In March 2021, deadline announced that PlayStation Productions and Sony Pictures are working on the movie of Ghost of Tsushima, the extraordinary game released on PS4. Now, almost a year later, we have important information about said production again. According to the same medium, the feature film already has a screenwriter.
It is Takashi Doscherwho has worked in the past on feature films such as Alone, Still Yes A chance to fight, among others. However, in Ghost of Tsushima will be in charge of writing the adapted scenario. Remember that the film will be directed by Chad Stahelski, also director of the films of John Wick. Without a doubt, action sequences in feudal Japan are guaranteed.
Produced by Ghost of Tsushima Of course, PlayStation Productions and Sucker Punch, the studio responsible for the game, will be involved. It is quite possible that this will be the second film of the production company after Unexplored, which grossed nearly $380 million at the international box office. Not bad to be the first step into a completely different industry from video games.
Ghost of Tsushima is already an important IP address for PlayStation
Although it didn’t make much of a splash before its release, Ghost of Tsushima it was received fairly positively by both the public and the specialized press. It was one of the big surprises of 2020 and, thanks to the good reviews, its sales multiplied in its first days of availability. Till date holds the record for best-selling exclusive game on PlayStation 4. In just 3 days, it sold 2.4 million copies.
It is therefore not surprising that Sony has decided to bring Ghost of Tsushima to the world of cinema. Its history, which looks back on the formation and growth of Jin Sakai as an island warrior, as well as the moral dilemma of facing the rules of samurai, lends itself to being adapted for the big screen.
Beyond Ghost of Tsushimaother PlayStation Productions content on the way is the series of The last of usfrom HBO, and another from twisted metal. Watch out, because there are also rumors about a movie by God of the war.