A Streets of Rage movie adjustment has severe capacity to draw crowds, provided that theres no scarcity of nostalgia for games from the 80s and 90s. Both Sonic movies were box office successes. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 made $72 million in its opening weekend at the domestic ticket office this month, a specifically high figure during the pandemic age.
Sega Genesis Streets of Rage franchise is reportedly pertaining to the silver screen. Sources told Deadline that John Wick creator Derek Kolstad wrote a script adaptation on spec. To be involved are Sonic franchise producers dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists. While no offer has actually been signed yet, its most likely to soon be in movement.
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Widely known as one of the most popular Sega franchises from the early 90s, the original Streets of Rage trilogy still has an enthusiastic fanbase drawn to its vintage visual and EDM soundtrack. The franchise lastly got a long-awaited follow up in 2020 with the release of Streets of Rage 4, which sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide.