Breaking news out of Japan is saying that a movie production of Metal Gear Solid has finally received a green light. The announcement was made at the Metal Gear 25th Anniversary event today in Tokyo with production duties being handled by Avi Arad, who usually looks after the Marvel Comics movies.
The film will be released through Columbia Pictures with no word as yet on script, casting or if the movie will be adapted from a game in the series. Series creator, Hideo Kojima, has gone on record saying that he’s been waiting for years for the right person to take this on and he believes that Avi is the right person for the job.
The following images are from Famitsu.com taken during the announcement today.