Joe Cornish had so much success with science fiction action “Attack the Block” from 2011 that offers flowed like a river in recent months, but the director and screenwriter has been slow to venture into another project but was content to write comedy scripts SF “Ant-Man” and animation “The Adventures of Tintin”.
Journalists from Deadline.com learned that Joe Cornish has agreed to write and direct the film version of the science fiction novel “Snow Crash” of the author Neal Stephenson, which was originally published in 1992 and moved into Time magazine’s 100 best British novels from 1923 to the present.
Since this is a literary work appreciated, Hollywood producers have won rights picturize it 20 years ago, but complex subject, style and technology language that intrigue those who have taken risk to translate the novel to the screen, and “Snow Crash” was categorized as impossible to film.
In 1996, Paramount Pictures has tried luck in picturize, but plans were abandoned, the project was later taken over by Walt Disney Pictures and Kathleen Kennedy. For any Disney studio was unable to complete the attempt to adapt the book, the producer Kathleen Kennedy has joined forces with Paramount Pictures and Joe Cornish, who refused to direct the sequel of “A Good Day to Die Hard” and was considered for director’s sequel” The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.
The action from Neal Stephenson’s novel is set in the near future when the corporatization of America out of control, Mafia began to control supplies of pizza at home, and the Internet has turned into something bizarre called Metaverse. In the real world, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Pizza CosoNostra Inc. company. of uncle Enzo, but the unreal world of the Metaverse is a warrior prince.