Inspired by the success of the sales of the game Tom Clancy's the Division , the full version of which was released only in March this year, Ubisoft decided to bring the shooter to the big screens. Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the upcoming film. The information portal Variety writes about it.|
It also became known that the Hollywood actor will appear not only in the frame, but will also take over the production functions of the project. At the moment, the search for a screenwriter for the film is ongoing.
The original game is set in the near future New York City, engulfed in a smallpox epidemic. The protagonist is an agent of the so-called "Unit" , who is tasked to resume the activities of the organization in Manhattan, which has become a quarantine zone, to find out the causes of the epidemic and prevent a surge in criminal activity in the area.
Five days after the release, sales of the shooter amounted to about $ 330 million . In addition to Tom Clancy's the Division , Ubisoft is working with 20th Century Fox to prepare Assassin's Creed for release, and is also adapting the game Splinter Cell for the studio Paramount .
As for Gyllenhaal , at the end of the year he can be seen in Tom Ford's "Animals of the Night", and recently Jake became one of the producers of the film adaptation of the novel by Jo Nesbe " Son " .
The Topic of Article: Jake Gyllenhaal will go to the quarantine area.