EA announced back in May 2010 that Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros. acquired the rights to a Mass Effect film, with the game's executive producer Casey Hudson, as well as Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuck from BioWare, serving as executive producers.
Previously Mark Protosevich (from Thor, I Am Legend) was appointed as the writer of Mass Effect movie. Now it has been handed over Morgan Davis Foehl according to Variety.
Morgan Davis Foehl was the writer of two Adam Sandler comedy film 'I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry' and 'Click'. He also wrote some other films such as 'Rescue Me', 'Crosshair' and 'Whatever Gets You Through the Night'.