Mila Jovovich Stars In Live Action Monster Hunter Film
Screen Gems and Constantin Film's movie adaptation of Capcom’s widely-popular Monster Hunter franchise will hit cinemas on September 4, 2020. The announcement was made by Screen Gems/Sony Pictures last week. The fantasy action movie is being written and produced by Resident Evil writer and director, Paul W.S. Anderson under Constantin Films.
Milla Jovovich will again be working with her husband as the lead actress in the movie. According to Deadline, Jovovich takes on the role of Lt. Artemis who, along with her unit, is transported to a world inhabited by massive beasts. There, Artemis meets a mysterious man who teaches her and her team how to fight back against the deadly monsters.
Jovovich stars alongside Thai martial artist and actor Tony Jaa, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Josh Helman, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Ron Perlman, and Jin Au-Yeung. So far, Monster Hunter will be the only movie premiering on 2020’s Labor Day weekend.
Meanwhile, Polygon notes that Capcom is also working with 20th Century Fox on another live action movie adaptation of Mega Man. A definite release date has yet to be announced.