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Army of Two movie in the works at Universal, EA producing for the first time

Variety writes: "Army of Two is the latest videogame heading to the big screen.

As Variety reporter Michael Fleming and I are reporting in tomorrow's paper (read the story here), EA has licensed the rights to Universal, which has set Scott Z. Burns ("The Bourne Ultimatum") to write the script.

In an interesting twist, EA is actually attached as a producer on the film (along with Scott Stuber, who was previously attached to produce the "Halo" movie, amongst many other projects). As I was writing yesterday, EA is getting very active in film licensing recently and being attached as a producer gives it a whole higher level of involvement in how the end product turns out."

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facepalm4279d ago

Please for the love of all that is good and just in the world...STOP IT WITH THESE VIDEO GAME MOVIES!! They just don't work!! Heck even the beloved story of "Max Payne" couldn't save the movie from mediocrity...

Are you guys really fresh out of ideas that you have to grab games with almost non-existent story lines and turning them into horrible movies whose only draw was that is derived from a rather average shooting game??

But now this is making me curious on how they'll handle the rather "gay" undertones that were in the game... ::points at Yahtzee's Zero Punctuation review::

Sena Kobayakawa4279d ago

woah im really shocked . this is too much for me. Most Movies based on games always suck.

Im of to another thread with my MAX SPEED!!!