Terri Tatchell—the writer who got an Oscar nomination for co-writing District 9 with director Neill Blomkamp—has her eye on an even weirder sci-fi movie, based on a short video you can view below.
The movie, Terminus, is based on a 2008 Canadian short film by director Trevor Cawood, Tatchell told io9:
The film I'm working on now is an adaptation of a short film called Terminus. It's a bit more science fiction, fantasy. It's about a stone creature that follows this stressed-out guy around, just stressing him more and more. It was incredibly well received, and the director that created it, [Trevor Cawood] hasn't done a feature yet, and he's really talented. I approached him about writing a feature script of that. It's been a little more challenging than I expected it to be. I'm probably on my second draft now. I'm not ready to send it off yet, but we'll see.
It's hard to say just how strange the film is, but it's also extremely cool. What do you think of it?