Sony Pictures partners with Ubisoft for ‘Watch Dogs’ movie

We’re still months away from the release of Ubisoft’s highly anticipated title Watch Dogs, but a movie adaptation is already barreling along. At Sony’s Gamescom press event today, it was announced that Sony Pictures and production company New Regency are working together on a big-screen adaptation of the paranoia-themed action game. Hannah Minghella, president of production for Sony subsidiary Columbia Pictures, told Variety that “The game has intense action and adventure, but the story focuses on information and the control of information, which we think will lead to an exciting thriller.”

It’s just the latest development in Ubisoft’s motion picture plans. The company already has several projects set up at various studios: Fox has an A…

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