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"Heroes" Star Masi Oka Making a MMORPG Movie

Posted: June 8th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"Heroes" Star Masi Oka Making a MMORPG MovieSubmit Comment
DreamWorks has picked up "The Defenders," a family adventure project conceived by "Heroes" actor Masi Oka to be produced by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. DJ Caruso (Eagle Eye, Disturbia) is in negotiations to direct, and Gary Whitta is on board to write the script.

The story centers on a group of mostly teenagers from around the world who are involved in a multiplayer video game, each unaware of who they really are behind the cover of their consoles and avatars. They are forced to come together for a real adventure, becoming inadvertent heroes in the process.

Oka, who will executive produce, came up with idea while playing MMORPGs -- massively multiplayer online role-playing games, in that world's parlance. "You can be whoever you want to be," he said. "The question came to me: What if you had to live up to the person you created in the virtual world?"

DreamWorks will develop a video game simultaneously with the feature.

Source: THR


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tolgaboy writes:
on June 8th, 2009 at 5:34:36 PM

he is a cool man let him try
JRprime writes:
on June 8th, 2009 at 7:51:41 PM

actually a pretty cool idea, i can see some ideas for it.
bacilabella writes:
on June 9th, 2009 at 10:37:01 AM

sounds ok...see how it all plays out
Dre-EL writes:
on June 9th, 2009 at 5:37:25 PM

Isnt that the premise of the new movie; GAME?

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