Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima may be hard at work with the next Death Stranding game, but from time to time he likes to update his followers on Twitter whatever he’s up to.
After updates on films like The Killer and The Marvels, Kojima has decided to share that he has a figure of Paddington Bear which was signed by Paddington director Paul King. Check this out:
Director Paul King signed on my Paddington's suitcase. "Paddington 2" is one of my all-time top 100 favorite movies!🐻 pic.twitter.com/yIbsWr1HX1
— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) November 22, 2023
King signed the suit case:
So lovely to meet ya and thank you for all the pleasure you have given me [for years?]
Despite Kojima’s penchant for very dark and militaristic stories, it is kind of funny that he should be into a property like Paddington Bear. He had even gushed about the film back in 2022, sharing the very same statue that he got signed from King.
The "Paddington 2" movie is a masterpiece👍😍 pic.twitter.com/yMaEUHffwx
— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) May 25, 2022
We don’t know if the two will ever collaborate in the future, but Kojima has been known to give his friends cameos in his games. Guillermo del Toro had served as a character model in Death Stranding, and they even managed to give Conan O’Brien an appearance in that game as well.
With Death Stranding 2 on the way, maybe there’s room for someone like King to make even a small appearance. Then again, we’ll have to wait and see when the next reveal is going to be.
No release date has been announced for the Death Stranding sequel, but you can watch out for Paul King’s Wonka which comes to cinemas on Dec. 15.