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Oscar Isaac to portray Solid Snake in ‘Metal Gear Solid’ adaptation

Dec. 4 (UPI) — Oscar Isaac has been cast as Solid Snake, the lead role in Sony’s upcoming film adaptation of video game Metal Gear Solid.

Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island) is directing the film based off a script by Derek Connolly. Avi Arad is producing.

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The film is based on the first game in the Metal Gear Solid series by renowned game developer Hideo Kojima. The title was released for the PlayStation 1 in 1998. Kojima developed four more sequels with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain arriving in 2015.

Metal Gear Solid follows Solid Snake, a retired soldier who must use stealth to infiltrate a weapons facility located on Shadow Moses, a remote island near Alaska that has been taken over by a special forces unit named Foxhound.

Metal Gear refers to a giant mech in the game that has nuclear strike capabilities that Foxhound obtains.

Isaac will next be seen in Dune, HBO’s Scenes From A Marriage and the title role in Marvel’s Moon Knight series.

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