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The Deadman
07-19-2017, 06:17 PM
The Hollywood Reporter brings word that directing team Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish, Paranormal Activity 3, Nerve) are in talks to write and direct a big screen adventure for classic video game character, Mega Man. Chernin Entertainment and actor Masi Oka (Heroes) are set to produce the film for Twentieth Century Fox.

First premiering in 1987, Mega Man has spawned an extensive lineup of video games that have crossed countless consoles, ranging from the Nintendo Entertainment System to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and with over 130 games in the series. Mega Man is known for its extensive roster of characters, itís deep lore, and especially its soundtrack.

In the context of the games, Mega Man is an android created by Dr. Light as an assistant and later redesigned for combat when Dr. Lightís assistant, Dr. Willy, reprogrammed his other androids for nefarious purposes. The series is famous for its variation on villains throughout the games which range from the likes of Oil Man and Bomb Man to Fire Man and the like.

Mega Man has gone beyond his own video games as well, appearing as one of the primary fighters in the Marvel vs. Capcom series and even Super Smash Bros. A Mega Man animated series previously aired in 1994 and another is set to arrive in 2018.

Read more at http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/871065-catfish-directors-to-write-and-direct-mega-man-movie#PHUZxdea2OL7xWOZ.99

Andrew NDB
07-19-2017, 06:31 PM
A straight-up Mega Man movie could be awesome. And it's not even one of those video game movies that needs an R rating.

TigerClaw
07-19-2017, 06:35 PM
The Hollywood Reporter brings word that directing team Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish, Paranormal Activity 3, Nerve) are in talks to write and direct a big screen adventure for classic video game character, Mega Man. Chernin Entertainment and actor Masi Oka (Heroes) are set to produce the film for Twentieth Century Fox.

First premiering in 1987, Mega Man has spawned an extensive lineup of video games that have crossed countless consoles, ranging from the Nintendo Entertainment System to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and with over 130 games in the series. Mega Man is known for its extensive roster of characters, it’s deep lore, and especially its soundtrack.

In the context of the games, Mega Man is an android created by Dr. Light as an assistant and later redesigned for combat when Dr. Light’s assistant, Dr. Willy, reprogrammed his other androids for nefarious purposes. The series is famous for its variation on villains throughout the games which range from the likes of Oil Man and Bomb Man to Fire Man and the like.

Mega Man has gone beyond his own video games as well, appearing as one of the primary fighters in the Marvel vs. Capcom series and even Super Smash Bros. A Mega Man animated series previously aired in 1994 and another is set to arrive in 2018.

Read more at http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/871065-catfish-directors-to-write-and-direct-mega-man-movie#PHUZxdea2OL7xWOZ.99
I hope its animated, cause doing it live action will not do Mega Man justice, the style of Mega Man lends itself to only animation, cause of its cutesy style graphics.

https://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/megaman/images/a/a6/MM10-MegaMan.png/revision/latest?cb=20100720141331

Trying to replicate that in live action would be too difficult to pull off, they would to cut many corners to make it work.

Powder
07-19-2017, 06:37 PM
For once, I agree with Tigerclaw. An animated feature would be real fun, but live-action would be a guaranteed trainwreck no matter how you slice it.

Andrew NDB
07-19-2017, 06:41 PM
No one's going to care about an animated Mega Man movie. Not enough people, anyway.

TigerClaw
07-19-2017, 06:42 PM
There was a Live Action Mega Man Fan Film in 2010, the studio that made it posted the entire film on Youtube.

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NinjaPug
07-19-2017, 06:47 PM
Isn't there a Mega Man animated tv series coming soon or did that get scrapped?

TigerClaw
07-19-2017, 06:55 PM
Isn't there a Mega Man animated tv series coming soon or did that get scrapped?
There is, the new animated series will be on Cartoon Network, I think it will debut in 2018
https://www.polygon.com/2017/4/3/15165814/mega-man-cartoon-network-tv-series

drgon78
07-19-2017, 08:37 PM
The new Mega Man series will premiere in 2018, if it is any good, it will end no later then 2019.:lol:

As for a Mega Man movie, I think it would work better as an animated movie.