Splinter Cell movie produced by New Regency

Ubisoft has partnered with New Regency to produce the upcoming Splinter Cell movie, the same Hollywood firm behind the Assassin’s Creed flick.

Word first emerged of Sam Fisher’s big screen debut when Tom Hardy, Batman’s Bane, was signed to play the main character.

Ubisoft announced backed in October it had teamed up with New Regency and Michael Fassbender to create an Assassin’s Creed movie.

The publisher has assured fans that its work with New Regency will not diminish Ubi’s creative control over both projects, according to Variety.

"With actor Tom Hardy attached and screenwriter Eric Warren Singer to write the script, Ubisoft Motion Pictures will lead the development with the support of New Regency to bring the franchise to the big screen in a dynamic way," said Jean-Julien Baronnet, CEO of Ubisoft Motion Pictures.

"For Ubisoft Motion Pictures, creative control is key and New Regency shares our commtiment to respecting the creative freedom of our team. Their ability to produce both blockbusters and intriguing indie hits is an ideal fit for the Splinter Cell franchise."

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