Monster Hunter is a monster film of American origin that was released in the year 2020. The film is directed, written, and produced by Paul W. S. Anderson and is based on the video game series that has the same name and was developed by Capcom. The film stars Milla Jovovich in the lead role and is the fifth collaboration between the actor and director. Other actors include Tony Jaa, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, and Josh Helman. The film depicts the story of Artemis (portrayed by Jovovich), and her group of soldiers, as they are transported to a new world and have to engage in a battle to survive against a group of monsters with incredible powers. The film is produced by Jeremy Bolt, Dennis Berardi, Robert Kulzer, and Martin Moszkowicz. The cinematography is done by Glen MacPherson and edited by Doobie White. The music and soundtrack are composed by Paul Haslinger. Monster Hunter is produced by Constantin Film, AB Digital Pictures, Tencent Pictures, and Toho studio and is distributed by Screen Gems (Worldwide), Constantin Film Verleih in Germany), Tencent Pictures/ Huaxia Film Distribution in China, and Toho Tawa in Japan. The film was released on 18 December in the year 2020 in the United States, on 3 December 2020 in the Netherlands, on 4 December 2020 in China, and on 26 March 2021 in Japan. The film received mixed reviews from critics and had a bad performance at the box office earning only $44.5 million against a budget of $60 million. Monster Hunter received praise for its action sequences, musical score, and visual effects and bad reviews for its editing and direction. The film did receive a nomination at the 19th Visual Effects Society Awards in the category of Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature.
Monster Hunter 2 Release Date
The release date for part two of Monster Hunter has not been announced since it has not been renewed for a second part. However, in 2020, Paul Anderson expressed his desire to write a sequel. He said that there are hundreds of monsters in the original video game and that he could portray very few monsters in the film. He said that it’s a big world that he would love to explore in future movies. Milla Jovovich also expressed that she would love to make another film and also mentioned that the director, Paul Anderson had already begun writing the script for the sequel movie.
|Monster Hunter Release Date
|18 December 2020
|Monster Hunter 2 Release Date
|Not Announced Yet
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Monster Hunter 2 Story
The events of Monster Hunter are set in two different worlds, the New World and Planet Earth. In the New World, human beings co-exist with a variety of large and dangerous monsters. In the New World a Hunter, a warrior that is trained to hunt and kill these dangerous creatures, is separated from his group when their ship is attacked by a horned subterranean monster named Diablos. On Earth, Natalie Artemis, a U.S. Army Ranger Captain, and her United Nations security team are searching for a team of missing soldiers in the desert. Suddenly, a storm pulls them into a portal that opens up to the New World, wherein they find the decomposed remains of the soldiers along with their vehicles. Natalie and her team must figure out how to get back to Earth whilst also fighting the savage monsters to survive.
Monster Hunter 2 Characters
The protagonist Natalie Artemis, a member of the US Army Ranger, is portrayed by Milla Jovovich. Hunter is a highly skilled soldier that fights the monsters. The role of Hunter is portrayed by Tony Jaa. The Admiral is the head chef of the group of Hunters and is portrayed by actor Ron Perlman. Other supporting characters include Lincoln (portrayed by Tip Harris), Marshall (portrayed by Diego Boneta), Dash (portrayed by Meagan Good), Steeler (portrayed by Josh Helman), Axe (portrayed by Jin Au Yeung), Handler (portrayed by Hirona Yamazaki), Aiden (portrayed by Jannik Schumann), Lea (portrayed by Nanda Costa), Captain Roark (portrayed by Nic Rasenti) and Palico (portrayed by Aaron Beeler).
Monster Hunter 2 Trailer
The trailer for part 2 of Monster Hunter has not been released since the movie has not been renewed for a second part.