The best-selling video game on PlayStation 4, ‘Ghost of Tsushima’, will be adapted for the cinema and will be directed by Chad Stahelski, a director well known for having directed the John Wick trilogy. And it is that nobody had doubts that this successful game live-action,
The challenge was launched by Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions and it fell to Chad Stahelski, who in addition to being a director owns his own company called 87Eleven Entertainment. Chad will also serve as producer along with two other experts in these cinematographic struggles such as Alex Toung Jason Spitz, Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan.
For its part Sucker Punch Productions, the developer of the video game ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ will also be closely involved in executive production. Although so far there are no more details about the proposal of this next film, it is to be assumed that the main plot of it will be focused on the charismatic and warrior protagonist Jin. We will only wait for the announcement on which actor will play this leading role, since the candidates are various and excellent.
The original video game revolves around a plot where revenge and samurai are wrapped in a fast-paced story that has been acclaimed worldwide.
A game with real historical bases
‘Ghost of Tsushima’ has sold 6 million copies less than a year after its release, which speaks of its great acceptance worldwide. And what is perhaps more important is that it is based on real events in the history of Japan, as it is based on the Mongol invasions between 1274 and 1281 in the Japanese archipelago.
This foundation in historical facts caused that the inhabitants of the real Tsushima Island, located in Nagasaki, appointed its developers Nate Fox and Jason Connell as tourism ambassadors for the city.
This adaptation of the video game has been so real and true that it is quite likely that the film adaptation will have to make very few changes, since the video game itself is a component with highly cinephile technology.