Duke Nukem began life as a shareware sprite-based video game series, but got cruder with the upgrade to 3D first-person-shooter as well as gained a large fanbase. Then there was the running gag that was Duke Nukem Foreveri until the game finally came out and the punchline was a punch to the face. But apparently there’s still enough love for the franchise out there that they’ve tapped WWE wrestler John Cena to portray him n a live-action movie. It’s not my kind of game but do you think a live-action version is going to be nearly on the level of games? Also, considering how Cena connects with kids, isn’t he an odd choice to star as Duke? The character is a parody of action heroes, complete with potty mouth and an overactive libido, plus a lot of gory violence. I mean, it has an “M” rating (the video game equivalent of “R”) for a reason.
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