In a recent interview, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has revealed that he’s bringing a video game to the big screen, but he’s keeping close to the chest what it is.
So far, The Rock has starred in two movies based on video games; 2005’s Doom and 2018’s Rampage, neither of which are particularly good.
And no, the Jumanji movies don’t count because they’re set in a video game, not based on one.
In an interview with Men’s Health, Johnson spoke of his time on Black Adam and whether he would partake in more video game movies in the future.
“I can’t tell you which game in particular we’re doing, but there will be an announcement this year. We’re going to bring one of the biggest, most badass games to the screen, one that I’ve played for years. I’m really excited to bring it to fans around the world. Of course we’re going to do right by our gamer friends — but really we’re just going to make a great movie.”
It will be very interesting to find out what this movie will be based on. We know it won’t be anything recent, considering The Rock said he has been playing it for years.
And knowing Johnson, it’s gonna be a movie jam packed with action and violence, so unless a Pokemon movie decides to go with a full on R rating, it’s probably not going to be that.
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Could be some potential for a Call of Duty game maybe, or another fighting game.
If not for the animated movie, I would’ve wagered on an actual Injustice movie based on the video games and DC comics, since Johnson could have been reprising his role as Black Adam, but alas.
Whatever the movie will be, we can be sure to keep our eyes and ears open for an announcement happening this year, and hopefully it lives up to his hype.
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