I, Robot director Alex Proyas is in talks with Summit Entertainment to direct Gods Of Egypt. Proyas previously directed the thriller Knowing for the studio back in 2009.

Set amongst the pyramids and sphinxes, the film tells the story of a common thief and a god on a magical quest. Basil Iwanyk is producing through Thunder Road with the director and his Mystery Clock Cinema.

The director is best known for his work on I, Robot and Dark City. He is currently casting for his next film The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag.

This project is still in development.