- Movie producer Mike De Luca
has been talking about his plans for the Metal Gear Solid movie. He says that Kurt Wimmer hasn't yet been chosen to write the script for the game and that many are pitching their ideas on adapting the franchise.
He also said that Sony really want to make this movie work and that the movie could actually sell Playstation's as it is a synergy property. The budget for the movie is also said to be on the "bigger side of things" but not "crazy big".
To quote: Collider: So this is the question that every fan...I'm asking this for every fan...what are you going to do to finally make a kick-ass video game movie?
Mike De Luca: I mean, hopefully not screw it up. For me adapting a video game is just like adapting a book or a play or any other...whenever you're adapting from another medium for film you try to take into account what you need to do to make it a movie. With books it's how you compensate for not being inside a character's head and with video games I think what you have to compensate for is the loss of interactivity, you know.
What makes video games fun is that you get to be the character and you're sitting there ruling the universe and it's a really first person interactive experience. When you're in your theatre seat, you're...