Jordan Vogt-Roberts reveals why he fought so hard to bring the Metal Gear Solid video game series to the big screen and his unorthodox ways of testing potential writers for the project. 32-year old director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island, Kings of Summer) does not shy away from professing his love of video games and their major influence on his work. After the success of Kings of Summer, Vogt-Roberts decided that he wanted to try his hand at a “big movie” and happened to see a book for Metal Gear Solid on a Sony executive’s desk. Vogt-Roberts was ecstatic, but Sony didn’t think that the director would be a good match for the project. While talking to Glixel, Vogt-Roberts told the story of his “chase” to get the movie and why he’s the best possible director for the project. Read what he had to say below. RELATED: Metal Gear Solid Movie Director Wants to Turn the Video Game Into an Animated Series “I said, ‘You know what? This thing is so important to me I at least need to feel like I tried, that I did everything I could to try and make my version of the movie. I was even… Read full this story
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