Sun. Apr 2nd, 2023

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Practically two years in the past got here the announcement that “John Wick” helmer Chad Stahelski was hooked up to direct “Ghost of Tsushima,” a movie adaptation of the PlayStation 4’s fastest-selling first-party online game.

Closely impressed by filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s works, the extremely acclaimed title is ready on Tsushima Island off the Japanese coast within the thirteenth century. The story begins because the fearsome Mongol Empire invades the island, wreaking havoc. As one of many final surviving samurai, Jin Sakai rises from the ashes to struggle again.

As of 2023, the challenge stays within the works at PlayStation Productions and Stahelski’s 87Eleven Leisure manufacturing firm. Eventually report, the movie can be a Japanese language movie with an all-Japanese forged however a Hollywood-style finances, and so they employed award-winning author and director Takashi Doscher (“Solely,” “Nonetheless”) to pen the script.

With Stahelski having basically wrapped work on “John Wick: Chapter 4,” he’s now about to exit and promote the movie forward of its March twenty fourth launch. Naturally the query of what he’ll do subsequent has come up and he has spoken with Complete Movie (by way of Slashfilm) the place he signifies ‘Tsushima’ is what he desires to do subsequent. Nevertheless, there are logistical points to work out that may decide if that’s the case:

“[‘Ghost of Tsushima’] could be my favourite to do subsequent. With out going into loopy element, it’s one thing I’m superinterested in. We’ve got a extremely nice script. We’ve got a extremely good artistic group behind it. It’s nearly getting all of the enterprise finish of issues locked in.

It’s sort of in that little little bit of flux the place everyone is attempting to tighten up the deal to get the whole lot going and to verify we do one of the best with it. It’s a easy factor: getting an awesome script and beginning to put collectively a forged. It simply takes plenty of shifting components.

Clearly, ‘Ghost’ is a particular challenge. Everyone realises it. Everyone desires to do it, with the introduction of recent applied sciences and a brand new strategy to do the epic samurai vibe… There are only a lot of issues to place collectively earlier than we actually pull the set off on making it, largely from my facet creatively. And we’re in that course of proper now, attempting to drag the whole lot collectively, so we knock it out of the park.”

Stahleski’s identify stays hooked up to quite a few tasks in growth, together with a “Highlander” reboot starring Henry Cavill, an adaptation of Trevanian’s company espionage story “Shibumi,” an adaptation of Richard Kadrey’s supernatural vigilante vs. magicians novel “Sandman Slim,” an adaptation of Ed Brubaker’s comedian “Kill or Be Killed,” and an adaptation of Marc Olden’s “Black Samurai” books.

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