Milla Jovovich Posts Picture of Herself in Costume with 'Slinger' for Live-Action Monster Hunter Film
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Actress Milla Jovovich, star of Constantin Film's Hollywood live-action film adaptation of CAPCOM's Monster Hunter action game franchise, posted a picture of herself in costume on Thursday for the film. In the post, Jovovich said she posted the photo for "fans out there who were worried the other day." The picture features her character Captain Artemis wearing a "slinger." Jovovich said she will also post a picture of other weapons that will appear in the film. Actor Diego Boneta posted a picture of himself in costume on Tuesday.
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Captain Natalie Artemis. Ranger. Monster Hunter. Just a little peek for all the @monsterhunterworld fans out there who were worried the other day.😉 Here is Captain Artemis wearing a “slinger” on her arm. I will also post a pic at some point of some of the incredible MH weapons we've recreated for the film.👊🏼 #monsterhuntermovie #monsterhunterworld #tankwadiary
The film will also star martial arts actor Tony Jaa (Ong-Bak film series) as "The Hunter." Additionally, Ron Perlman (Hellboy film series, Pacific Rim, Sons of Anarchy) plays the Admiral, who is the leader of The Hunter's crew. T.I. Harris (Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp) plays a sniper named Link, and Diego Boneta (Luis Miguel: La Serie, Pretty Little Liars) plays Sergeant Marshall.
Capcom describes the film's story:
The film will depict two protagonists who come from different worlds and must cooperate in fighting monsters in order to survive.
Capcom also told entertainment news website Variety regarding the plot, "Along the way, viewers will make new discoveries and encounter familiar faces and beloved characters from the games like the Admiral."
Constantin Film will release the film in German-speaking territories, Tencent Pictures will release the film in China, and Sony's Screen Gems will release the film in the United States. Toho will distribute the film in Japan. Sony Pictures Releasing International will release the film in the rest of the world.
The film is budgeted at around US$60 million, and is shooting in and around Cape Town in South Africa. The film started production earlier this month.