Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. announces that its action shooter game, "Contra," will be made into a live-action movie and TV drama series.
Ever since its debut as an action-packed arcade game in 1987, the world famous "Contra" series has continued to deliver button-mashing fun across multiple platforms such as home systems and mobile devices. The latest game in the popular series is the mobile game, "魂斗罗:归来," which was released in China to critical acclaim.
At KONAMI, we not only use our IP to develop games, but we are also working to bring various forms of entertainment to people all over the world. For this project, we will be headquartered in Beijing, China, and partnered* with Starlight Film, among others, to produce the films.
Further details about the production will be announced at a later date.
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. strives to provide new forms of entertainment and enjoyment to a worldwide audience by effectively utilizing its content in multifaceted ways.
*About our partners
Starlight Film is a video production company founded in 2005. Its main business is planning and producing films, investing in films, artist management, as well as distribution and promotion. In addition, WeFmedia, Hanwin Film will also be helping with production.