While Kevin Spacey may currently be the highest profile celebrity to star in a Call of Duty game (as of 2014), he is not the first to appear in one. Jason Statham was in the first Call of Duty. Kiefer Sutherland and Gary Oldman were in World at War. Modern Warfare 2 had Lance Henriksen, Keith David, Will Arnett, and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. Black Ops starred Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Sam Worthington, and O'Shea "Ice Cube" Jackson. Call of the Dead Starred Danny Trejo, Michael Rooker, Robert Englund, and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Modern Warfare 3 featured Idris Elba, Timothy Olyphant, and William Fichtner. Black Ops II starred Michael Keaton, Sam Worthington, Michael Rooker, and featured a cameo from Michelle Rodriguez. Ron Perlman even starred in Black Ops III Zombies.
One of the availabile kill streaks in multiplayer is called "Vulcan", and is a red beam hitting the map that you control. This is a nod to Star Trek (2009), where the villains destroy the planet Vulcan with a red beam.