In April 2023, it was announced that Zack Snyder had been given the green light to make a Gears of War movie, but only on one condition: that he make it R-rated. The Gears of War video game franchise is known for its graphic violence and dark humor, so it makes sense that Snyder would want to make the movie faithful to the source material.
Snyder is no stranger to making R-rated movies. His most famous work, 300, is a graphic and violent adaptation of the Frank Miller comic book. He has also directed the R-rated superhero movies Watchmen and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
It is unclear when the Gears of War movie will be released, but it is sure to be a violent and action-packed adaptation of the popular video game franchise.
Here are some additional details about the movie:
- The movie will be written by Shay Hatten, who has written for the R-rated movies John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and The Suicide Squad.
- The movie will be produced by The Coalition, the studio that develops the Gears of War video games.
- The movie will be distributed by Universal Pictures.