If Jason Momoa potentially signing on for a Minecraft movie wasn’t already enough for one day, we’ve now got news Sega’s classic beat ’em up series Streets of Rage is reportedly be getting a movie adaptation.
According to an exclusive on Deadline, the script is being handled by John Wick creator Derek Kolstad. Sonic the Hedgehog producer ‘dj2 Entertainment‘ and ‘Escape Artists’ (known for The Equalizer) will produce the adaptation.
Streets of Rage made its debut on the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis in 1991 and most recently got a fourth game, which was released across multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch in April 2020.
Streets of Rage 4 has shifted 2.5 million copies to date. If you’re not familiar with the more classic entries in this side scroller series that have you cleaning up the streets as a group of crime fighters, you can check out the second game Streets of Rage 2 on Switch Online’s Sega Genesis / Mega Drive service.
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