‘Streets of Rage’ Movie Adaptation Reportedly in the Works

sega genesis streets of rage The franchise is reportedly coming to the big screen. Sources Deadline that john wick creator Derek Kolstad wrote an adaptation of the script to spec. They will also participate Sonic franchise producers dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists. While no deal has been signed yet, it will likely be up and running soon.

Widely known as one of the most popular Sega franchises of the early ’90s, the original streets of rage the trilogy still has a attracted by its vintage aesthetic and its EDM soundtrack. The beat-em-up games feature ex-cops taking on underground criminal gangs. The franchise finally got a long-awaited sequel in 2020 with the release of streets of rage 4, which sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. Games offer very little in the way of which gives the film a lot of freedom, but also very little to work with.

A film adaptation of Streets of Rage has great potential to attract crowds, given that there is no lack of nostalgia for games from the 80s and 90s. Both things Sonic The movies were box office hits. sonic the hedgehog 2 won in its opening weekend at the domestic box office this month, an especially high figure during the pandemic era.