Activision Blizzard has announced that Stacey Sher, producer on many popular films such as The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained, and more, will be joining Activision Blizzard Studios as the Co-President.

Activision Blizzard Studios was formally unveiled back in November; the studio is working on making TV shows and movies for popular titles, including Skylanders and Call of Duty. Activision Blizzard confirmed that early planning of a Call of Duty movie has begun and a 2018 release is potential.

“Stacey is a rare talent behind two decades of award-winning television series and films. Her ability to collaborate with the most inspired, talented people in entertainment and her unyielding commitment to creativity make her perfectly suited to Activision Blizzard Studios,” said Bobby Kotick, Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard. “As custodians of some of the world’s most successful entertainment franchises, we are thoughtfully and creatively expanding our franchises through television and films in a way that will honor the commitment our audiences make to our games.”

“Stacey’s immense talent is a great fit for Activision Blizzard Studios, and together we’ll bring Activision Blizzard’s hugely popular intellectual property to both existing fans and new audiences,” said Nick van Dyk, co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios. “Our model is unique: we have a rich library of franchises created over three decades with tens of millions of fans, direct relationships with our audiences and Activision Blizzard’s business capabilities, which enable us to operate with incredible efficiency in content creation, marketing and distribution as compared to the traditional studios. Our focused and disciplined strategy will drive tremendous franchise value for Activision Blizzard as we bring audiences new ways to engage with the intellectual property they love. I couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with Stacey in building this business.”

“As its large and loyal fanbase can attest, Activision Blizzard has created franchises that mean so much to audiences over the course of 35 years. I’m excited about our mandate to create filmed entertainment based on Activision Blizzard games that is as great as the games themselves,” said Stacey Sher, co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios. “I look forward to joining Nick, Bobby, and the insanely talented and forward-thinking team at Activision Blizzard to develop an even greater voice for these franchises by bringing them into the world of television and film.”

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  • Chino

    Furst

  • British Blaze

    I would like to see the first CoD movie to be a prequel to the Modern Warfare storyline, either give some focus to Price, Gaz and MacMillan or just a whole new team to deal with the rise of Imran Zakhaev.

    Either that or a Nazi Zombie movie that isn’t so complicated compared to the games.

    • ScOott

      With a major plot twist at the end.. It turns out it was just a computer game. N we have Been Watching kids play cod in the far future.. (very realistic graphics on the Playstaion 800)

      • Kyle Soule

        Realistic graphics? Why not realistic difficulty? Oh wait they already have that, nevermind. ??

    • I think if they made a movie about zombies from CoD it needs to be similar to the game otherwise it’s probably going to be bad

      • RdJokr

        Exactly. What makes Zombies story awesome is how convoluted and complex it is. A dumbed-down movie is the exact opposite of that.

        • ScOott

          Yh as long as they add swastika signs it will be good.. dont want Infidal getting all pissed off with the film as well.. It would completely ruin the guys life..

          • RdJokr

            It’s ok, he’ll just edit the film to include swastikas for his own viewing pleasure.

  • Jhonatan Orlando Ferro

    Michael bay confirmed….

  • k5berry

    I know these movies are going to be ass but I’m still going to see them lmao

  • Omer Hodzic

    Sevunf

  • Stealthninja808

    Most video game movies are trash, so I’m not really that excited. ?

    • Cookster

      When have we had a video game movie?

      • CoDforever

        lol

        • Stealthninja808

          Hitman, mortal combat, resident evil, far cry, to name a few. They are mostly terrible.

          • CoDforever

            I know, even mario had a film lol

          • jooker-jr

            Don’t remind us, delete your comment.

      • Assassins Creed is getting their own movie this year.

    • CoDforever

      call of duty doesnt really have an actual canon or lore though, like the past 3 games have just been randomn soliders saving the world, if they make a move than they could just do the exact same thing

      • Stealthninja808

        It would be tough, I would nominate one of treyarch’s titles like black ops.

  • DEMOLITION12

    you know what would be news? somebody who isn’t jewish joining them

  • lunator100hd .

    Does anyone know when overwatch will be available on ps4?

  • imBATMAN

    I want a movie to have people trying to quickscope trickshot, but in the end they break their legs o.o

    Legs go boom

    • ScOott

      If they made this a comedy it could be brilliant I would actually watch it.. I’d love to see some one pull off a jumping 360 no scope.. Or the main character dying then respawning.. I have a feeling it will just be another over the top action film with very little to set it apart from the others, and just sticking Cod on the box to sell it..

      • MichiganerE

        Most likely. But a comedy film such as that, making fun of the CoD community would be awesome.

      • imBATMAN

        Dude yes (;

  • Aceshigh87

    I’ll be interested when they announce director’s. Producers are just people with money and connections. It’s why I don’t test movies that advertise as “From the Producer’s that brought you X” because it means nothing/ Someone could produce both Die Hard and My Little Pony; they have very little to do with the actual product.

    With that said, I do like that this person has experience working with Tarantino. Producer doesn’t mean as much as people give it credit for but it does often lure certain directors…

  • FazalGaming

    It would be a cool movie if the kids playing COD were placed into real war and like some 12 year olds are running along 360’ing some scrubs.

  • ItzSikh

    if call of duty took over the world what would you guys do

  • darren

    Needs to be a Zombies movie, and have all the answers in it.

  • Cat

    Ramirez Unchained

  • Ryumoau

    I’d love to see the plot of the first Black Ops game made into a movie. 🙂

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  • FATHEAD661

    Make a film that starts off as a serious action movie, where a group of soldiers plan to take out another cliché bad guy. Then, when they are about to embark on their mission, they all just sit around and bitch about whose gun is OP, about t how they should take a route OTHER than Combine. About how the insertion (spawn) points to the area are all messed up and goofy. Have the team sniper be an ultra serious, quiet guy. Then when he has to snipe, he does 360 No-scopes while his
    Team hold up Mtn. Dew and Doritos posters. THAT’S the movie I wanna see.