We predict Grasshopper Manufacture’s No Extra Heroes would make for a reasonably splendid film. One thing ultra-violent, ultra-goofy — the video games are already bursting with film and online game references all through! — so it would be a riot on the cinema.
And it looks like the sequence creator and head of Grasshopper Goichi Suda — recognized to many as Suda51 — thinks so too! The developer sat down with Shacknews final week to speak about his involvement with Summer season Recreation Fest’s Devolver Digital Showcase, NetEase, and his studio. And the subject of a dream No Extra Heroes film happened.
Suda51 revealed on this chat with Shacknews his prime picks for who he’d wish to play Travis Landing, the principle character, and who he’d wish to direct the movie.
[For Travis Touchdown,] I’d in all probability go along with Ryan Gosling… And as director, I’d in all probability go along with James Gunn. Conversely, if we have been going to go along with a Japanese director, then I’d need to go along with Takashi Miike.
The Guardians of the Galaxy and The Suicide Squad director should not be too shocking of a alternative. James Gunn has labored with Suda51 earlier than on the over-the-top kitsch hack-and-slash Lollipop Chainsaw, and other than his Marvel and DC Universe movies, he is additionally recognized for horror-comedy flicks corresponding to Slither. Principally, Gunn has the comedy, the writing, and the violence down, so we’re in.
Japanese director Takashi Miike can be a reasonably wonderful alternative in our eyes. Miike has proven his ability with directing a spread of various genres, however his violent, surreal movies are what stand out to us — Audition, Ichi the Killer, 13 Assassins, and Gozu are a few of his greatest.
For Landing, Ryan Gosling may be a bit extra of a shock to some. But when anybody has seen him in The Large Quick or The Good Guys, you will know he is able to being humorous. And his turns in Blade Runner 2049, The Place Past the Pines, and Drive present he is additionally acquired the chops for a little bit of motion. That final one particularly (that jacket, in any case) sells us alone. He simply wants a bit extra humour in there!
Nicely, we’re on board. When’s the movie popping out? In actuality, it is in all probability a pipe dream at this level, but when it ever does occur, we expect Suda51 has some wonderful picks in thoughts.
You possibly can watch Shacknews’ full interview with Suda51 under.
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