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Scott Derrickson to Direct Hyperion Cantos January 30, 2009 6:06 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Hyperion Cantos, Movies, News, Warner Bros.
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hyperioncovers-013009Scott Derrickson (The Day the Earth Stood Still) has been set by Warner Bros. to direct Hyperion Cantos.  The project is based on Dan Simmons’ two sci-fi novels — Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion — with Trevor Sands (Inside) scripting the film.

According to Variety, the story is set in the distant future, as a space war threatens Hyperion, a planet known for the Time Tombs — large artifacts that can move through time and are guarded by a gruesome monster called the Shrike.

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