Hollywood will be adapting Mega Man into a live action feature film, Capcom announced today.
Tentatively titled MEGA MAN, the film will be written and directed by the directorial team, Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Paranormal Activity 3 & 4, Nerve), and Chernin Entertainment and Masi Oka (Heroes) will be producing it. 20th Century Fox will be distributing the film.
Based on the influential and globally beloved Mega Man franchise, Capcom aims to appeal to a diverse audience, including not only game players but action movie fans as well, with an adaptation that maintains the world of the Mega Man games, while incorporating the grand production and entertainment value that Hollywood movies are known for.
No release date has been announced for the Mega Man live action film.
Just two days after 20th Century Fox unveiled the official trailer for Dark Phoenix, the studio have decided to move Dark Phoenix release date from February 14 to June 7.
20th Century Fox has set an untitled Deadpool movie for December 21, prompting the studio to push back release dates for Alita: Battle Angel, Dark Phoenix, and Gambit.
Alita: Battle Angel will take over Dark Phoenix‘s original February 14 release date, and Dark Phoenix took the June 7 slot from Gambit which is still in development. Gambit is now slated for March 13, 2020.
Thanks Deadline and Variety.
20th Century Fox has released the official trailer for Dark Phoenix, the latest movie in the rebooted X-Men series. Dark Phoenix is set to release in theaters on February 14, 2019.
Movie Synposis via 20th Century Fox
In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiraling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite — not only to save Jean’s soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponize this force and rule the galaxy.
Written and Directed by: Simon Kinberg
Produced by: Simon Kinberg, Hutch Parker, Lauren Shuler Donner, Todd Hallowell
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain