Tim Carter of Contradiction Films produced the first season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy and wrote Sleeping Dogs. During our EP Live interview with Tim, he revealed that his company is currently producing a live action adaptation of the Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty Number 9.
“We are building the story right now,” Carter said about the project. “Inafune-san created [Mega Man], and he has now created Mighty Number 9. We don’t have the rights to Mega Man, obviously, but we are working with him on a live action adaptation of it.” He said of Inafune, “I was a little apprehensive about it at first until I got his notes, and thought “Dude, you should be working at Pixar!”"
“I was a little apprehensive about it at first until I got [creator Keiji Inafune's] notes, and thought “Dude, you should be working at Pixar!”"
Carter didn’t elaborate further as to whether it would be a digital series, film or in some other type of format, but we can’t wait! We’ll keep you posted as more details surface. Check out our full interview with Tim here, the Mighty Number 9 goodness starts at around 18 minutes.
If you’re too lazy to watch the full interview, Tim also revealed that he’s developing a live-action Dead Rising digital series with Capcom. He stresses that it’s still in the early stages and has yet to get an official green light, so it many never materialize.