Dwayne Johnson’s new video game movie is Call of Duty, report the claims
Last week, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson blew up the internet by teasing that he would be starring in a movie adapting a popular video game franchise. While the actor only revealed that an official announcement will be made this year, a new report from Giant monster robot claims Johnson will star in a Call of Duty movie. This revelation apparently comes from one of the outlet’s “reliable and proven” sources. However, fans of Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty franchise will want to take this with a grain of salt until we get some sort of official confirmation!
Giant Freakin Robot’s sources were unable to offer any additional details on this potential Call of Duty adaptation, including its setting. Since the series debuted in 2003, games have taken place in World War II, the Cold War, the Modern Era, and even the not-too-distant future. As such, it’s hard to say when the movie might take place or which character The Rock might end up playing.
If these Call of Duty movie rumors turn out to be incorrect, it will be interesting to see what game Johnson is referring to. The actor recently appeared in fortnite, where he took on the role of The Foundation, a major character in gaming lore. The battle royale is certainly popular enough to warrant its own live-action movie! Johnson may also appear in Paramount’s sonic the hedgehog 2. In the first movie, Sonic makes a comment about The Rock being the president, and while the line is played for laughs, it’s led to a lot of speculation about whether the wrestler-turned-actor might appear in the movie. following.
The Rock has already appeared in two live-action video game adaptations: LOSS and Carnage. Both of these films have had mixed reception, but video game adaptations are currently experiencing something of a renaissance. Hollywood realized that faithful adaptations can prove successful, leading video game developers to be directly involved in adaptations, such as Paramount+. Halo and HBO The last of us. Whether Johnson stars in a Call of Duty movie or something else, I hope the movie has strong ties to its source material!
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