“Our version of Dante is a dark, troubled character. At the beginning of the game, he’s fairly unlikeable. He’s done a lot of bad things [and] there’s a lot about him to not like for sure. I think that’s something you could only do in a game."
“If our Dante was up on the big screen in a movie exactly as he is in the game, I’m not sure you would make that journey with him."
“He does have redeeming qualities, and he does truly love this woman [but] our goal was to basically make a character that seems like he has it coming to him in the beginning of the game, but by the end of the game you feel different about him."
“What’s cool about it is that he’s you, and you’re on the journey as a gamer so you can’t help but enjoy doing the things that he’s doing. But is he a role model? Probably not.”
Thursday, 25 February 2010
Despite apparent interest from producers, a live-action movie of Dante's Inferno probably isn't going to happen. That's according to Visceral’s Jonathan Knight who says the character of Dante just isn't likeable enough to be a hero in a movie: