It’s been a bit of time since heard anything new about Ubisoft’s The Division movie, but, apparently, the work is alive, well, and merely landed a whole new director. Per Variety, The Division shall be directed John Wick and Deadpool 2 director David Leitch, that is a pretty big have for film game movie.
Leitch’s next movie will be the super-manly Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham. That movie will wrap filming late this holiday season, allowing Leitch to begin set-up for The Division sometime in 2019.
The Division movie was announced the government financial aid 2016, with Jake Gyllenhaal (who also starred while in the 2010 Prince of Persia movie) and Jessica Chastain set to headline. As outlined by Variety, Gyllenhaal and Chastain remain mixed up in movie, and, in truth, were rather hands-on C word is they have been “persistent” about forcing sure the film matches a bad tone on the game. So, the show will probably be nothing but gunfights looking on hats?
Stephen Gaghan (Syriana, Gold) was originally that come with write and direct The Division, but has since vacated the director’s chair. It’s unclear whether his script it is still used.
Leitch, his partner Kelly McCormick, Gyllenhaal, and Chastain will produce alongside Ubisoft Motion Pictures, that’s possessing a large list of movies based on Ubisoft properties like Splinter Cell, Watch Dogs, Long way away, Assassin’s Creed, additionally, the Rabbids. Ubisoft is still shopping The Division around to studios, but it really seems likely among the will understand it because of the talent attached.
Tom Clancy’s The Division is one of the most impressive gaming redemption stories nowadays. Even though the game had an impressive launch, it was plagued with server problems and also other issues, resulting in a mass player exodus. Even though setback, Massive and Ubisoft continued to help with the action with a selection of well-received patches. Consequently, it recently surpassed the 20 million players mark.
Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 recently, which can be set being revealed fully around this year’s E3.