|Charles Cecil talks about the Broken Sword movie|
|Posted: 08.07.2008 12:31 by Jamie Davey||Comments: 2|
Revolution Software's Managing Director Charles Cecil has reassured fans that are worried about the movie version of the popular point and click series Broken Sword, by saying that they need not worry about the quality of any movie as Cecil plans to write it himself in order to insure that the spirit of the game is retained.
"I have several small studios in Los Angeles very keen to talk further, but actually everything is turned on its head. I would be incredibly excited to work on a movie but if it's a bad movie then it risks destroying the franchise. So I have no need, the game is successful, it doesn't need a movie. So basically what I'm saying is yes, I'm very interested in talking but what I'm not prepared to do is give somebody I don't know the editorial control, so I'd want to write it. And if it's smaller budget it doesn't matter. But actually we don't need movies." said Cecil.
βIt was John Riccitello who's now saying movies need us more than we need them, and that's very much the case. There might well be a movie but if there is I guarantee that I will have done absolutely everything in my power to make sure that it's true to the spirit of the game that it reflects it well and it enhances it rather than cashes in on it. So I don't know. I'm in discussion with people, it's not something I need to do. It's something I'm slightly concerned about because of the risk of ruining the brand but if it does come off it should be spectacular.β
We think a Broken Sword movie could be good, what about you? Do you think they should move ahead with the movie plan, or put it gently in the bin?