Sony has employed John Wick sequence director Chad Stahelski to helm its live-action function movie based mostly on motion journey sport Ghost of Tsushima.
The sport, developed by Sucker Punch Productions, was launched for the PlayStation 4 in July 2020, and have become an on the spot hit, promoting greater than 6.5 million copies, in accordance to The Hollywood Reporter.
Ghost of Tsushima follows the samurai warrior Jin Sakai, the final remaining member of his clan. He should abandon the traditions that guided him as a warrior to defend the Japanese island of Tsushima throughout a Mongol invasion.
Stahelski, Alex Young and Jason Spitz are producing by way of their firm 87Eleven Entertainment.
Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan will produce on behalf of PlayStation Productions.
“We’re excited to be partnering with Chad and 87Eleven Entertainment, to carry their imaginative and prescient of Jin’s story to the massive display.
“We love working with creative partners like Chad, who have a passion for our games, ensuring we can create rich adaptations that will excite our fans and new audiences,” Qizilbash, Head of PlayStation Productions, stated.
Ghost of Tsushima would be the second movie to come out of the partnership between Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions as the 2 studios are at the moment engaged on Uncharted adaptation, led by actor Tom Holland.
Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions are additionally creating a HBO sequence based mostly on online game The Last of Us with Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin.