Tom Clancy’s The Division Movie heads into gear. Jake Gyllenhaal to be involved in the film adaptation of game The Division by French developer Ubisoft.
Tom Clancy’s The Division’s huge success, with over $330 in revenue in its first week of release in March, heads the company to a record breaking year in sales.
Ubisoft hopes to take advantage of the momentum, and is already working on a movie adaptation for the successful game.
Variety report that Jake Gyllenhaal is attached to the project in a leading role, both producing and starring in the film. This isn’t the first time Gyllenhaal is part of a video game adaptation to film. In 2010, the actor starred in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, which is still the highest grossing film based on a video game.
The news comes just weeks after the long awaited trailer for another highly anticipated movie adaptation from Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed, starring Michael Fassbender was released.
begins in the weeks after New York City is ravaged by a man-made virus. Players step into the boots of Strategic Homeland Division agents, tasked with preserving order and investigating the cause of the deadly outbreak.
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