New 'Call of Duty' Trailer: Kevin Spacey Stars, Dana Brunetti Produces
by Ethan Anderton
May 2, 2014
Normally we don't cover anything from the realm of video games unless it happens to cross over into the film world. Whether it's video game adaptations like Assassin's Creed with Michael Fassbender or Splinter Cell with Tom Hardy, we're on top of those stories. Every now and then we post live-action trailers for new video games because they're directed by a known filmmaker. But this time, we're focusing on the first trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare because it stars Kevin Spacey. And we don't mean that he just lends his voice to the film. The likeness of Kevin Spacey is also used as what appears to be a villain. Watch!
Here's the awesome trailer for Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from YouTube:
The trailer is directed by the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare game director Glen Schofield, but what's also fantastic is who's producing the game. We can exclusively reveal that The Social Network and Captain Phillips producer Dana Brunetti is teaming with Activision to produce the game (he also has the anticipated adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey on his plate for Valentine's Day 2015). Brunetti told us, "We've been working on this deal for a while and think it's a game changer for the game industry." We'll just assume that no pun was intended, and we're incredibly excited to see this kind of filmmaking talent thrown behind a video game like this. Does this mean a Call of Duty movie might not be far behind? Cool stuff?
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
This movie looks like a video game....
TheOct8pus on May 2, 2014
Actually Mr Oct8pus, If u hv placed your attention quite close enough you would have known that this is a video game.
Stevenfreestyler on May 4, 2014
Actually Mr. Stevenfreestyler, if you'd have placed your attention closer, you would realize that my comment was satyrical. The comment I posted is often used for CGI heavy sci-fi or fantasy films like the latest Spider Man or Planet of The Apes.
TheOct8pus on May 5, 2014
THIS is where Frank Underwood wanted to go.
Cody Thomason on May 2, 2014
Yep, after his turn as F.Underwood this is a perfect fit. Should had him snack on some ribs.
Brian Sleider on May 2, 2014
After selling us the same game over and over for six years this looks like a level up.
Jon Odishaw on May 2, 2014
I think CoD had it's day in the sunshine.
Steven on May 2, 2014
I agree. When I heard that the portions of the COD design team left to start Titanfall I expected COD in the future. Doesn't feel like COD at all to me. Now I see this trailer, it's COD in the future, and I'm almost certain that game will be another COD turd game without much innovation or commitment to risk taking. Blah. I'll pass. Cool to see Stacey in the trailer though. I'm sure he'll be fun to listen to in the game. However, just watch House of Cards. Sounds like the same character to me.
Quanah on May 3, 2014
Yep - games like CoD and MoH should remain based upon realistic combat, be it the modern warfare angle or previous combat (plenty of RW events to gain inspiration from). Instead we get an upgrade on Black Ops 2 !!!
Steven on May 4, 2014
Dana Brunetti is gawdawful excuse for a producer. But Kevin Spacey as star is awesome!
Shane King on May 2, 2014
This may seem cool, but part of the problem with games lately is assuming hollywood style story telling is what makes great gameplay. Not so. Plus the production cost for this will be insane simply because of the actors and directors involved.
Jim Dawkins on May 2, 2014
Now... on god's name WHEN THE HELL ARE THEY GONNA COME UP WITH THE LIVE ACTION MOVIE??!!!
Stevenfreestyler on May 4, 2014
Just when I thought I was done...they pull me back in! Kevin Spacey and mech suits means day ONE purchace for me.
SkyNet300 on May 7, 2014
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