Call of Duty movie has a potential director in its sights

'Sicario 2' Director Tapped to Helm 'Call of Duty' Film (EXCLUSIVE)

Stacey Sher and Nick van Dyk, co-presidents of in-house production team Activision Blizzard Studios, said in an interview past year that films based on Call of Duty sub-brands are now in the works, while multiple scripts have already been written. Meanwhile, the script has already been penned by Kieran Fitzgerald though details on the plot are not known at this point. Either way, get ready for the Call of Duty Cinematic Universe, folks.

Tomb Raider and Rampage aren't even out yet, but Hollywood is pursuing another potentially cursed video game franchise movie. Or...

Or do you think they could pull it off and turn the Call of Duty franchise into a cinematic universe?

KitGuru Says: Personally, I would be a fan of a Black Ops-style movie considering that has personally struck a chord with me in the past.

For now, Sollima is still in talks, so we'll let you know when they're signed on.

Sicario 2: Soldad doesn't hit theaters until June, but Activision Blizzard Studios may have gotten a sneak peek at what he did behind the camera for the sequel if they're bringing him into such a high profile gig. The "Call of Duty" games started off in 2003 with a World War II focus but since then have roamed through the 21st century and into near and far future contexts, with the "Modern Warfare" sub-series set between 2011 and 2017, and last year's "Call of Duty: WWII" returning to 1944.

Activision Blizzard Studios quietly opened its doors in 2015 with the hopes of adapting its vast number of properties into movies and TV shows, with their first go at a major feature film release looking to be Call of Duty. "It's a much broader and inclusive, global in scope ... a big, tentpole, Marvel-esque movie".

Activision Blizzard Studios' presidents Stacey Sher and Nick van Dyk are producing the Call of Duty movie and the duo believe that the franchise will be able to rival Marvel in terms of popularity and success and they plan on making multiple films.

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