by Jeff Cornell
What do Metallica frontman James Hetfield, Avenge Sevenfold singer M. Shadows, actors Nolan North and Steve Blum, internet star iJustine and NBA player Roy Hibbert have in common? Not much before today, but they have all auditioned to play zombies in the new video game Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC. The hilarious audition reel can be seen in the player above.
The musicians, actors, NBA star and internet sensation have gathered to support a contest, which is raising funds to help veterans find employment, where one can win a chance to become “zombiefied” in the latest edition of the super popular video game series Call of Duty titled Black Ops III DLC. Fans interested in having their likeness featured as a zombie in the game can head over to Omaze.com to enter the contest.
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With a donation to the campaign, which benefits veterans, gamers will automatically be placed in the running to be “zombiefied.” The site states that for every one thousand dollars recieved, one veteran will get a job. ActivisionBlizzard is also matching funds raised up to one million dollars to benefit the Call of Duty Endowment.
The winner will be flown to Los Angeles and put up in a four-star hotel. They will have lunch with Mark Lamia head of Treyarch Studios and will get a behind-the-scenes tour of the gaming offices. The lucky winner’s name will also immortalized inside a zombies level of the game.
To enter the contest click here. Good luck.