The director beat out The Crazies director Breck Eisner for the Platinum Dunes board-game project.
The director has presented his vision to Universal.
Screenwriters Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis reveal it will not be so much of a horror movie as an adventure tale.
Universal's adaptation of the popular board game and Warner Bros.' alien invasion film.
The Taken director is a lead candidate for the adaptation of the spooky Hasbro game.
Producer Brad Fuller also talks about future film projects for Platinum Dunes.
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz to pen the adaptation of the popular board game.