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NFL Madden Curse Being Made Into A Film

Madden Curse To Be Made Into A Movie NFL The Wrap has learned that Electronic Arts is developing " Madden Curse ," a sports comedy that incorporates the infamous jinx, believed to strike NFL players who appear on the cover of EA's popular " Madden " video game with injury or poor performance. The story will follow a former Madden video game champion who is forced out of retirement just as he finds himself on the corner of the game's cover -- and subject to the curse. Pat O'Brien, VP of EA Entertainment, is spearheading the project as one of its producers. O'Brien wasn't immediately available for comment on Monday, but an individual at Electronic Arts confirmed that the company is developing a movie about the so-called curse.  "I don't know that we believe in the curse. The players don't believe in the curse." Oh the curse is real ask  LaDainian Tomlinson , the former San Diego Chargers running back who turned down the

Mass Effect Movie In The Works

Mass Effect Movie In The Works Legendary Pictures has picked up rights to “ Mass Effect ,” the Electronic Arts-BioWare video game. Mark Protosevich, the scribe who wrote “I Am Legend” and worked on “Thor,” is in talks to pen the movie, which will be produced by Avi and Ari Arad as well as Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni. “Mass,” which debuted in 2008, is an epic sci-fi action game set in the year 2183, focusing on a human soldier and his starship, the SSV Normandy. The galaxy-spanning story involves a long-extinct race of aliens, dormant beacons and more alien species than you can shake a lightsaber at. A sequel to the game was released in January. The project is still in the early stages of development, though any game-to-screen undertaking would require a massive commitment. So far, humans vs. aliens movies have tended to be set on Earth, which makes those films easier to shoot while making them relatable for mass audiences. One of the by-products of the success of