Ready to make his first studio movie since his 2000 effort "The Cell", Tarsem Singh has signed on to direct sci-fi thriller "The Unforgettable" which Warner Bros. Pictures is developing based on Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment video game "The Condemned: Criminal Origins."
Originally titled "Species X", pic concerns a cop who in the course of a murder investigation realizes that he is not human and uncovers a war between good and evil aliens. Singh will thus helm from script written by Kurt Sutter with Basil Iwanyk, David Goyer and Jason Hall all set to produce.
Singh, a graduate of Pasadena's Art Center College of Design, has been recognized to be one of the music video world's bright lights, having shot R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion" which won the band Best Video of the Year at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards. "The Cell" was his feature directorial debut and though got critically maligned, was noted for its cutting-edge visuals and scenes inspired by famous works of art.