Chris Pine and Tom Hardy Are Being Eyed to Star in ‘Call of Duty’ Movie
It could be the biggest video game blockbuster in years.
The long-awaited Call of Duty live-action movie is officially underway. The script based on Activision’s massively popular game has already been written, and sources say Sicario 2 director Stefano Sollima is a lock to direct.
About Hardy, Sollima said, “I mean, I like almost everything [he’s been in]. I’m waiting for his Venom. Even in Mad Max, he was great.”
About Pine, Sollima said he’s capable of melding comedy with drama, a sign of the potential tone of the upcoming movie.
“He’s tough, but he’s smart and he can have a sense of humor but he can [also] be in such a dramatic role,” Sollima said.
“I like when you feel that an actor can play with different nuances and tone because this means they’re a good actor.”
Both have impressive action movie resumes: Hardy is undeniably the most sought-after actor in Hollywood, and Pine has played everything from Captain Kirk to Wonder Woman’s right-hand man.
What’s more, Pine and Hardy have been in a movie together before, the 2012 spy comedy This Means War.
Their chemistry would probably light up the screen, whenever the Call of Duty movie finally hits theaters.
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