News – Skull & Bones TV series commissioned

Ubisoft have continued their attempts of fusing their gaming IP with film and TV by already commissioning a TV show based on their upcoming pirate game Skull & Bones. They announced it via Twitter pointing to an article in the Hollywood Reporter for further details. It looks to star a female-driven cast set in the Indian Ocean towards the end of the Golden Age of Piracy.

Ubisoft are also looking to develop a film based on The Division franchise starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal who of course previously played Prince Dastan in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time in an earlier adaptation of Ubisoft’s games. However, they will be hoping for a better reception than that received by both Sands of Time and their later adaptation of the Assassin’s Creed franchise: Assassin’s Creed