John Woo to produce 'Metroid' film!

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    This is absolutely fantastic news! I love Metroid, lets just hope they don't butcher it.
     
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    Yeah, Metroid is my favorite Nintendo game of all time... If this movie follows suit with the other "video game" movies... Tomb Raider, Mario Bros, et cetera, I will be extremely upset.
     
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    IMO Hulk was awful, we'll see how he does with this I guess...:rolleyes:
     
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    John Woo didn't even direct Hulk. He directed the recent crap film, Paycheck, with Ben Assfleck and Uma Thurman; "Windtalkers" with Nic Cage; "Mission Impossible 2" (aka: not the original, but the one that sucked)....etc

    Ang Lee directed The Hulk, as well as Crouching Tiger.

    I'm no film buff, but John Woo has never made a good American film in his life. No, not even Face-Off was good. His Hong Kong films are also overrated. He's been so hyped up that he's now seen as gigantic in the film industry when he's really just.....bad. He basically made 2 good movie scenes in his lifetime, and they were both done over 15 years ago.

    Metroid is going to suck bigger than John Woo.
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    ROTFLMAO! That told us then! I still stand by the fact that Hulk was a big pile of steaming cow **** :eek:
     
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    aahhhh damn it!! :mad:

    well sorry about the mix up, John Woo - i've never actually heard of him before. i first saw the 'Woo to do Metorid' headline at 3dtotal.com, and it mentioned the Hulk in there as well. from then on i had Woo confused with Ang Lee :rolleyes: (sorry Ang).

    well someone thinks that Woo is a god among directors.

    well i just hope that he does do a really good job of the film...

    and here's some extra linkage to make up for my first mistake. :D

    Metorid Prime commercial - Animal Logic did a commercial for Metroid Prime. check it out at that link, and view the Quicktime of the ocmmercial as well. :D that's awesome stuff. Woo should just get Animal Logic to do the effects, thus making an awesome movie!! :D

    darkSector - nothing to do with Hulk or Woo... but have a look at a trailer of a game that's being made for the next gen of game consoles! awesome in game rendering! :D
     
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    Wow, I can't believe you haven't ever heard of Mission Impossible 2 and Face-off. They were huge Woo movies
     
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    It will be very interesting to see how well this movie comes out. Video game to movie hasn't had the best track record...:D

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    Movies based on video games ROCK!

    Oh, come on...

    Super Mario Bros.
    Street Fighter
    Mortal Kombat
    Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
    Resident Evil
    Tomb Raider
    Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life
    Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
    Double Dragon

    and who could forget the best one... Wing Commander

    These movies each grossed dozens of dollars!

    Metroid has BLOCKBUSTER written all over it (as in, I am going to rent it at Blockbuster rather than wasting my money at a theater seeing it)!!!
     
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    and while not video games, these games became great movies too...

    Clue
    Dungeons & Dragons

    now if only more Disney rides would get turned into movies.... that's what America needs more of!
     
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    HEY, the original Mortal Kombat was the best video game adaption EVER, followed by res evil.
     
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    Being the best video game adaption ever isn't really much of an accomplishment when you look at video game adaptions though :)
     
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    OH. MY. GOD. This is awesome! A metroid movie! I hope it isn't cheesy and terrible like pretty much every other Video Game movie! It'll be interesting to see whether they base it off one of the games, or an original script. I hope its based off one of the games. Also, I think they should do a Halo movie and a Metal Gear Solid movie. Both could be great, as they already have good stories and would just need good acting and directing (Which, in a videogame movie, will of course never happen). But I can dream, can't I? 2006 can't come soon enough!
     
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    This movie is going to suck, and I think John Woo will be the cause of it. I can already see it now:

    Samus's new suit has gone from orange/red robotic to skin tight leather. Instead of rolling up in a ball or shooting her laser cannon, she instead carries two pistols that she fights the enemy with. They both shoot until miraculously, all the guns run out of ammo at the same time, so naturally they are both incredible Kung-Fu artists.

    Oh, and we can't forget the motorcycle chase scene...

    P-Worm
     
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    Chow Yun Fat who else????
     
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    They will.
     
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    Lol. that is sooooo true
     
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    Aren't the theme of the Metroid games supposed to be desolation? Every game has been Samus running around alone, shooting aliens. There is no socail interaction (save with a computer or something). The movie will have to be totally different from the games. Either it will be a true Metroid movie (and suck) or be some action film with a busty girl in a robo-suit, totally abandoning the plot of the Metroid series, but maybe getting good reviews.
     
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    AND SO IT IS DONE!

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    I bet we are gonna have a nice looking metroid babe, in some non-metal suit...


    Yeah Its gonna be horrible.
     

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