According to the latest updates coming from the entertainment industry yet another video game will turn into a movie. Nowadays there is a lot of trend for the video game franchise to get an adaption on TV or film. Sega is moving ahead with a Streets of Rage movie. It will be written by John Wick’s Derek Kolstad.
The famous company DJ Entertainment will be the production team behind the Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog movie series. They will take care of other upcoming projects like ‘It takes two and Disco Elysium projects. The team will produce the Streets of Rage film according to the latest update. Here are more details below:
Entertainment Company dj2 Signs A Deal With Amazon
The famous entertainment company DJ2 has recently signed up a deal with Amazon. However there is no word yet if the streets of Rage film will be made for the Prime video or not. Many media reports speculate that it may receive a theatrical release too. The streets of Rage series was first released in 1991. The debut for Sega Genesis has been impressive.
The latest installment in the beat ‘em up franchise was 2020’s street of Rage 4. Many fans believe that John Wick series is popular for its thrilling combat sequences. They will be happy to learn that Kolstad will work on another action oriented film or series next.
Kolstad isn’t the only video game property in the John Wick alum. The exciting part is director Chad Stahelski is making Ghost of Tsushima film for Sony. This movie was recently chosen by the writer Takashi Doscher.
Streets of Rage Trilogy: A popular franchise
Streets of Rage Trilogy happens to be a popular franchise from the 90’s. The original streets of Rage Trilogy has got an enthusiastic fan base. They have drawn towards the vintage aesthetic and EDM soundtrack. The beat-em-up games also feature ex-cops that will help you take on underground criminal gangs. This franchise is finally getting a long awaited sequel in 2020 along with the release of Streets Rage 4.
You will not be surprised to know that it has sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide. The games offers a little storyline that may not be easy for the makers. They will have to explore a wide range of plots to entice the audience. However the major plot will be adapted from the game itself.
It is still taking some time to work but A street of Rage film adaption has got a lot of potential to attract a large crowd. Many people have special connection with the games from 80’s and 90’s. It gives them all a feeling of nostalgia and this is why both sonic films have been a hit among the audience.