It seems the streaming titan will be adding live-action video game adaptations to its docket as Netflix has acquired the rights to distribute the live-action adaptation of Tom Clancy’s The Division.
The official announcement came in earlier today from during Ubisoft’s official E3 presentation. During the presentation, it was announced that Netflix would be producing the upcoming adaptation of the Tom Clancy property. An actual hard release date, however, was not provided.
The upcoming Netflix adaptation of Tom Clancy’s The Division is set to star Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain. It is also set to be directed by David Leitch who previously directed Deadpool 2, Atomic Blond, the upcoming film Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and had an uncredited director role in the first John Wick film. The script will be penned by Rafe Judkins who also wrote the upcoming Uncharted film and is listed as the creator of the upcoming fantasy series, The Wheel of Time.
The game, an open-world, online-only experience that was released on both the Xbox One and PS4, follows a group of elite soldiers from the Strategic Homeland Division, a.k.a. The Division, as they traverse an apocalyptic New York City. The team is tasked with reestablishing their organizations operations in the city, discovering how a smallpox pandemic broke out in the city and trying to keep the peace among the remaining scared, desperate citizens. Its sequel, Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, took place in Washington D.C. The upcoming film is set in New York City.
What do you all make of this news? Are you excited to see a live-action adaptation of Tom Clancy’s The Division coming to Netflix? Would you rather have seen it come to the big screen? Does it deserve a live-action adaptation? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Source: E3 via Comicbook.com
First ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Photos Feature Arnold Schwarzenegger & Linda Hamilton
The first official photos from Terminator: Dark Fate are here and they feature Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.
IGN has revealed the first official photos from the highly-anticipated Terminator sequel from Deadpool director Tim Miller. The photos offer fans a first look at Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna and Diego Boneta.
You can check out the first Dark Fate photo below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!
Deadpool helmer Tim Miller is directing the film from a script written by Billy Ray, David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes, Josh Friedman, and Charles H. Eglee. The script was developed in a writers room to stand on its own while simultaneously forming an overarching storyline for what is planned to be a new trilogy of movies.
Dark Fate will introduce newcomers Mackenzie Davis and Natalie Reyes, as well as Gabriel Luna (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) who plays a brand new Terminator in the film. Plot details remain under wraps, but Miller's project is a direct sequel to Judgment Day, ignoring all the other films in the franchise.
The film stars Mackenzie Davis, Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes, Diego Boneta, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, James Cameron returns to the franchise as a producer and conceived the story with Miller and Skydance's David Ellison. Here's the official synopsis:
Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (T-800) return in their iconic roles in Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool) and produced by visionary filmmaker James Cameron and David Ellison. Following the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator: Dark Fate also stars Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, and Diego Boneta.
Terminator: Dark Fate opens in theaters on November 1, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the series.