Monster Hunter Director Confirms Palicoes, Meowscular Chef Are within the Film

Not each monster within the Monster Hunter film will probably be some terrifying grotesque. Certainly, a few of them will probably be truly cute, Monster Hunter director Paul W.S. Anderson confirmed Saturday at New York Comedian Con. (You’ll want to try the full New York Comic Con schedule of panels for extra particulars.)Anderson confirmed that his Monster Hunter film will embrace each Palicoes (the sector companions of the hunters in Monster Hunter World) in addition to the brawny Felyne known as Meowscular Chef, a character Anderson had previously evaded confirming can be in his movie. “Nicely, you could not make a Monster Hunter film with out having a Palico in it. So positively we lean into the Palico,” the director stated.

Meowscular Chef (heart) in Monster Hunter World.

Within the lore established by Monster Hunter World, the Chef was at one level the Palico associate of the Admiral, performed within the film by Hellboy’s Ron Perlman. Anderson revealed Meowscular Chef is fairly taken with Milla Jovovich’s human protagonist, Captain Artemis.

“We’ve one of many characters, Meowscular Chef, who’s the Admiral’s sidekick, who’s a incredible character, who has this fairly flirtatious relationship with Milla, which is admittedly fascinating,” Anderson revealed, hinting at some levity within the movie that is not readily obvious from the extra horror-centric teasers launched up to now.

However lest you suppose Monster Hunter is poised to be a cutesy comedy a la Pokémon Detective Pikachu, worry not. Anderson geeked out over the franchise’s scariest creatures he obtained to showcase in his film.“I like the Rathalos, as a result of the Rathalos is just about the rock star of the Monster Hunter video video games,” Anderson stated. “It has been in practically all the video games. It is most likely one of many hardest creatures to kill. It is simply badass. So I am very excited that that is in our film.”

The Web exploded when the first Monster Hunter trailer tease — which debuted exclusively here at IGN — revealed the film’s Diablos. For Anderson, although, he is particularly keen on the Black Diablos: “I like the Black Diablos. The Diablos is a creature that I similar to, however the Black Diablos is especially nasty as a result of that is a feminine Diablos that is in warmth. So it is simply very indignant and really territorial.”

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Monster Hunter opens December 30, lately pushed up from an April 2021 date.

Whereas ready for Monster Hunter, try Jovovich utilizing her Slinger, an iconic in-game weapon she showed off on Twitter in response to fan backlash towards the film. After that, have a look at IGN’s record of 12 cool Monster Hunter movie details we’ve already discovered.

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