Well, if they're going to make a movie out of the role playing game 'Magic: The Gathering,' the best possible hope is that they hire the right people for the material. And it looks like they have: 'Game of Thrones' producer, story editor and writer Bryan Cogman has been hired to write the first film in what Fox hopes is the next hot fantasy franchise.
Magic: The Gathering
We live in a world where every single video game, old TV show, cartoon and even toy line has become ripe for cinematic adaptation, and now card games are entering the fray. 'Magic: The Gathering' is one of the most popular card games ever made, so it's not surprising that 20th Century Fox is now working to bring it to the big screen on a scale that's already being compared to 'Lord of the Rings.'