The Paris-based Ubisoft Motion Pictures has announced their plans to make 3D feature films based on three of their most popular franchises: 'Assassin's Creed', 'Splinter Cell' and 'Ghost Recon'. CEO Jean-Julien Baronnet, senior VP of production and development, Didier Lupfer, and senior VP of international marketing and distribution Jean de Rivieres will be heading to Los Angeles in June to meet with studios and agents in hopes of having a script ready by next year.
In regards to keeping the movies true to the games, de Rivieres had this to say:
"Our strategy is not to diversify but to bolster the appeal of our franchises -- that's why we want to make sure our films will reflect the brands accurately and consolidate our fan base while expanding beyond the games' primary target audience."
is an award-winning historical science fiction series that focuses on the ever-present conflict between the Templars and Assassins, two secret organizations who have had significant influence on most events throughout history.
is a series of stealth action-adventure games endorsed by espionage and military novelist Tom Clancy.
The game has a heavy focus on light and dark encouraging players to remain in the shadows over using brute force to complete missions and centers around black-ops protagonist Sam Fisher.
is another series created under Tom Clancy's direction, and was developed by Red Storm Entertainment which he co-founded. The military tactical shooter revolves around a fictional team of military operatives using cutting edge technology to accomplish highly classified missions.
Also in the pipeline, Ubisoft is currently developing a series of short seven-minute 'Raving Rabbids' CGI cartoons.