According to Variety, John Carpenter is taking his next project to game consoles and the bigscreen simultaneously.

As the E3 vidgame confab opens in Los Angeles today, the horror director is teaming with Titan Prods. on Psychopath, a new project to be developed concurrently as a videogame and film. Carpenter will oversee the game and direct its produced scenes and is attached to helm and co-write the film, along with Todd Farmer (Jason X).

Psychopath is about an ex-CIA operative called back into action to stop a serial killer who begins to question his own sanity.

The company has already hired a game developer and is talking to publishers at E3 this week about distributing the game, after which it plans to approach studios about a film.