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Call of Duty is a lot of things. Literally. There are well over two dozen stand-alone video games in the franchise. Some are World War II games, others are futuristic shooters. Some are zombie-slaying simulators. Some even have ghosts, though not the supernatural kind. One thing Call of Duty is not, however, is a movie franchise. But Call of Duty owner Activision Blizzard is really hoping to change that. The games studio has been talking about making movies for quite some time now,...Read MoreRead Comments

Activision Looking To Create Marvel Style Cinematic Universe Based On Call Of Duty Franchise Anybody who’s anybody nowadays has their own interconnected cinematic universe. Marvel has one. Fox one using Marvel’s best characters. DC has one. Star Wars has one. Hasbro and Ghostbusters are working on them. Even Rob Liefeld is getting his own cinematic universe. If you don’t have a cinematic universe, why the @#$% are you even making movies? It’s in that landscape that Activision has announced plans to create a cinematic universe like Marvel’s based on their Call of Duty video game franchise.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan Cast In Dwayne Johnson’s Rampage The forthcoming Rampage feature film, adds Jeffrey Dean Morgan in a supporting role. Based on the 1980s Midway arcade franchise of video game titles, the adaptation will see lead actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – among several other notable Hollywood stars and starlets – lending their talents to an action movie centering around an anti-poaching unit stationed in Rwanda.

Akira Movie Targets Get Out Director Jordan Peele Following the massive success of Jordan Peele's directorial debut Get Out, Warner Bros. is courting him for the long-awaited Akira live-action movie.

Whether you choose to overlook the accusations of whitewashing levied against Paramount’s upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie is entirely up to you, but there are certainly some who are rooting for the film to open doors for other anime projects. Studios aren’t exactly hot-spots for innovative thinking; if Ghost in the Shell bombs next weekend, there will no-doubt be executives at Paramount who claim the only real lesson is that American audiences don’t like Anime.

Akira: Lights Out & Life Helmers Eyed to Direct For years now, Hollywood has been attempting to tap into one of the last great sources of media to adapt: anime and manga. Recent years have seen the trend finally kick in, as Ghost in the Shell and Death Note movies are on their way. Of course, both of these films have come with plenty of controversy attached, as white stars are often substituted for the traditionally Japanese characters.

Akira: Lights Out & Life Helmers Eyed to Direct For years now, Hollywood has been attempting to tap into one of the last great sources of media to adapt: anime and manga. Recent years have seen the trend finally kick in, as Ghost in the Shell and Death Note movies are on their way. Of course, both of these films have come with plenty of controversy attached, as white stars are often substituted for the traditionally Japanese characters.

Malin Akerman could be our villain for Dwayne Johnson's Rampage Giant apes, crocodiles and werewolves, oh my! I don't know that anyone else here at JoBlo is as excited about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's RAMPAGE as I am, but dammit, I'll be there opening night for this sucker! In fact, just last week, I fired up my Playstation and tore my way through Rampage: World Tour. My friend and I played for several hours, leveling every... Read More...

Rampage Will Be ‘Emotional & Scary'; Includes Original Game’s Monsters Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson continues to work hard and expand his portfolio to encompass all manner of movies and TV shows – having most recently added the animated Disney musical Moana to his resume.

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