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Forums - Movies & TV - Streets Of Rage Film In Works; Sonic’s DJ2 Entertainment & Escape Artists To Produce, Scripted by John Wick’s Derek Kolstad

EXCLUSIVE: On the heels of its success with Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog films, SEGA has another franchise coming to the big screen with beat ’em up game Streets of Rage getting the film treatmentsources tell Deadline. Derek Kolstad, who created the John Wick action franchise and penned the Bob Odenkirk actioner Nobody, wrote the script on spec.

‘Streets Of Rage’ Film In The Works; ‘John Wick’s Derek Kolstad To Write – Deadline

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I don't know about this. Derek Kolstad I can trust to make a movie about three cops who decide to flip off the system and take down a local gangster their way, but the people who did the Sonic movies, I don't know if they can pull off a more serious movie like Streets of Rage.

Good, looking forward to this. Hopefully the rest of the Sega movies they said were in early development 5 or 6 years ago also get the greenlight in the wake of Sonic's success. I would especially love to see that Shinobi movie they teased back then become a reality, as well as the Yakuza movie, which was announced more recently.

Yuzo Koshiro compositions or bust.

Bite my shiny metal cockpit!

I wonder what will be their next IP to make a movie out of? Golden Axe? Alex Kidd? Altered Beast? Crazy Taxi? Segagaga? Rent-A-Hero? Space Harrier?

Personally, I would hope for a Megami Tensei or Persona film in the near future, could make a great action movie if done right. Shenmue could also make a good movie I think.