Metal Gear Solid Fancast REVISED

Metal Gear Solid Fancast REVISED

Revised Fancast with new characters and different actors.

This is my revised version of a MGS Fancast I did last year. Plus with the recent Official Announcement from Kojima-San at The 25th Anniversary of Metal Gear at PAX, I saw a few fancasts popping up.

The Metal Gear Series is my favorite Video Game francise with MGS1 and Snake Eater being the best entries in the series. While I would love to see it done using photorealistic animation like Final Fantasy: Spirits Within in order to keep the respective voice actors, especially David Hayter, in their roles I know its not possible. So this would be my take on a live action adaption of the original PSOne Classic.

Solid Snake

Christian Bale

As Seen In:
Batman Trilogy
The Prestige
American Psycho
3:10 to Yuma

I know this might seem like a pretty generic pick but he has been rumored to have been in the running to play Snake, as well as being a fan of the games and after seeing that manip of him, I say he'll do great under that bandanna. One of my favorite actors of all time and I take his role as John Connor in Terminator Salvation as a template for Snake (hell he even uses a MK23 SOCOM as his sidearm throughout the film too)

Liquid Snake

Hugh Jackman

As Seen In:
The Prestige
Van Helsing

Hugh Jackman seems to also be a fan favorite for the role of Snake but how about one top choice playing Solid and the other playing Liquid? I wouldnt mind seeing that happen plus in The Prestige Jackman and Bale antagonizing eachother was very well done.


Toby Stephens

As Seen In:
Die Another Day

My original choice. I'm aware that the Snakes are twins but I couldnt see that working on screen. I thought he was a great villian in Die Another Day.

Revolver Ocelot

Gary Oldman

As Seen In:
Batman Trilogy
Harry Potter
Air Force One

Gary Oldman is a great very versatile actor and is different in each one of his roles so I can see him bringing alot of depth to Ocelot. Plus its been awhile since he's been in a villainous role.

Colonel Roy Campbell

Martin Sheen

As Seen In:
Apocalypse Now
The West Wing
The Amazing Spider-Man

He's played countless Military officers throughout his career so the Colonel should be fairly easy for him.

Meryl Silverburgh

Evan Rachel Wood

As seen In:
Across the Universe
The Wrestler
True Blood

She's only 23 but has brought such great performances in most of her roles not to mention she's a natural redhead and is very attractive like Meryl. Plus I noticed in some roles she can look alot younger and in others she can look alot older and more mature which would be perfect for Meryl as In MGS1 Meryl's still a young naive teenager while in MGS4 she's a full fledged soldier in charge of her own unit.

Hal Emmerich "Otacon"

Justin Bartha

AS Seen In:
National Treasure
The Hangover

As good as an actor he is, I always thought that Fan Favorite Cillian Murphy had too much of a "bad guy" look to him. Justin has always played the sidekick, as seen in National Treasure and The Hangover and is always the sense of comic relief which is perfect for Otacon.

Naomi Hunter

Rose Byrne

As Seen In:
X-Men: First Class

I decided to change my first pick (Rachel Weisz) to Rose Byrne bevcuase of age difference and with Rose having a slightly more exotic look to her.

Sniper Wolf

Stana Katic

As Seen In:
Quantum Of Solace
Batman: Arkham City

I found Stana to be a more appropriate choice for Sniper Wolf than Charlize Theron. Beautiful, Tall, Sexy and can put on a VERY convincing and almost unrecognizable european accent. Here's proof:

Frank Jaeger "Gray Fox"

Scott Adkins

As Seen In:
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
The Expendables 2

Someone made a suggestion about Scott on my last fancast and I was pretty convinced. He definitely has the build and martial arts ability for Gray Fox.

Psycho Mantis

Doug Jones

As Seen In:
Pan's Labyrinth
F4: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Like Gray Fox, Mantis spends all his screen time under a mask so a bigname actor wasnt needed. Jones is known for his prosthetic roles and is just the right height, build and weight to play Mantis. Plus I get a creepy vibe off him...

Vulcan Raven

Jason Mamoa

As Seen In:
Conan The Barbarian (2011)
Stargate: Atlantis
Game Of Thrones

Just the look of Jason screamed Raven to me. Standing at 6'5 and built like a tank he certainly has the right intimidating presence of the character plus he isnt a completely horrible actor....

Anyways I couldnt find anyone for the rest of the characters such as Mei Ling, Kenneth Baker, Natasha, Donald Anderson and etc. so if you've got any ideas sound off below.

Also I found these fake MGS posters done by Fine Line Kreative and I thought they were amazing:

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