Sony developing Ghost of Tsushima movie with John Wick director

Sony Pictures is establishing a film adjustment of Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch Productions’ 2020 samurai action-adventure video game, Due date reported Thursday. John Wick movie series director Chad Stahelski is apparently connected to direct the job, at some point after shooting John Wick 4.

“We are happy to partner with Sony Pictures to make this happen,” Ghost of Tsushima video game director Nate Fox stated in a post on the PlayStation Blog site. “And Jin is in very good hands with the film’s director. Chad Stahelski created something special with John Wick. His vision for what could be, backed up by years of experience, combined to create some of the finest action scenes ever created. If anyone could bring to life the razor-sharp tension of Jin’s katana combat, it’s Chad Stahelski.”

Ghost of Tsushima is the current job for PlayStation Productions, the department formed in 2019 to manage movie and TELEVISION jobs based upon PlayStation franchises. Up until now, that consists of a significant movie based upon Naughty Pet’s Uncharted series, a tv series for HBO based upon The Last of United States, and an adjustment of car-combat franchise Twisted Metal.

Ghost of Tsushima informs the story of Jin Sakai, a young samurai who fights a Mongol intrusion led by callous basic Khotun Khan in an effort to safeguard individuals of his native island house. In our evaluation of the video game, we kept in mind that Ghost of Tsushima has “a distinctive aesthetic,” however stated that the “game underneath that alluring exterior is a pastiche of open-world game design standards from five years ago; it lacks a real personality of its own.”

Sucker Punch launched Ghost of Tsushima for PlayStation 4 in July 2020, and rapidly discovered industrial success with its open-world action video game: Sony revealed simply 4 months later on that it had actually offered more than 5 million copies of the video game. Video game director Nate Fox stated on the PlayStation Blog site that the video game has actually now exceeded 6.5 million sales. Sucker Punch will act as executive manufacturers of the Ghost of Tsushima film.

Update: This story has actually been upgraded with a quote from Sucker Punch video game director Nate Fox and verified information on Ghost of Tsushima’s life time sales to date.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.