David Hayter, the voice of Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid and co-writer of the Watchmen screenplay, is teaming up with Tekken film producer Benedict Carver to create Dark Hero Studios. The company will specialize in sci-fi, action, and horror and will produce internet, film, television, and video game projects.

Variety reports that "the company will set up graphic novels, comicbooks, vidgame properties and original genre scripts for movie treatment." Dark Hero's first project will be Demonology, a film about an American student attending an international high school in Belgium. It's said to be based on Hayter's own experiences and he'll act as the writer and director.

There's no mention of what video games they're looking to turn into films. Everyone's going to expect him to make a Metal Gear movie but it doesn't seem likely. Hayter wrote a treatment for a Metal Gear Solid film in 2007 which Konami brass apparently rejected.

Fun fact: One of Hayter's earliest acting jobs was playing the lead role in Guyver: Dark Hero.

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