New Regency is no stranger to Ubisoft titles, as proved by their announcement to make an Assassin’s Creed film. However, this is a new and separate deal that involves the Splinter Cell franchise. Ubisoft and New Regency announced that Actor Tom Hardy and Screenwriter Eric Warren Singer will be involved in the project.
“With actor Tom Hardy attached and screenwriter Eric Warren Singer to write the script, Ubisoft Motion Pictures will lead the development with the support of New Regency to bring the franchise to the big screen in a dynamic way,” said Jean-Julien Baronnet, chief executive officer, Ubisoft Motion Pictures. “For Ubisoft Motion Pictures, creative control is key and New Regency shares our commitment to respecting the creative freedom of our team. Their ability to produce both blockbusters and intriguing indie hits is an ideal fit for the Splinter Cell franchise.”
There you have it, more Ubisoft movie franchises being converted to a movie. How do you feel about that? Are you excited to see your favorite game being turned into movies or would you rather they live on as games? Let us know below.