Bleszinski wants “Clive Owen type” as Marcus in Gears movie

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 24 October 2008 10:49 GMT

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The Gears of War movie isn’t going to be some cheap thing full of cheese and muscle. No sir. It’s going to have people that can “actually act,” according to game dev lead and film producer Cliff Bleszinski.

“Definitely not a wrestler,” he said when asked by IGN who he’s going to get to play the lead role.

“I think just go with a real actor. You know… like a Clive Owen type; somebody who can actually act and is incredibly charismatic. And they can put him on a workout plan for six months so he can build the muscle mass he needs.”

More through there. The film’s got no date yet.

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