A report has surfaced pointing toward Sony taking a drastic step towards the release of a Metal Gear Solid film.
Go Metal Gear movie!
Given the history of video game based movies I can only cringe at what my imagination cooks up for this one. This could be a costly mistake for Sony. I'm a fan of the franchise though, so best wishes for a great final product!
Don't underestimate the power of nerds and Metal gear fanboys This movie being new will garner loads of people. It is when you start making sequels that its dies down
You know if they took all the cutscenes for the game, they could make 5 movies without lifting a finger.
It likely won't cost them much because based on their past track record it will probably never get off the ground. I don't understand how a company that owns so many movie and TV studios can't seem to get a video game based movie made. We hear them talk about it but then they never seem to happen.
yeah but Ratchet and Clank and Heavenly sword is happening though. I remember God of war and uncharted supposedly would get movie adaptions but we havent seen even a teaser. Elsewhere Gears of war, Halo and World of warcraft were getting movies too but they vanished as well or so it seems to me atleast. Dunno how some games just out of the blue gets movie adaptions like Doom for instance. Anyhow... Im sort of pumped for the R&C movie, but there havent been much info after the initial trailer which came like sometime last year hinting at a release in 2015 if I remember correctly.
I enjoyed the first MK movie and the first Silent Hill. Outside of those its a crap shoot. From what I've read Kojima will be heavily involved, just like Neil with TLOU movie. So, if those movies bomb, its a worse blow then normal. If the game directors cant transition their own material to the silver screen, maybe it can never be successfully done.
Mortal Kombat Resident Evil (the CG films) Street Fighter Assassin's Fist Those are pretty good films from games. XXXD
It's either going to be very good or very bad but i trust them to do a good job of it.
Sony's on a tear today!
I was really hoping David Hayter would direct/write the film, but I imagine he's staying away from Metal Gear forever. :/
He's an unproven director. Why would you want him to direct?
No offence but the guy they want to direct hasn't really made anything memorable or anything which makes you think he could pull it off.
He wrote X-Men 1 and 2 and has worked on various projects in Hollywood for years. I trust him.
@Foxtrot why would I be offended? I didn't say that the potential movie director was better than Hayter. All I said is that Hayter AS A DIRECTOR is unproven. As a fan of the series I'd like a director with a proven body of work. Having said that, I'm well aware that a fresh director could prove to be a blessing. Distinct 9 was Blomkamps's first film, and it's brilliant. Josh Tranks first film, Chronicle, is stellar. I just want a great film for this great franchise. I was just calling out WeAreLegion's obvious fanboyism.
Fanboyism about what, exactly? Josh Trank was just picked up for a standalone Star Wars film, if you didn't see. I'm so excited about that! Chronicle was amazing. It's a shame he'll probably never make the Shadow of the Colossus movie at this point though.
They should make CGI instead of making it live action just like Capcom did to Resident Evil Degeneration.
Metal Gear movie? This is weird. I wounder if Kiefer Sutherland will be playing Snake?
That would make too much sense with him taking over the voice, good call.
Couldnt hurt. It would actually create symmetry within the MGS universe. Casuals could watch/play one and transition to the other more easily.
It's bad enough watching Sutherland try to play him in the game nevermind on the big screen
I REALLY hope not!
I understand love for David Hayter. Im a bigger MGS then most, hence my User name, but Im a realest.To insinuate Kiefer somehow cant deliver a better performance then David, whose only experience outside of MGS is the Guyver, is fanboyish dribble.
thanks for that it really annoys me when ppl act like hayter is some god and is bigger than mgs. sorry but kiefer Sutherland is a very capable and proven actor
Metal Gear movie!? OMG yes! Start with snake eater and end in metal gear solid!
Sooooooooooo........... Who would you choose to play snake???
Clint Eastwood. He has the voice.
If done right, and with Christian Bale or Hugh Jackman as snake, I'd definitely be game!
David Hayter writes it or I'm not watching
how about kojima writing it ?
no thanks, the writing is terrible in the games, I don't want an hour long scene of a girl singing and cooking breakfast thank you very much. Hayter voiced snake, wrote xmen 1 and 2, and watchmen, and he even played gyver in gyver 2! He gets my vote
Man I'm all for this with Hugh Jackman as Snake (probably won't happen). My only thing is man I do not want Sony pictures on this. They have been hit or miss with movies like this for years. The Amazing Spider-man franchise is quality questionable ( that being said I like 2 a lot more then 1). The Resident Evil movies..... Well they can be enjoyable. I know people will disagree but man this is not the playstation division. We almost had an uncharted movie starring Mark Wahlberg *shiver*. Man I hope they prove me wrong. Metal Gear directed by Paul W.S Anderson....;(. One thing going for it is Kojima is kind of a film auteur. Maybe well get a situation like with Frank Miller on Sin City.
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