[Movies] Doug Liman To Direct Splinter Cell, Tom Hardy Will Star
Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.19.2014
A director has been found...
Deadline reports that New Regency and Ubisoft Motion Pictures have hired Doug Liman (Jumper, Edge of Tomorrow) to direct the movie adaptation of Spliner Cell. The film will be produced by Basil Iwanyk. Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises, Mad Max: Fury Road) has been confirmed to star by New Regency president/CEO Brad Weston and Ubisoft Motion Pictures CEO Jean-Julien Baronnet. Eric Warren Singer will write the script.
Hardy will play 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."