Movies based on video games have always created a division of opinion among the general public. Many attempts have been made to make this much sought after film adaptation. that will appeal to the most fanatic fans of the original stories. Extremely difficult work and a huge desire in the sector.
The bar has never been high for video game adaptations. The attempts of Silent Hill (2006), Mortal Kombat (1995), Tomb Raider (2001), Assasins Creed (2016), Warcraft (2016) or the famous Resident Evil saga with Mila Jovovich made a lot of money at the box office , but were not the big ideas promised and strayed from the original. That could change, because for a few years now, more and more productions based on video game stories are in preparation both for the small and the big screen, which makes us dream of faithful adaptations of the classics of world cinema. Game.
Netflix made a big splash with the premiere of The Witcher series, with Henry Cavillbased on the stories from the video game starring Gerald de Rivia. A series that has been well received by audiences will premiere its second season on December 17.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City
The reboot of the Resident Evil saga will be released in theaters on November 24 from Sony Pictures. In its distribution, we have big names in cinema like those of Kaya Scodelario, Avan Jogia, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen and Tom Hopper.and aims to make its story more faithful to the original video games than the previous cinematic saga already created.
The Mortal Kombat saga has had its reboot this year. with Mortal Kombat by Simon McQuoid. Today, Warner Bros. seeks to create a decent cinematic universe and give the world of mortal combat its rightful place in the film industry once and for all.
Tom Holland and Mark Walhberg will star in the film adaptation of the classic video game Naughty Dog. The adventures of Nathan Drake, who searches for treasure all over the world. is scheduled to hit theaters on February 11, 2022.
The Last of Us
One of the biggest video games of the past decade has been The Last of Us, so Sony has gone for huge, high-quality production for this upcoming HBO series. It will cost around $ 13 million for a single episode to see Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey). survive in a post-apocalyptic world of infected in a series that does not yet have a premiere date, but could arrive in late 2022.
Big names make up the cast of this next film directed by Eli Roth. Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Edgar Ramirez, Jamie Lee Curtis, Haley Benett, among many others, will make this film an entertainment extravaganza. The release date is not yet known.
One of the more interesting bets might be this video game that will feature actor Anthony Mackie (Falcon and The Winter Soldier). A video game of madness, cars, destruction, explosions and men in clown costumes.will undoubtedly be more than attractive to see transposed on the small screen. It’s in pre-production, so very few details are known yet.
Metal Gear Solid
Actor Oscar Isaac is set to play Solid Snake, a soldier who seeks to rebel against an oppressive system in the distant future, in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid movie. The original video game was created by the great Hideo Kojima.one of the most important figures in the development of video games. Only a few concepts have been seen, but no release date is known yet.
Ghost of Tsushima
According to Variety, the director of the famous film ‘John Wick’, Chad Stahelski, will be responsible for bringing us the adaptation of this video game from Sony which with very little travel (it was released in 2020) will already see the light on the big screen. . Few details are known beyond, but it is certain that it will not disappoint.
The first part, released in early 2020, was well received by critics. and fans, so a sequel was imminent. This time, Idris Elba will be part of the cast, and will see his scheduled appearance in this episode on April 8, 2022.
The film industry is turning again, but on a larger scale, to the world of video games for new ideas. We will see if this new attempt to adapt to cinema and television turns out to be a new fiasco or if it is a definitive victory.