20th Century Fox in Talks With Paranormal Activity Directors For Mega Man Film Adaptation

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It looks like 20th Century Fox is thinking of rolling out a big screen film adaptation of Mega Man and it seems like the studio is thinking of hiring the directorial duo that helmed Paranormal Activity 3 and 4, Henry Joost and Ariel Shchulman.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox is in final talks with Joost and Schulman. The studio has been trying to get the film rights to Mega Man for years and after securing the rights earlier this year Fox started looking for a creative team to work on the project.

For those who aren't familiar with the title, Mega Man is a classic videogame starring a robot character of the same name. Allowing gamers to save the world from Dr. Wily's robots, Megaman was first introduced in 1987 to the Nintendo Entertainment System and became an instant hit producing over 50 games on multiple platforms.

While Mega Man has had various anime adaptations, the franchise has never had a feature film and a lot of fans are going to be excited to hear that Fox is working on a film adaptation for the humanoid robot that's been around since the 80's. If the studio manages to seal the deal with Joost and Schulman we hope that they work their hardest at keeping true to the core of the Mega Man franchise. I mean, we don't want another bad videogame adaptation on our hands.

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