Metal Gear Solid Set For Sony

Sony Pictures is in negotiations to acquire the rights to adapt the best-selling video game franchise “Metal Gear Solid.”

The plan is to turn the decade old Konami game series into a character-driven futuristic spy thriller reports the trades.

The game centers on Solid Snake, a Special Forces operative called out of retirement for one last mission.

With terrorists threatening a nuclear facility in Alaska, Snake must penetrate their defenses and neutralize the threat.

Michael De Luca is producing and “Metal” creator Hideo Kojima is executive producing.