TGB writes: "The Dark Knight actor Christian Bale has been a popular choice among gamers to take on the role of Solid Snake in a film adaptation of the Metal Gear Solid series, but there's some bad news."
sean connery big boss
Hugh Jackman for Solid Snake.
dany devito as raiden =]
Yeah like 10 years ago. He would probably make a good Col. Campbell now though.
Adam sandler as solid snake ??
Samuel L. Jackson as Solid Snake (on a plane).
he would work best as Drebin.
I mean, dont get me wrong. He has a lot of good movies. But, Micheal Keaton was a far superior Batman. Hell, even Val Kilmer did a better job. Bale just ran around all stiff, sounding like he had throat cancer. I liked Bale in The Prestige. Terminator was good, but only b/c it was so action packed---not b/c of Bale himself. I just dont like Bale as a man of action. Solid Snake? Yeah, I dont think he could pull it off. Hugh Jackman could, but his hair is too dark, and its easier to darken someones hair, than to lighten it---looks more natural as opposed to highlights. Let me get my silly fantasy choices out of the way: Dolph Lundgren(he would also make a great Duke Nukem). Jean Claude Van Dam(stupid accent would screw it up). William Hung(LMAO, jk). As for my serious choices: KURT RUSSELL. KEANU REEVES(damn that dark hair again). JOSH HOLLOWAY. EDIT: @below: yes I saw it. youre the man :)
I win! Polls closed.
Bale is sooo overrated. He's the new hollywood it-boy. It wont be long before him and Shia Lebouf star in a buddy comedy, I just don't know which one of them is going to play the monkey.
I think he can fit in to the roll pretty good.
Cedric The Entertainer as Raiden.
with Morganfell on this one Hugh all the way.
can do the whole damn movie. On a serious note, I think Bale was great in Equilibrium if you've seen that. Jackman would be good too...I think we'd have to see a mullet and a mustache on some of them to get a better idea. It's not just the look, but the voice and the mannerisms would have to be nailed as well. They'd have to capture Snake in all facets.
Kojima said that Viggo Mortensen would be perfect for this role.
im so tired of movies crapping on video games i like. STOP IT ALREADY!
Bring back Kurt Russell! He's used to playing the Role of Snake Plisskin
I mean Solid Snake was based on his portrayal of Snake Plissken. If Clint weren't so damn old he'd be perfect.
I agree with Ceekay, I think Viggo Mortensen would be perfect. Hugh Jackman would be okay, I was thinking of possibly Gerard Butler from 300, but then again he doesnt really look like Snake.
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You guys are all wrong. Just kidding, I think Christian Bale or even Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn ftw) would be a good Snake
The original Wolverine, Dougray Scott, would also be a great choice for Solid Snake. Most have seen him as the antagonist in Mission Impossible II.
Viggo Mortensen cannot be Solid Snake. No human being can be Aragorn AND Snake, that would be far too unfair, the evidence that there is no justice or god is this mad universe. Actually it would be a great choice (but in the same time, I'm sick of all the crappy movies based on videogames)
Christian Bale is perfect for the role of Solid Snake
I don't think so. Snake has a unique style and I don't think Bale has it in him to replicate it at all. Like the way Snake crouches and shoots a gun. Or rolls. Or anything like that.
I think Christian Bale looks a lot like Solid Snake
no, this guy does.
Come on he does look a bit like snake...
That's Old Snake, not Solid Snake (even though he technically is Solid Snake)
Good. After what he did with rewrites to Terminator Salvation (making a meh movie with a cool twist utter summer trash) he shouldn't be let near this series.
Yh but what he did as batman is enough to let him be snake...Screw terminator, it was doomed anyway...
Bale's best role was as Patrick Bateman in the movie American Psycho. Check it out its brilliant.
yeah that was his best role.
His Bruce Wayne/Batman is great. His Patrick Bateman is the best. But I can't stand arrogant actors who think they can just come in and redo everything as they see fit. Hollywood is going down the tubes faster and faster, and its unfortunate.
Arrogant? Sure it was shocking to hear how Bale flipped out at one point, but I think his rewrites are the reason Salvation was at least OK (IMO). I think he even saved it from being a total disaster. Seriously, did you honestly think this movie would be better if Bale just acted it out when it was under the control of McG, who did Charlie's Angels and the writers, who wrote Catwoman, yeah...Catwoman.
I think the concept of John Connor being just a voice on the radio until the end is great. I think shoehorning in more screentime for a character that has little to no effect on the plot was a mistake, as it robs both Marcus and Kyle of any kind of real development. I think the original script was flawed, but had some nice ideas. I think what we got was utter trash.
I reread my post and if I sounded a bit harsh to you, I'm sorry, we're entitled to our own opinions. I just think that (IMO of course) if Connor had screentime for 3 minutes and being the voice of the radio during the entire movie, it would of been worse. When I went to go see the movie, I wanted to see a Terminator movie about John Connor. For me I was disappointed in the fact that it was more about the terminator than Connor, but of course the story had to make some sort of sense. I just think the story should of focused more on the developement of Connor and Kyle. Of course there are going to be 2 more movies with John Connor, but this terminator could of been done in the other 2 movies too. Anyway I'm not saying this movie is great or even good, it's OK, I just didn't like where the story went.
Well the original concept was to play up the Kyle/Marcus relationship more, and make Connor the dual side of Skynet, an unseen force/icon/symbol that controls/moves this world. A lot of scenes between the two of them were removed, and personally I feel, Connor has had 2 movies already which is plenty. Focusing on Kyle wouldn't be a bad thing, especially with the original intended ending and Marcus having a sacrifice that actually hits an emotional beat. But all this is moot. We didn't get it. My point being, while there are a ton of ways the movie could have been better, specifically the changes Bale wanted simply because he wanted to be Connor and not Marcus show a bit of arrogance as well as a weak willed director/writing team. I'm so sick of Hollywood pushing out unfinished crap. Thank god Iron Man 2 is next year...
You make a good point. I don't know whether or not it was a good idea that Bale changed his role for Connor because I don't see Bale as the terminator, I actually see him as Connor. I was actually expecting to see that big guy who's cast in the movie, only to find out his head was replaced by CGI Arnold. However the main terminator wasn't bad either. Regardless, this definately wasn't Bale's best, I'm sure he could of done better. I just really think since McG was under the helm, this movie went downhill. If it was James Cameron directing, I'm sure Bale's Connor would of been improved. Alright I'm starting to get a bit off track here lol, but like you said, there were so many other ways this movie could of been better.
No dude, Bales rewrites by no stretch of the imagination helped T:Salvation. Him demanding they find Connor an excuse to be in the already written movie messed up an already mediocre at best script. They were rewriting the movie as they filmed just to satisfy Bales desire to be Connor. He wasn't the only problem but he was a major factor in the bullsh!t hack job they did to the Terminator mythology. I'm a fan of most of Bale's work, but hopefully he's done with the rewrites. Oh and T5 and T6 aren't for sure, after T:S didn't make enough money. It's all such a shame, T2 was one of my favorite movie growing up.... Still is, but McG ain't Cameron.
But then again he would play as Snake and Big Boss. SHIYEAAAAAAAA!!!
Keep bale as far away as possible from any action movie. This guy is a tool and he plays the same im just gonna change my voice acting in every movie. He hasnt been good in a movie since american psycho. for a while i thought he was really good in the machinist but after analyzing that he was just halfway sleeping and starving throughout the whole movie. Thats not really acting as it is a borderline suicidal.
the Dark Knight and Batman Begins voice for the Bat was digitally altered, not 100% via Bale's vocal chords...from what I read it wasn't even his idea to do that, if I'm not mistaken.
He is such a boring actor. Just because he stars in everything doesn't mean he needs to be in this movie to. Use some imagination people. Why not just have David Hayter play Snake, hes writing the script and he voices snake in the game.
have u actually seen any christian bale movies other then batman and terminator? bale is a great freaking actor. empire of the sun, swing kids, american psyco, the machinist. your as ass he is an amazing actor, just cause he is goign hollywood now and doesnt mean he is a borign actor. if he does solid snake it will be his first good excuse though to do that batman voice he does and it actually work, haha
I'd rather see Daniel Craig as Solid Snake, Dye the hair, strap that bandanna around his head and boom time for some neck snapping on film!
Daniel Craig is an awkward and ugly looking dweed. He doesn't have the persona to play James Bond letalone SOLID SNAKE. The only reason he looks 'charming' is the blonde hair and blue eyes. Put brown contacts in his eyes and dye the hair black and you've got another bum off the street.
For me it's either Daniel Craig or Hugh Jackman both are better candidates than Bale, as I'm tired of seeing him take on too many leading roles. This isn't a looks contest as I would see the movie more for the acting and physicality that would be brought to play as Snake, by your post it just sounds like being "pretty matters only" Lol.
If he could pull the voice off then I reckon that Liam Neeson could be a good snake
Good, and i hope it's stay that way, this is guy is everywhere, and he is completely wrong for the MGS movie.
MAKE A METAL GEAR MOVIE. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!
I agree but it should be done all by computer animation.
cmon folks, who looks more like solid snake than hugh jackman?
Christian Bale would be perfect for snake but his anger issues won't bode well with Kojima.... after all Kojima's a perfectionist and a guy like him won't move ahead until he gets things done perfectly right... according to his vision! My secondary choices would be Hugh Jackman (wolverine in x-men) or Josh Holloway (sawyer in LOST btw if David Hayter can act even a bit then that would be dream come true :P
ITs not like its going to be a good film.
Agreed. Video games are the better entertainment medium anyway, so why kill a great game with a crappy movie? It's puzzling to me how people who call themselves "hardcore" gamers salivate over the prospect of a popular game getting made into a movie. They should be getting fired up over a new game because the movie will most likely disapoint.
Just give it to Hayter. He IS Snake.
Bale gets my vote. Bloody awesome actor.
and get Kojima to create and direct a CGI MGS similar to Appleseed and Vex. I am afraid that a real live movie won't be good enough for my very high expectations. It could hurt the series like the RE movies did to the RE series.
RE movies were made by uwe bollshit though. Just so long as he keeps away all will be well and good
I was going to suggest this for old snake but how about for Liquid?
Omg, this topic is hilarious :) Keep the comments and the pics coming guys ^_^
Should be Liquid Snake. Hugh Jackman as Solid Snake. And Sillian Murphy for Otacon.
Lance Bass as Raiden
The man is a completely wooden actor, I liken him to Keanu Reeves. Make no mistake about it, these two gentlemen somehow manage to land roles in some pretty spectacular features, but they themselves are average actors at best IMO. I would much rather see an actor that can portray the type of edgy persona that defines Snake. Jason Statham would be a better pick, but not quite.