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SPLINTER CELL: Doug Liman is Set to Direct Tom Hardy Action Film

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Doug Liman is Directing Splinter Cell. Doug Liman’s selection as Splinter Cell‘s director answers the question of who will director the video game-to-film adaptation. Tom Hardy is already attached and set to star in the film.

On the people behind the scenes:

Basil Iwanyk of Thunder Road Pictures and Jean-Julien Baronnet of Ubisoft Motion Picture Group are producing. Liman will also produce along with his partner, David Bartis.

Eric Singer…wrote the screenplay.

On the plot of Splinter Cell video game:

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell is a series of award-winning stealth video games the first of which was released in 2002, and their tie-in novels. The protagonist Sam Fisher is a highly trained agent of a fictional black-ops sub-division within the NSA, dubbed “Third Echelon”. The player controls Fisher to overcome his adversaries in levels based on Unreal engines that were extended to emphasise light and darkness as gameplay elements. All the console and PC games in the series were critically acclaimed, and the series is commercially successful. The series, along with Assassin’s Creed, is considered to be one of Ubisoft’s flagship franchises, selling more than 22 million copies as of June 2010.

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Source: Hollywoodreporter


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