GODZILLA: The 2014 version of the big guy, now in theaters.
RAMPAGE: New Line Cinema announced an adaptation of this 1986 arcade game in 2011. What should audiences expect when a giant gorilla named George, a giant lizard named Lizzie and a giant werewolf named Ralph eventually hit the big screen? Destruction.
GOD OF WAR: Screenwriters Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton (“Saw IV”) wrote the screenplay for this video game adaptation Universal Pictures is developing. The story revolves around Kratos, a Spartan warrior who faces off against some big, bad mythological creatures to defeat Ares, the god of war.
POWER RANGERS: Lionsgate and Haim Saban announced a partnership in May to bring the mighty morphin’ power rangers back to the big screen to fight evil aliens. Anyone who has ever seen the original 1993 series and movie it inspired should know that means more giant monsters and giant robots, like the Megazord, duking it out above at the expense of buildings below.
VOLTRON: Similar in concept to “Power Rangers,” this popular ’80s animated series revolved around five young pilots commanding five robots, which combined to form mechanical defender of the universe, Voltron. In 2011, Relativity Media acquired the rights to the property. Writers Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer were hired to tackle the live-action adaptation.
METAL GEAR SOLID: Avi and Ari Arad are producing this long-awaited adaptation of a popular video game franchise about a soldier named Snake single-handedly taking down a terrorist organization threatening the U.S. government with nuclear-capable mecha, Metal Gear REX.
GAIKING: “Walking Dead” producer Gale Ann Hurd is shepherding this adaptation of a ’70s Japanese animated series to the big screen. Bragi F. Schut is writing the science fiction spectacle about a giant robot, piloted by a former baseball player, defending Earth from an invading alien army of horrors.