Ubisoft Motion Pictures

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Ubisoft Motion Pictures SASU
Subsidiary
IndustryFilm industry
Founded27 January 2011; 8 years ago (2011-01-27)
Headquarters,
France
Key people
Gérard Guillemot (CEO)
ParentUbisoft
Websiteubisoft.com/en-US/office/motion-pictures.aspx

Ubisoft Motion Pictures SASU is a French film production company and a subsidiary of video game publisher Ubisoft based in Montreuil. Founded on 27 January 2011, Ubisoft Motion Pictures is in charge of producing films and television shows based on Ubisoft franchises.

History[edit]

Ubisoft Motion Pictures was created in January 2011 as a division of Ubisoft.[1] The studio's first production, Rabbids Invasion, began broadcasting in August 2013.

In December 2013, the French theme park Futuroscope opened the Raving Rabbids-based attraction Les Lapins Cretins, produced by Ubisoft Motion Pictures, Jora Vision and Futuroscope

In September 2015, Ubisoft Motion Pictures announced that they will produce a "next-generation" theme park to be built in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by 2020, based on Ubisoft's intellectual property.[2]

In November 2016, GameSpot reports that Ubisoft are in talks with Netflix for TV series based on their video games.[3] An Assassin's Creed-based anime series is currently in the works.[4]

Productions[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Co-producers Network(s)
2013–present[5] Rabbids Invasion TeamTO France 3, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Netflix
TBA Assassin's Creed TBA Netflix
Child of Light[6] TBA
Skull & Bones[7] Atlas Entertainment TBA
Mythic Quest[8][9][10] RCG Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment Apple TV+

Films[edit]

Year Title Co-producers Distributor(s) Budget Gross
2016 Assassin's Creed[11] New Regency, DMC Film, The Kennedy/Marshall Company 20th Century Fox $125 million $240.7 million[12]
TBA Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell[11] New Regency
Thunder Road Pictures[13]
Warner Bros. Pictures, Paramount Pictures TBA
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon[11] Platinum Dunes Warner Bros. Pictures
Watch Dogs[14] New Regency Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox
Far Cry[14] TBA
Rabbids[14] Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Columbia Pictures
Assassin's Creed sequel[15] New Regency, DMC Film 20th Century Fox
Tom Clancy's The Division[16] Nine Stories Productions, Freckle Films, 87eleven[17] Netflix[18]
Werewolves Within[6] TBA
Just Dance Olive Bridge Entertainment[19] Screen Gems

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (2 May 2011). "Ubisoft launches film, TV shingle". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  2. ^ Morris, Chris (7 September 2015). "Ubisoft Film Division to Launch Theme Park in Malaysia". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  3. ^ Makuch, Eddie (8 November 2016). "Ubisoft in Talks With Netflix for a Series, CEO Says". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Adi Shankar is Making The Assassin's Creed TV Series". Screen Rant. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  5. ^ https://variety.com/2018/film/news/rabbids-invasion-renewed-1202974477/
  6. ^ a b https://variety.com/2018/film/news/child-of-light-werewolves-within-adaptations-1203015197/
  7. ^ "Ubisoft Film and Television and Atlas Entertainment Collaborate on Skull & Bones TV Series". news.ubisoft.com. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (9 August 2018). "Rob McElhenney & Charlie Day Comedy Lands Straight-To-Series Order At Apple". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  9. ^ Otterson, Joe (9 August 2018). "Apple Orders Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney Comedy Straight to Series". Variety. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  10. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (9 August 2018). "Rob McElhenney-Charlie Day Comedy Scores Apple Series Order". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  11. ^ a b c Fritz, Ben (1 January 2013). "In Hollywood, game company Ubisoft takes a thumbs-on approach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  12. ^ "Assassin's Creed (2016)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  13. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (10 June 2013). "New Regency, Ubisoft Set Producer Basil Iwanyk To Steer 'Splinter Cell'". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  14. ^ a b c Graser, Marc (12 June 2013). "Ubisoft To Make Movies Based on 'Watch Dogs,' 'Far Cry,' 'Rabbids' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  15. ^ Makuch, Eddie (10 March 2016). "Assassin's Creed Movie Sequel Coming, Fassbender on Board - Report". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  16. ^ Kroll, Justin (2 June 2016). "Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Ubisoft's 'The Division' Movie (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  17. ^ Sirani, Jordan (2 August 2016). "The Division Film Officially Announced with Gyllenhaal and Chastain in Lead Roles". IGN. IGN Entertainment. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  18. ^ Sneider, Jeff. "Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Chastain Action Movie 'The Division' Lands at Netflix". Collider. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  19. ^ Fleming, Jr, Mike (14 January 2019). "Screen Gems Wins Deal To Turn Ubisoft Video Game 'Just Dance' Into Movie". Deadline. Retrieved 14 January 2019.

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