Video game Watch Dogs to be adapted into film; Zombieland screenwriters to pen the script


It has been announced today that Ubisoft and New Regency are progressing a new film adaptation from the video game developer Watch Dogs.

The game, yet to be released in stores, focuses on Aiden Pearce, a grey hat hacker who can bend a hyper-connected Chicago to his will with his ability to hack into everything ranging from traffic lights to bank accounts. Apparently Ubisoft has been planning the adaptation for almost a year, and have finally taken a big step forward.

According to Deadline, Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick will write the script.

Watch Dogs will be released on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC on 27th May and you can check out the games trailer below.


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