Sony’s much-awaited ‘Metal Gear Solid’ is finally getting the attention it deserved. The movie is starting to prepare for its production, as sources report that it has welcomed a cast member. According to sources, Oscar Isaac has joined the team, and he will be playing a solid snake. This Jordan Vogt-Roberts film is still in its infancy stage, and so, not much is revealed about it at the moment. ‘Metal Gear Solid’ is currently in development with Sony Pictures, where Vogt-Roberts will be directing it.
More details on the new film are rare as it is still developing. Moreover, the release date and production status of the movie can not be determined too. Considering Isaac’s busy schedule, it is hard to say that it will begin anytime soon. Also, the current situation is another factor that will determine the production status. Even though the bans are lifted, the COVID-19 situation is still horrific at various places in the world. But, we believe we will be showered with more updates soon.
However, ‘Metal Gear Solid’ can mark another Franchise film involving Oscar Isaac. The actor is widely known for his character in the Star Wars movies.
What Will The Movie Be About?
Metal Gear Solid is based on the video game of the same name. The game was developed by Hideo Kojima, whereas Konami published it. As for the movie, Avi Arad is producing it, and Derek Connolly is penning down the script. Meanwhile, Peter Kang is responsible for overseeing the studio.
The game was initially launched in 1996 on PlayStation. It follows a snake, a soldier who enters a nuclear weapons facility, only to stop Foxhound’s terrorist threat, a renegade special forces unit.
The game has been a favorite of many gamers, and its cinematic representation could always be turned into a movie. Undoubtedly, this movie will attract both action lovers as well as gamers.
Sadly, there is no specific release date for the movie yet. Due to the lead’s busy schedule, it is hard to expect the movie anytime soon. However, we can expect it to premiere in 2022.
Oscar Isaac: Other Works
Oscar Isaac gained popularity through many of his works. He will also be seen in many upcoming films and shows. The star appeared in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, where he played Poe Dameron. He earlier showed interest in playing the solid snake in the upcoming movie. And now the audience will see him playing his desired role too.
Furthermore, he will be seen in WarnerBros’ Dune’ alongside Timothee Chalamet. He is also set to star in HBO’s ‘Scenes From a Marriage’ with Jessica Chastain. Following this, he will also star in Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight.’ Isaac will also be seen opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Francis And The Godfather.’ Trust us, the list is super-long. And now we know why we have to wait for the movie.
Isaac’s previous works include A Most Violent Year” and “Ex Machina.” The star is also a recipient of a Golden Globe for his role in the miniseries, “Show Me A Hero.”