MONSTER HUNTER Will Be One of the Most Accurate Video Game Adaptations Ever

Event Horizon director Paul W.S. Anderson’s adaptation of Monster Hunter with Milla Jovovich will stay very faithful to the video game. In fact, Anderson claims the movie will be one of the most accurate video game adaptations ever.

He tells Polygon: “We worked very closely with Capcom on this one, much closer than on any other movie I’ve made. They were very, very involved with it. Everything was run by them and so they got input into absolutely everything. And then in the process of making the movie also, I would fly to Japan with rough cuts of the fight sequences with the creatures, and the actual game animators would comment on the movement of the creatures. “The movement of the creature isn’t exactly right here.” “The creature would be a little lower.” “The stance would be slightly different.” “The toenails of the creature are too pointy.” That was a great note. I’m like, “Oh my god, you’re looking at the toenails of the creature?” We wanted it to be for fans of the game, for us to put these creatures on-screen as accurately as possible.”

Sounds good to me!

“Behind our world, there is another: a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When an unexpected sandstorm transports Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her unit (TI Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta) to a new world, the soldiers are shocked to discover that this hostile and unknown environment is home to enormous and terrifying monsters immune to their firepower. In their desperate battle for survival, the unit encounters the mysterious Hunter (Tony Jaa), whose unique skills allow him to stay one step ahead of the powerful creatures. As Artemis and Hunter slowly build trust, she discovers that he is part of a team led by the Admiral (Ron Perlman). Facing a danger so great it could threaten to destroy their world, the brave warriors combine their unique abilities to band together for the ultimate showdown.”

Monster Hunter hits theaters this December. Excited? Make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!



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