Columbia Pictures is set to pick up the rights to the spy thriller video game, Metal Gear Solid.

The film is based on the best selling console game from Konami Digital Entertainment. the Hollywood Reporter notes the game centers on Solid Snake, a Special Forces operative called out of retirement for one last mission. With terrorists threatening a nuclear facility in Alaska, Snake must penetrate their defenses and neutralize the threat.

No production schedule has been set for Metal Gear Solid.