Sonic the Hedgehog producer dj2 Entertainment is in charge of the adaptation A Streets of Rage movie adaptation is in the works from John Wick franchise creator Derek Kolstad, according to a report from Deadline.
The Sega franchise Streets of Rage saw its long-awaited video game follow-up in Streets of Rage 4 in 2020, continuing the side-scrolling beat-’em-up series that originated with Streets of Rage in 1991.
The publisher has previously announced live-action adaptations of classic Sega brands like Shinobi, Altered Beast, and the more obscure Rent-A-Hero. (Kolstad’s film is the second announced Streets of Rage adaptation.)
Sonic the Hedgehog producer dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists (Equalizer) will produce the adaptation, Deadline said.