‘Avengers’ Star Dave Bautista Reveals ‘Gears of War 5’ Playable Character

Avengers: Endgame star Dave Bautista has revealed his playable character for Gears of War 5 

Dave Bautista, best known for his role as Drax the Destroyer in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers films, has been pursuing the role of Marcus Fenix in the live-action Gears of War film. However, while he may a fan-favorite for the role, Dave Bautista has stated that the filmmakers behind the Gears of War don’t seem to care about his interest in the part.

Fortunately for Dave Bautista, the Avengers star will be featured in the upcoming Gears of War 5 video game under his WWE ring name Batista. In a post on his official Twitter account, Dave Bautista wrote, “It’s about damn time” and announced fans can start playing as his Gears of War character starting September 15.

Check out the Gears of War post from Avengers star Dave Bautista below!

What do you think? Would Dave Bautista be a good choice to play Marcus Fenix in Gears of War? Let us know in the comments below!

Scott Frazier (xXx: Return of Xander Cage) is set to write Universal Pictures’ video game adaptation of Gears of War. Dylan Clark (Planet of the ApesOblivion) is producing the project through his Dylan Clark Productions banner with Gears of War co-creator Rod Fergusson while Scott Stuber (Identity Thief) is serving as executive producer. Executive vice president of production Jon Mone and creative executive Mika Pryce are overseeing development for the studio with Senior Vice President of Production Brian Williams overseeing for Dylan Clark Productions.

Microsoft acquired the Gears of War video game series back in 2014. Fergusson returned to lead Microsoft’s development studio The Coalition, which is focused solely on the Gears of War franchise. Plot details remain under wraps, but the video game adaptation has been previously described as a new story within the Gears of War universe rather than an adaptation of one of the games in the series. Shane Salerno (Armageddon) was previously attached to write the film’s script.

Gears of War was launched by developer Epic Games in 2006 and defined the first-generation of high-definition gaming. The iconic franchise went on to gross over $1 billion with over 45 million players across the globe. The latest installment of the game series, Gears of War 4, was released in the fall of 2016. Microsoft debuted the announcement trailer for Gears of War 5 at E3 2018 and the game is due to launch exclusively for Xbox One and Windows 10 on September 10, 2019.

Stay tuned for the latest news on Dave Bautista and the Gears of War movie as it develops.

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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