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08/02/2013

J.J. Abrams may direct ‘Half-Life’ movie adaptation

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(From Geeks of Doom) If you pay attention to entertainment news headlines even just a little bit, then you’ve noticed the name J.J. Abrams quite often lately.

Whether it’s his upcoming mega-sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, the recent announcement that after Trek he’ll hop over to Star Wars Episode VII, or various other bits that may be reported, it’s a name we see often.

Now Abrams is adding to this run in the spotlight and looking to fortify his status amongst the geeks of this world.

At the D.I.C.E. Summit for video game designers and developers in Las Vegas recently, Abrams and Valve Software co-founder and president Gabe Newell announced that they are working on movie adaptations of two massively popular Valve games, Half-Life and Portal.

It’s not yet known how long it will be before we can expect to see movie versions of these two great game franchises, or if Abrams will actually direct either of them.

The projects are being developed through Abrams’ Bad Robot and Valve, but no studios are involved yet.

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