Fall 2007 was a big year for filmmaker Roger Avary. He was just coming off co-writing Beowulf with Neil Gaiman. Avary was working on the big screen version of Return to Castle Wolfenstein, making his first return to the director's chair since the lauded 2002 film The Rules of Attraction. Then the unthinkable happened.
Roger Avary of Pulp Fiction and Killing Zoe fame wrote the first Silent Hill movie. He was slated to write the second one. Then, the unthinkable happened.
Roger Avary, who received an Oscar for Pulp Fiction and who wrote the Silent Hill movie, is headed to jail for gross vehicular manslaughter. He was sentenced to a year in prison and five years probation.
Writer Roger Avary and producer Samuel Hadida are returning to Silent Hill for Silent Hill 2. The two worked together on the 2006 prequel, which grossed nearly $100 million worldwide.
Roger Avary, who won an Oscar for Pulp Fiction, has pleaded guilty to DUI and vehicular manslaughter for a deadly crash in 2008 that left his friend dead and his wife in critical condition.
Don't go expecting that Wolfenstein movie adaptation any time soon. A combination of the writer's strike and his own workload (plus, uh, some other stuff) means Roger Avary is still working on the movie's script. And with nobody else having seen it, it's to be presumed he's only just started it. Bummer. While id's…