The Director of KONG: SKULL ISLAND Has a Pitch For a METROID Movie That's "Too Crazy"
The director behind Kong: Skull Island and the upcoming Metal Gear Solid movie, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, wants to make a Metroid movie. He even has a pitch for it that he says is too crazy and doesn't think that anyone will let him make it. The director talked about his pitch during a recent interview with IGN, saying:
"I have a pitch for a Metroid movie. They'll never let me do it. It's too crazy... It legitimately would be [Samus] alone. It would be a little bit of her talking to herself. As soon as they introduce other talking characters in those games, to me it loses everything. You put her alone and it's almost got a little bit more to do with the silence of a movie like Drive. Like the quietness and having it be like a real, intense mood piece, but mixed with sci-fi."
I'd be up for that! I think any fan of the game would be up for it. But, it's one of those ideas that the executives at the Hollywood studios would never do. I'd be shocked if Roberts got to bring his vision of Metroid to life on the big screen. The thing is... that's the game! Samus is alone as she fights to survive!
A movie that focuses on her feeling of isolation in a very hostile place sounds intriguing to me. But, some audiences might think that it's boring.
Would you like to see a Metroid movie get made one day? Do you like the ideas that Vogt-Roberts shares here? What would you want to see from a Metroid movie?