Right before Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 released in early November to break another set of world records in sales, Activision unveiled another celebrity-powered live-action trailer. Where last year’s Black Ops commercial starred the likes of Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel on the virtual battlefield, Jonah Hill and Sam Worthington were enlisted for the Modern Warfare 3 ad.
The live-action video was directed by Peter Berg and featured Hill as the “noob” and Worthington as the “vet” as they play side-by-side and the hilarity ensues. What we have today is part two of that video which expands on the infamous close-range RPG scene – it’s dialogue driven and features plenty of cursing.
If a Call of Duty film ever happens, perhaps conversations will go a little something like what we have below. Jonah Hill and Sam Worthington seem well cast for what’s said here and we think this video is better than the first trailer.
The Vet & The n00b Trash Talk
Dwight Howard made an appearance in the Modern Warfare 3 commercial as well but no such luck here.
If you’re a fan of the game, you may want to check out the video we posted last week of the luckiest Modern Warfare 3 kill ever, and read up on the rumors of what we expect the first MW3 DLC to entail.
While the game itself has broken sales records as the biggest entertainment launch ever, we didn’t expect Activision and Beachhead Studios’ new Call of Duty Elite service to explode in popularity as much as it did, especially considering that it didn’t work for the first few weeks. It’s not well pass a million paid subscribers and 4 million sign-ups in total (including the free version).
What Hollywood talent would you like to see in the next Call of Duty commercial?
Modern Warfare 3 was developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games and is available now for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Oh, it’s also on the Wii.
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