This controversial video game is now officially being filmed
Hideo Kojima has become popular over the past two decades with numerous cinematic video games. The length of some cutscenes or one or the other wacky sequence always provided a lot of topics for conversation. But now a Kojima game will not only provide material for discussion with cinematics, but will soon also be represented on the big screen. Finally, it was officially announced that Death Stranding to be filmed. Hideo Kojima is cooperating with the producer Alex Lebovici and the Hammestone Studios.
Who is producing the Death Stranding film?
In recent years, Lebovici has produced films such as “Barbarian”, “Padre Pio” and “Bill and Ted Save the Universe”. In addition, the production of one can be found in his portfolio Uncharted Fan Films. “I couldn’t be more excited about working with Hammerstone“, Kojima said in a statement to the website Deadline. “This is a pivotal moment for the franchise and I look forward to working with them and Death Stranding (buy now €13.99 )bring to the big screen.“
Alex Lebovici is also looking forward to the opportunity and is honored in his statement to work with Kojima: “Unlike other big-budget video game adaptations, this one gets a lot more intimate and grounded. Our goal is to redefine the notion of what a video game adaptation can be when given creative and artistic freedom. This film will be an authentic “Hideo Kojima” production.“
Hammerstone is financing the project, while Kojima and Lebovici are producing the film together. Also on board is Kojima Productions US and Allan Ungar as Executive Producers. In terms of plot, practically nothing is known about the film, apart from the fact that we are to be confronted with new characters and facets of the Death Stranding universe. It is also not known who will sit in the director’s chair for the adaptation.
More news about Kojima
In addition to the announcement of the film was in particular Death Stranding 2 a focus of reporting in recent weeks. Finally, the title during the Game Awards 2022 officially shown for the first time. Before that, there had been a lot of rumors surrounding Kojima, the Game Awards and cryptic tweets from him.