There will be a Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions movie soon, as the developer is wrking with Hammerstone Studios on a Death Stranding film. Alongside Kojima, Alex Lebovici will serve as a producer. This will be Kojima’s first movie project. [Thanks, Deadline!]
There are few details about the film adaptation at the moment. For example, it is unknown if actors like Norman Reedus will return to reprise their roles. Aside from Kojima and Lebovici’s involvement, details about the executive producers came up. Allan Ungar, who recently directed Bandit in 2022, will be one. Kojima Productions US will also serve in an executive producer role.
Two of Hammerstone Studios’ most recent movies are Barbarian and Bill & Ted Face the Music. However, it also worked on the Allan Ungar Uncharted – Live Action Fan Film starring Nathan Fillion as Nathan Drake.
As a reminder, this isn’t the only Death Stranding project in the works. There is also a new game in development. At The Game Awards 2022, Hideo Kojima appeared to reveal Death Stranding 2. There was a new trailer that confirmed the return of characters like Sam Porter Bridges (Reedus) and Fragile (Léa Seydoux)
Death Stranding is available on the PS4, PS5, and PC. Death Stranding 2 and the Death Stranding movie are in development.