Netflix has become an expert at making something new with something old. In fact, to continue expanding its catalog, the streaming platform often draws on the best of the 80s or 90s. While some modifications are sometimes successful, others are less so. This is far from discouraging the streaming giant.
We recently learned that Netflix decided to set its sights on a popular game of the 80s. According to rumors, the streaming platform would like to add mega man to its catalog. Sources indicated that Netflix wanted to make a live action movie out of it.
Note that in 2018, Capcom and 20th Century Fox have already announced their intention to adapt Mega Man into cinema. However, this was still in the draft stage. Netflix even got involved.
Rumors are circulating
This information has not been confirmed by Netflix. However, if we trust what is being said on the web, this project actually exists. Just read the press release posted on the website of Supermarket, the feature film production company.
In the press release posted on this platform, it was said that Henry Jost and Ariel (Reel) Shulman would be responsible for writing and directing Mega Man. This tandem is known in show business for work in films like Paranormal Activity 3 and 4. We also know producer Orlee-Rose Strauss will join them.
Waiting for confirmation from Netflix
According to this press release, Henry Joost and Rel Schulman already have a rather busy schedule. However, that won’t stop them from turning the Netflix project into a reality.
“Henry Worrell and their producer Orly-Rose Strauss have a very busy schedule. Current projects include an adaptation of Capcom’s Mega Man for Chernin Entertainment and Netflix, which they wrote and directed.”
Right now, this Mega Man-focused live-action movie is shrouded in mystery. We’ll probably have to wait for the official Netflix announcement to hopefully find out more. In light of the information being conveyed on the supermarket’s website, this should not be long in coming.
So Mega Man will join the already long list of video game mods that Netflix has released on its platform.
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