"Toy Story" Writers Hint at "Farmville" Movie Adaptation

Zynga's browser-based farming sim gets script from the guys who make you cry every time

Video game-to-movie adaptations are very hit-or-miss.  On the one hand, you have movies like Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, which carry the spirit and feel of video games and end up working because they have great actors and good writing.  On the other hand, you have Uwe Boll's entire filmography, which is so across-the-board bad that even I can't stand them, and I think the 1985 movie Commando is a work of art.

 

So when Hollywood has adapted fighting games, first-person shooters, survival horror games, and even Super Mario Bros., what's left?

 

The answer lies with Toy Story writers Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen, who have stated that they are in talks with Zynga over one of their properties.  In an interview with IGN, the writers dropped a pretty blatant hint:

 

 

So there you have it.  Line up your Garden Gnomes and get your Mastery Signs in order for an official announcement, because Farmville developer Zynga didn't have any comment.  What do you think, can Hollywood get this right?  Granted, it's not like they have any characters or story to mess with, so what do you do with a Farmville story?

 

 

 

via IGN

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