Doom: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Karl Urban, who played the assassin in The Bourne Supremacy, will star in Doom for Universal Pictures.

The video game adaptation is being directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and John Wells producing.

Doom was written by Dave Callaham. Urban will play John Grimm, the leader of a special ops team that is at the center of the futuristic action-adventure film. When dealing with alien demons, he is forced to cross paths with the organization responsible for his parents' deaths.

Production is slated to begin late next month, with an August 5th release planned.

According to Variety, Doom is also imminent at Universal, with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson circling the pic.