The movie of Megaman started its development in 2015; However, it is only now when it is finally confirmed that it will arrive through the Netflix platform. His production company in charge, Supermaché, announced it in his latest publication.
The publication reads: “Henry, Rel and their producer Orlee-Rose Strauss maintain an active list of projects in development. These projects include an adaptation of Capcom’s Mega Man for Chernin Entertainment and Netflix, which they have written and directed.”.
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Mega Man production
After the project was announced in 2015, in 2017, a Henry joost and Ariel schulman to write and direct the live action film, which was to be distributed by 20th Century Fox; However, the acquisition of the company by Disney, in 2019, made the project stay in the air.
Capcom and Chernin Entertainment continued with the project and now, thanks to an agreement signed in 2020 between Netflix and Chernin, the streaming platform will be in charge of its distribution.
Who is Mega Man?
Mega Man, known as Rockman in Japan, is the protagonist of the video game series that bear his name. The story points to him as an android created in the distant future by the genius of robotics, Dr. Thomas Light. Initially, it was conceived as a laboratory assistant and used as a kind of multifunctional tool. But the threat posed by Dr. Albert W. Wily motivated him to become a fighting robot and proclaim himself protector of the human species.