Tom Hardy broke Batman and took over Gotham City as Bane this summer. For his next acting job, he’ll lead an elite group of soldiers in the big-screen adaptation of the Splinter Cell video game series.
Ubisoft Motion Pictures and New Regency are developing the big-screen version of the popular video game franchise. The script for the film is being written by Eric Warren Singer.
“We could not be happier to be teaming up with our friends at Ubisoft Motion Pictures on yet another truly iconic title. With a movie star like Tom Hardy in place and a gifted writer such as Eric Warren Singer penning the screenplay, we know the fans will not be let down,” said New Regency CEO and President, Brad Weston.
“Splinter Cell follows protagonist Sam Fisher, a highly-trained special operative in a fictional black-ops sub-division, “Echelon”. Sam Fisher and the agents of Echelon utilize combat skills, weapons and cutting-edge gadgets to neutralize international terrorist threats and rogue forces in modern, realistic stories ripped from the headlines,” says a release from Ubisoft.