Most everyone who has played the blockbuster game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has nothing but good things to say about its richly detailed and unnerving story concerning a special elite task force attempting to take down and prevent Russian "ultranationalists" from invading the United States. Well, according to Quiet Earth by way of Variety, Keith Arem, the man responsible for directing Modern Warfare 2, is set to step behind the camera for Frost Road, an apocalyptic thriller he also wrote.

The film follows "a young man who awakens from a car accident to discover he is one of few survivors in the aftermath of a mysterious outbreak that's struck a small coast town on the East Coast. Somehow immune to the contagion, he tries to save the remaining survivors as he struggles to prevent the deadly wave from spreading across the planet." Sounds vaguely 28 Days Later-ish, though that's certainly not a bad thing.

The film will be produced by Cary Brokaw (Avenue Pictures) and Steven L'Heureux (Solipsist Films), as well as Arem himself (PCB Productions). Arem's curriculum vitae is extensive, with him serving as the developer for many popular game such as Rainbow Six and Silent Hill, as well as serving as the talent manager for Modern Warfare 2, wherein he was responsible not only for the direction but the casting of all the characters.

In addition to the film, Arem is hard at work on an associated graphic novel, which is being developed by co-creator Brandon Humphreys and illustrated by Christopher Shy.
categories Movies, Horror