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Mega Man will be hitting the big screen via Hollywood, Capcom has announced.

The upcoming feature film, imaginatively titled Mega Man, will be written and directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman and is set to be distributed by 20th Century Fox. Chernin Entertainment, responsible for the Planet of the Apes series, will be producing the film alongside Masi Oka, of Heroes fame.

Capcom intends Mega Man to appeal to a diverse audience, including fans of the game as well as action movies. The aim of the film is to “maintain the world of Mega Man” while incorporating the production and entertainment values of Hollywood.

We don’t know much more right now, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated as the story on the Mega Man movie develops.

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