Leitch will stay hooked up to the film as a producer.
Netflix bought movie rights to Tom Clancy’s The Division again in 2019 and it was introduced at E3 that yr with Leitch on board to direct. He mentioned on the time that he deliberate to “break the online game curse” with this film and that likelihood to take action remains to be there — simply not as a director.
The Division stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain.
The story of this movie is ready to comply with the overall occasions of Ubisoft’s first Division recreation launched in 2016, which follows Division brokers activated to take again New York Metropolis after it’s razed by a virus unfold via paper cash distributed on Black Friday.
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Thurber’s Unhealthy Model manufacturing firm will produce the movie alongside Ubisoft Movie and Tv, Leitch and Kelly McCormick’s 87North Productions, Gyllenhaal’s 9 Tales, and Chastain’s Freckle Movies.
The Division was a film that was imagined to launch earlier than the tip of the final decade, however it joins 32 different movies not but launched that have been imagined to be out earlier than 2021. It is not the one Ubisoft property being tailored for movie for Netflix as Detective Pikachu director, Rob Letterman, is ready to direct a Past Good and Evil film for the streaming service.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You possibly can comply with him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.