Showing posts with label Monster Hunter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Monster Hunter. Show all posts

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Milla Jovovich To Star in Monster Hunter Movie

Director of the Resident Evil movies, Paul W.S. Anderson is working once again with Milla Jovovich in Monster Hunter movie.

Although video game movies have a disastrous track record of being unable to please the critics or even successful at box-office, Hollywood will keep making them. What we have coming up next is not something we were expecting though but the notion is still welcomed. Reportedly, Constantin Film has just signed director Paul W.S. Anderson (Alien vs. Predator, Death Race) for a Monster Hunter movie, which will also star his wife and actress Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element, Ultraviolet).

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Milla Jovovich To Star in Monster Hunter Movie

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Known mostly for her role as Alice in Capcom’s Resident Evil movie series, Milla Jovovich will team up with Paul once again. After her successful stint on that series, that has grossed $1.2 dollars already, Capcom and Constantin Film has set for a budget of $60 million for this upcoming project. Jovovich appeared in all six films of RE franchise and Anderson directed four of them except Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Resident Evil: Extinction. Given their past records, that budget is not a risky venture.

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Anderson and Jovovich Are Back

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Production of the film will begin on September and producer Jeremy Bolt also returns to team up with Anderson and Jovovich. Their last collaboration on Resident Evil: the Final Chapter has earned $312 million worldwide and while they are working on a newly rebooted Resident Evil series, they are also looking for possibility of a brand-new TV series as well. Apparently, the director has already written a screenplay draft for Monster Hunter movie.

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According to Martin Moszkowicz of Constantin Film, the principal photography will mostly take place in Cape Town, South Africa because of the comfort of same time zone and overnight flights for entire production unit. Though Anderson directed his previous action horror film franchise to be a huge money maker, he failed to garner any critical praise. However, when your films are earning big-bucks, do you really need to worry about critics? We thought not. So did Capcom and Constantin Film.

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Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil Franchise

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The latest installment of action role-playing game series was Monster Hunter: World which was released in January, 2018 for PCPlaystation 4 and Xbox One, which pretty quickly became one of the most successful titles from Capcom by selling over 7.9 million copies within March. If Paul W.S. Anderson can strike his magic once again for this video game movie, we probably are in for a few more films and maybe another huge franchise with some truly amazing visuals.