Hot out of heels of Sonic the Hedgehog 2‘S box office success is news of another Sega classic coming to the big screen. Limit line reports that a film adaptation of the classic hit series Streets of Rage is in the works.
According to the source told Limit line, the adaptation will be penned by John Wick creator and writer Derek Kolstad, who is said to have written Streets of Rage’s screenplay on spec (essentially a script written without a script). production guarantee). Kolstad has an upcoming fourth John Wick slated for 2023 and is also writing a 2021 action movie Nobody starring Bob Odenkirk.
Streets of Rage will be co-produced by dj2 Entertainment of Dmitri M. Johnson, helped produce Sonic 2 and recently signed in to produce a TV adaptation of It Takes Two. It will feature the production company, Escape Artists, which has helped bring on films like The Equalizer series and The Magnificent Seven to life. Given that the film seems to be very early in its development, there are no details regarding the casting, plot or release date. But given that the latest Sonic movie has the best opening weekend of any video game movie ever, it’s no surprise that Sega wants to sprinkle the same grain of cinematic fairy dust over it. the rest of its following catalog.
For those unfamiliar, Streets of Rage is a series of cooperative infighting starring street guards who defend their neighborhood by defeating thugs, thugs, and thugs. stuff and sometimes, Strange things on the wall of aliens. The film can draw four Streets of Rage games; the first three came to the Sega Genesis in the early 90s and Rage Street 4 Launching on modern consoles in 2020.
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