Screenwriter Gary Whitta is impressed by Raf Grassetti's surrealist Star Fox design.
Grassetti shared some of his redesigns of Star Fox on Instagram this month, reimagining the characters in the classic Nintendo arcade game as highly detailed, realistic humanoids. It aroused the interest of the writers of "Grand Theft One: A Star Wars Story".
Whitta (a longtime gamer and former game reporter) who reprinted one of Grassetti's photos declared on Twitter: "I want to write this animated movie":
I want to write this animated movie. https://t.co/CGQ6rkEWYF
-Gary Whitta (@garywhitta) January 13, 2020
His tweet was about a man's anxiety, and he certainly knew how to increase Twitter's ratio.
However, given the recent success of films such as Detective Pikachu and the Hollywood film industry's tendency to be nostalgic, the animated Star Fox movie directed by Whitta sounds like it may at some point Exists in our universe.