The filmmaker had teamed up with his brother
For the Scott brothers, getting involved with a video game franchise like "Call of Duty" isn't as bizarre as it may seem, said Scott Steinberg, founder of TechSavvy, a media consulting firm in Seattle.
"A number of Hollywood stalwarts have paired with game franchises as they look to reinvent themselves to appeal to a younger, more interactive generation," Steinberg said, citing filmmakers
The Scotts' reality game series, called "Call of Duty Elite: Friday Night Fights," premiered last year with six episodes that were available only to players who paid $49.99 a year for access to extra online content. The series, funded by the game's publisher,
Each show pitted two teams of four in tournament-style play. Among the notables recruited to play were
Tony Scott and his brother Ridley are listed on IMDB.com as executive producers of all the episodes.