Report: Metal Gear Solid movie to star Oscar Isaac as Solid Snake

The long-gestating movie adaptation of Konami’s Steel Equipment Forged has reportedly discovered its Forged Snake. Cut-off date experiences that Oscar Isaac, recognized for his roles within the Megastar Wars sequel trilogy, Ex Machina, and Within Llewyn Davis, is connected to megastar in director Jordan Vogt-Robert’s Steel Equipment film.

Derek Connolly is reported to have written the script for Steel Equipment Forged. His screenwriting credit come with Pokémon Detective Pikachu, the Jurassic Global franchise, and Kong: Cranium Island, which Vogt-Roberts directed.

Isaac’s casting has been signaled by way of each Vogt-Roberts and the actor himself. In March 2019, Isaac mentioned in an interview with IGN that the video-game-franchise-turned-film he used to be maximum keen on pursuing used to be none rather than Steel Equipment Forged. In a while after that interview, Vogt-Roberts posted in choose of that casting resolution on Twitter and mentioned, “The ball’s in Oscar’s courtroom.” Vogt-Roberts additionally shared a fan-casting mockup of Isaac as Forged Snake illustrated by way of the artist referred to as Bosslogic.

The Steel Equipment Forged film has been within the works since 2012, when Konami and collection author Hideo Kojima printed {that a} Hollywood adaptation used to be within the works with manufacturer Avi Arad. In 2014, Vogt-Roberts become a pacesetter to helm Sony Photos’ Steel Equipment undertaking, previous to his paintings on Kong: Cranium Island.

In 2017, Vogt-Roberts mentioned in an interview with Collider that Steel Equipment Forged is “one of the most necessary franchise to me on this planet.” He mentioned he would “struggle enamel and nail to verify [it] is finished correctly,” and no longer “make it into one thing that it’s no longer. Steel Equipment Forged must be precisely what it must be, which is Steel Equipment Forged.”

Isaac is ready to megastar in subsequent 12 months’s Dune from director Denis Villeneuve and is ready to megastar in Wonder Studios’ Moon Knight collection for Disney Plus.

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