Movie website Deadline reports that Jay Basu has closed a deal with Sony Pictures to write the Metal Gear Solid movie.
The movie, announced in 2012 in celebration of Metal Gear’s 25th anniversary, will be produced by Avi Arad and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Micheal De Luca will be production president.
Earlier movies by Basu are The Dinosaur Project, Fast Girls, Monsters: Dark Continent and Song of Songs. He also wrote the novel The Stars Can Wait.
Source: Deadline (thanks to Plissken)