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Christophe Gans is making a New Silent Hill and Fatal Frame Movie

Virex

Abrasive, but well-meaning
Isn't he the cunt that said they changed Harry to a woman in the Silent Hill movie because a father would not go to such lengths to save his child. Only a mother would
 
SH movie is adaptation of SH1. They just changed main guy for mother instead of father.
SH2 covered SH3 though it wasn't that good movie.
So this movie will probably cover SH2.

Are you retarded? The article I was responding states that Karl Urban will probably be playing the role of Harry Mason (from SH 1 and 3).

What are you basing your information on? Your ass?
 
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Dontero

Banned
Are you retarded? The article I was responding states that Karl Urban will probably be playing the role of Harry Mason (from SH 1 and 3).

What are you basing your information on? Your ass?

On two movies i already watched. They are literally adaptation of SH1 and SH3.
Secondly Karl Urban playing Harry mason from SH1/SH3 doesn't mean they will be about SH1/SH3
Harry was already in SH1 looking for his wife in Silent Hill and he couldn't find her. SH1 movie literally ends with mother arriving in Harry house and them not seeing each other.

Considering it is adaptation it wouldn't shock me if they used that for SH2 and replace SH2 James with Harry. So Harry goes back after years to Silent Hill because he got mail from his wife who has gone missing years ago he finds there woman who really resembles her and stuff happens.

I mean adaptation doesn't really follow SH plots and they treat it more like themes they want to follow rather than plots.
 
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On two movies i already watched. They are literally adaptation of SH1 and SH3.
Secondly Karl Urban playing Harry mason from SH1/SH3 doesn't mean they will be about SH1/SH3
Harry was already in SH1 looking for his wife in Silent Hill and he couldn't find her. SH1 movie literally ends with mother arriving in Harry house and them not seeing each other.

Considering it is adaptation it wouldn't shock me if they used that for SH2 and replace SH2 James with Harry. So Harry goes back after years to Silent Hill because he got mail from his wife who has gone missing years ago he finds there woman who really resembles her and stuff happens.

I mean adaptation doesn't really follow SH plots and they treat it more like themes they want to follow rather than plots.
Okay. But the article mentions that the director suggested this will be a cinematic reboot.

You’re literally fitting this new movie into your vision and not based on any evidence.
 

ExpandKong

Banned
On two movies i already watched. They are literally adaptation of SH1 and SH3.
Secondly Karl Urban playing Harry mason from SH1/SH3 doesn't mean they will be about SH1/SH3
Harry was already in SH1 looking for his wife in Silent Hill and he couldn't find her. SH1 movie literally ends with mother arriving in Harry house and them not seeing each other.

Considering it is adaptation it wouldn't shock me if they used that for SH2 and replace SH2 James with Harry. So Harry goes back after years to Silent Hill because he got mail from his wife who has gone missing years ago he finds there woman who really resembles her and stuff happens.

I mean adaptation doesn't really follow SH plots and they treat it more like themes they want to follow rather than plots.

Maybe you should read the link.
 

KyoZz

Gold Member

Christophe Gans Says New ‘Silent Hill’ and ‘Fatal Frame’ Scripts Are “Ready”​


“There were the COVID-19 years which finally forced us to stay at home. I took the opportunity to write two scripts. The script for a new Silent Hill movie is totally independent from the two previous movies made and respects the way Silent Hill has evolved.”

In making the script independent from the previous entries, Gans likens the series to the Twilight Zone, in that it’s “a place where anything and everything can happen”.

“It is a Silent Hill for today’s audiences while being ultra respectful of the saga,” continues Gans. “I am aware that Silent Hill is a very great video game franchise and a work of art in the noble sense of the term. The people who thought up Silent Hill put a lot of their guts into it. To know them well, they are extremely honest people. For me, it was important to design a Silent Hill in the light of the current public.”

In addition, Gans mentioned the Fatal Frame project, which he aims to release in 2024 after the Silent Hill film. While Gans didn’t elaborate much on that project, he did say that the script was “ready”, having been written under supervision by the folks at Tecmo.

 

Heimdall_Xtreme

Jim Ryan Fanclub's #1 Member
Awesome...!!!

Put in my veins!!!

I want a Silent hill 2 plot movie... And fatal frame I or II crimson butterfly plot.
 

Christophe Gans Says New ‘Silent Hill’ and ‘Fatal Frame’ Scripts Are “Ready”​


“There were the COVID-19 years which finally forced us to stay at home. I took the opportunity to write two scripts. The script for a new Silent Hill movie is totally independent from the two previous movies made and respects the way Silent Hill has evolved.”

In making the script independent from the previous entries, Gans likens the series to the Twilight Zone, in that it’s “a place where anything and everything can happen”.

“It is a Silent Hill for today’s audiences while being ultra respectful of the saga,” continues Gans. “I am aware that Silent Hill is a very great video game franchise and a work of art in the noble sense of the term. The people who thought up Silent Hill put a lot of their guts into it. To know them well, they are extremely honest people. For me, it was important to design a Silent Hill in the light of the current public.”

In addition, Gans mentioned the Fatal Frame project, which he aims to release in 2024 after the Silent Hill film. While Gans didn’t elaborate much on that project, he did say that the script was “ready”, having been written under supervision by the folks at Tecmo.


Seems he wants to go back and redo it. He also mentioned being in touch with people from Team Silent. Going by his previous attempt, I think he is one of few people who can make a decent Silent Hill flick. Also, it would be nice if they ditch Pyramid Head.
 

KyoZz

Gold Member
Awesome...!!!

Put in my veins!!!

I want a Silent hill 2 plot movie... And fatal frame I or II crimson butterfly plot.
In Christophe we trust! The fact that he is saying "a place where anything and everything can happen" and compare it to The Twilight Zone is reassuring imo.
The second movie totally missed the psychological aspect of... everything, the fact that the monsters where reconstitution of previous trauma for example. The first movie, while not perfect, was still true to SH.
 

Heimdall_Xtreme

Jim Ryan Fanclub's #1 Member
In Christophe we trust! The fact that he is saying "a place where anything and everything can happen" and compare it to The Twilight Zone is reassuring imo.
The second movie totally missed the psychological aspect of... everything, the fact that the monsters where reconstitution of previous trauma for example. The first movie, while not perfect, was still true to SH.

We trust in Chris .:messenger_peace:

The second Silent Hill movie, I liked it a lot.

I remember it was the last function of the cinema, I went at night and I had a Medicine of Genetic exam of the university the next day... I gave priority to the movie and I accredit the exam xD
 
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"It is a Silent Hill for today’s audiences..."
"For me, it was important to design a Silent Hill in the light of the current public.”

Yea, that's a big pass for me. His first attempt was mediocre at best. And had the shittiest reason for switching the male protagonist to a female. Now that he's making it for "modern audiences," fuck that.
 

DeepEnigma

Gold Member
"It is a Silent Hill for today’s audiences..."
"For me, it was important to design a Silent Hill in the light of the current public.”
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Clear

Gold Member

Willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. The first SH movie was very respectful of the original work and really only fails because it tries to cram too much in.

I wouldn't read too much into the "today's audience" thing, as it kinda goes without saying that in order to get funding he's got to give the impression that he's going to try and appeal to a wide market.

Also, lets face it; if Silent Hill 3 had come out last year don't you think that it'd get the same shit that TLOU2 got for killing off the previous entry's male lead? Offscreen to boot! The usual suspects would be up-in-arms about it!
 
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DeepEnigma

Gold Member
Willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. The first SH movie was very respectful of the original work and really only fails because it tries to cram too much in.

I wouldn't read too much into the "today's audience" thing, as it kinda goes without saying that in order to get funding he's got to give the impression that he's going to try and appeal to a wide market.
 

The Alien

Member
The first Silent Hill movie created a great sense of dread...and was, overall as a movie, decent. But damn, its a gorgeous horror movie. It just looks great.
 
Willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. The first SH movie was very respectful of the original work and really only fails because it tries to cram too much in.

I wouldn't read too much into the "today's audience" thing, as it kinda goes without saying that in order to get funding he's got to give the impression that he's going to try and appeal to a wide market.

Also, lets face it; if Silent Hill 3 had come out last year don't you think that it'd get the same shit that TLOU2 got for killing off the previous entry's male lead? Offscreen to boot! The usual suspects would be up-in-arms about it!
Well, respectful if respectful is completely trashing the lore of the series, as well as gender swapping the main protagonist for the most sexist of reasons. And I use sexist in it's actual strictest definition, not the way it's loosely flung around nowadays.

Also, you realize that the same people who had no problem with SH3 are some of the same people who don't like TLOU2. I know, I'm one of them. SH3 didn't shit all over Harry Mason. It also didn't have Heather go out for revenge, only to stop at the very end, cause she felt real bad for a piece of shit antagonist.
 
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Clear

Gold Member
Well, respectful if respectful is completely trashing the lore of the series, as well as gender swapping the main protagonist for the most sexist of reasons. And I use sexist in it's actual strictest definition, not the way it's loosely flung around nowadays.

Also, you realize that the same people who had no problem with SH3 are some of the same people who don't like TLOU2. I know, I'm one of them. SH3 didn't shit all over Harry Mason. It also didn't have Heather go out for revenge, only to stop at the very end, cause she felt real bad for a piece of shit antagonist.

The movie isn't an adaptation of one particular game, which is pretty important given the lore of the series -just in the context of the Team Silent games- is not even close to consistent!

Its like an anthology show where there are shared elements in terms of presentation and theme across the games, but there's no overarching lore to speak of. Yes the third game acts as a follow up to the first but its the least developed narrative of the original trilogy and truthfully doesn't really add anything to the lore.

Basically, the "magic" of the original Team Silent games is their look and feel, which Gans' movie is very respectful of. You could argue fairly that wedging in Pyramid Head was unnecessary, as it belongs to a whole other lore path (the otherworld in SH is Alessa's Nightmare, and PH is a specific manifestation of James's guilt) but then you have to admit all the UFO stuff in the games is even more random "colour"!

PS. I think you're forgetting that Heather's entire motivation in the back half of SH3 is killing Claudia in revenge for Harry's death, which she doesn't actually manage to do. Unless you count inadvertent supernatural regurgitated demon fetus munching as satisfactory payoff!
 

KyoZz

Gold Member
The movie isn't an adaptation of one particular game, which is pretty important given the lore of the series -just in the context of the Team Silent games- is not even close to consistent!

Its like an anthology show where there are shared elements in terms of presentation and theme across the games, but there's no overarching lore to speak of. Yes the third game acts as a follow up to the first but its the least developed narrative of the original trilogy and truthfully doesn't really add anything to the lore.

Basically, the "magic" of the original Team Silent games is their look and feel, which Gans' movie is very respectful of. You could argue fairly that wedging in Pyramid Head was unnecessary, as it belongs to a whole other lore path (the otherworld in SH is Alessa's Nightmare, and PH is a specific manifestation of James's guilt) but then you have to admit all the UFO stuff in the games is even more random "colour"!

PS. I think you're forgetting that Heather's entire motivation in the back half of SH3 is killing Claudia in revenge for Harry's death, which she doesn't actually manage to do. Unless you count inadvertent supernatural regurgitated demon fetus munching as satisfactory payoff!
This. I only played SH 1 & 2 but if I'm correct 95% of the "lore" in the Silent Hill series is coming directly from the mind of the main protagonist of said game, and their trauma.
And Gans perfectly understood that.
 

TheInfamousKira

Reseterror Resettler
New Silent Hill movie, huh? We've already got vague approximations (read: alleyway abortions) of SH1 and SH3. Maybe Origins if they want to turn it into a shitty cult trilogy?

I think SH4 has potential to be a good movie, because fuck knows it wasn't a good game.

Maybe a Homcoming movie? I'm interested in a movie riffing on a game riffing on a movie riffing on a game. There's a lot of meta you could pull from there.

I think any of my ideas would be better than what's going to happen, which will invariably be a Mish mash of SH2 and Downpour with Sean Bean creating a three way collision of Harry, James and Murphy, or Herrrjammurphhhh, as I'm affectionately coining the character. I can't wait for moar Pyramid Head and nurses, and some CGI mannequin scorpion.
 

peronmls

Member
ugh. This dude is weird. He had no men cast and the producers thought it was really weird and odd and forced in Sean beans character (who is Harry) in between the SH. There is a lot of bad decision making with this director. Let Ari Aster who did actual cult movie do Silent Hill films.
 
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McGILLAZ

Member
Can't wait to see another appearance by Kim Coates as Officer Gucci.

Silent Hill had great set/character designs, but the script and story were pretty awful. I remember watching the film opening night and wondering how I would've like to have seen Sean Bean as the James Sunderland character from Silent Hill 2.
 
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