8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

We bet the list will thrill you to the core!

1. Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: 10 May 2019
Starring Ryan Reynolds (in the title role) and Justice Smith in key roles, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is directed by Rob Letterman. The fantasy mystery will take us through the journey of Ryan’s Pikachu and Justice’s Tim Goodman who get together to track down Harry Goodman, Tim’s father and Pikachu’s former detective partner.

2. Sonic the Hedgehog

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: 8 November 2019
Directed by Jeff Fowler, Sonic the Hedgehog will have an interesting cast including Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog and Jim Carrey as Sonic’s rival and the film’s antagonist, Doctor Robotnik, alongside James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Adam Pally and Neal McDonough in pivotal parts.

3. Tomb Raider 2

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: TBA
MGM and Warner Bros. have hired screenwriter Amy Jump to pen down the script of the sequel to the 2018 action adventure, Tomb Raider. Alicia Vikander will reprise her role of Lara Croft. The forthcoming film’s plot has been kept under wraps and so has been the release date.

4. Uncharted

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: TBA
Dan Trachtenberg, who helmed the 2016 horror thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane, will direct Sony Pictures’ adaptation of the popular video game, Uncharted. The film will star Tom Holland as the treasure hunter, Nathan Drake.

5. Minecraft: The Movie

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: 4 March 2022
Though it was set for a May 2019 release earlier, the film couldn’t be completed on time as the director and co-writer Rob McElhenney left the project. As a result, Warner Bros. has now brought on board the writer-director duo of Aaron and Adam Nee.

6. Monster Hunter

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: 4 September 2020
The upcoming fantasy action thriller is written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. Monster Hunter will have Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, TI, Ron Perlman, Meagan Good and Diego Boneta as the main cast.

7. Gears of War

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: TBA
It’s been over a decade since a Gear of War film was first announced, in 2006. Even after having seen a change of two studios and several directors, writers, and producers – the project still stands strong. It was reported in November 2018 that Universal Pictures and Microsoft have roped in writer F. Scott Frazier, while Dylan Clark and Rod Fergusson will produce it.

8. Firewatch

8 Upcoming Video Game Movies Every Gamer Is Excited About

Release date: TBA
It was officially announced in 2016 that the renowned video game developer Campo Santo would soon enter the film business, and its first theatrical project would be the adaptation of its much-loved adventure game, Firewatch. The studio partnered with the production and financing company Good Universe to make the movie. Ardent gamers really want more updates on the same including the film’s release date.