Earlier today, Netflix announced that The Division’s film adaptation is coming to the streaming platform.
In a recent tweet, the company also announced that Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain will star in the upcoming movie which will be directed by David Leith. The network’s NX Twitter account said, “[Access Granted. Commencing Transmission] Director David Leitch, Jessica Chastain, and Jake Gyllenhaal are bringing Ubisoft’s The Division to Netflix. It’s the Tom Clancy high-stakes action you love, in the pandemic stricken Manhattan that offers no second chances.”
This latest confirmation comes after Ubisoft announced the movie during its E3 press conference earlier. Back in 2016, we first learned that a movie based on the best-selling video game in work with Jake Gyllenhall set to appear as the main character.
The Division’s story is set in a dystopian New York City. The player is an agent who’s required to help to rebuild the Division’s operations in the city after a pandemic spread by use of paper money. During the launch of original game, it became the fastest selling new IP at the time. at the moment, it’s unclear when the movie will be released or when the production will go underway. You can check out the latest tweet from NX Twitter account below.
[Access Granted. Commencing Transmission]
Director @DavidMLeitch, @Jes_Chastain, and Jake Gyllenhaal are bringing Ubisoft’s The Division to Netflix. It’s the Tom Clancy high-stakes action you love, in the pandemic stricken Manhattan that offers no second chances. pic.twitter.com/cpi6JCp4EM
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) June 10, 2019