Capcom has announced plans to create a live action Mega Man movie.
Just after the release of Mega Man 11 on October 2nd, Capcom has confirmed a Mega Man movie is in the works. Directing team Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, most known for Paranormal Activity 3 and 4, are set to write and direct the movie. Chernin Entertainment and Masi Oka, who you will probably remember as Hiro from the Heroes series.
“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,” Capcom says in its press release.
This is already the second movie coming from Capcom. Currently their hugely successful franchise Monster Hunter is getting a movie makeover as well and is already in production.