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 performing 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 digicam and the keyboard.
The sport’s premise includes gamers taking over characters who monitor and kill monsters, leveling up with weapons and kit. The plot for the characteristic venture is unclear, however it’s recognized that Jovovich is enjoying a personality named Artemis. Harris is enjoying Link, a sniper, whereas Perlman will play a person named Admiral, the chief of the Hunter’s Crew.
The venture, within the $60 million vary, is ready 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 function for this summer time’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 collection Hand of God. He is presently on the Sony Crackle collection titled Startup and he most lately produced and starred in an impartial 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.