Sega’s classic beat ’em up series Street inspiration is supposed to receive a movie adaptation. According to an exclusive on Deadline, the script is being handled by John Wick creator Derek Kolstad. Sonic the Hedgehog producer dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists will produce the adaptation.
Streets of Rage debuted on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1991 and most recently had its fourth entry – released on multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch – in April 2020.
Rage Street 4 has shipped 2.5 million copies to date. If you’re not familiar with this side-scroller that features you cleaning the streets as a team of cops, you can check out the second game on Switch Online’s Sega Genesis/Mega Drive service.
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