Metal Gear Solid film director invited potential scriptwriters for the film over to his house and gave them a MGS crash crouse. The director explained the story, characters, and their complicated relationships with each other to the writers of the film. He made the writers play the first Metal Gear Solid for an hour and then booted up the Metal Gear Solid 5 to give them a taste of both ends of the spectrum.
Metal Gear Solid film was confirmed back in 2012 during the MGS anniversary event in Tokyo. Photos from the event show banners with the slogan “Metal Gear Solid Hollywood Movie,” along with the Columbia Pictures logo. Columbia Pictures is, of course, owned by Sony Pictures. However, the film saw plenty of hurdles since then and was near cancellation on a number of occasions, especially, after Hideo Kojima who was expected to write the script left Konami.
The legendary developer is still helping out with the script but his involvement will be limited. The Metal Gear Solid film is being directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who is currently directing the upcoming King Kong reboot Kong: Skull Island.
Jordan is committed to delivering a great film and says it is a film he fought for.
That is a property that I will fight tooth and nail to make sure is done properly because it’s so easy to screw it up and so easy for a studio to try and make it into G.I. Joe or try and make it into Mission: Impossible or try and make it into something that it’s not. Metal Gear Solid needs to be exactly what it needs to be, which is Metal Gear Solid.
Metal Gear Solid film is still a long way off so fans shouldn’t expect it anytime soon.