Konami Confirms Metal Gear Solid Movie In The Works|
Here’s something that’s sure to please gamers of the 90’s. Japanese game company Konami revealed on Thursday that its popular game franchise Metal Gear will finally be coming to the big screen. The announcement came at an event in Tokyo celebrating the video game franchise’s 25th anniversary.
The movie will come courtesy of Columbia Pictures with Avi Arad, producer of Spider-Man and X-Men. “For many years I fought to bring comics to theaters,” said the former Marvel executive during his brief speech on stage, “and video games are the comics of today.”
No word yet as to who is planned to direct and who will play the title character Solid Snake. However, the game’s creator Hideo Kojima did mention a few names when he talked about his Hollywood favorites during the presentation. Among those he mentioned were Matt Damon, Hugh Jackman, and Ben Affleck for actors, Stand By Me and Taxi Driver for films, and Christopher Nolan for filmmakers.
Here’s a nice video compilation of all the cut scenes from the hit video game Metal Gear Solid to bring you some of that nostalgia. Enjoy!