Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Oscar Issac has been cast to play the role of the popular video game character Solid Snake in the upcoming action film Metal Gear Solid.
As reported by Variety, Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ film is based on the 33-year-old video game franchise, produced by Hideo Kojima. Its screenplay has been written by Derek Connolly.
The first Metal Gear game was released in 1987 and Metal Gear Solid is the third game in the series. It debuted at the 1996 Tokyo Game Show.
In 2019, Issac expressed his interest in playing the role of a solid snake. At the time, Vogt-Roberts replied that he was ready to consider it.
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