Ubisoft Motion Pictures

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Ubisoft Motion Pictures SASU
Subsidiary
Industry Film industry
Founded 27 January 2011; 6 years ago (2011-01-27)
Headquarters Montreuil, France
Key people
Gérard Guillemot (CEO)
Parent Ubisoft
Website ubisoft.com/en-US/office/motion-pictures.aspx

Ubisoft Motion Pictures SASU is a French film production company based in Montreuil, France, and a subsidiary of French video game publisher Ubisoft. Founded on 27 January 2011, Ubisoft Motion Pictures is in charge of producing films and television shows based in 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)
2013–2017 Rabbids Invasion TeamTO Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, France 3

Films[edit]

Year Title Co-producers Distributor(s) Budget Gross
2016 Assassin's Creed[5] New Regency, DMC Film, The Kennedy/Marshall Company 20th Century Fox $125 million $240.7 million[6]
TBA Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell[5] Thunder Road Pictures[7] Warner Bros. Pictures, Paramount Pictures TBA
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon[5] Platinum Dunes Warner Bros. Pictures
Watch Dogs[8] New Regency Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox
Far Cry[8] TBA
Rabbids[8] Stoopid Monkey Columbia Pictures
Assassin's Creed sequel[9] New Regency, DMC Film 20th Century Fox
Tom Clancy's The Division[10] Nine Stories Productions, Freckle Films[11] TBA

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. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Assassin's Creed (2016)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 
  7. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (10 June 2013). "New Regency, Ubisoft Set Producer Basil Iwanyk To Steer ‘Splinter Cell’". Deadline.com. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ Makuch, Eddie (10 March 2016). "Assassin's Creed Movie Sequel Coming, Fassbender on Board - Report". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (2 June 2016). "Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Ubisoft's 'The Division' Movie (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 
  11. ^ Sirani, Jordan (2 August 2016). "The Division Film Officially Announced with Gyllenhaal and Chastain in Lead Roles". IGN. IGN Entertainment. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 

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