Sony has hired screenwriter Jay Basu to write the film adaptation of Metal Gear Solid, Deadline reports.
Basu has only a few film credits to his name, but co-wrote the film The Pier with David Bowers. He also collaborated with writer-director Tom Green(not the comedian) to write Vertigo Film’s sequel Monsters: Dark Continent which is now in post-production.
There is no release window for the Metal Gear Solid film. As for the latest game installment, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will launch in September for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC.