Tom Clancy‘s video game, The Divison, is coming to life as a Hollywood feature film. At E3, Ubisoft announced that Netflix has acquired by distribution. Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain will star as leads in David Leitch directed Scifi movie. David has previously given us hits like Deadpool 2 and Hobbs & Shaw.
Jake Gyllenhaal starer The Division | The Plot
The story is set sometime in the future. A bio-chemical attack is infecting and killing millions. The virus, spread via paper-money on a Black-Friday is obliterating everyone and everything in the city. New York is turning to ruins every passing day. Amidst the chaos, a group of trained operatives tries to save what’s left of the ruins.
A-list actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain will be playing the main leads in The Division movie.
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Netflix Growing Its Content
The online streaming giant is now taking a couple of big leaps in recent years. At E3, Ubisoft announced that The Division is part of Netflix‘s portfolio.
Jake Gyllenhaal feature film is going to be one of the biggest projects for the streamer as they go into the year 2020. Just like Bright and Michael Bay directed Six Underground (Ryan Reynolds starrer), The Division is going-to-be a high-budget movie. The A-list leads are proof of that.
More About the Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal is a popular name of Hollywood, appearing in hit movies such as Donnie Darko, Spider-Man: Far from Home and Southpaw are some of his recent achievements. The astounding performance in Brokeback Mountain led him to an Oscar nomination. In the movie, Jake plays the love interest of the late actor Heath Ledger, best known for his Joker portrayal in The Dark Knight series.
Accompanying Jake in The Division is Jessica Chastain. She’s been in notable movies such as The Help, Molly’s Game and Dark Phoenix. Her outstanding performance in Zero Dark Thirty won her an Academy Award nomination as well.
The Netflix backed and Gyllenhaal starer movie will be an interesting watch. Dankanator will keep you updated as more information starts rolling-in.