Aug01
‘Monster Hunter’ Pushed Back to 2021
Sony Pictures has pushed back fantasy thriller “Monster Hunter” by six months, from Sept. 4, 2021, to April 23, 2021.

It’s the latest in a long line of major studio movies to be moved back amid uncertainty over when most North American movie theaters will re-open following four months of being shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sony’s romantic comedy “The Broken Hearts Gallery” is among the first scheduled, with an Aug. 7 launch.

“Monster Hunter,” written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, is loosely based on the Capcom video game series of the same name. The film also stars Tony Jaa, T.I., Ron Perlman, Meagan Good and Diego Boneta.
May15
Milla Jovovich Starring In Live-Action Monster Hunter Movie

Since at least 2016, Paul W. S. Anderson has been working on a Monster Hunter movie. The picture now has a star, Milla Jovovich.

According to Variety, Anderson recently delivered the film’s latest draft, and the Monster Hunter movie will start shooting in South Africa this September. Special effects will be handled by Mr. X, a studio that worked on the Resident Evil franchise.

Like the Resident Evil movies, which Anderson directed and Jovovich starred in, the hope is to turn the Monster Hunter flick into a movie franchise.