Okay, everyone say it once, all in rhythm: "eh, you would've just mucked it up, anyway."

In October 2008, film director Brett Ratner ("Rush Hour, "X-Men 3") revealed that one of his new projects is a movie adaptation of the critically acclaimed God of War series. However, fans weren't that enthralled with the announcement, and although that may have nothing to do with this, Production Weekly reports that Ratner has shelved the idea. The simple quote is- "Over at Universal it looks like Brett Ratner has shelved 'God Of War,' and is moving forward on 'Trump Heist' with Eddie Murphy and Chris Tucker." Yeah, whatever. Keep pumping out the mediocrity, Hollywood; we'll just keep advancing and making superior entertainment products over here, if that's all right with you. That way, when your box office profit takes another dive and you fall even further behind our industry (that's what you get for continually insulting the intelligence of the movie-viewing public), you can just blame us for taking away all the film viewers. We don't mind. At the very least, you won't go and screw up one of our most beloved franchises.

We understand a "Metal Gear Solid" movie is also in the works, but with Hideo Kojima sitting in a major seat of influence during the production, we'd like to think it'll be excellent. A "God of War" movie? Nah, we'd rather you didn't try it.

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Godslim
Godslim
11 years ago

i think its a good thing i want sumone really good directing the movie

coverton341
coverton341
11 years ago

And the gaming world breathes a collective sigh of relief.

I mean can anyone really imagine…I dunno Vin Diesel painted up and swinging chained swords or "The Rock"…..


Last edited by coverton341 on 2/19/2009 11:12:08 AM

killzone100
killzone100
11 years ago

I would cry like a little school girl.

JofaMang
JofaMang
11 years ago

Vinnie Jones all the way! Hell, I'd take a Gerard Butler Kratos over Vin Diesel or the Rock any day~

Aftab
Aftab
11 years ago

300 was a propaganda film, shamelessly fraught with stereotypes, and based on antihuman nationalistic hubris and racism. Oh yeah, and Butler's performance was just as laughably unconvincing. The movie was for idiots. I'm sure it made a lot of money.


Last edited by Aftab on 2/19/2009 4:38:17 PM

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

@aftab what the hell is wrong with you? Are you from Persia or something?

Aftab
Aftab
11 years ago

Nope. I'm not Persian.

Ed_Wayne
Ed_Wayne
11 years ago

This is wonderful. I don't care who the director is, a God of War movie would not work. It would be especially bad with a horrible director like this though. Good news.

PS3_Wizard
PS3_Wizard
11 years ago

Not true…A god of War CGI movie would be pretty sweet. Sort of like Star Wars Clone Wars or maybe even like the Final Fantasy Movies.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

@wizard Learn something. The clone wars was a universal flop

PS3_Wizard
PS3_Wizard
11 years ago

@ Im The Dick

I was merely trying to say the style and look of the movies i listed would be good, not the quality of them.

Besides, looks like someone agrees with me…more than I can say of you, dickhead.


Last edited by PS3_Wizard on 2/20/2009 8:56:03 AM

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

@ lizard sorry try again dumbass

Fane1024
Fane1024
11 years ago

@ both of you

Grow the f*ck up.

You can disagree without resorting to name-calling.

F*cking pr*cks. 😉

Random_Steve
Random_Steve
11 years ago

We should gather and have a celebration

Naga
Naga
11 years ago

brilliant It just wouldn't work as an movie

fundando
fundando
11 years ago

This video game adaptation would've been bad and everyone knows it.

#$%@ hollywood ran out of ideas a long time ago. There hasn't been one movie I've went to go see for me since The Dark Knight(or was it W?). In the meantime I have played plenty of video games.

Random_Steve
Random_Steve
11 years ago

same, no movies are any good nowadays. I only go to the cinema cos its something to do.

Randomhero1
Randomhero1
11 years ago

The Dark Knight Is the Best movie Ever made. but thats just my Opinion 😛

Random_Steve
Random_Steve
11 years ago

im pretty sure that opinion is shared among a lot (myself included) of other people aswell

Randomhero1
Randomhero1
11 years ago

haha Yea, I dont know anyone who doesnt love that movie.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

Never seen the dark knight. I bought it on blu-ray(with hancock) back in November and I still haven't opened neither.


Last edited by Im The Man on 2/19/2009 6:06:37 PM

fundando
fundando
11 years ago

well you need to unwrap that and put it in your blu-ray. Trust me

Randomhero1
Randomhero1
11 years ago

You have to Atleast watch The Dark Knight! Its amazing.

Randomhero1
Randomhero1
11 years ago

Im glad there not making the movie. It most likely wouldnt have been any good.

MSB 007
MSB 007
11 years ago

i was looking forwad to it aswell 🙁

dosnt matter gow3 should be here in about a year!!!!

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
11 years ago

My feeling is if they have to do a movie about it, make it an anime. There's no way they could do a live action film close enough. The DBZ and Street Fighter movies are two others that look horrible.

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
11 years ago

now if only someone like Zack Snyder would pick it up, I have seen only good things from him and his movies seem to be more like videogames

Buckeyestar
Buckeyestar
11 years ago

My thoughts exactly, I think he'd do an amazing job.

Aftab
Aftab
11 years ago

His movies are sappy, nauseating, riddled with cliche and stereotypes to the point that some of them borderline propaganda films. I hate them.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

@aftab Yeah you're persian.

Kingharris
Kingharris
11 years ago

I think we can agree a Bioshock movie will rock

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
11 years ago

I'd rather see System Shock

PS3_Wizard
PS3_Wizard
11 years ago

Off topic:

Why the hell hasn't anyone made Spawn 2 yet? Hollywood is slipping yo…

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

No shite, the first had promise, just give creative control to Todd MacFarlane and you got a winner. AL was a great anti hero, the HBO anime was tight.


Last edited by WorldEndsWithMe on 2/19/2009 2:28:52 PM

nickolars
nickolars
11 years ago

amen to that! I've been wishing for spawn 2 movie ever since i was a kid! It would've been awesome if they would've made it. i bet it would still be awesome. spawn was by far my favorite hero and none of my friends even knew who he was.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

Spawn was also a semi-flop. Which is why part 2 has been in development hell for over 10 years…

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

The problem was they convinced Todd to let them "have" it, and hey the money mighta swayed my ass too, but if he was helming it we would have a winner.

PS3_Wizard
PS3_Wizard
11 years ago

Well there is still hope. Look how they're bringing out sequels to Indiana Jones and other old movies from what feels like a lifetime ago.

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
11 years ago

meh, i wouldnt be suprised they seem to be exploiting everythign these days, im sick of them f***ing comic book adaption plopping up every month.

Aftab
Aftab
11 years ago

Wow. Me, too.

isaya85
isaya85
11 years ago

Didn't they say there was an Uncharted movie in the making??

PSN ID Biggest_GMoney

convergecrew
convergecrew
11 years ago

Good. I hope they can the Gears of War movie too. That sounds like a disaster in the making. How are they gonna find people with necks and ankles THAT thick??? 😉

Dead Space might make a cool movie though.


Last edited by convergecrew on 2/19/2009 1:01:27 PM

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

Hahaha that was pretty funny. Dead space already has a movie but its a prequel to the game and its anime.

As for a live adaptation, if it were to be based off of the original game it would be hard seeing as how Isaac was by himself through most of it. The only actor I've seen that can carry a whole movie by himself in a horror setting is Will Smith(I Am Legend)…..

….hmmmmm I might be on to something….


Last edited by Im The Man on 2/19/2009 6:17:10 PM

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
11 years ago

i would aplaud Dead Space but i can imagine them slapping on a taky cast.

i honestly cant think of another game i want to see adapted, i'd like a Silent Hill sequel though, that films decent.

convergecrew
convergecrew
11 years ago

Yes. Silent Hill was a very decent movie, and a good cliffhanger ending too. Would love to see a 2nd one.

Fane1024
Fane1024
11 years ago

I agree as well about Silent Hill.

While not a superb movie, it was about as good an adaptation of the games as one can expect to get. I don't know why people were SO down on it.

Phoelix
Phoelix
11 years ago

I'm surprised the guy passed up free money.

Regardless of how awful the plot may have been, we all know that we'd have gone to see Kratos slashing the eyes out of cylopses on a big screen. I mean, I think that might be worth $7.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

The problem is Hollywood is stuck in generic story mode, they are using the simplest structure available as opposed to bringing in writers with what at least resemble new and complex ideas. They would probably go, "Oh a video game movie?" "Let's have Kratos go save a princess and there can't be any gore because we need the PG13 audience"

Randomhero1
Randomhero1
11 years ago

The sad part is, Its true.

Aftab
Aftab
11 years ago

Exactly.