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Gamers Save the World in Bruckheimer's "Game Boys"

jerry bruckheimerThe Hollywood Reporter says Jerry Bruckheimer and Disney will produce "Game Boys," an action/thriller/drama/techno-flick that follows a pair of video game guys who are recruited to battle -- forgive me, I need to stop a moment to let the laughter subside ...

[30 minutes later]

Okay. So the story follows two video game players who are recruited by the government to battle "creatures that have come to life from a video game they have mastered."

Oh jeez. There goes the laughing again. I'll be back in a sec.

[60 minutes later]

I'm better now. The aptly-titled film ("Game Boys," although it would be so much cooler as "Game Boyz") is in the early stages of production, so stars, a director and a release date have not been announced. -- Mac Slocum


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Posted by Mac on May 17, 2006 12:41 PM
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