Netflix has debuted a trailer for Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild, the primary animated movie adaptation of Capcom’s monstrously widespread online game franchise, and the second cinematic interpretation of the collection in below a 12 months. Director Paul WS Anderson’s live-action Monster Hunter movie arrived in theatres in December, 2020.
Whereas that film, starring Anderson’s spouse and longtime collaborator Milla Jovovich within the lead position as a solider named Natalie Artemis, acquired solely blended opinions, Legends of the Guild seems to be extra genuine to its roots.
We’re launched to Aiden, who is similar character because the Ace Cadet in Monster Hunter 4 and the Excitable A-Lister in Monster Hunter: World. The anime movie tells his story earlier than he turned a full-fledged hunter. Within the trailer, we watch as Aiden meets a hunter named Julius, who tells him that an “Elder Dragon is on its migration path,” and is coming straight for Aiden’s village. Julius describes the dragon as “an unbridled pressure of nature given flesh.” The trailer then cuts to pictures of monster-hunting motion, because the duo is joined by a squad of hunters. The CGI has the appear and feel of a online game cut-scene, which could work in its favor, so far as followers are involved.
Legends of the Guild is directed by visible results veteran Steve Yamamoto, whose IMDb credit embody Marc Forster’s World Battle Z, 4 of Michael Bay’s 5 Transformers movies, and The Meg, directed by Jon Turteltaub. Dante Basco voices Aiden; he beforehand voiced Prince Zuko in Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Final Airbender.
Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild has a reported run time of 58 minutes, and can arrive on Netflix on August 12.
Right here’s the official plot synopsis:
A younger man named Aiden, who calls himself a hunter, protects his remoted village. Someday, he learns that his village is threatened by an Elder Dragon, a monster cloaked in thriller. Needing to discover a approach to save his village, Aiden leaves his dwelling and units off on a journey into the unknown alongside Julius, a first-rate hunter and member of the Hunter's Guild, and his companions. Thus begins an unique story that shines the highlight on characters on the earth of Monster Hunter who’ve remained within the background till now.
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