Paul W.S. Anderson, the writer-director behind the “Resident Evil” motion pictures, is helming Screen Gems’ adaptation of the Capcom online game.
Hip-hop artist turned actor T.I. Harris and grizzled appearing vet Ron Perlman are becoming a member of Milla Jovovich in Monster Hunter, Screen Gems’ adaptation of the Capcom online game. Paul W.S. Anderson, the writer-director behind the online game adaptation franchise Resident Evil, which additionally starred Jovovich, his spouse, is sitting behind the digital camera and the keyboard.
The sport’s premise includes gamers taking over characters who observe and kill monsters, leveling up with weapons and kit. The plot for the characteristic mission is unclear, however it’s identified that Jovovich is taking part in a personality named Artemis. Harris is taking part in Link, a sniper, whereas Perlman will play a person named Admiral, the chief of the Hunter’s Crew.
The mission, within the $60 million vary, is about to start capturing subsequent month in South Africa. Anderson is producing with longtime cohorts Jeremy Bolt and Robert Kulzer. Screen Gems will launch the movie within the U.S., with the studio’s Sony Pictures Releasing International dealing with distribution in choose worldwide territories
Harris, who reprised his Ant-Man position for this summer season’s hit sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, is coming off working with Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name!, Netflix's biopic of Rudy Ray Moore, the late envelope-pushing comic and movie producer.
Perlman is the veteran cult actor who starred on FX's Sons of Anarchy and toplined the Amazon sequence Hand of God. He is at the moment on the Sony Crackle sequence titled Startup and he most not too long ago produced and starred in an unbiased film Asher reverse Famke Janssen and Richard Dreyfuss. The film was picked up by Momentum Pictures.
Harris is repped by APA, Defient Management, Category 5 Entertainment and Sloane Offer. Perlman is repped by Gersh and Link Entertainment.
This article initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.