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Paul W.S. Anderson to Helm Adaptation of Capcom’s ‘Monster Hunter’ Starring Milla Jovovich

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Paul W.S. Anderson to Helm Adaptation of Capcom's 'Monster Hunter' Starring Milla Jovovich

While the Resident Evil franchise remains finished, actress Milla Jovovich and her husband Paul W.S. Anderson have begun working on a new video game adaptation of Capcom’s long-running Monster Hunter series, reports Variety.

For every Monster, there is a Hero. An ordinary man in a dead end job discovers that he is actually the descendant of an ancient hero. He must travel to a mystical world to train to become a Monster Hunter before the mythical creatures from that world destroy ours.

Like Resident Evil: the Final Chapter, which grossed $312 million worldwide, Monster Hunter will shoot in South Africa, in and around Cape Town.

Special effects will be supplied by Toronto’s Technicolor-owned Mr. X, which worked on the Resident Evil franchise. Mr. X’s CEO Dennis Berardi will take a producer credit on the movie, which Moszkowicz said will be a highly stylish big screen adaptation of the video game.

Monster Hunter is envisioned as a film series: “We are in the business of brand creation,” Moszkowicz said.

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