Game Informer recently spoke with horror director John Carpenter in an interview where he revealed that he would love to adapt Dead Space into a film because it’s “ready-made”. My initial reaction upon hearing this news was f*ck yes! My mind immediately wandered to his brilliant sci-fi chiller The Thing which is one of my all-time favorite films and if you ask me, John Carpenter and Dead Space are a match made in heaven.
“You know it’s great,” he told Game Informer. “The first game was more – I guess it was like Alien – but not quite. It was a little different than that.”
“I maintain that Dead Space would just make a great movie because you have these people coming onto an abandoned, shut-down space ship and they have to start it up and something’s on board. It’s just great stuff. I would love to make Dead Space [into a film], I’ll tell you that right now. That one is ready-made.”
I’d be on board for a Dead Space film regardless of who was at the helm — getting John Carpenter would just be icing on the cake!