn’t an adaptation of any game.
In the same way The Matrix was a great comic-book film that wasn’t actually based on any comic book, this will have elements of gaming without being a straight adaptation of a game…”
How faithful will it be?
“On one hand it’s very faithful to the books, on the other it has become something that has the structure of a romantic comedy action film. I haven’t quite figured that out. At the moment I’m calling it an action romance, but I’m trying to think of something a bit snappier…”
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