Activision Blizzard puts on film and television studios




Activision is going to set up a division that is responsible for translating his famous game franchises into films and television series. It starts with a Skylanders animation series and films based on Call of Duty.

Activision Blizzard Studios gives priority to the development of the Skylanders animation series, which will be called Skylanders Academy. That parent company Activision Blizzard announced. At the head of the production of the series is Eric Rogers, who has been a writer in the past with Futurama. Under the voice actors are Jonathan Banks, known as Mike Breaking Bad, and comedian Norm Macdonald on Saturday Night Live. Possibly the animated series will be a Dutch cast votes in the Dutch and Flemish audience.

The filming of the Call of Duty franchise called Activision Blizzard a nearby termijn’ initiative. This should yield a very movie universe, implying that Activision Blizzard Studios will produce more movies in here. As examples of prominent games in the franchise gives the company Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Black Ops III. Television productions based on the games, the company also sees as an opportunity. ”

Further examples of franchises with potential that gives Activision Blizzard, and Warcraft are Hearthstone. Of the latter franchise has been around since long time a film in production. This is being worked on by Hollywood studio Legendary Pictures. The film will appear in theaters on May 26.

Nick van Dyk, a former boss at Walt Disney, the co-president at Activision Blizzard Studios. He has worked for nine years at Disney before moving to Activision Blizzard. In his time with the animation giant he played major roles in the acquisition of Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, says Activision Blizzard. Who actually at the head of the studio will be placed, has not been disclosed. When the first productions of Activision Blizzard Studios can be seen, is also not known. Other franchises of the parent company include Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, Diablo, StarCraft and, since recently, Candy Crush.


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