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UPDATED: SEGA Planning Streets Of Rage Movie

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UPDATED:  It looked like this was dead in the water.  But not only is Streets of Rage (not the 1994 DTV) still going ahead, but SEGA has apparently got John Wick writer Derek Kolstad to write it.  According to Deadline, the movie is back on.

But no other information other than Sonic films producer dj2 Entertainment and The Equalizer films producer Escape Artists will produce the movie.

PREVIOUSLY: SEGA is planning to create a series of live action adaptations based on their games, Streets Of Rage being possibly the most notable.

The company has hired Evan Cholfin as head of development and production at Tokyo-based Stories International, a joint venture of SEGA and advertising agency Hakuhodo DY Group that was launched to produce films, TV shows and entertainment or digital platforms.

Stories International is moving forward with Altered Beast, Streets of Rage, Shinobi, Rise of Nightmares, and Crazy Taxi first as English-language live-action and animated projects. Virtua Fighter and Golden Axe are also properties that could be adapted.

I am guessing they could go the online webispode route.  The strategy is probably to reignite the series’ as successful games franchises, most of these are kind of off the shelf these days.

12 Comments

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    Georg Walker

    December 12, 2014 at 11:22 pm

    I want a Final Fight movie.

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    Bruce Acosta

    December 28, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    Caitlin Stasey as Blaze Fielding

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    Jacob Phillips

    December 6, 2016 at 10:34 am

    The sooner SEGA makes a comeback the better.

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    Lt_Cobretti

    December 6, 2016 at 10:46 am

    Typing of the Dead movie fucking when?

  5. Avatar

    Mucho Macho

    December 6, 2016 at 12:22 pm

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    Mucho Macho

    December 6, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Great memories

    📎https://youtu.be/dVPno1eYbVM

    📎https://youtu.be/_jrIMcAsjGI

    📎https://youtu.be/RgfRxm5mfag

    📎https://youtu.be/mDP0NA1W9VU

    📎https://youtu.be/iY5wyEPJKVI

    📎https://youtu.be/IMgeHT8LDgQ

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    Serbius

    December 7, 2016 at 10:36 am

    I was addicted to Double Dragon. great times

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    Bruce Acosta

    December 12, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    TV series of Streets of Rage, yes please?