Ed Harris Is Black Ops
Activision has revealed actors Gary Oldman and Ed Harris as two of the main voices for characters in Call of Duty: Black Ops. Oldman will be reprising his role from Call of Duty: World at War, where he played Russian Red Army squad leader Viktor Reznov, and Harris is lending his voice to CIA operative Jason Hudson (said to be “one of the game’s main characters”).
Additionally, Batman film writer David S. Goyer is offering “script consultation and story development support” on Black Ops. Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia said of the announcement, “Their contributions have helped us to push the boundaries of our story telling and character development far beyond anything we have ever attempted before in the franchise.”
Hopefully this means we’ll understand what’s going on, unlike the mind-numbingly complex Modern Warfare 2. And hopefully It’ll mean that we actually care about what’s going on, unlike Modern Warfare 2, where only a small segment of the American population found any emotional attachment to the story-line.