UBISOFT'S "THE DIVISION" STARRING JESSICA CHASTAIN AND JAKE GYLLENHAAL LANDS AT NETFLIX
Rafe Judkins to Adapt the Screenplay Based on Best-Selling Tom Clancy Video Game
Director: David Leitch (Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde, The Fast & Furious Presents: HOBBS & SHAW)
Writer: Rafe Judkins to adapt the screenplay based on the best-selling video game
Rafe is currently creating the upcoming series Wheel of Time for Amazon, based on the acclaimed fantasy novels.
Cast:Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain to star and produce
Producers: 87North Productions, Nine Stories, Freckle Films and Ubisoft Film and Television.
Logline: 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.
At launch, The Division quickly became the fastest-selling new IP in video game history and currently has more than 20 million players.
The Division 2 launched in March 2019 to critical-acclaim and continues to provide players with new content on an ongoing basis.
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