Activision Blizzard is reportedly looking to create a movie division to make their own video game adaptations. While this report has not been confirmed, Activision CEO Bobby Kostik is rumored to be in talks with different executives to come on board and run this movie division. However, he is said to also be worried that movies may sour fans against these established video game franchises.
The division will allow the company to make only the movies they see fit, instead of licensing their titles out to various Hollywood studios. If this movie division happens, it's possible that Activision's highly popular Call of Duty video game franchise will come to the big screen for the first time (or maybe even a TV series), along with other properties such as Skylanders and some of the more classic titles such as Pitfall, that could also be developed into feature projects.
Rival video game publisher Ubisoft created their own internal movie division, partnering with New Regency and 20th Century Fox for adaptations of their hit games such as Assassin's Creed starring Michael Fassbender and Splinter Cell starring Tom Hardy.
Activision Blizzard hasn't formally announced the creation of a new movie division at this time. Would you like to see a Call of Duty or a Skylanders movie? Chime in with your thoughts below.