Hayter hired for 'Lost Planet' movie
Warner Bros is distributing the film, which is scheduled to be officially announced today at the E3 conference in Los Angeles.
Lost Planet focuses on an ice planet expedition to recover a powerful energy source that could save mankind.
Avi Arad, Ari Arad and Steven Paul will serve as producers on the film.
Hayter has strong ties with the video game world, having voiced the Solid Snake character in Konami's Metal Gear Solid franchise. His screenwriting credits include X-Men and X2.
Capcom games Resident Evil and Street Fighter have previously been turned into feature films.