Hollywood star Will Ferrell is all set to star in a movie about eSports. The movie is unnamed for now, but it will be directed by Jake Szymanski, who has directed Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and been involved with Saturday Night Live.It’ll be written by Michael Kvamme and Jordan Dunn and produced by Gary Sanchez Production and Mosaic.
The movie revolves around the career of an eSports player who starts his career at the young ripe age of 15. He reaches the highest echelons of the gaming scene relatively early in his life. However his performance dips as he ages and he finally returned in the mid 20ś. Not much else is known about the movie, but the movie is one of the first movies about esports.
Considering how popular eSports is getting right now, such movies will come in larger numbers in the future. Esports has seen investments from traditional gaming organisations as well as from mainstream media. Recently Dignitas had their logo advertised in an NBA match involving 76érs.
We will keep you posted about further developments about this movie. In the meantime, are you excited about this movie? Assasinś creed is coming out in December 2016.