Companies will work together with actor Tom Hardy and screenwriter Eric Warren Singer to bring video game franchise to the big screen
Ubisoft and New Regency have announced that they are partnering on the forthcoming Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell film which will be developed by Ubisoft Motion Pictures, the film and television division of Ubisoft, in close collaboration with New Regency. Ubisoft also recently announced it attached actor Tom Hardy and up-and-coming screenwriter Eric Warren Singer (The International) to the film.
Splinter Cell follows protagonist Sam Fisher, a highly-trained special operative in a fictional black-ops sub-division, Echelon. Sam Fisher and the agents of Echelon utilize combat skills, weapons and cutting-edge gadgets to neutralize international terrorist threats and rogue forces in modern, realistic stories ripped from the headlines.
This deal is separate from but builds upon the recent partnership between Ubisoft and New Regency to develop the Assassin's Creed film.