EA signs '300' movie director to three-game deal

Zack Snyder will be the creative lead of three, unannounced EA games.

Much like the publishing giant has already done with Steven Spielberg, Hollywood director Zack Snyder will be the creative lead of three, unannounced EA games.

Though financial details were not disclosed, EA announced that Snyder will work with the production team at EA Los Angeles, the same studio Spielberg used to develop Boom Blox for Wii. Regrettably, no further details about the type of games or when they might release were unveiled, but the deal also extends to any movie adaptions of said games.

Snyder's previous work includes "Dawn of the Dead," "300," and the upcoming film adaptation of the "Watchmen."

The news arrives as movies and video games continue their mutually beneficial and close relationship. On October 17, 20th Century Fox will release Max Payne, the latest film based on a video game starring Mark Wahlberg.

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