Asteroids Movie Gets Another New Writer

Posted on November 11, 2012

Jez Butterworth has been brought on to rewrite Universal’s film adaptation of Asteroids.

This news comes one year after Evan Spiliotopoulos succeeded Matt Lopez as scribe. Will Butterworth be able to finally boil the game’s complex story down to a screen-worthy script?

Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing.

Read previous posts about the Asteroids movie here.

Read the recent Variety article here.

[Update] The AV Club has a good write-up here. Harold Pinter was Butterworth’s mentor. If only di Bonaventura decided to make an art film…

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