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    Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Activision Blizzard execs are said to have been inspired by Marvel's recent cinema efforts.
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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Took their time. Not interested.

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    I'll keep an open mind, but I can't help thinking it'll be more Streetfighter than Iron Man...

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Games never translate well to films. And I haven't found many films that translate to games either (Jedi Knight II was about the only SW games I've thought was exceptional).

    Wing Commander was probably the best effort in moving a game to a film - and that was hardly a blockbuster.

    Still, who wants to go watch a film where the surround sound is just going to be full of teenagers making comments about 'your mom'.

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Where's that cow ..

    .. ah here we go :


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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Lets hope Uwe Boll doesn't get his mitts on it....
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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    Activision Blizzard execs are said to have been inspired by Marvel's recent cinema efforts.
    ...but clearly missed the thoroughly dull Assassin's Creed?

    I'd agree with Dashers that Wing Commander was probably the best effort to hit the big screen. I haven't seen Far Cry yet, but I'm not optimistic.

    The CoD games have been flogging a dead horse for years - I don't buy them until they hit the bargain bins now, and I still can't summon the willpower to complete the campaigns (I don't care about MP). I seriously doubt I'd be willing to sit through a film based on them, but I don't think I'm in the demographic they're aiming for.

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    What's the bets we'll get "CoD : The TV Series" as the DLC

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post

    Still, who wants to go watch a film where the surround sound is just going to be full of teenagers making comments about 'your mom'.
    Not to mention the post-kill teabagging in the 3D version.

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    Assassins creed, Max Payne, Hitman 47; all games that SHOULD have translated into the film world superbly.

    They were all terrible.

    Call of Duty doesn't even come close to a story compelling enough to make the list of games that SHOULD translate.

    I hope they bring Ben Affleck in so any hope of achieving glory stripped away from it as quickly as possible.

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    Re: Call of Duty - Hollywood film adaptations are on the way

    So a generic gung-ho soldiery flick, with a CoD badge on the cover, yes?

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