News Capcom Video Game Character ‘Mega Man’ is Heading to the Big Screen! Published 1 year ago on July 19, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet One of my personal beloved games of all time is heading to the big screen via Twentieth Century Fox. Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the filmmakers behind the documentary Catfish, as well as Paranormal Activity 3 and Paranormal Activity 4, are in final negotiations to write and direct a brand new Mega Man adaptation, reports THR. The video game, first released in 1987 by Capcom, centers on a robotic lab assistant created by a scientist named Dr. Light. Light is betrayed by a colleague, the disgruntled Dr. Wily, who reprograms a line of robots in order to take over the world. The lab assistant, nicknamed Rock, then upgrades himself into combat mode in order to save mankind. Mega Man’s popularity led to comics and manga adaptations on both sides of the Pacific, cartoons, and even appearances in other video games. Over 50 games on multiple systems have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. Chernin Entertainment is producing the project with Heroes actor Masi Oka. Twentieth Century Fox worked for two years to acquire the rights for over two years, finally closing a deal earlier this year. Related Topics: Up Next Studiocanal Releasing ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ in 3D On (UK) Blu-Ray Don't Miss George Romero’s Family Holding Public Memorial Celebration on July 24th Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News2 days ago Official ‘Death House’ Trailer, Bloody Imagery, and Poster Awakens Hell News3 days ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News3 days ago Dakota Johnson Gives Her Soul to the Dance in New ‘Suspiria’ Clip News3 days ago Mezco Toyz Releasing New 15″ Mega Scale Talking Pennywise ‘IT’ Figure News4 days ago Featurette Tells the Story of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago Church is Resurrected in First Photos from the ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake! Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!