When it comes to the Resurrection of action heroesn comes from another era, there are certainly less competent contacts than the team behind Cobra Kai. The Netflix series gave the Karate Kid cast a second spring in their careers. Next up is a video game hero who shot down his first opponents back in 1991: Duke Nukem.
Action game as a movie: This is known about the Duke Nukem project by the Cobra Kai team
The action hero Duke Nukem began his adventures in a platformer game before becoming one in 1996’s Duke Nukem 3D influential first person shooter led – and was indexed in Germany because of the depiction of violence. Since then, Duke Nukem has had a cult following.
Duke Nukem forever
Legendary, the studio behind the American Godzilla films, now wants to benefit from this. The game developer Gearbox has decided to Rights for a film adaptation of Duke Nukem caught. Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, who together created Cobra Kai, are set to produce the film, as is the case Hollywood reporters reported.
According to the report, they are currently looking for someone to write the script and the direction has not yet been decided. However, it is possible that someone from the Cobra Kai team will take over the job. All three have directing credits on their Karate series and Schlossberg and Hurwitz have feature film experience on Harold & Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo.
More 25 years in production hell could come to an end
Since Duke Nukem 3D caused a stir back then, Hollywood has also been interested in the material. In 1996, producer Lawrence Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat) gave his Plans for a Duke Nukem movie known and over the years he was followed by a number of others who resigned for various reasons.
The last sign of life came in 2018 when future The Suicide Squad star John Cena Duke was set to bring Nukem to the cinema. So now another studio is trying. Will it work this time?
When is Cobra Kai season 5 coming to Netflix?
Cobra Kai season 5 is coming September 9, 2022 on Netflix. So this time we have to wait less than a year for the reunion with Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso.
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