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Deadpool 2's David Leitch to direct The Division with Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal

Deadpool 2's David Leitch to direct The Division with Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal


David Leitch is one occupied man.

As detailed by Variety, Deadpool 2 movie producer David Leitch has been tapped to direct The Division, the up and coming silver-screen adjustment of Ubisoft's top-rated computer game of a similar name.

Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal star in the film, however, their characters haven't yet been uncovered. The two have been joined to the undertaking since its origination, and have been determined in guaranteeing that the last item does the computer game equity, coordinating its tone and charm. Also, both Chastain and Gyllenhaal have been tireless making each stride essential to guarantee the source material is meant film in a way that can contact groups of onlookers who value their own particular past motion picture work.

David Leitch replaces former The Division executive Stephen Gaghan, known for helming the Matthew McConaughey-featuring wrongdoing drama Gold and for composing the screenplay for Steven Soderbergh's Traffic, who was initially set to handle the film however as of late dropped out. Gaghan is arranged to coordinate Universal Pictures' The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, which gloats a standout amongst the most elegant throws in late memory, so it's presumable that his exit from The Division had a remark with his commitment to the forthcoming fantasy enterprise flick.

Created and distributed by Ubisoft's Massive Entertainment, with some assistance from Red Storm Entertainment, The Division propelled on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in March of 2016, when it turned into the quickest offering new IP in computer game history at the time. The amusement happens in a not so distant future in which a deadly infection is spread through paper cash circled on Black Friday. Millions are murdered, and New York City is everything except annihilated to tidy. By Christmas, the little that is left of society spirals into adding up to disarray. A group of uniquely prepared regular people with master learning in working through disasters is enacted with expectations of saving the general population, spots, and things that remain.

The news that Leitch will take on The Division comes soon after it was affirmed he's likewise set to coordinate the Fast and Furious spinoff starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Johnson was apparently gunning hard for Leitch to organize the spinoff, "forcefully seeking after" him in the midst of the early buzz that surrounded Deadpool 2, and it appears to be Universal Pictures did likewise with The Division. Sources near Universal have focused on that the Fast and Furious offshoot film will shoot first since it's planned to begin creating this fall. The expectation is that Leitch will commence pre-generation on The Division at some point in 2019.

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