John Wick screenwriter to pen new Splinter Cell anime for Netflix

Derek Kolstad, the screenwriter behind the John Wick motion sequence, goes to write down and govt produce an anime adaption of  Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, the favored Ubisoft online game sequence, for Netflix, based on Selection.

Kolstad labored on all three John Wick movies and was not too long ago picked to write down the screenplay for the film adaption of Simply Trigger, one other common online game franchise. He additionally labored on Die Hart, a Quibi present starring Kevin Hart, and the upcoming The Falcon and the Winter Soldier sequence on Disney+.

Splinter Cell follows the story of former Navy Seal Sam Fisher after he takes a job with the  Nationwide Safety Company. It’s primarily based on Tom Clancy’s novels with seven iterations of video games ranging from 2002. The newest recreation, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and the most recent novel, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist: Aftermath, have been each launched in 2013. 

If the present does transfer ahead, there’s a risk {that a} recreation is also within the works. A film model has additionally seen its personal sequence of suits and begins, with actor Tom Hardy hooked up to the starring function in 2012. However the movie undertaking is at present inactive. Netflix reportedly purchased two seasons of the present, at eight episodes a season.

Whereas there hasn’t been any information of a brand new recreation, Ubisoft confirmed a trailer for Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad, a cellular RPG motion recreation with Fortnite-like graphics, at its newest occasion. It’s set for an August 27 launch date on the Apple App Retailer and Google Play Retailer.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cellis thought-about one among Ubisoft’s marquee titles, and the video games have bought thousands and thousands of copies over time.

Digital Traits reached out to Netflix and Ubisoft for remark and can replace this story after we hear again.

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