Who doesn't love video games? The stories are amazing, and we get to be someone else for the time being. A lot of the graphics are great, but maybe there could be more to the story that we missed. I'm going to talk about a few, (that in my opinion), would be amazing if our favorite games could be re-purposed for full theatrical release! Also, who I believe should play the main characters.
The Last of Us
Zombies have become a huge sensation since the hit series The Walking Dead, so much that they have made many movies and games where you are trying to overcome the apocalypse. The Last of Us is an action-adventure horror game, that is viewed in third-person. Joel and Ellie are survives going on an adventure to seek a cure for the epidemic.
The game ends kind of suddenly and there is still much to be discovered. Also there is the rumor that there is soon to be the second game soon.
Casting for The Last of Us
As Joel, I would love to see Gerard Butler, not only because he looks a lot like the character already, I just think he has a lot of the same attributes that Joel brings to the screen.
As Ellie, Ellen Page would be a phenomenal actress to see as the courageous character. I think Ellen Page can just get away with playing young characters to begin with!
God of War
God of War is a third-person action-adventure video game, loosely following some Greek mythology. Playing as the main character Kratos, a spartan who is a servant to the Olympian Gods. Throughout the God of War Saga, there is a lot of heartbreak and betrayal in the path of Kratos. His only thought is to seek revenge. This is one of my favorite games, I was very pleased from beginning to end. I think it would make a great movie in the future!
Casting God of War
The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) would be an awesome Kratos. He played the Scorpion King in the Mummy, I feel like he could be the perfect fit. Kratos has a lot of rage and is absolutely brutal I feel like Dwayne Johnson would not disappoint when bringing it to the big screen.
Beyond: Two Souls
Beyond: Two Souls is an interactive action-adventure game. This is one of those games where you make choices and nothing is better than actually putting who you are into a game. Beyond: Two Souls is about Jodie Holmes, just a regular young girl, but she has another soul attached to her, named Aiden. In this story, you play from Jodie's and Aiden's perspective. Jodie, who is portrayed by actress Ellen Page, possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to Aiden, growing from adolescence to adulthood while learning to control Aiden and the powers they share. Willem Dafoe co-stars as Nathan Dawkins, a researcher in the Department of Paranormal Activity and Jodie's surrogate-father-figure. There are multiple ways for this story to end and I was pleased with my ending but who knows what a movie creator could do to create the story.
Casting for Beyond: Two Souls
Honestly to get this into a movie would be the only thing I would ask. You have Ellen Page as Jodie and William Dafoe as Nathan. They were both amazing together, and created a great chemistry between them both!
Devil May Cry
We have a few Devil May Cry games out, but my favorite was the fifth one. Devil May Cry is an action-adventure hack and slash kind of game. Taking the role of Dante, is a Nephilim; half-angel, half-demon. He is partnered with his twin brother, Vergil, and is on a quest to kill the Demon King Mundus, who murdered their mother and condemned their father to banishment. You go in between the worlds or better yet limbo to gain power. Really a great story and would love to see it on the big screen. I think it could end up being a lot like Constantine.
Casting for Devil May Cry
Though Keanu Reeves would be a great Dante though I feel like it might follow too close in the making of Constantine. If we are thinking long-term with Dante having blonde hair I think Tom Cruise could also be a great Dante.
All of these games have such great story lines to them, I think even if they slightly changed them, they could become the next big thing. If we can make multiple movies out of Fifty Shades of Gray then I feel like this could be an easy fun adventure that everyone could enjoy! They're already written let's see them on the big screen!