According to the latest reports, a film is being
made based on the classic Streets of Rage series. Derek
Colstad, author of John Wick's popular action movie series,
appears to have written the screenplay for the film. Will produce.
dj2 has recently signed a huge deal with Amazon, but there is still
no word on whether the proposed Riot in the City will
be made for Amazon Prime or scheduled for release in
theaters. Escape Artists, the studio behind The Equalizer, is also
rumored to be ready for the film.
Streets of Rage was first released in 1991 for the Sega Genesis console. The second and third were released in 1992 and 1994, respectively. The fourth version of the series was made available to various platforms in 2020, 26 years after the third game, and was able to convey the feeling of the previous games to the fans of this series. This series of beat em up games tells the story of a former police fight against criminal gangs.
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Considering the recent film adaptations of various games,
one should not have too much hope for the movie Riot in the
City, but the presence of Colstad can give fans some hope. If he
can replicate what he did with the John Wick series and
Nobody, we will definitely see an equally action-packed thriller.
In addition to adapting the riots in the city, Colstad is involved
in making live-action versions of the action series Splinter Cell,
Hitman, and Just Cause, and most recently as executive producer on
the Disney-Falcon and Winter Soldier series. On the other hand, the
fourth film in the John Wick series, written by him,
is scheduled for release in March 2023.
It is worth mentioning that dj2 company is looking for the release of the successful movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 earlier this month and a contract to make a movie and TV adaptation based on the popular and independent game It Takes Two. More activity in this area. The company is also working on projects including Tom Reader, Disco Elysium and Life Is Strange, of which not much information is currently available.