Jordan Vogt-Roberts is a broad Metal Gear Solid fan. “That is a few of the biggest franchises to me within the sector,” he says. “Not even proper as a video recreation, nonetheless as a section of media.” Genuinely, Vogt-Roberts’ ardour for the franchise explains why Sony recruited him to helm Metal Gear Solid’s broad-show cover adaptation encourage in 2014.
But why wait? While trend on Metal Gear Solid continues—allegedly, Vogt-Roberts remains to be working to receive the script proper merely—the director could now not encourage nonetheless set a itsy-bitsy bit of Metal Gear into Cranium Island. The ramshackle boat that John C. Reilly’s character lends to Cranium Island’s stranded adventurers is called “Grey Fox.” If that sounds familiar to you, you maintain gotten more than seemingly conducted loads of video games.
Glimpse, Grey Fox is additionally a recurring character who’s been a section of the Metal Gear franchise since the very starting. In Metal Gear on the Nintendo Leisure Gadget, Grey Fox goes missing, and hero Solid Snake need to rescue him. In Metal Gear Solid, Grey Fox resurfaces as the Cyborg Ninja, and presents Snake with necessary intel beneath the name Deepthroat.
Consistent with Vogt-Roberts, Grey Fox was once handiest presupposed to be the tip of the iceberg when it came to Cranium Island’s Metal Gear Solid references. Screenwriter Dan Gilroy wrote a chain whereby Tom Hiddleston’s character breaks proper into a militia atrocious, and Vogt-Roberts claims he was once going to “receive very Metal Gear with it” sooner than the scene was once lower. Fortunately, the storyboards for the scene quiet exist, giving a transient detect as to what Vogt-Roberts has in store if and when Metal Gear Solid emerges from trend hell.