This news may already sound familiar to you, because it is not the first time that Dave Bautista has declared his desire to get into the role of Marcus Fenix in a Gears of War movie that, despite being announced several years ago, still does not receive the green light. definitive. Such are the desire of the former American fighter to play the character that would put him ahead to participate in the successful Fast & Furious saga.
“I’m not trying to stomp on anyone, I’m just saying this is what I love and am passionate about” – Dave Bautista
“I’m not pretending anything with this. I had the opportunity to get a meeting at Warner Bros. They were talking to me about this and that and I said ‘hey, let’s talk about Bane [Batman villain]’. This also happened to me on another occasion in my They wanted to talk to me about Fast & Furious, and I said ‘I’m not interested, let’s talk about [Gears of War’s character] Marcus Fenix,’ “said the actor in a chat with the Collider film portal. ” Gears is much more interesting to me. I don’t want to pretend that I’m really interested in something when I’m not. I’m not trying to trample anyone, I’m just saying this is what I love and am passionate about. ‘I can do a good job for you guys on this, ‘” he added.
In this way, Dave Bautista once again makes clear his predilection for taking on the role of two characters that fans usually associate with whenever there is an opportunity, Bane for a hypothetical new Batman movie and the protagonist of the Gears of War series. . However, both characters do not seem to have a near future on the big screen, so the wishes of the Arlington interpreter will have to wait.
Gears of War, a film that does not arrive
As they remember from IGN, the Gears of War movie was announced practically after the launch of the first video game in the franchise, but for the moment it has not managed to go from an idea to a production. Currently in the hands of Universal Studios, the last thing that was known is that the tape will not be part of the canon of video games. “For the movie to be a success, it has to be a great movie first and a Gears of War movie second,” explained Rod Fergusson, long before his departure from The Coalition where he was president of the studio.
Another Xbox saga that will have its adaptation, specifically to the small screen at the hands of Paramount +, is Halo. The series about the Master Chief universe will arrive on television on a date yet to be determined in the first half of 2022. On the other hand, and returning to Gears of War, we recently learned that The Coalition is already working on Unreal Engine 5 for its next developments.