Sony Pictures making Metal Gear movie

Executive confirms Sony Pictures is working on the live-action adaptation of the seminal stealth-action series.

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo last year, Konami revealed that work had begun on a live-action movie based on Metal Gear Solid. The news broke via a pamphlet for Studio Kojima, the Konami-owned development house headed up by Metal Gear series creator Hideo Kojima.

"I have received many offers to adapt Metal Gear Solid. It has taken a long time, but we have finally settled on an arrangement," Kojima said in a statement. "False facts aside, a movie project is underway. I have finalized a Class-A contract with a party in Hollywood."

For eight months, the identity of the aforementioned "party" was unknown. That changed this week, when Sony Pictures Entertainment vice chairman Yair Landau revealed his studio is developing the project.

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Violater4895d ago

tell me about the movie after the game is a hit

r10004895d ago

When the game is a hit or the series??? Because the series is a "HUGE" hit already....

rowdy 14894d ago

where have you been the last 20yrs.

mucho 994895d ago

will it break the history of bad videogame movies? Suuuuuure, as soon as Sony learns not to lie like it depends on their life. . . . (like that will ever happen.)

I shouldn't be so cynical I guess, but I REALLY doubt as to whether they can pull this off.

kamakazi4895d ago

the series is already a hit. damn cant wait for this one. :)

Grown Folks Talk4895d ago

now if the splinter cell movie actually comes out, we'll have something new to argue about. i think if they cast ben affleck or keanu reeves as snake, that will guarantee victory for splinter cell. =}

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