The film adaptation of “Streets of Rage” is in the works

Sega Genesis’ streets of anger the franchise would be coming to the big screen. Sources Deadline that John Wick creator Derek Kolstad wrote a script adaptation on the spec. are also involved Sonic franchise producers dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists. Although no agreement has been signed yet, it should be in motion soon.

Widely known as one of the most popular Sega franchises of the early 90s, the original streets of anger the trilogy still has a attracted by its vintage aesthetic and EDM soundtrack. Beat-em-up games feature ex-cops taking on underground criminal gangs. The franchise finally got a long-awaited sequel in 2020 with the release of Streets of rage 4, which has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. The games offer very little when it comes to which gives the film a lot of freedom, but also very little work.

A film adaptation of Streets of Rage has serious potential to pull in crowds, given that there’s no shortage of nostalgia for games from the 80s and 90s. Both Sonic the films were box office successes. sonic the hedgehog 2 won in its opening weekend at the domestic box office this month, a particularly high number in the pandemic era.

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