Ubisoft has officially announced Tom Clancy’s The Division movie during its press conference at E3 2019. Netflix has already bought the distribution rights to Tom Clancy’s The Division movie. In addition to this, Ubisoft has also revealed that the upcoming film adaption of the game will star Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Tom Clancy’s The Division film is being directed by David Leitch. In case you don’t know already, David Leitch credits include movies like Deadpool 2 and the upcoming Hobbs & Shaw.
In addition to this, Rafe Judkins will adapt the screenplay of the upcoming game. Rafe Judkins is currently working on Amazon series named Wheel of Time.
According to Variety, producers of the upcoming film adaption of The Vision 2 game include 87North Productions, Gyllenhaal’s Nine Stories, Chastain’s Freckle Films, Ubisoft Film, and Television.
The official plot summary of the upcoming movie is as follows.
In the near future, a pandemic virus is spread via paper money on Black Friday, decimating the city of New York and killing millions. By Christmas, what’s left of society has descended into chaos. A group of civilians, trained to operate in catastrophic times, are activated in an attempt to save who and what remains.
Following the movie’s announcement at Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference, Netflix took it to Twitter to tease the upcoming project, actors and the plot of the film.
[Access Granted. Commencing Transmission]
Director @DavidMLeitch, @Jes_Chastain, and Jake Gyllenhaal are bringing Ubisoft’s The Division to Netflix. It’s the Tom Clancy high-stakes action you love, in the pandemic stricken Manhattan that offers no second chances. pic.twitter.com/cpi6JCp4EM
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) 10 June 2019
That’s pretty all that was shared about the upcoming movie today. Unfortunately, there’s no release timeframe for Tom Clancy’s The Division movie yet. We will share more about the movie soon so stay tuned.