EXCLUSIVE: Following a aggressive pursuit, Story Kitchen, has partnered with Sloclap to adapt their sizzling new hit videogame, SIFU, right into a Live-Action characteristic movie with Story Kitchen associate Derek Kolstad adapting the script.

Story Kitchen’s Dmitri M. Johnson will produce alongside Mike Goldberg, Kolstad, Dan Jevons and Timothy I. Stevenson. Jeff Ludwig can even be producing alongside Story Kitchen, previously a VP for Ritchie/Wigram Productions, earlier than launching his personal shingle, The Menagerie.

Based on the videogame developed & revealed by Sloclap,, the sport tells a narrative of revenge set in modern-day China. It follows the coed of a martial arts faculty’s grasp (Sifu) as he seeks to avenge the homicide of his mentor. The twist, nevertheless, is that because of a magical talisman, every time our hero dies, he’s resurrected, however the value paid is that he ages with each use. And ought to he grow to be too previous too quick, his demise shall grow to be everlasting, and his quest unfulfilled. It’s being described as JOHN WICK meets M. Night Shyamalan’s OLD.

Within the primary three weeks of the sport’s launch, SIFU bought over 1MM video games; and is individually nominated for ‘Best Independent Game,’ ‘Best Fighting Game,’ and ‘Best Action Game’ for the upcoming ‘The Game Awards’ (December eighth, 2022).

Best recognized for creating the cultural phenomenon of John Wick, Kolstad is presently in post-production for the fourth John Wick movie, in addition to a restricted TV collection for Starz, The Continental

. This now iconic IP contains a number of Videogames, Graphic Novels, Toys, and a lately accomplished Roller Coaster in Dubai. Outside of the ‘Wick Universe,’ and after Co-EP’ing Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier for Disney+, Kolstad turned his consideration to Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell adaptation for Netflix (which shortly secured a two-season order and is presently in manufacturing) in addition to a sequel to Universal Pictures’ 2021 theatrically launched Nobody franchise, starring Bob Odenkirk.

Johnson’s producing credit embrace Sonic The Hedgehog and Tomb Raider.

Story Kitchen is repped by APA, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP and Behr Abramson Levy Johnson. Derek Kolstad is repped by APA, Circle of Confusion and Behr Abramson Levy Johnson. Jeff Ludwig is repped by Gersh.

Ludwig presently has the videogame adaptation, Alan Wake, arrange on the AMC Network.

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