Tim Burton To Do 'Monsterpocalypse'

monsterpocalypse_logoAccording to SlashFilm, frequent genre filmmaker Tim Burton (PLANET OF THE APES) is developing the board game MONSTERPOCALYPSE as a movie, with the intention to direct.
The site spoke to producer Roy Lee (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON), who confirmed Burton’s involvement, and that John August (Burton’s CORPSE BRIDE) is writing the screenplay.
Game creator Matt Wilson is consulting, and will be a co-producer.
The plot will deal with an invasion of ailen giant monsters, and the ultimate response to that menace will be giant robots. (Naturally…)
A 2012 release is tentatively planned.