Coheed and Cambria Movie
2012-07-18 by Adam Amanse | 79 Comments

Progressive Rock outfit Coheed and Cambria are in the works of making their album concept, The Amory Wars, into a feature-length live action film with Mark Wahlberg.

The Sci-Fi adventure takes place in a star-system known as "Heaven's Fence," and is the sole concept behind all of Coheed and Cambria's albums. Frontman Claudio Sanchez says that this is "a dream starting to come true."

The interview that discusses this can be found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT4vi94q4VU

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Iamthe Nightstars
July 17th 2012

2189 Comments


hmmmmmmmmmmmm

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 17th 2012

30882 Comments


Will be bad

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Oceanus
July 17th 2012

877 Comments


omg

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
July 17th 2012

4382 Comments


I hope it goes good for them. They're a decent band and Claudio Sanchez is a really nice guy in person.

sixdegrees
July 17th 2012

16838 Comments


I'll definitely watch this movie. Great band.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 17th 2012

49799 Comments


say hello to ya motha for me

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zxlkho
July 18th 2012

3460 Comments


amazing band, but this will probably suck

RosaParks
July 18th 2012

14592 Comments


stupid fucks

Kris.
July 18th 2012

12152 Comments


boardwalk producers

will be fucking amazing marky mark is my hero

Ignimbrite
July 18th 2012

5295 Comments


Mark Wahlberg is cool

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
July 18th 2012

1981 Comments


Err... Nah, really, as much as I love Coheed and will probably see this, they need to start keeping it to the albums. Comics and novels were enough. Movies are a little too far.

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MadMikeLove
July 18th 2012

651 Comments


I don't care if it sucks really really horribly I'll still love it because Coheed and Cambria.

It would take a lot to dis-associate myself with their ridiculously great albums.

Mickeymau5
July 18th 2012

1614 Comments


do scene kids still like this band?


sixdegrees
July 18th 2012

16838 Comments


this has never been a scene band, idk what you're on about.

Kris.
July 18th 2012

12152 Comments


scene kids like them though gawd

lacesout39
July 18th 2012

47 Comments


I'm probably going to watch this even if its bad because I love this band. They gonna use Coheed songs as the soundtrack?

Kris.
July 18th 2012

12152 Comments


i just imagine them using coheed songs that are like huge orchestral versions GOD THAT WOULD BE SO BADASS FUUUUU I LOVE YOU MARKY MARK

Xenophanes
Emeritus
July 18th 2012

10585 Comments


I figure that this will probably tank because
1. Not enough movie goers will know about the complex 5 album story from some alt-prog band
2. it will probably be bad

But it will be neat to finally delve into this story because I've been curious but not enough to actually care about buying the comics

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AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
July 18th 2012

1981 Comments


Scene kids stopped liking them 3 months after From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness came out.

ChuckyTruant
July 18th 2012

15707 Comments


sounds pretty cool

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Apollo
July 18th 2012

10266 Comments


will be gay as fuck, band sucks

MadMikeLove
July 18th 2012

651 Comments


Becuase of his gay voice amirite guys? What a stupid band. They can't write songs.

TheFantasticDangler
July 18th 2012

1150 Comments


ignorance ITT

Funeralopolis
July 18th 2012

11027 Comments


gonna butts

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KINGSTATICTHETHIRD
July 18th 2012

613 Comments


seems interesting

geezers1989
July 18th 2012

135 Comments


and what of the funky bunch?

Apollo
July 18th 2012

10266 Comments


'Becuase of his gay voice amirite guys? What a stupid band. They can't write songs'

shut the fuck up

Feels
July 18th 2012

266 Comments


I'm not sure how to feel about this.

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Rowan5215
July 18th 2012

24415 Comments


Fucking great band. Dunno how the movie's gonna turn out, but I'm still interested in seeing more of the storyline. Goddamnit why can't Claudio just write books for the other four albums already.

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
July 18th 2012

1981 Comments


I figure that this will probably tank because
1. Not enough movie goers will know about the complex 5 album story from some alt-prog band
2. it will probably be bad

But it will be neat to finally delve into this story because I've been curious but not enough to actually care about buying the comics


I'd be surprised if it's not direct to DVD. I mean, shit, Bruce Dickinson's movie was direct to DVD.

MadMikeLove
July 18th 2012

651 Comments


"shut the fuck up"

K.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 18th 2012

49799 Comments


Marky Mark doesn't go straight to dvd motherfucker

theacademy
July 18th 2012

28252 Comments


I figure that this will probably tank because
1. Not enough movie goers will know about the complex 5 album story from some alt-prog band


a. why do moviegoers need to know the story going in? Thats what movie trailers are for...
b. its a four album story

TRMshadow
July 18th 2012

4982 Comments


As much as you, me, and everybody else wants this to rock, for reasons stated above this will probably tank at the box office even though it might actually be a good movie.

I'm totally seeing it regardless though...

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 18th 2012

49799 Comments


They don't need to mention Coheed in the marketing at all
It will have the same odds as any other sci fi flick at the box office, if it gets good reviews it will probably do well if the budget is modest

Oblivioncry
July 18th 2012

601 Comments


don't care if marky mark is playing. who is going to direct it and who is the script writer coz thats all that matter.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 18th 2012

49799 Comments


Christopher Nolan is free

theacademy
July 18th 2012

28252 Comments


they're primarily television producers, except for that contraband movie i believe, and some upcoming stuff... regardless, nobody knows anything about how the movie is going to turn out because nobody knows anybody who is working on it.

until somebody is tapped to write the script all bets are off...

what is extremely cool is that this grandiose project that claudio has kept up with has caught the attention from outside of the music industry's commercial and critical black hole.

theacademy
July 18th 2012

28252 Comments


na 5th album is a prequel

Ire
July 18th 2012

41749 Comments


123 cad

theacademy
July 18th 2012

28252 Comments


(smiley)

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 18th 2012

49799 Comments


Seriously what if Nolan directed this

MuhNamesTyler
July 18th 2012

3700 Comments


whoa

theacademy
July 18th 2012

28252 Comments


i dont think nolan's a spacerock-opera kinda guy. and he produces stuff on his own with his wife and brother i think...

they should get this guy: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1206844/


AmericnZero02
July 18th 2012

3329 Comments


showbread movie will be better.

skoopy48
July 18th 2012

1440 Comments


maybe

MarkTheDead
July 18th 2012

644 Comments


I love Marky Mark, but this sounds silly.

GringoSuave89
July 18th 2012

1010 Comments


Marky Mark will be the only good thing about this movie.

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Killerhit
July 18th 2012

5209 Comments


this is going to blow chunks

Oblivioncry
July 18th 2012

601 Comments


it has been a long time since someone made a space opera. also the story is huge and as the first movie the people in charge of this should try to make a self-contained story and not bank on a trilogy right away.

so what album could make a good movie?

btw i love your avatar trebor.

erandolph90
July 18th 2012

184 Comments


I'll buy the soundtrack if it's a Coheed and the Funky Bunch fusion band with Mark Wahlberg in his underwear on the cover.

Opsonyn
July 18th 2012

2 Comments


I'm a fan of the band, but the story isn't exactly the most compelling one I've heard. It doesn't need a movie.

InFiction
July 18th 2012

3638 Comments


I quite like what I've read from the comics so I'll be interested to see how this plays out.

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johnnyblaze
July 18th 2012

2595 Comments


people saying it will suck without knowing a single thing about the storyline. cool story bros

JoshTh
July 18th 2012

112 Comments


I've only read SSTB in full, but I feel that would make a pretty great movie. And if they market this well enough it being associated with a 5 part progressive rock concept albums series is not going to matter to audiences.

Irving
Staff Reviewer
July 18th 2012

7144 Comments


K so I don't want to be the guy who comes in and shits on someone's parade, but The Amory Wars is quite mediocre as a comic series/sci-fi tale thingummy. It's honestly one of the most one-dimensional things I've ever read. I'm really interested to know which studio picked it up and the upcoming screenwriters.

Impervious
July 18th 2012

324 Comments


With enough funding could be cool. If they don't entirely play it off as just a Coheed thing you might get a lot of interest from people who like sci-fi and cool shit but most likely it won't do that well. Having Mark Wahlberg involved just makes it interesting. If they get a few more names in there it may have a chance depending on who directs and whatnot.

Underflow
July 18th 2012

2527 Comments


Huge levels of pretentia here, but good luck to them.

Brink
July 18th 2012

19 Comments


Joss Whedon should direct this.

Firefly FTW

MyMentality
July 18th 2012

70 Comments


Never expected them to take it this far, apparently Wahlberg is huge fan of the band, I'm sure he wouldn't mess this up. I'm guessing this film is going to have a Star Wars meets Fifth Element feel, I don't think it's going to be that serious, but should be an enjoyable and fun watch nonetheless. I wonder if they're having the whole series into one film, or make an actual saga?

drasticaction74
July 18th 2012

1721 Comments


should be Gary Oldman

sunofwhales
July 18th 2012

73 Comments


Directed by Dario Argento.

FadedSun
July 18th 2012

1245 Comments


So there entire discography has been one gigantic concept album? Has anyone been following it? I wouldn't expect it to make much sense.

heyadam
July 18th 2012

1705 Comments


I love the concept. I agree that it isn't the most original one, but it's an engaging one nonetheless. I really hope they have good people backing them on this one, but being the fanboy that I am I'll probably love the movie no matter what happens.

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DallyLama
July 18th 2012

1065 Comments


soooooooo its an amory wars movie, not a coheed and bullshit movie....

GingerJesus
July 18th 2012

79 Comments


Sounds pretty cool, hopefully it's good. I need to listen to these guys more, I dug quite a few of their songs a few years back.

Ire
July 18th 2012

41749 Comments


dan fogler will play claudio sanchez.


rofl

CrazyDiamond7
July 18th 2012

64 Comments


Ok band, movie will most likely suck.

Peter Jackson or Joss Whedon could probably make it work though.

TrstN01
July 18th 2012

800 Comments


My prediction (if it doesn't go straight to video): meh box office returns, mixed to positive reviews, short run. Becomes cult movie on DVD several years later.

deathofasalesman
July 18th 2012

5811 Comments


Diehard Coheed fans are creaming everywhere and reinking their Coheed tattoos with their own blood right now.

synysterend
July 19th 2012

44 Comments


Love this band, can't wait to see it. Really interested to know who's doing the script, and who will be directing though.

BugZoid
July 19th 2012

331 Comments


This sounds like it has so much potential to be bad.

drasticaction74
July 19th 2012

1721 Comments


you have the wrong number

GeometricSexEd
July 20th 2012

75 Comments


Holy fucking prog

Storm In A Teacup
July 21st 2012

12687 Comments


oh my yeeeeee!

fuck off haters

AsIPretend
July 21st 2012

15 Comments


thats badass

porcupinetheater
July 21st 2012

103 Comments


They should get Takashi Miike to direct it, because then it would be a good movie, and be released in about two god damn months.

NoMeansYes
July 22nd 2012

1012 Comments


needs Uwe Boll to make this even better than it already is.

johnnydeking29
July 23rd 2012

8996 Comments


Idk, this could maybe be awesome, could easily blow though. Band rules anyway

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