Mega Man Movie Reportedly in Development at Fox

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Mega Man, one of the most popular video game franchises of all time, is reportedly heading to the silver screen.

According to The Tracking Board, “20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment have started development” on a feature film version of the classic Capcom game. Fox and Chernin are also the parties behind the rebooted Planet of the Apes franchise.

Mega Man started in 1987 for the NES and has, in the decades since, spawned dozens of games and sold over thirty million copies. Mega Man has also been adapted for comics, manga, and anime.

Fox had not responded to our request for confirmation, denial or comment at time of publish. We will, of course, update this report should they respond.

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