METAL GEAR SOLID Movie Wants Jordan Vogt-Roberts To Direct

METAL GEAR SOLID Movie Wants Jordan Vogt-Roberts To Direct

According to Deadline, Sony has set their sights on Jordan Vogt-Roberts as the director of their adaption of the popular video game franchise, Metal Gear Solid. There is no official agreement between the two sides. They are said to be "in early talks."

Deadline is reporting, Sony is eyeing Jordan Vogt-Roberts to direct their video game-to-film adaptation of Metal Gear Solid. Jordan is best known for directing The Kings of Summer, which was a crticis-darling at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Talks between Jordan and Sony are said to be in the early stages. Former Marvel executive Avi Arad, who produced the Spider-Man films for Sony, will be producing this film as well.

This isn't the first time a Metal Gear Solid film has been in the works. 2008, there was talk of a movie, but that fell through when Hollywood and Konami could not come to an agreement on the size of the budget. It would've been produced by Boogie Nights' Michael De Luca.
During a training mission in February 2005 on Shadow Moses Island, a remote island off the coast of Alaska containing a nuclear weapons facility, FOXHOUND and the Next-Generation Special Forces rebelled against the United States Government, under the command of Liquid Snake. Their target was the advanced weapon system Metal Gear REX, a gigantic robotic weapons platform able to independently launch a nuclear warhead at any target on the face of the planet. Their demand was the body of the greatest soldier who ever lived, Big Boss, which, through gene therapy, they could use to create an army of ultimate soldiers. With the safety of the entire world at stake, at the request of the Secretary of Defense, Colonel Roy Campbell, the former commander of FOXHOUND, summoned Solid Snake out of retirement for one last solo covert operation to stop Liquid. -
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HavocPrime - 6/3/2014, 3:50 PM
Least it isn't Uwe Boll
staypuffed - 6/3/2014, 3:50 PM
Never heard of him.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 3:51 PM

Its actually happening!
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 3:52 PM
Nail has brightened my day!

Metal Gear is my favorite Video Game/Story ever
typicalfanboy - 6/3/2014, 3:52 PM
written by paul w.s. anderson
batcheeks8 - 6/3/2014, 3:53 PM
DaVinci31 - 6/3/2014, 3:53 PM
SpiderFraud - 6/3/2014, 3:53 PM
What a weird choice for this type of movie. I loved The Kings of Summer, so I'm optimistic.
Hellsing - 6/3/2014, 3:53 PM
I absolutely loved Kings of Summer so great choice
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 3:54 PM
This guy hasnt done much but oh well.

He better do the series justice or i grab my Metal Gear and threaten to Nuke!
Hellsing - 6/3/2014, 3:54 PM
I kinda love how Studios are taking chances with Indie directors, regardless of the final out come its encouraging to see this happen
grif - 6/3/2014, 3:55 PM
i thought it had a director 5 or 6 years ago too. whatever...
SpiderFraud - 6/3/2014, 3:57 PM
I wonder how convoluted and "Japanese" they plan on making this film.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 3:58 PM

Hopefully as much as possible
Reasonnnn - 6/3/2014, 3:58 PM
Christian Bale as Solid Snake. That is Kojima's suggestion too!
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:00 PM

That would have worked , Wpuld also fufill Kojima's dream too.

I hope he has ALOT of say in the maaking of this movie
DurtyTalynt - 6/3/2014, 4:01 PM
Ill wait for a trailer. Dont see how it can be better than any of the games
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:01 PM
Sounds good to me.
SpiderFraud - 6/3/2014, 4:02 PM

I cant lie, those things are the reasons why I like MGS. Having Snake going for the stare down on a pair of tits, is always great, lol.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:05 PM

I know man, If they just make it a run of the mill action flick i will lose my shit
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:06 PM
Shut Up BlackJack! You dont know!
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:07 PM
Well i wil see it no matter what. Even if it shits on the legacy of my favorite video games
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:09 PM
*Solid Snake, was thinking of two things at once.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:10 PM
Portable Ops?

Loved it to pieces. Same with Peace Walker
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:11 PM
Lately ive pictured Liquid Snake being played by Chris Hemsworth....
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:13 PM
Hey Sid, you as your dirty mouth aren't perfect either!
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:14 PM
Oh? I have played each Metap Gear game to completion at least 4 times except Portable Ops and PW. Only twice for them. I beat MGS2 and 4 at least 12 times....

I have a problem....
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:15 PM
You know i am perfect you son of a bitch! Dont put doubts in my mind!
NoPhucksGiven - 6/3/2014, 4:20 PM
for the love of everything that is MGS please don't [frick] this up.
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:21 PM
I'll put anything in you that I want to!
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:22 PM

You will join me in my rampage if it is awful then?


MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:26 PM
[frick]. No way getting past that handsome bastard.
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:27 PM
At least he isn't Snorlax.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:28 PM
No BlackJack there isnt.

Also Mex quit being a stereotype
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:28 PM
Snorlax isnt a thing hetr BJ. He doesnt exist. SHUT UP!

What happens on Pasto's abandoned forum stays there
ScorpioRisin - 6/3/2014, 4:33 PM
Can't wait for Arad to ruin this.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:33 PM
Burritos! Assholes! Your avatar! Your name!
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:33 PM
What's a Pasto?
MrBlackJack - 6/3/2014, 4:34 PM
TheDirtyMexican should eat some sushi to break away from the stereotypes.
SidDaAstroSloth - 6/3/2014, 4:36 PM
Tyoical Mexican....Too lazy to cook their fish
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